Dr. John Dougherty studied in the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University, where he
received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences and his Doctorate in Medicine. He went on to train at the New York
University Internal Medicine Program, with practices at Bellevue Hospital, the Veterans Affairs Manhattan Campus,
and Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Dougherty has worked in a variety of diverse clinical settings. He practiced hospital medicine at the Alaska Native
Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, and Guam Memorial Hospital in Tamuning, Guam. He also has volunteered
with the Syrian American Medical Society in the Vial Refugee Camp in Chios, Greece. He has an interest in
healthcare access and equity. He enjoys working with patients to prevent diseases through evidence-based medicine
practice. He is a strong advocate for protection through routine vaccination of his patients.
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