Waltham, MA - October 15th – Doctors Express, an efficient and convenient urgent care facility in Waltham, has announced that Dr. Kristina E. Orio will assume the role of Medical Director, effective today. Open just under one year, Doctors Express Waltham has served thousands of urgent care patients in the Metro West area while maintaining an average wait time under 10 minutes and with an average cost under one-fifth that of an Emergency Room visit.
Dr. Orio is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician at South Shore Hospital, a regional trauma center in Weymouth, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of the prestigious Wellesley College, with a degree in bio-chemistry, and of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medical School where she further pursued her medical studies and was the recipient of a highly-competitive Health Professions Scholarship awarded by the United States Air Force. Dr. Orio is also a decorated field-grade military veteran who treated many of our wounded heroes on the battlefield as an Emergency Medicine combat physician in Iraq.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Orio to Doctors Express and believe she will be able to offer the very best in urgent care to Waltham and the surrounding Metro West suburbs given her deep experience in Emergency Medicine. We are fortunate to have a doctor of her caliber who can draw upon her experiences, not only as an Emergency Medical Physician in the military, but also as a physician seasoned in Boston-area Emergency Rooms and as a parent of young children,” said Dave Adams, President and Managing Director of Doctors Express Waltham. Dr. Orio resides in Weston with her three young children and physician husband, a Medical Director for Dana Farber Cancer Centers.
Dr. Orio joins the motivated and highly skilled urgent care physician team at Doctors Express Waltham of Doctors Cioffi, Goldberger, Hill, Schorin, and Brodski. The team is pleased to welcome her to the family and to leverage her experienced perspective on urgent care.
About Doctors Express
Doctors Express, a unique group of urgent care medical facilities, opened in response to a growing need for immediate physician care in a convenient, comfortable environment. Founded in 2005, our mission is to treat every patient with respect and compassion, and to serve our communities by providing the highest quality medical care in an efficient, affordable and convenient manner. Every patient at Doctors Express is treated by a physician and no referral or appoint is required. Most insurances are accepted. Doctors Express Waltham is one of ten Doctors Express locations operating in the region, and we very much enjoy serving the Greater Waltham / Metro West community. For more information, visit www.DoctorsExpressWaltham.com .