Medical Matters Weekly welcomes the SVMC Sports Medicine Physician

Vermont Business Magazine Ivette Guttmann, MD, is a sports medicine physician and former professional athlete with hopes of serving as a doctor at the Olympics. She is also the next guest on Medical Affairs weekly. The show will air on Facebook Live on Wednesday, October 26 at 12pm.

Medical Affairs weekly is produced by Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) in association with Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can watch at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com/CATTVBennington. The show can also be viewed or downloaded as a podcast at svhealthcare.org/medicalmatters.

dr Guttmann practices sports medicine and nonsurgical orthopedic care at SVMC Orthopedics, part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) in Bennington. She received her medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in Costa Rica and completed the pediatrics training program at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012.

In addition, she completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Albany Medical Center in New York in 2013. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Florida State University and an associate’s degree from Miami-Dade Community College in 1994.

She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and holds an American Board of Family Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.

In addition, Dr. Guttmann worked professionally as a record-breaking quarterback for the Independent Women’s Football League Orlando Starz and captained the Orlando Mayhem from 2001-2002. At the amateur level, she has participated in adventure races, basketball, mountain and road biking, snowboarding, tennis, and volleyball. She has medically attended New York Giants training camp in Albany, NY; several collegiate-level sports teams; and many adventure races.

dr Guttmann aspires to serve as a doctor at the Olympics. As a first step, she will serve as the lead physician at the FISU World University Games 2023 in Lake Placid, NY, January 7-21. The Games will bring together more than 2,500 athletes and delegates from 600 universities and over 50 nations to compete in 12 sports and 86 medal events. From Lake Placid, she will travel to the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs from January 22nd to February 4th for the upcoming Olympic Games.

The show will be streamed on Facebook Live, YouTube and all podcast platforms. Once broadcast, the video will be available on public-access television networks CAT-TV (Comcast channel 1075) and GNAT-TV (Comcast channel 1074), as well as public-access channels in the United States.

About SVHC:

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, world-class healthcare system that provides exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire Counties in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialist practices.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care is among the most acclaimed small rural health care systems in the nation. It received the American Hospital Association’s 2020 Rural Hospital Leadership Award. Additionally, SVMC was ranked fourth nationally in the 2020 Lown Institute Hospital Index for the value of the care it provides and has received five-time Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing. The healthcare system is fortunate to have the support of platinum corporate sponsor Mack, a leading provider of contract manufacturing services and injection molded plastic parts based in Arlington, VT.

BENNINGTON, VT – October 26, 2022 – Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

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