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Berlin, Md. – Dr. David Wanalista has joined Atlantic General Health System to provide rheumatologic care at Atlantic General Rheumatology in Berlin, Maryland, and Atlantic General Specialty Care in Ocean View, Delaware.

Wanalista has 14 years of clinical experience in private practice and has also spent the last three years teaching the next generation of physicians as a clinical professor of internal medicine at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland, New Jersey.

He earned his medical degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing his internship and residency in internal medicine at Scranton-Temple Residency Program in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He completed his fellowship in rheumatology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

Wanalista is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with certifications in internal medicine as well as the subspecialty of rheumatology.

Wanalista will be accepting new patients on November 5. Appointments can be made by calling Atlantic General Rheumatology, in Berlin, at 410-641-9482 or Atlantic General Specialty Care, in Ocean View, at 302-541-9690.

“Rheumatology is a specialty that is greatly needed in our community, as it is across the U.S.,” said Tim Whetstine, vice president of practice administration for Atlantic General Hospital and Health System. “We are thrilled to have Dr. Wanalista on board to care for those with arthritis and other rheumatoid conditions.”

All services are offered free of char

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built through the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, Atlantic General’s main facility in Berlin, Md., combines the warmth of personalized attention with the reassurance of medical expertise and advanced technology. The not-for-profit hospital provides quality specialty care in oncology, medical and surgical weight loss, orthopedics, and women’s diagnostics among other services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, cares for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit