FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 13, 2021
Dr. Riju Banerjee Joins Growing Saratoga Hospital Cardiology Team
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2021—Dr. Riju Banerjee has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Cardiology. He is one of 11 providers in the growing practice.
“As our community ages, the incidence of heart disease increases, and so does the need for cardiac care,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “We have responded by expanding cardiovascular services and recruiting additional, talented cardiologists.
“In Dr. Banerjee, we have yet another sought-after physician who chose Saratoga Hospital because of the reputation of our medical group and a desire to serve this exceptional community,” Falivena added.
A graduate of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Banerjee completed an internship and residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and a cardiology fellowship at Albany Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the National Board of Echocardiography and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.
Banerjee is a member of the American College of Cardiology. He sees patients at Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Cardiology at 254 Church St., Saratoga Springs. Appointments are available by calling 518-886-5080.
Banerjee also provides cardiology consultation to inpatients and outpatients at Nathan Littauer Hospital. This service is provided by agreement with Saratoga Hospital in its capacity as an affiliate of the Albany Med Health System.
For more information on Saratoga Hospital and Saratoga Hospital Medical Group - Cardiology, go to www.SaratogaHospital.org.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. The hospital is an affiliate of the Albany Med Health System, which also includes Albany Medical Center Hospital, Columbia Memorial Health and Glens Falls Hospital. The region’s largest locally governed health system, it has 1,520 beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations. For more information: www.SaratogaHospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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