N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2016
Dr. Numan Rashid Joins Pulmonary Team at Saratoga Hospital
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, September 20, 2016—Dr. Numan Rashid has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group’s Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine practice.
A pulmonary medicine physician, Dr. Rashid specializes in respiratory diseases. He treats patients at the pulmonary and sleep medicine practice and at Saratoga Hospital, including those in the Marylou Whitney and Desmond DelGiacco, MD, Intensive Care Unit.
“Dr. Rashid exemplifies the type of physician we are recruiting as we continue to grow our medical staff to meet the needs of our community,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “With his experience, skills and bedside manner, he is a vital addition to our medical group’s team.”
Dr. Rashid is fellowship trained in pulmonary medicine and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in pulmonary medicine. He earned a medical degree from St. Georges’ University School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at Albany Medical College.
Dr. Rashid also holds a Master of Public Health from St. George’s University. He is a member of Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, the hospital’s multispecialty practice.
The Saratoga Hospital Medical Group’s Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine practice is located at 19 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs. To make an appointment with Dr. Rashid, call 518-693-4635.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider. The only acute-care facility in Saratoga County, the hospital has a medical staff of more than 450 physicians and other credentialed providers, offering care in a broad range of medical specialties. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. Hospital facilities include: Saratoga Hospital main campus, Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center, Saratoga Community Health Center, Saratoga Hospital Center for Breast Care, Saratoga Hospital Center for Sleep Disorders, Saratoga Surgery Center, Wilton Medical Arts, practice offices and services at the Saratoga Medical Park at Malta, six primary care offices and five regional therapy centers across Saratoga County. Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, the hospital’s multispecialty physician practice, includes physicians in the following specialties: cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, ENT, family medicine, hematology/oncology, internal medicine, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, occupational medicine, oncology, pain management, palliative care, physiatry, podiatry, primary care, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, sleep disorders, surgery, and urology. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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