Stress, Anxiety and COVID-19

By: Lisa Bardack, MD, FACP Medical Director, CareMount Medical Chair of Department of Internal Medicine/Endocrine/Rheumatology Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. Everyone reacts differently to difficult situations, especially when it’s a situation that necessitates social distancing, isolation and quarantine. Multiple challenges daily can push you beyond your ability […]

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Refill your Medication through a Virtual Visit

If you need a new prescription, a refill for an existing prescription, an essential medication, or think you may need to adjust your medication dose, speak with your CareMount provider online through a virtual visit. It is especially important to keep up with your routine doctor’s visits either virtually or in the office if you […]

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ProHEALTH Dental Continues Its Expansion through Clinical Affiliation with CareMount Medical

Lake Success, NY—February 25, 2020—ProHEALTH Dental is expanding its medical/dental integration model through a Clinical Affiliation Agreement with CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, providing comprehensive medical care to over 665,000 patients in more than 45 offices throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York […]

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CareMount Medical, Hudson Valley Hospice Partner to Establish Preferred Provider Network

Agreement improves care coordination, enhances referral process for hospice and palliative care patients  Chappaqua, New York—February 10, 2020— CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, today announced that it has entered into a Preferred Provider Agreement with Hudson Valley Hospice, a nonprofit community agency that delivers compassionate care to individuals […]

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CareMount Health Solutions and Nuvance Health collaborate to expand population health management services in New York

Chappaqua, NY and LaGrangeville, NY —February 5, 2020— With the goals of improving healthcare quality and community wellness while reducing costs, the NY affiliate of Nuvance Health, a healthcare system with seven hospitals in New York and western Connecticut, and CareMount Medical, PC, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State with more […]

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CareMount Health Solutions ACO, LLC Generates Shared Savings for Performance Year 2018

In first year of operation, CareMount ACO physicians reduced costs while improving care Chappaqua, New York—January 27, 2020— CareMount Medical announced today its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (Next Generation ACO), CareMount Health Solutions ACO, LLC, generated $778,583 in shared savings for the Performance Year 2018 for The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) […]

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MORE THAN 200 CAREMOUNT MEDICAL PHYSICIANS NAMED “TOP DOCTORS”

Castle Connolly Names 210 CareMount Medical Physicians in 35 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing* Chappaqua, New York—January 10, 2020—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 210 of its physicians in 35 specialties have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in their most recent […]

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Two New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—January 6, 2020—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Jessica Acker, MD, and Avik Karmaker, MD, have joined the medical group and are available to see patients.   Jessica Acker, MD (Pediatrics): Dr. Jessica Acker is board certified in pediatrics. She received her Doctor […]

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CareMount Medical Appoints Dr. Richard Morel to Chief Physician Executive

Chappaqua, New York—January 2, 2020—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, appoints Richard P. Morel, MD, MMM, FACP, as Chief Physician Executive of CareMount Medical. As Chief Physician Executive, he is responsible for managing CareMount Medical’s physician operations across six counties in New York State, as well as group-wide initiatives. […]

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CareMount Medical, Northwell sign clinical affiliation agreement, expanding health care services in Manhattan, Westchester

NEW HYDE PARK, NY – December 10, 2019 – Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health system, and CareMount Medical, a physician-owned multi-specialty medical practice with 45 locations throughout the Hudson Valley and Manhattan, have announced a clinical affiliation agreement to enhance and expand services in the region. Chappaqua, NY-based CareMount is the largest independent […]

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CareMount Medical Urogynecologist Named 2019 Millennial Award Recipient by Westfair Communications, Inc.

Chappaqua, New York—November 25, 2019— CareMount Medical, the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Pakeeza Alam, MD, FACOG, Urogynecologist, has been named a 2019 recipient of Westfair Communications, Inc.’s Millennial Award. The annual award celebrates and recognizes individuals from the millennial generation who are leaving their footprints in […]

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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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

By Anu Vatsan, MD | Pediatrics 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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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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CareMount Medical Appoints Two New Directors to Population Health Department to Strengthen Quality Initiatives

Chappaqua, New York—July 16, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces the appointments of two new directors to its Population Health Department:  Jessica Klarl has been named as the Director of Quality and Matthew Kamen has been named as the Director of Strategic Analytics and Development.

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The Doctor Can “See” You Now

CareMount Medical Introduces CareMount 24/7 – Virtual Visits, Online Scheduling, Patient Portal and Pre Check-In

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CareMount Medical Promotes Rafael Axen, MD, to Medical Director and Chair of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Department

Chappaqua, New York—June 4, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces Rafael Axen, MD, has been promoted to Medical Director and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Three New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—May 9, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce Deirdre Harde-Perry, DO, Christopher Lovell, DPM, and Anu Vatsan, MD, have joined the medical group and are now seeing patients.

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CareMount Medical Promotes Lisa Bardack, MD, to Associate Medical Director

Chappaqua, New York—May 7, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, announces the promotion of Lisa Bardack, MD, to Associate Medical Director of CareMount Medical. As Associate Medical Director of CareMount Medical, she will serve as a physician leader and will be integrally involved in CareMount Medical’s practice transformation, population […]

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CareMount Medical Joins Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model

CareMount is One of 17 New CMS Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations in U.S.A.

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CareMount Medical Radiologist Named 2018 “Forty Under 40” Recipient By Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce

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 […]

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CareMount Medical Offers Innovative Urologic Treatments for Male Patients 

CareMount Medical’s Urology Department Among the First in the Region to Introduce the UroLift® System and the UroNav Fusion Biopsy System 

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CareMount Medical Welcomes New Physicians

Chappaqua, New York—March 12, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce, Raisa Tsvaygenbaum, MD, Premila Mathews, MD and Caroline DeFilippo, MD, MPH have joined the medical group and are now seeing patients.   Raisa Tsvaygenbaum, DPM (Podiatry): Dr. Raisa Tsvaygenbaum received her medical degree from Temple […]

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CareMount Medical Appoints Caroline DeFilippo, MD, MPH, as Assistant Medical Director

Chappaqua, New York—March 8, 2018—CareMount Medical, P.C., the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce the appointment of  Caroline DeFilippo, MD, MPH, as Assistant Medical Director. Dr. DeFilippo will be responsible for overseeing CareMount Medical’s physicians and group-wide initiatives in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster Counties.

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CareMount Medical’s Urgent Care Facility in Kingston Reopened

Urgent Care Offers Walk-In Services, No Appointment Necessary  

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CareMount Medical Receives National Recognition Again For Outstanding Patient-Centered Care

  NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ Standards Emphasize Enhanced Care Through Patient-Clinician Partnership

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CareMount Medical Offers Advanced Technology for Breast Cancer Patients

CareMount Medical Breast Surgeons and Radiologists First in the Region to Use the SAVI SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Localization System

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 Close To 200 CareMount Medical Physicians Named “Top Doctors”

 Castle Connolly Names 184 CareMount Medical Physicians in 35 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing

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CareMount Medical Welcomes Dr. John Wolk as its New Clinical Laboratory Director

Chappaqua, New York—December 7, 2017—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Wolk as its new Clinical Laboratory Director. Dr. Wolk will be responsible for managing the overall quality of diagnostic laboratory tests across CareMount Medical’s 19 laboratory locations in the Hudson […]

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CareMount Medical Spearheads Donation Efforts for Hurricane Maria Relief in Puerto Rico

Chappaqua, New York—November 14, 2017— Puerto Rico, like many of the islands in the Caribbean, has a very long road to recovery after the devastation by Hurricane Maria. CareMount Medical employees, many with personal connections to the island, are leading the way to help Puerto Rico despite being hundreds of miles away. Many physicians and […]

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