Portsmouth, NH, Feb. 10, 2021 – Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) recently announced that Cardiologist Christopher Lawson, MD joined the medical staff. Dr. Lawson is a board-certified cardiologist with Portsmouth Cardiology Associates in Portsmouth and Somersworth, NH. He also is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

“We are thrilled that Dr. Lawson has joined the staff at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. He joins the Seacoast’s only comprehensive heart and vascular program and brings a breadth of expertise in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and valvular heart disease,” said Dean Carucci, Portsmouth Regional Hospital chief executive officer.

Dr. Lawson holds a bachelor’s degree in theology from Georgetown University and earned his medical degree from Georgetown School of Medicine. He performed his internship and residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Lawson also completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and vascular medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts Medical School – Department of Cardiology, where he was the recipient of the Outstanding Cardiology Fellow award.

When Dr. Lawson is not caring for patients, he serves as a medical consultant for the Massachusetts Board of Medicine.