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Hudson Valley Pediatrics Joins Crystal Run Healthcare

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For more information, contact: Lynn Reich | 845. 703. 6342 | marketing@crystalrunhealthcare.com
 

Middletown, N.Y. – January 2, 2012 – Crystal Run Healthcare is pleased to announce that Hudson Valley Pediatrics has joined its multi-specialty group medical practice. Hudson Valley Pediatrics has been providing local pediatric care to patients for over 37 years, and is the latest practice to join Crystal Run. In 2011 Women’s Medical Care of Hudson Valley, PC and Jaffee Eye Associates also joined the growing medical practice.

These pediatricians will continue to see patients at 100 Crystal Run Road, Middletown.

“Hudson Valley Pediatrics has a longstanding history of caring for children in our area. We’re proud they have chosen to become part of Crystal Run,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, and Chief Operating Officer of Crystal Run Healthcare.

Barry C. Altura, MD, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. He received his Medical Degree from State University of New York at Syracuse, Syracuse NY. Dr. Altura completed a Residency in Pediatrics at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Samatha Bagam, MD, FAAP, is board certified in Pediatrics. She received her Medical Degree from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Karnataka, India. Dr. Bagam completed a Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has a special interest in Endocrinology.

Paul M. Baker, MD, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. He received his Medical Degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY. Dr. Baker completed a Residency in Pediatrics at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Richard T. Fuchs, MD, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. He received his Medical Degree from Sackler School of Medicine/Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Fuchs completed a Residency in Pediatrics at University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has a special interest in Asthma, Autism, and ADHD.

David J. Hill, MD, PhD, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. He received his Medical Degree from University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL and his PhD in Anatomy from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. Dr. Hill completed a residency in Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY and studied pediatric cardiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for one year. He has a special interest in asthma, ADHD, and congenital heart disease.

Patricia A. Lynch, DO, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY. Dr. Lynch completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Schneider Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Amy E. Spoto, MD, FAAP is board certified in Pediatrics. She received her Medical Degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. Dr. Spoto completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University Children’s Hospital, Richmond, VA, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has special interest in childhood nutrition and obesity.
 

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About Crystal Run Healthcare:
Crystal Run Healthcare is a premier multi-specialty group practice, and is among the fastest growing medical practices in the country. Crystal Run Healthcare has over 200 providers, in over 40 medical specialties with 15 practice locations focusing on the healthcare needs of the mid-Hudson Valley and lower Catskill region. Crystal Run has a strong commitment to primary care, employing an outstanding group of physicians representing the specialties of Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Practice and Pediatrics.  The practice includes unsurpassed sub-specialists in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. Crystal Run Healthcare offers fully accredited, all-digital radiology and laboratory services, and is a national leader in the use and advancement of electronic health records (EHR). Crystal Run Healthcare is accredited by The Joint Commission, designated by the NCQA as a level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home, has the first American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep center in the region, and was one of the first 16 practices across the US to be certified through the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative for its oncology care.