Dr. Alan VanderWeele Jr. joined Patient First as a staff physician in May of 2017. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Master of Science degree in health services administration from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Dr. VanderWeele received an osteopathic medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed an internship in surgery at the Nation Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and he completed a residency in family medicine at Camp LeJeune Naval Hospital in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. Dr. VanderWeele is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.