What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer

What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer Colorectal or colon and rectal cancer, is a cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. It affects men and women of all ethnic groups, and is most often found in people age 50 years or older. It is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the second […]

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CareMount Medical Opens New Yorktown Office

Expanded Location Offers New State-of-the-Art MRI Imaging Chappaqua, New York—October 16, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces the grand opening, relocation, and expansion of its three Yorktown offices to 355 Kear Street, Yorktown Heights. The new 40,000 square foot office building, open seven days a week, offers 13 […]

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2019 Fall Patient Newsletter

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2019 Spring Patient Newsletter

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2019 January Patient Newsletter

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Two New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—October 3, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Alexis L. Grucela, MD, FACS, FASCRS, and Michael T. Romano, MD, FAAD, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients. Alexis L. Grucela, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Colorectal Surgery): Dr. Alexis L. Grucela […]

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CareMount Medical Pediatrician and Urgent Care Locations Receive Top Honors at Westchester County Doctors of Distinction Awards

Chappaqua, New York—September 25, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Allison Platt, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care, and Daniel M. Rothberg, MD, have been named recipients of Westfair Communications, Inc.’s 2019 Westchester County Doctors of Distinction Awards. Dr. Platt was selected for the […]

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CareMount Medical Relocates and Expands Office in New Paltz to 264 Main Street

Chappaqua, New York—September 24, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces the grand opening and relocation of its New Paltz office from 26 North Front Street to 264 Main Street, New Paltz. The new office, open Monday to Friday, offers family medicine and laboratory services with improved parking and […]

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CareMount Chief Accounting Officer Named to Crain’s New York Business’s Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting List

Chappaqua, New York—September 24, 2019—CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the management services organization for CareMount Medical, P.C., and CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Diane Rooney, CPA, Chief Accounting Officer, has been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2019 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting […]

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CareMount Medical joins UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage network through accountable care relationship

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage enrollees now have access to more than 600 CareMount Medical primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice professionals. New accountable care model designed to enhance care coordination and improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries. CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2019) – CareMount Medical and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, providing people […]

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When a Mole is More than a Mole

By Ayelet Mizrachi-Jonisch, MD FAAD | Dermatology  Normal moles are common small brown spots or growths on the skin that appear in the first few decades of life. They can be either flat or elevated and are generally round and regularly shaped. Many are caused by sun exposure and most moles are harmless. However, moles can become […]

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CareMount to Host Career Fair in Chappaqua on October 3rd

Chappaqua, New York—September 9, 2019—CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the management services organization for CareMount Medical, P.C., and CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, will host a Career Fair on Thursday, October 3rd from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Chappaqua Crossing, 2nd Floor—Kisco Room, located at 480 Bedford […]

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Stay Informed About Prostate Cancer

By: Sheldon L. Axelrod, MD| Urology, Cancer Care Team According to the American Cancer Society, one of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.  Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men in the U.S. after skin cancer. Prostate cancer is a serious disease, but with education, early […]

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Need a New Hip? Consider Anterior Hip Replacement

By Evan J. Hawkins, MD, FAAOS| Orthopedics According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States. Anterior hip replacement is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of damaged bones in the hip joint using an artificial hip. The procedure is […]

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Five Frequently Asked Breastfeeding Questions

By Sadia Sahabi, MD | Obstetrics & Gynecology If you’re a first-time mom, you probably have questions about breastfeeding. How often should I breastfeed my baby? How can I tell if my baby is hungry? CareMount Medical OB/GYN, Dr. Sadia Sahabi, provides answers to several common questions asked by new moms. How long should I […]

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Fight the Flu—Get Vaccinated!

By Caroline DeFilippo, MD MPH | Internal Medicine  August is National Immunization Awareness Month With fall right around the corner, cold and flu season will soon be upon us. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, affects millions of people each year. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can be a […]

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CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, Appoints Susan Monaco to Chief Revenue Officer

Chappaqua, New York—July 12, 2019—CareMount Health Solutions, LLC, the management services organization for CareMount Medical, appoints Susan Monaco to Chief Revenue Officer of CareMount Health Solutions, LLC. As Chief Revenue Officer, she is responsible for revenue budgeting and forecasting, practice support and operational efficiency in all aspects of the revenue cycle. Ms. Monaco has worked […]

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Give It Your Best Shot

By:  Ayo Moses, MD, MBA | Family Medicine Over time, our immune systems tend to weaken, putting us at higher risk for certain diseases. About 45,000 adults die each year from illnesses that could have been prevented by a vaccination (immunization).  The best way to prevent certain complications is to get the appropriate vaccines. A physician can decide […]

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Arthritis – Not Just an Adult Disorder

By Patricia Taitt, MD | Rheumatology According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, approximately 294,000 children in the U.S. under age 18 have arthritis or other rheumatic conditions. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is the most common type of childhood arthritis. It is usually an autoimmune disorder. […]

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Close to 70 CareMount Medical Physicians Named to Prestigious 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America® List

Chappaqua, New York—June 20, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 68 of its physicians in 21 specialties have been peer selected to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2019-2020. Renowned for its patient-centered care close to home, CareMount Medical has more than 600 […]

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CareMount Medical’s Marketing Department Receives 2019 Bulldog PR Award

Chappaqua, New York—June 6, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce it has been named a Silver Level winner by Bulldog Reporter for its 2018 New Doctors campaign. CareMount Medical received this award in the “Best Content Marketing Campaign” category. The annual Bulldog PR Awards program recognizes […]

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Thirty CareMount Medical Physicians Included In New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” Listing

Chappaqua, New York—June 4, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 30 of its physicians in 24 specialties have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in their New York Magazine “Best Doctors” listing. Renowned for its patient-centered care close to home, CareMount Medical represents […]

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Two New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—June 3, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Evan J. Hawkins, MD, MBA, FAAOS and Ruslan Shnayder, MD, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients. Evan J. Hawkins, MD, MBA, FAAOS (Joint Replacement/Orthopedics): Dr. Evan J. Hawkins is board […]

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Men’s Health Month: Urology

By: Dr. Sheldon Axelrod | Urology Common Reasons Why Men See Urologists Problems with urination: slowness of stream, post void dribbling, urinary frequency and urgency.  These are very common symptoms especially in men over age 50.  This is usually related to benign growth of the prostate (BPH).  There are a variety of way to treat […]

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Memory Matters: maintain brain health with these tips

By Lindsey Neimand, MD | Neurology According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.7 million Americans were estimated to be living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2018. June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, which brings attention to those struggling with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. As we age, it is common to […]

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Signs Your Child May Have Asthma

By Matthew M. Dugan, MD | Pediatrics In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed to certain triggers. Inflammation leads to swelling and production of mucus. Triggers vary from child to child but generally include: Viral infections such as the common cold Exposure to air pollutants, such as tobacco smoke Allergies to […]

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CareMount Medical Executive Named One of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare

Chappaqua, New York—May 13, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that Peter J. Kelly, MBA, Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLC and Senior Director of Development was selected as one of Managed Healthcare Executive’s Top 10 Up-And-Coming Industry Leaders in Healthcare. This prestigious listing recognizes […]

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Six Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Charles J. Abate, MD, FCCP | Sleep Medicine Do you find yourself struggling to keep your eyes open during the day? Perhaps you are already on your third or fourth cup of coffee for the day? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a third of U.S. adults report that they do […]

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Advanced heart procedure offers alternative to open-heart surgery  

By A. Garvey Rene, MD, FACC, FSCAI | Cardiology Aortic stenosis affects millions of older Americans each year. Aortic stenosis occurs when there is a narrowing of the aortic valve, resulting in restricted blood flow from the left ventricle to the aorta which serves as the main conduit for blood delivery to every major organ. […]

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CareMount Medical Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Named 2019 “Forty Under 40” Recipient by Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Chappaqua, New York—April 8, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Varun Kumar, MD, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist has been named a 2019 recipient of  the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious “Forty Under 40 Mover & Shaker Award.” The annual award recognizes 40 individuals under […]

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CareMount Medical’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Receives Perfect Score on CMS Initial Readiness Review

Chappaqua, New York—March 28, 2019— CareMount Medical P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (Next Generation ACO), CareMount Health Solutions ACO, LLC, received a perfect score on its Initial Readiness Review (IRR). The Initial Readiness Review, conducted by the Centers for […]

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Skincare on the Go

By Ayelet Mizrachi-Jonisch, MD FAAD | Dermatology  Six tips to keep your skin healthy while traveling Our busy lives and travel plans can sometimes get in the way of our daily skincare routine. Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and serves to protect you in many ways; therefore, it is in our interest to take […]

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Exercising While Pregnant: What’s safe and what you should avoid

By Jed L. Turk, MD, FACOG | Obstetrics & Gynecology Two common questions first-time expectant mothers often ask are: “Is exercising safe during pregnancy?” and “Should I be exercising while pregnant?” The short answer is yes. Women who exercise in pregnancy tend to have less weight gain, easier labors, and better recovery. They also decrease […]

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CareMount Medical to Host Career Fair in Fishkill on March 28th

Chappaqua, New York—March 5, 2019—CareMount Medical P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, will host a Career Fair on Thursday, March 28th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ramada Conference Center, located at 542 Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524. Clinical and non-clinical opportunities are available for those interested in […]

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Got Oily Skin?

By Melanie A. Warycha, MD FAAD | Dermatology  Learn what causes oily skin and how to avoid it Oily skin is a dreaded yet common skin complaint. The number and activity of sebaceous glands in the skin, which are the oil producing glands, is largely genetic. An excess secretion of sebum, or oil, can lead to […]

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Have You Been Screened? March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By Harvey J. Rosenberg, MD | Gastroenterology  When was the last time you were screened for colon cancer? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the U.S. If you have a family history of colon cancer, you are two […]

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Eczema:  How to Find Relief

By Phoebe E. Rabbin, MD FAAD | Dermatology  Eczema is a term that refers to a group of skin conditions characterized by an itchy, red and scaly rash on the body. In general, it is used to refer to atopic dermatitis, one of the most common skin disorders in the world. According to the American Academy […]

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 Nearly 200 CareMount Medical Physicians Named “Top Doctors”

Castle Connolly Names 196 CareMount Medical Physicians in 36 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing Chappaqua, New York—February 14, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 196 of its physicians in 36 specialties have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in their most recent […]

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Several Established Physicians to its Practice 

Chappaqua, New York—February 4, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Dina Elnaggar, MD, MS, CAQ, Stacey A. Madoff, MD, FACOG, and Jed L. Turk, MD, FACOG, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients. Mark Brauning, MD, hospitalist at Northern Westchester Hospital, […]

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Does Menopause Keep You Awake at Night?

By Stephanie Gore, MD MPH FACOG | Obstetrics & Gynecology Hormones affect your mood and sleep, especially as you age. In fact, about 61 percent of women who are past menopause (the one-year anniversary of your last period) and almost 80 percent of women who are in perimenopause (when your body starts to transition toward menopause) […]

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