February 7, 2011
A well-regarded physician, Dr. Michael Snedden commands more than 20 years of experience in the field of orthopaedic surgery. From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Michael Snedden practiced at Central Virginia Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Fredericksburg sits on the Rappahannock River, less than 50 miles South of Washington, D.C. An historic U.S. city, Fredericksburg boasts an array of noted houses, battlefields, and museums. The city also remains key to Virginia’s thriving commercial sectors. Nonetheless, Fredericksburg’s Historic District serves as a principal influence on the city’s cultural, social, and political identity. The city of Fredericksburg, Virginia currently possesses more than 19,000 residents.
Noted explorer Captain John Smith discovered the area now known as Fredericksburg in 1608. The region continued to experience significant growth and Fredericksburg subsequently received incorporation as a township in 1728. Due to its location approximately midway between the opposing capitals of the North and South, Fredericksburg acquired a key strategic position during the American Civil War. Following the war, Fredericksburg reassumed its role at the center of Virginia industry and the area continued to achieve strong commercial development. Fredericksburg, Virginia officially became incorporated as a city in 1879.
Among other historical points of interest, Fredericksburg’s Historic District maintains an array of more than 350 homes from the 18th and 19th centuries. Fredericksburg’s oldest surviving building dates back to 1737.
February 1, 2011
Dr. Michael Snedden regularly utilizes his skill and experience as an orthopedic surgeon to give back to his community in many ways. An active volunteer, Dr. Michael Snedden has performed free medical services for the uninsured and underprivileged through Orthopaedist Health Volunteers Overseas and the Orthopaedist Community Sports Physicals. In his home state of Virginia he donates his services to the Moss Free Clinic.
The Moss Free Clinic is a nonprofit organization directed entirely by volunteers dedicated to providing quality health care services for those in need. While its facility is in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the Moss Free Clinic reaches individuals in the districts of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. In addition to providing services, Moss Free Clinic also focuses on disease prevention and educating the public. The Moss Free Clinic has been in operation since November 1993.
Patients of the Moss Free Clinic come from a variety of financial backgrounds. The patients who come to the Moss Free Clinic do not qualify for Medicare and are unable to pay for private insurance.
In addition to primary care the Moss Free Clinic provides specialty services for patients with chronic diseases and mental illnesses. The Moss Free Clinic also offers dental care, gynecological services, surgery, cardiology services, and prescriptions.
To learn more about the Moss Free Clinic visit www.mossfreeclinic.org.