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August 29, 2018
Dr. Peter Van der Riet Joins Saratoga Hospital’s Ear and Sinus Surgery Practice
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, August 29, 2018—Dr. Peter Van der Riet is the latest ear, nose and throat specialist (otolaryngologist) to join Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Ear, Nose & Throat.
Other members of the growing practice are Drs. Mark J. Levenson and Ramez Awwad. Their practice is located in the recently expanded space in Saratoga Surgery Center on Saratoga Hospital’s Wilton campus.
Dr. Van der Riet comes to Saratoga Hospital from the Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown. He has more than 15 years of experience treating conditions that affect the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, face, jaws and other head and neck systems.
“Ear and sinus surgery is one of several areas where we’ve identified a growing need and are responding,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “We have assembled an exceptional team, with the experience and commitment to serve our community with skill and compassion.”
Dr. Van der Riet earned his medical degree from Leiden University in the Netherlands and completed an internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
To make an appointment with Dr. Van der Riet, call 518-587-2300.
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: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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