Deborah Harrigan, MD, Medical Director, Physician Services, Frisbie Memorial Hospital

Dr. Deborah Harrigan is the Medical Director for the Physician Services at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NH. She is a family physician who has been practicing in Rochester for 20 years, functioning as medical director for four years. She was the physician champion for Frisbie Memorial Hospital's MEDITECH implementation in February 2017. In 2016 she was inaugurated as the 185th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society. Dr. Harrigan is a member of Frisbie’s Medical Executive Committee, the Medical Staff Bylaw Committee, and the Technology Assessment Steering Committee. Dr. Harrigan graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the Beverly Hospital in Beverly, Massachusetts. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Her areas of clinical interest include geriatrics and population health.

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