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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

Six tips to keep your skin healthy while traveling By Ayelet Mizrachi-Jonisch, MD, FAAD 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 care […]

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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?

Learn what causes oily skin and how to avoid it By Melanie A. Warycha, MD, FAAD 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 shiny […]

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Have You Been Screened? March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By Harvey J. Rosenberg, MD 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 to […]

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Eczema:  How to Find Relief

By Phoebe E. Rabbin, MD, FAAD 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 of […]

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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 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) report sleep problems. […]

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Heart Disease in Women: Are you at Risk?

By: Kola Dushaj, MD, FACP, FHM | Internal Medicine Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in four female deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! While heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, there are some key differences […]

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CareMount Medical Chief Operating Officer Appointed as Chair of AMGA Board of Directors 

Chappaqua, New York—January 22, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Christopher J. Sclafani, PE, MBA, CareMount Medical’s Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Chair of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Board of Directors. In this capacity, Mr. Sclafani will help to oversee and guide […]

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Spare Your Feet This Winter!

Keep your feet and toes warm and toasty with these tips.

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CareMount Medical, P.C. Establishes New York City Location

Chappaqua, New York—January 2, 2019—CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announced effective January 1, 2019, the physicians and employees of the Murray Hill Medical Group (MHMG) have joined CareMount Medical, establishing CareMount Medical’s office presence in Manhattan.  Located at 317 East 34th Street and 347 East 37th Street, […]

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Breast Imaging in 2019: What you need to know

What is a 3D mammogram, and who needs one? A mammogram with tomosynthesis, or a 3D mammogram, is a low dose mammogram which captures many additional pictures of the breast without exposing the patient to any additional radiation. Traditional mammos produces just two images of each breast, a side-to-side view and a top-to-bottom view. 3D […]

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Four New Physicians, Announces Addition of Physician at Cortlandt East Main Office  

Chappaqua, New York—December 6, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Karma M. Cinnante, DO, FAAP, Kola Dushaj, MD, FACP, Prabjot Singh, MD, and Christine Wang, MD, FAAP, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients. Chelsea Hollander, DO, hospitalist at Northern Westchester […]

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Do you Suffer from Pelvic Floor Disorders?

Pelvic floor disorders are common problems facing women and many do not seek medical help. These disorders can result from a variety of medical conditions as well as normal changes associated with childbirth and aging.  Pelvic floor disorders may cause sexual dysfunction, vaginal pain or discomfort, fecal/urinary incontinence, and abdominal discomfort. Many women experience significant changes […]

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Prevent Frostbite with These Tips

With the arrival of winter, so, too, comes the risk of developing frostbite. Frostbite occurs when your body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures, causing the loss of feeling and color in affected areas. Frostbite can result in serious and sometimes permanent bodily injury. Severe cases of frostbite can lead to amputation of the affected […]

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How to Treat Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative joint disease that affects millions of people worldwide.  It is a slow progressive destruction of cartilage and bone that can cause significant pain, stiffness and decreased function.  It generally occurs in people over 50 years old and the risk increases with age.  The knee, a weight bearing joint, is the […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Screening

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) develops when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy insulin-producing cells and destroys them. TrialNet is a research study conducted at CareMount Medical with a goal to detect T1D in its earliest stage and slow down or stop disease progression.

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Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Even though type 1 diabetes mellitus remains the main type of diabetes in children and adolescents, over the past two decades, we have seen a gradually increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes.  Still, type 2 is quite rare—what is more alarming is the skyrocketing rates of obesity we have been seeing across all ethnic and […]

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CareMount Medical Opens New Office in Cortlandt Manor

Chappaqua, New York—October 31, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces the grand opening of its newest office, located at 2084 East Main Street, Cortlandt Manor. This is CareMount Medical’s second office located in the Town of Cortlandt. The new office offers internal medicine services and will include a […]

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HPV: Not Just Your Daughter’s Vaccination

As a teenager enters the exam room for their yearly checkup at their doctor’s office, chances are his or her physician will ask if they are familiar with the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus, most commonly known as HPV. Over the years, there has been a rise in the discussion of HPV amongst families, adolescents […]

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Five New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—October 16, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Pakeeza Alam, MD, FACOG, McKirven Ceus, MD, Parantap Gupta, MD, Ayo Moses, MD, MBA, and Saad Yousuf, MD, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients.

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What is DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction?

Women undergoing single or double mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment have the option to select an advanced microsurgical plastic surgery technique – the DIEP flap – for autologous tissue breast reconstruction. DIEP is an acronym for Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator, the system of lower abdominal wall blood vessels that are used […]

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CareMount Medical, P.C. Welcomes Murray Hill Medical Group to Premier Private Practice

Chappaqua, New York—October 11, 2018—CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announced today that on January 1, 2019, the physicians and employees of the Murray Hill Medical Group (MHMG) will join CareMount Medical, establishing CareMount Medical’s first office presence in Manhattan. Located at 317 East 34th Street, New York, […]

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Chronic Headaches Common in Children and Adolescents Tips on What Parents Can Do to Help Minimize the Pain – Or Prevent It

The pain is all in their heads – literally. More than six million children and adolescents in the United States experience chronic migraine headaches, which can be debilitating and affect quality of life, and many of them continue to suffer such headaches as adults, say authors of a 2017 study in the New England Journal […]

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Don’t Let Food Allergies Drive You Nuts!

Manage your child’s nut allergies with these tips

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What is Psoriasis?   

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, approximately 7.5 million people in the U.S. have psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that speeds up the growth cycle of skin cells causing the development of thick red plaques on the skin with overlying silvery scales.

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Total knee and total hip replacement with MAKOplasty® 

Get informed and get up moving again, sign up today!

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Look Out for Lice! Avoid this pesky parasite with these tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated six to 12 million lice infestations occur each year in the U.S. among children three to 11 years of age. Head lice or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that is spread by close person-to-person contact.

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2018 Fall Patient Newsletter

Click here to read the Patient Newsletter September 2018

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The Impact of Diet on Arthritis

The importance of nutrition has been demonstrated by multiple studies that reinforce “we are what we eat.”  In the field of rheumatology, there is growing recognition of the importance of diet and its impact on tissue inflammation and the composition of “healthy bacteria” which play important roles in health maintenance and disease prevention.  What you […]

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CareMount Medical Receives AAAASF Reaccreditation for Patient Safety for Ten of its Facilities throughout the Hudson Valley

Chappaqua, New York—August 22, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, has demonstrated its continued commitment to patient safety by gaining reaccreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) for 10 of its facilities throughout the Hudson Valley.

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CareMount Medical Senior Directors Named to Crain’s New York Business, Custom Division’s Notable Women in Health Care List

Chappaqua, New York—August 7, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Alicia Beardsley, RPA-C, Senior Director of Population Health Initiatives, and Donna Montalto, MPP, Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Special Projects, have been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2018 Notable Women in Health […]

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Back-to-School Tips – Seven easy tips to get you and your child ready for the new school year

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, now is a great time to start preparing your family to make the transition back to school smooth and easy.

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Seven New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—July  25, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Oren Ambalu, MD, Nadine Cohen, MD, FAAP, FACP, Leonid Frenkel, DO, Lindsey Neimand, MD, Harvey Rosenberg, MD, Sadia Sahabi, MD, and Evan R. Schloss, MD, have joined the medical group and are available to see […]

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Understanding Pain Management: Techniques and Treatments

Pain management is designed to treat chronic pain and allows a person to live a full, enjoyable life. Chronic pain is pain that lasts more than three to six months or pain beyond the point of tissue healing. Some forms of chronic pain can be linked to an identifiable cause, such as degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, or spondylolisthesis. […]

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CareMount Expands Into Advanced Risk-Based Contracts with Three Medicare Advantage Plans

Chappaqua, New York—July 18, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, has expanded into risk-based partnerships with three leading Medicare Advantage payers, including Aetna, Anthem, and WellCare.

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