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Shawkat G. Massih MD

Shawkat G. Massih MD

Specialties: Family Practice, Primary Care

Board Certified: Family Medicine

Languages: Arabic, English

General Info

Medical School/Degree: University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations: Garnet Health Medical Center (ORMC), St. Anthony Community Hospital

Prior Experience: Westchester Family Medical Practice, Yonkers, NY

Residency: Family Medicine - New York Medical College at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Yonkers, NY

Clinical Interests:

Hypertension, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia

Year Joined: 2008

About Me

What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?

I’ve always been curious about the why and how of things in nature and with people and when I was about 16, I recognized my interests could be channeled into medicine.

What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?

I like that I can see all ages and I like the variety of cases, treating the patient as a whole not just a case.

How do you connect with your patients?

Being honest and working together on achieving the best outcomes.

What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?

Soccer, Watching news, Spending time with my wife and daughter

What is your advice for your patients?

Exercise daily for 30 minutes, eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, quit smoking if you are a smoker and lose weight if you are overweight.


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Middletown, New York 10941
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