FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 28, 2021
Saratoga Hospital Adds Two Primary Care Physicians
Drs. Meghan Monthie and Bernard P. Possidente join hospital's Scotia-Glenville primary care practice
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2021—Drs. Meghan Monthie and Bernard P. Possidente have joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Primary Care – Scotia-Glenville. Both have strong ties to the region.
Monthie came to the Capital Region to attend Siena College and has remained here ever since. She earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed an internship and residency in family medicine at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Her husband is a lifelong resident of Saratoga County.
She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Possidente was raised in Greenfield and graduated from Skidmore College. After earning a medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania, Possidente returned to the Capital Region to complete a residency in family medicine at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady.
He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Possidente is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Osteopathic Association.
“At a time of increased demand for primary care providers, we were extremely fortunate to be able to recruit two talented young physicians who share our commitment to our patients and our love for this community,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “Drs. Monthie and Possidente are wonderful additions to a practice that has long been known for its patient-centered compassionate care.”
Monthie and Possidente see patients at 112 Charlton Road, Ballston Lake. For an appointment, call 518-399-7723. To learn more, 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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