Three More OB/GYN Physicians Join Saratoga Hospital Team

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October 29, 2018

Three More OB/GYN Physicians Join Saratoga Hospital Team

Additions are the latest examples of expanded women’s health services 

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, October 29, 2018
—Three more OB/GYN physicians—Drs. Siobhan Hayden, Anouk Lambers and S. Susan Verleger—have joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, reflecting the hospital’s continued commitment to women’s health services.

Dr. Hayden         Dr. Lambers         Dr. Verlanger

          Dr. Siobhan Hayden                       Dr. Anouk Lambers                      Dr. S. Susan Verleger

The three physicians are in practice with Saratoga OB/GYN at Myrtle Street, which recently became an affiliate of Saratoga Hospital. The hospital also offers midwifery and women’s healthcare through its Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Midwifery and Women’s Health Services practice in Wilton.

“Women are telling us they want more options and greater access, and we’re responding,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital.

Last year, Saratoga Hospital became the first in the Capital Region to offer nitrous oxide—commonly known as laughing gas—as an option for managing pain during childbirth. In 2016, the hospital added a neonatologist/chief of newborn medicine to ensure 24/7 access to specialty care for newborns.

“We will continue to add staff and programs to provide the services and care our community needs and deserves,” Dr. Falivena said.

Dr. Hayden came to Saratoga Hospital from Basset Medical Center in Cooperstown, where she was obstetrician-and-gynecologist-in chief. She was raised in Saratoga Springs and is a 1990 graduate of Saratoga Springs High School. Dr. Hayden earned her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse and completed an OB/GYN internship and residency at Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Dr. Lambers has more than a decade of experience, most recently at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, where she was a member of the robotic gynecologic surgery team. She earned her medical degree from Leiden University in the Netherlands and completed an OB/GYN internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Verleger earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed an OB/GYN residency and internship at Albany Medical Center. Previously, she was in practice at Nile Women’s Healthcare in Roswell, Georgia.

All three physicians are board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and are fellows of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Saratoga OB/GYN at Myrtle Street, an affiliate of Saratoga Hospital, has offices in Saratoga Springs and Malta. For an appointment, call 518-587-2400. Learn more about the practice by visiting


About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. With a medical staff of more than 450 providers, the hospital offers care in a broad range of medical specialties at more than 20 locations including its Wilton campus and the Saratoga Medical Park at Malta. The Saratoga Hospital Medical Group ensures easy access to services that can have the greatest impact on both individual and community health. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence. On Jan. 1, 2017, Saratoga Hospital finalized its affiliation with Albany Medical Center, joining Columbia Memorial Health in creating a regionally integrated, locally governed healthcare system. For more information: or

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Peter Hopper
Director, Marketing and Communications

29 Oct 2018