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CareMount Appoints Robert Newborn, MD to Deputy Chief Medical Officer And Chief Quality Officer

Mount Kisco, New York – March 15, 2016 – CareMount Medical (formerly The Mount Kisco Medical Group), a multi-specialty medical group practice serving Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster Counties in New York, is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Newborn, MD to Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer.

In his new position, Dr. Newborn will assist Thomas Lester, MD, CareMount’s Chief Medical Officer, with the management of the medical aspects of the organization.  “Dr. Newborn is highly regarded as a clinician and a physician leader,” said Dr. Lester.  “His unique skills, deep experience and innovative ideas concerning quality medical care will further enhance CareMount’s growth and strengthen its value in our community.” Dr. Newborn, who is board-certified in internal medicine, will also provide clinical services at CareMount’s urgent care centers.

Most recently, Dr. Newborn was Vice President, Medical Services at Phelps Memorial Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital, both part of Northwell Health.   Previously he served as Chief Medical Officer for the Western Connecticut Medical Group, and as Associate Medical Director for Northern Westchester Hospital. Dr. Newborn has broad clinical experience in Primary Care, Hospital & Observation Medicine, and Urgent Care & Emergency Medicine. In addition, Dr. Newborn serves on the Board of Neighbors Link Northern Westchester, a regional non-profit focused on the healthy integration of immigrants into the community.

Dr. Newborn received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, followed by an internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York. Dr. Newborn resides in Chappaqua, New York.

About CareMount Medical:

CareMount Medical is the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State that provides the highest quality medical care to over 500,000 patients in 40 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties. Founded in 1946, CareMount Medical has grown to over 500 physicians and expert health partners representing 40 different medical specialties with major campuses in Mount Kisco, Carmel, Fishkill, Jefferson Valley, Katonah, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, and Rhinebeck. CareMount Medical is affiliated with world class organizations: the Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  In addition, CareMount Medical has seven urgent care centers, on-site laboratory and radiology services, as well as endoscopy suites and infusion suites, rendering comprehensive care in one convenient location. CareMount Medical physicians are frequently recognized as Best Doctors in respected publications. In fact, dozens of our physicians have been featured in ‘Best’ lists including Westchester Magazine’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors, Inc., and Castle Connolly Medical list of “America’s Top Doctors®”.

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