Dr. Kerri Donahue-Wood

Williamson Daily News

HAMLIN - Southern West Virginia Health System has added Dr. Kerri G. Donahue-Wood to its provider team. She will see patients at three Southern West Virginia Health Breathing Center locations in Hamlin, Sand Plant (South Charleston) and Man, West Virginia.

Donahue-Wood is fellowship-trained in pulmonary care and is actively accepting patients. In her role, she will focus on testing, diagnosing and treating chronic illnesses that affect the respiratory system. Such illnesses include asthma, COPD, black lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease and more.

Coming to Southern West Virginia Health System from Huntington Internal Medicine Group, Dr. Donahue-Wood has more than 10 years of practice experience in pulmonary care. She completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She completed internal medicine residencies at Christian Healthcare in Newark, Delaware, and at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her medical degree at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

According to the West Virginia Division of Health & Human Resources Bureau for Public Health, West Virginia has the highest per capita incidence of COPD in the nation.

Southern West Virginia Health System's Lincoln Primary Care Breathing Center main office is located at 7400 Lynn Avenue in Hamlin. Individuals interested in making an appointment with Donahue-Wood may call 304-824-5806.