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Twenty-four Crystal Run Healthcare Providers Nominated For Hudson Valley Parent's Favorite Docs Guide


For more information, contact: Mark Trocino | 845.615.6832 |

Middletown, N.Y. – December 16, 2013 – Twenty-four Crystal Run Healthcare providers have been nominated as Favorite Docs in Hudson Valley Parent’s Favorite Docs and Healthcare Professionals Guide for 2013. The Favorite Docs Guide will be published in the December issue of Hudson Valley Parent magazine. This is the second consecutive year that Hudson Valley Parent has published the Favorite Docs and Healthcare Professionals Guide and the second consecutive year that multiple Crystal Run providers have been nominated and featured in the guide.

Crystal Run has a strong commitment to primary care (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics and Geriatrics) and remains at the cutting edge of healthcare delivery. Crystal Run Healthcare offers same-day primary care appointments in many of its office locations to improve patient access to Crystal Run’s quality care.

The following are the Crystal Run providers that were nominated in each specialty. In Obstetrics & Gynecology; Dumisa Adams, MD FACOG; Ralph G. Anderson, MD, FACOG; James Brockunier, MD, FACOG; Randolph Cohen, MD, FACOG; Timothy Rydell, MD, FACOG; Manan Shah, MD, FACOG; Deborah Sherman, WHNP-BC; and M. Jay Wexler, DO, FACOG, FACS.

In Pediatrics; Barry C. Altura, MD, FAAP; Samatha Bagam, MD, FAAP; Paul Mark Baker, MD, FAAP; Karen J. Finnigan, MD, MBA; Richard T. Fuchs, MD, FAAP; Aslam Jangda, MD; Florence Lazaroff, MD, FAAP; Patricia A. Lynch, DO, FAAP; Jonathan F. Nasser, MD; Lin-Lin Y. Remenar, MD; and Amy E. Spoto, MD, FAAP.

In Family Medicine; Shawkat G. Massih, MD; in Endocrinology, Tabbsum Malik, MD; and Peggy Nelson, MD; in Orthopedic Surgery, Samir Sodha, MD; and in Child Psychiatry, Nicholas Batson, MD.

The Favorite Docs and Healthcare Professionals Guide featured hundreds of local healthcare professionals that readers voted on. Readers of Hudson Valley Parent voted for their favorite healthcare professionals and twenty-four of Crystal Run’s providers were nominated. To view the complete list of nominated Crystal Run Providers visit Hudson Valley Parent's Favorite Docs Guide.

“On behalf of Crystal Run Healthcare, I’d like to thank the readers of Hudson Valley Parent who have chosen so many of our providers as their favorite healthcare providers. We work tirelessly to ensure that we offer the highest level of care in a convenient, patient focused environment. We all have choices with our healthcare and we are happy that so many choose Crystal Run Healthcare as their favorite,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare.

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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 includes over 300 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, Geriatrics and Pediatrics. The practice also includes unsurpassed sub-specialists in a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. Crystal Run Healthcare offers fully accredited 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 and is designated by the NCQA as a Level 3 Patient Centered-Medical Home. The practice was 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) effective April 2012. NCQA recognition of Crystal Run as an Early Adopter seeking ACO Accreditation in January 2012 culminated in December 2012 with Crystal Run Healthcare achieving NCQA Level 2 ACO Accreditation. For more information about Crystal Run Healthcare visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook or call 845.615.6832.