Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Eye Care Adds Ophthalmologist

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January 11, 2019

Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Eye Care Adds Ophthalmologist

Dr Rafael MedinaSARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 11, 2019—Dr. Rafael Medina, an ophthalmologist, recently joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Eye Care. He brings 25 years of experience to the growing practice, which also includes Drs. Thomas Francomano, Mark Verra and Enrique Yepes-Hoyos.

“Our eye care physicians are among the most skilled and respected in the region, so we continue to see increased demand for their services,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “Dr. Medina will help us meet that demand and continue to provide the excellent, responsive care our community deserves.”

Dr. Medina has special interests in cataract surgery, refractive surgery, and advanced dry eye care and treatment. He earned a medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and completed an internship at the Marshfield Clinic, also in Wisconsin. He also completed an internship and residency at the School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition, Dr. Medina has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Medina is board certified in Ophthalmology. He is seeing patients at Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Eye Care at 3050 Route 50, on Saratoga Hospital’s Wilton campus. To make an appointment, call 518-587-8400. For more information, go to


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. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in the region. For information: or

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Peter Hopper
Director, Marketing and Communications

10 Jan 2019