Atlantic General Health System will celebrate the opening of its first
primary care office in lower Sussex County on Tuesday, September 19, 2006
with an open house. Community members are invited to come in between 4
p.m. and 6 p.m. for refreshments and to meet Barbara Socha, M.D.
Dr. Socha, a physician with nearly two decades of experience in internal
medicine, recently opened her practice at Ocean View Specialists at 88
Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View, Del. to serve the healthcare needs of lower
In late May, Dr. Socha left her practice of sixteen years with Maryland
Family Care in the Baltimore area as well as her positions as senior attending
physician at Saint Agnes Hospital and attending staff physician at Mercy
Hospital in Baltimore to join Atlantic General Health System.
Dr. Socha, who is a referral physician for Divers Alert Network, a non-profit
medical and research organization dedicated to the safety and health of
recreational divers, and is herself a diver, looks forward to living and
working on the Eastern Shore.
She is board certified in Internal Medicine and has served as a preceptor
to medical students at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s
Department of Family Medicine. She also has many years of experience in
clinical trials and was an investigator in ALLHAT, the recently published
hypertension trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
For more information about the Atlantic General Health System or to schedule
an appointment, please call 302-541-4460.
Barbara Socha, M.D., an internist in Ocean View, Delaware, will meet with
community members during an open house on Tuesday, September 19, 2006.