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Local medical society has made quite a name for itself

For a small organization, the Mid-Tidewater Medical Society has left a big mark in the region, state and even internationally.

The group, with its approximately 25-30 physician members primarily from Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex counties, boasts the current and former presidents of the Medical Society of Virginia among its ranks, provides scholarships to local students pursuing medical degrees, and has even extended its philanthropy to Haiti and the Congo.

Dr. Frank T. West III of the Mobjack Medical Group, a family practice located on Gloucester’s court circle, has been serving as the chapter’s president for the past year and a half. He took over the position from Dr. Sterling N. Ransone of Riverside Fishing Bay Family Practice in Deltaville.

Ransone, who served as the president of the Mid-Tidewater chapter for about a decade, was elected last fall president of the Medical Society of Virginia. He isn’t the only former Mid-Tidewater chapter president who&rsq...

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