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Rhinebeck’s new family medicine physician treats all ages

Posted: 4/24/2017

Triathlon competitor and former U.S. Army Medical Corps. Major, Dr. Scott Costley, is Health Quest Medical Practice’s newest primary care physician in Rhinebeck. A resident of Rosendale, he is board certified in family medicine and treats adults, children and infants. “I’m excited to join a practice with a like-minded team that is committed to high-quality care, which includes taking time to listen to patient concerns,” Costley said. Since 1997, Costley has been a family medicine physician. He spent alm...

Fishkill primary care office adds family physician

Posted: 4/10/2017

Dr. Dorothy Page has joined the Health Quest Medical Practice primary care office in Fishkill. “Working with Health Quest will be a great opportunity to improve the health and well-being of all my patients, as well as provide access to multiple resources,” Page said. Page, of Wappingers Falls, most recently served as an outpatient-only physician for the Family Practice Center of Hyde Park, where she provided care to patients of all ages, including infants. She launched a wellness initiative and promotio...

Health Quest Medical Practice adds primary care office in Millerton

Posted: 4/5/2017

Veteran primary care internist Dr. Kristie Schmidt has joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s first primary care office in the Town of North East. “Establishing a Health Quest Medical Practice primary care office in the Town of North East will offer residents of eastern Dutchess County and northwestern Connecticut access to a spectrum of healthcare services and specialists close to home while extending the reach of our services to patients,” said Dr. Glenn Loomis, chief medical operations officer for He...

General surgeon enhances Northern Dutchess Hospital’s minimally invasive capabilities

Posted: 3/22/2017

Dr. Frances Allocco recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice as a general surgeon with office hours in Rhinebeck and surgical privileges at Northern Dutchess Hospital. Allocco moved her practice to Rhinebeck from Texas, where the fellowship-trained surgeon worked at Fort Worth-based Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialists. The Rhinebeck resident was raised outside of Chicago and holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. After medical school, she was ...

Radiation oncologists join Health Quest Medical Practice

Posted: 2/27/2017

Five longstanding radiation oncology specialists within the Health Quest system — Dr. Edward Farhangi, Dr. Thomas Mazzilli, Dr. Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Dr. Robert Smith, and Dr. Camilo Torres — have joined the Health Quest Medical Practice Division of Radiation Oncology. All are board certified in radiology. “The addition of these five radiologists contributes to our multidisciplinary team and further enhances our capabilities in providing quality and exceptional care to cancer patients in the Hudson Va...

Infectious disease doctor joins Health Quest Medical Practice

Posted: 2/15/2017

Dr. Michelle Slifkin has joined Health Quest Medical Practice in its Division of Infectious Diseases in Poughkeepsie. Slifkin is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine. “I look forward to serving our community and their families by providing quality healthcare to better diagnose and treat infectious diseases,” Slifkin said. Most recently, Slifkin worked for Rockland Infectious Diseases in Nyack, NY, and served as the vice president of the medical staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in...

Health Quest Medical Practice appoints chief medical officer

Posted: 1/12/2017

Dr. Gerda Maissel has been named chief medical officer of Health Quest Medical Practice. “I am delighted to return to my hometown. As a graduate of Roy C. Ketcham High School, I have many fond memories of growing up in the Hudson Valley,” Maissel said. “I feel lucky to be able to accept an incredible job that is closer to my family and friends.” Maissel has more than 25 years of experience as a physician in healthcare management. She most recently served as chief medical officer for St. Elizabeth Physic...

Health Quest Medical Practice appoints chief operating officer

Posted: 1/3/2017

Health Quest has named Timothy Gramann chief operating officer of Health Quest Medical Practice. “I’m honored and excited to be joining Health Quest Medical Practice,” Gramann said. “My initial responsibilities include supporting the development of the practice operations team, optimizing the revenue cycle, planning for continued growth and developing performance transparency around financial, operational and patient experience metrics.” Gramann has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare managem...

Health Quest expands midwifery program in Rhinebeck and Kingston

Posted: 1/3/2017

Certified midwife Jenna Smith recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice, where she sees patients in Rhinebeck and Kingston and is on the medical staff at Northern Dutchess Hospital’s birth center. “I found my calling was helping women in every stage of their lives,” said Smith, who lives in Stone Ridge and has nearly two decades of experience. For the past two years, Smith worked as an independent, private practitioner with offices at Stone Ridge Healing Arts and Hudson Valley Midwifery, providing c...

Dr. Michael Dubin joins HQMP Division of Primary Care in Carmel

Posted: 10/31/2016

Dr. Michael Dubin has joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care office in Carmel. The board-certified internist spent the past eight years at Northern Medical Specialists, whose offices are located at Putnam Hospital Center. Prior to that, he worked at Montefiore Medical Group in Yonkers and the Bronx. He also served on the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1998 to 2012, as an instructor of medicine. Dubin was an attending physician at Albert Einstein Hospital with teaching r...

Rhinebeck primary care office adds physician

Posted: 10/27/2016

Dr. Amy Cocina joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care office in Rhinebeck, where she works to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases that affect adults 18 and older. “I enjoy working in this close-knit community, near my home and caring for many of my own neighbors as well as friends,” said Cocina, who lives in Rhinebeck with her two sons and husband, an anesthesiologist. Previously, Cocina was a hospitalist at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, and was chosen by her peers as a 2...

Rhinebeck primary care office adds family physician

Posted: 10/11/2016

Dr. Zacharias Chasin recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care office in Rhinebeck, where he treats adults and children ages 5 and older. The board-certified family medicine physician spent the past seven years at Columbia Memorial Health’s primary care division in Greene County, performing annual checkups, treating common and chronic illnesses, and overseeing preventive care. He also volunteered as the medical director of the Greene County Health Fair from 2011-14. “I believe in esta...

Health Quest providers to help local seniors at Golden Gathering

Posted: 9/29/2016

Health Quest will offer medication reviews, nutrition advice, information about sepsis and Zika virus, and 50 free flu vaccinations at the Golden Gathering from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Golden Gathering is free for all who attend and hosted by state Sen. Sue Serino at Arlington High School, 1157 Route 55, LaGrangeville, for the benefit of senior citizens across the 41st Senate District. The event will feature free health screenings, free flu shots, entertainment, refreshments, do...

Primary care physician joins Health Quest Medical Practice in Kingston

Posted: 9/12/2016

Dr. Catherine Agricola recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice as a primary care physician in the Kingston Plaza office, 334 Plaza Road, where she cares for adults and pediatric patients. “I love practicing in the field of primary care because it gives me time to get to know my patients and listen to their concerns. I look forward to being that physician in the mid-Hudson Valley,” she said. The Hurley resident is also responsible for the care of admitted patients as a new hospitalist at Rhinebeck’...

‘Dinner with the Doc’ series offers interactive health education for community

Posted: 8/24/2016

Health Quest will offer a new, interactive series, “Dinner with the Doc,” in September and October, featuring knowledgeable healthcare providers discussing preventive medicine and medical advancements. The educational series also features a complimentary dinner served at restaurants throughout the mid-Hudson Valley. Reservations are required two weeks in advance due to limited seating. First up –Drs. Shantala Sonnad of Health Quest Urgent Care and Keyur Ajbani of Putnam Hospital Center will present “ Ur...

Health Quest Medical Practice adds physician in Poughkeepsie

Posted: 8/9/2016

Dr. Carolyn F. Nemec joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s Division of Primary Care in Poughkeepsie. "I am very excited to bring my expertise in women's health to Health Quest.” Nemec said. “I enjoy spending time with patients and I feel everyone should have a good partnership with their primary care provider." Most recently, Nemec served at a private practice in Bellmore, N.Y., and as director of women’s health at MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a member of the American Medical Associati...

Endocrinologist joins Health Quest Medical Practice

Posted: 7/11/2016

Dr. Margaret Apedo has joined Health Quest Medical Practice, launching an endocrinology department at the Center for Ambulatory Services on the campus of Vassar Brothers Medical Center. “Health Quest Medical Practice is emerging as one of the premier multispecialty practices in the Mid-Hudson region. I’m excited to extend the group with the endocrinology specialty,” Apedo said. “Bringing my experience in this field will complement Health Quest’s mission of bringing excellent care to the Hudson Valley.” ...

Family physician joins Woodstock primary care office

Posted: 4/29/2016

When her grandmother became terminally ill, Dr. Maya Hambright was deciding what to do with her newly earned bachelor’s degree in political science and black studies. Her fate was sealed when she became her grandmother’s caregiver and she returned to school to earn her medical degree. “I realized the role that is so necessary in medicine today,” said Hambright, who recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care office in Woodstock at 404 Zena Road. Hambright, a board-certified family physi...

Health Quest holds grand opening for $1.8M Kingston Plaza location

Posted: 3/18/2016

Health Quest Medical Practice held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Monday, March 14 at its new multi-disciplinary medical center in Kingston Plaza at 334 Plaza Road. The joint event with the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce featured giveaways, food and tours of the 15,000-square-foot $1.8 million medical facility, which houses the group’s primary care, obstetrics, gynecology and rheumatology divisions. “We have always had wonderful, dedicated physicians and staff providing healthca...

Wellness talks highlight back health, elder fraud, bereavement

Posted: 3/11/2016

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Wellness Series returns this spring with seven educational events featuring dynamic topics and speakers who want to improve the well-being of the community. The informative health discussions are held in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck or at Health Quest Medical Practice’s new location, 334 Plaza Road, Kingston. Overall topics include: preventing cybercrime, stories from emergency medicine physicians, end-of-life decisions, joint he...

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