Albert Sidney Whiting, Jr., MD
Specialty: Ophthalmology

Pines Ophthalmology Services Phone: (207) 496-6851 Fax: (207) 492-5791

Education: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California

Internship: Wright State University / Kettering Medical Center, Ohio

Residency: Penn State University / Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania

Certifications / Credentials: Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Appointment: 2008

Professional Highlights:

  • Clinical instructor, Duke University Ophthalmology Residency Program, 2001-2007
  • Clinical instructor / Medical Director, Kabal University (Afghanistan) Ophthalmology Residency Program, 2006
  • Post-Graduate Training, University of London, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, England
  • Surgical Preceptorship: Fritch Eye Care Center

Practice Highlights:

  • Comprehensive, general medical and surgical ophthalmology for adults and children
  • Cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration
  • Eyelid conditions, Diabetic eye examinations
  • Visual field testing for driver's license, glaucoma, stroke / brain conditions
  • Children: lazy eye, plugged tear ducts, crossed eyes

Additional Practice Highlights:

Small incision, no-stitch surgery for cataracts; astigmatism correction for cataract patients; tube shunt surgery for glaucoma; lesion removal: face, head, and neck; selective laser trabeculoplasty treatment for glaucoma; and laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy, secondary cataracts.

Ann Gahagan, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Practice

Pines Caribou Health Center Phone: (207) 498-2356 Fax: (207) 492-6260

Pines Presque Isle Family Health Center Phone: (207) 769-2025 Fax: (207) 764-0629

Education: Husson College, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); University of Maine at Orono, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Certifications / Credentials: Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM); Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE); Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)

Appointment: 2006

Professional Highlights:

  • Recipient, Dr. Daniel Hanley Leadership Award, 2006
  • Maine State Business and Professional Woman of the Year, 2005
  • Caribou Business and Professional Woman of the Year, 2005
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2004-2005

Practice Highlights:

  • Founder and Co-Director, Camp Adventure, a camp for youth with diabetes
  • Practicing diabetes specialist in northern Maine since 1992
  • Diabetes care for age 3 years and older; Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes
  • Insulin pumps
  • Glucose sensors

Additional Professional Highlights:

Member American Association of Diabetes Educators; Member, American Diabetes Association; Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners; Member, Maine Nurse Practitioner Association; Member, Cary Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Allied Health Professional Staff.


Bonnie Bouchard, CNM
Specialty: Obstetrics / Gynecology

Pines Women's and Children's Health Center Phone: (207) 498-6921 Fax: (207) 498-1697

Education: Eastern Maine Medical Center School of Nursing, Husson College; The Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University, Master of Science in Midwifery (MSM)

Certifications / Credentials: Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Appointment: 2000

Professional Highlights:

  • Certified First Assistant on cesarean sections in OR
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Practice Highlights:

  • Routine obstetrics and gynecology for women of all ages
  • Endometrial biopsies
  • IUD insertions
  • Mole removals
  • Pregnancy and pelvic ultrasounds
  • Trained in vacuum assisted vaginal births and colposcopy

Additional Practice Highlight:

Focus / interest on teens and teen pregnancy.


Brian Wall, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics / Gynecology

Pines Women's and Children's Health Center Phone: (207) 498-6921 Fax: (207) 498-1697

Education: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Internship: Natrona County Hospital, Casper, New York

Residency: Community Hospital of Sonoma, UCSF Affiliate, Santa Rosa, California; University of Vermont Medical College, Burlington

Certifications / Credentials: Board Certified, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Appointment: 1999

Practice Highlights:

  • All standard obstetrical / gynecological procedures
  • Essure® non-incisional procedure for female permanent birth control
  • Bynecare TVT™ and Gynecare TVT Secure™ procedures to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI)
  • Gynecare Thermachoice® endometrial ablation
  • Elevate® procedure for anterior, posterior, and apical support for vaginal prolapse
  • Minimally invasive pelvic surgery


Carl Flynn, MD
Specialty: Family Practice

Pines Caribou Health Center Phone: (207) 498-2356 Fax: (207) 492-6260

Education: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Internship: Queen University, Ontario

Residency: Queen University, Ontario

Certifications / Credentials: Board Certified, American Board of Family Practice; Canadian College of Family Practice

Appointment: 1995

Professional Highlights:

  • Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Physicians (FCFP)
  • Instructor's Certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Received Maine's Physician Excellence Award, 2011
  • Named Maine's Family Physician of the Year, 2009

Practice Highlights:

  • General family practice for all ages
  • Privileges in Cary Medical Center ER, pediatrics, ICU, adult medicine, and surgical first assist
  • Certified in Suboxone® opiate replacement therapy
  • Joint injections
  • Lesion removal and other office-based surgical procedures
  • Trained in diagnostic dermatology

Additional Professional Highlights:

Named Caribou's Citizen of the Year, 2003.