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Drs. Richard Crouch and Ray Charette Announce Retirement

September 24, 2020

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Murray-Calloway County Hospital announces the retirement of two long time physicians, Dr. Richard Crouch, Family Medicine at Murray Medical Associates and Dr. Ray Charette, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Murray Orthopaedics.

Dr. Ray Charette has served our community for over 40 years. He is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and a fellow in Total Joint Replacement and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Charette graduated Magna cum Laude and completed his medical degree from the University of Ottowa in 1974, followed by a residency in General Orthopaedics at the University of Ottowa Faculty of Health Sciences at Montreal General Hospital. He also completed a Total Joint Replacement fellowship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. Crouch received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky and has cared for the families of our community for over 42 years. He will continue serving on the Murray Independent School District Board of Education after 30+ years and during retirement plans on taking some classes at Murray State University.

“Dr. Crouch and Dr. Charette have been pillars to providing healthcare to our community for many years,” said Jerry Penner, CEO. ‚ÄúTheir dedication to our patients has been first-class. We wish them the best in retirement.”

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