Chappaqua, New York—April 9, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Vikash Panghaal, MD, Radiologist has been named a 2018 recipient of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious “Forty Under 40 Mover & Shaker Award.” The annual award recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 who have shown a strong commitment to the Hudson Valley. Dr. Panghaal was presented the award at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mover & Shaker awards ceremony, held April 5th in Poughkeepsie, NY.
“We congratulate Dr. Panghaal on being recognized by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce for his professional commitment, involvement and contribution to the field of radiology and the Hudson Valley community as a whole,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “His devotion to his patients is matched by his exceptional level of expertise in diagnostic imaging. Working alongside CareMount physicians, Dr. Panghaal is leading the charge to make sure each diagnosis and treatment plan is customized to best fit a patient’s individual needs.”
Dr. Panghaal joined CareMount Medical’s Radiology Department in 2013 and was the medical group’s first Musculoskeletal Radiologist in Dutchess County. Today, he serves as the Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology, where he provides diagnostic evaluations for patients after they undergo a CT scan, MRI scan, ultrasound, mammogram, or x-ray. He also assists with guided procedures through the use of ultrasound to biopsy a lesion or to inject a joint to help ease pain. Dr. Panghaal is presently the youngest member elected to CareMount Medical’s Board of Directors.
“I am honored to be named one of this year’s Forty Under 40 honorees,” said Dr. Vikash Panghaal. “The most rewarding aspect of my career is serving the community in which I live in. I treat every patient as if he or she is part of my family. I am committed to delivering an unmatched level of care through state-of-the-art technology and compassion, so patients can return to a productive and enjoyable life.”
Dr. Panghaal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Biology from Stevens Institute of Technology. He earned his Medical Degree and Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Business School. He completed his residency in Radiology and his fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Panghaal is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Panghaal volunteers with the Dutchess County Medical Society Executive Committee and serves as a Delegate to the American Medical Association. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed radiology/rheumatology journals.
He is married to Rupal Panghaal, MD, FAAO, Ophthalmologist at CareMount Medical. They reside in Dutchess County with their two children.
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