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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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!

By Rasia Tsvaygenbaum, DPM | Podiatry  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

By Beth. Freedman, MD | Breast Surgery 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 […]

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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?

By Pakeeza Alam, MD FACOG | Urogynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology 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 […]

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Prevent Frostbite with These Tips

By Leonid Frenkel, DO | Internal Medicine  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 […]

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How to Treat Osteoarthritis

By McKirven Ceus, MD | Sports Medicine & Family Medicine  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.  […]

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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

By Sofia Shapiro, MD FAAP | Pediatric Endocrinology 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 […]

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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

By Allison J. Nied, MD FAAP | Pediatrics 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 […]

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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?

By Douglas A. Roth, MD FACS | Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery 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, […]

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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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Don’t Let Food Allergies Drive You Nuts!

By Paula Brown, MD FACAAI | Allergy/Immunology & Internal Medicine Manage your child’s nut allergies with these tips

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What is Psoriasis?   

By Melanie A. Warycha, MD FAAD | Dermatology 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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