FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 13, 2020
Dr. Sophia Conroy Joins Primary Care Team
At Saratoga Hospital’s Community Health Center
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2020—Saratoga Hospital’s Saratoga Community Health Center has added a fifth primary care provider, Dr. Sophia Conroy, to help keep pace with increased demand for these services.
She joins Drs. Renee Rodriguez-Goodemote and Alexander Cardiel, family nurse practitioner Claudina Ashelman and physician assistant Kelly McAree on the primary care team.
“Dr. Conroy was drawn to a career in medicine—and to our Community Health Center in particular—out of a desire to serve individuals, families and communities by ensuring meaningful access to healthcare,” said Rodriguez-Goodemote, medical director of the Community Health Center.
“Like every member of our team, she is dedicated, compassionate and deeply committed to providing the high-quality care that all patients deserve,” Rodriguez-Goodemote added. “We are thrilled to have her.”
Conroy entered medical school after a 13-year career with human rights and social justice organizations. She earned a Doctor of Medicine degree with a distinction in bioethics from Albany Medical College and completed a residency in family medicine at Albany Medical Center. She is board certified in family medicine.
Conroy serves on the Public Health Commission of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians. She also is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Wilderness Medical Society and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
The only facility of its kind in Saratoga County, Saratoga Community Health Center provides high-quality, affordable primary care, dental, behavioral health and addiction medicine services to patients regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.
The center is located at 24 Hamilton St. in downtown Saratoga Springs. To make an appointment, call 518-886-5600. For more information, go to www.saratogacommunityhealthcenter.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 Med, 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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