Officials from AllCare Living Services Inc., a private duty, in-home care agency with offices in Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Summerville, South Carolina, recently announced Dr. John Emmel had joined the company as a consulting physician.
“The addition of Dr. Emmel as a consulting physician allows us the opportunity to improve the level and quality of care offered by AllCare," President and CEO Kelly Williams said.
Dr. Emmel holds academic and medical degrees from Rhode Island's Brown University. He did his family medicine residency work at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has run his own family medicine practice and also has experience in geriatrics, with emphasis on skilled nursing facilities. He has spent the last three decades working as a medical director in facilities of this kind.
Dr. Emmel holds board certifications in family medicine, geriatrics, post-acute care, long-term care, hospice and pallative medicine. He is an American Academy of Family Physicians fellow.
Dr. Emmel will assist AllCare personnel as they visit patients who have difficulty getting out of their homes.