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Core Physicians Partners with Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)

For Pediatric Gastroenterology & Cardiology

Core Physicians is partnering with the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), which brings pediatric gastroenterology and pediatric cardiology services to local patients.

Drs. Repucci and Johnson

Anthony Repucci, MD, CHaD pediatric gastroenterologist, is now seeing patients at Core Physicians’ pediatric office in Exeter on the first Tuesday of every month.  Thomas Johnson, MD, CHaD pediatric cardiologist, will see both pediatric and adult congenital disease patients one day per month.

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Repucci provides outpatient gastroenterology consults in Exeter focusing on conditions such as abdominal pain, acid reflux, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis, home intravenous nutrition dependence, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and neuromuscular disorders. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal eosinophilic disorders, food allergies, nutritional support for neurologically compromised infants and children, as well as breast feeding. All surgical procedures will be performed in Manchester.

Dr. Repucci received his medical degree from Charles R. Drew School of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, CA. He completed his residency in pediatrics, as well as a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital /MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. He is board certified in pediatric gastroenterology.

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Johnson will provide evaluation of infants and children with suspected heart disease, congenital heart disease in children and adults, and other pediatric heart-related defects. Echocardiograms will be performed onsite in Exeter by CHaD's echo sonographers.

Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. After completing his combined residency in pediatrics and internal medicine from Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Dr. Johnson went on to the Medical University of South Carolina, where he completed his fellowship in pediatric cardiology. He is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics and pediatric cardiology (subspecialty).

For more information about pediatric cardiology and pediatric gastroenterology services available in Exeter, call (603) 695-2745 or visit