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 Suffern, N.Y.

Prior to that, she worked as a staff physician for the Community Substance Abuse Centers in Hartford, Conn., and Chicopee, Mass., and the Division of Infectious Diseases at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut.

Slifkin completed her undergraduate studies at Clark University and earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

She continued her education with an internal medicine internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. She completed her fellowship in infectious diseases at New England Medical Center in 2001.

Slifkin is certified in New York and has publications in several medical journals.

The Health Quest Medical Practice Division of Infectious Diseases is at 21 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, and can be reached at 845-471-0232 (TTY 1-800-421-1220) or by visiting

Top News


As the new administrator of the Thompson House skilled nursing center, Steven Reynolds’ top priority is to provide the best possib...
A Back and Neck Pain Seminar on the causes, symptoms and treatment options will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at North...