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Dr. Viral Sheth and Dr. Themistoklis Nissirios, Formerly of Orange Cardiology Join Crystal Run Healthcare


For more information, contact: Mark Trocino | 845.615.6832 |


Goshen, N.Y. – May 5, 2015 – Crystal Run Healthcare is pleased to announce that Viral Sheth, MD, MPH, FACC, and Themistoklis Nissirios, MD, FACC, both formerly of Orange Cardiology, have joined its multi-specialty group medical practice. Orange Cardiology has been providing cardiovascular care for the residents of Goshen and surrounding communities for many years, and is the latest practice to join Crystal Run and offer their patients the ease and convenience of Crystal Run Healthcare’s comprehensive, coordinated model of care.

Dr.Viral Sheth and Dr. Themistoklis Nissirios will continue to see patients in their office located at 70 Hatfield Lane, Suite 203 in Goshen, NY. The phone number will also remain the same, 845-294-7700 and can be used to schedule appointments with either provider. Drs. Sheth and Nissirios join Crystal Run’s already establish Cardiology division which has office locations in Orange County in Middletown, Monroe, New Windsor and Warwick; in Sullivan County in Rock Hill; in Rockland County in Valley Cottage and West Nyack and in Manhattan as well as Northvale New Jersey.

“Drs. Sheth and Nissirios have been providing high quality cardiac care for patients in our local community for many years. We’re proud that they have chosen to become part of Crystal Run as we welcome their patients and look forward to working together to best serve our community,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer of Crystal Run Healthcare.

Viral Sheth, MD, MPH, FACC, is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, Lipidology and Internal Medicine. He received his Medical Degree from Albany Medical College, Albany, NY. Dr. Sheth completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where he also completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.

Themistoklis Nissirios, MD, FACC, is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, RPVI, Level II Cardiac CTA and Internal Medicine. He received his Medical Degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS) in Camden, NJ. Dr. Nissirios completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY and is his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Cooper University Hospital/UMDNJ-RWJMS in Camden, NJ. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as several other professional medical societies.

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About Crystal Run Healthcare: Crystal Run Healthcare is a premier multispecialty group practice with over 300 providers in over 40 medical specialties and more than 30 practice locations in the Hudson Valley and lower Catskill region. Crystal Run has a strong commitment to primary care, employing an outstanding group of physicians in the specialties of Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Practice, Geriatrics and Pediatrics. The practice also includes unsurpassed sub-specialists in a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. In addition to accreditation by The Joint Commission, Crystal Run is designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home. The practice is among the first 27 health care organizations in the nation to participate as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Crystal Run Healthcare achieved NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation in 2012, becoming the first health care organization to be so designated in New York State and among the first six in the United States. Leveraging its ACO experience, Crystal Run has entered into value-based care/shared savings arrangements with numerous commercial payers and a Medicaid Managed Care organization. As a result, contracts which reward Crystal Run for health outcomes now cover approximately 50 percent of the group’s attributed primary care patients. Crystal Run has demonstrated its ability to manage population health, improving quality while simultaneously lowering per capita cost for the patients it serves. Crystal Run Healthcare and Mount Sinai Health System have recently announced the established the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation, a groundbreaking partnership in which the participants will share and implement best practices, invest and share financial and intellectual resources, strengthen provider networks, and employ innovative approaches to the creation of health care value—all in furtherance of the “Triple Aim” of Better Care, Better Health, and Lower Cost. For more information about Crystal Run Healthcare visit, and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook or call 845.703.6999.