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Dec. 27, 2021
Saratoga Hospital Adds Infectious Disease Specialist
Dr. Clarisse Kilayko joins former colleagues on infectious disease team
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2021—Dr. Clarisse Kilayko recently returned to the region to join Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Infectious Disease.
She brings 10 years of experience in infectious disease medicine. For five of those years, Kilayko practiced at Hudson Headwaters Health Network in Queensbury with providers who are now members of the Saratoga Hospital infectious disease team.
“In a time of heightened demand for infectious disease specialists, we were extremely fortunate to be able to recruit a physician with Dr. Kilayko’s skills, experience and commitment,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital.
“Her decision to join Saratoga Hospital Medical Group demonstrates why it’s so important for our hospital and community to have a highly regarded multispecialty practice,” he added. “Dr. Kilayko made it very clear that she was drawn to Saratoga Hospital by the reputation and quality of our medical group.”
Kilayko comes to Saratoga Hospital from Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts. She earned her medical degree at the University of the Philippines and completed an internship, residency and fellowship at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York City (now Mount Sinai Morningside).
Kilayko is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty certification in infectious disease. She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Infectious Disease is located at 665 Saratoga Road, Wilton. For an appointment, call 518-245-8255. To learn more, go to 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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