Our Providers

Shirin Bitajian, MD

Family Medicine

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Shirin Bitajian, MD


Medical Specialties & Interests:

  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Procedural Medicine in Primary Care

Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine

Work History & Leadership:

  • North Country HealthCare; MD

Professional Associations:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

Languages: English; French

Fun Facts: I enjoy fitness, photography, theater, anything outdoors, learning and reading and spending time with my fur babies. I am learning Spanish so please, teach me a word or two at each visit.




  • Medical School/Residency: NEIMEF-University of Iowa; Waterloo, Iowa; 2016
  • Graduate School: Respiratory and Anesthesia Technology; Vanier College; Montreal, Canada; 2002
  • Undergraduate School: Health Sciences; Dawson College; Montreal, Canada; 1999





  • STFM Resident Teacher Award; 2016
  • Annual Unity Point Health Physician Debate Award; 2015
  • IAFP Resident Jeopardy Winner Award; 2013
  • Deans Award; 2009







Patient Satisfaction

We want to improve and you can help! After each visit you may receive a survey via mail or email. This is your opportunity to tell us what we did well and where we could use some improvement. We value your input and act on survey results on a regular basis. North Country HealthCare is committed to providing a quality experience to you and your family at each visit.

To ensure we are holding ourselves to the highest standards, we partner with an independent patient satisfaction company, Press Ganey. For nearly 30 years, Press Ganey’s mission has been to support healthcare providers in understanding and improving the entire patient experience. As a business partner to more than 20,000 healthcare organizations, Press Ganey leads the industry in transforming the patient experience and creating continuous, sustainable improvement.


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