Voices of Saratoga Hospital
Our community has so many stories to tell.
The Voices of Saratoga Hospital is a series of stories. A collection of shared moments and insights to help us all understand a little bit more about health – and care – close to home.
Sep 12, 2022 06:54 Health

Three bariatric surgery patients discuss their experiences with having bariatric surgery by Dr. Baranov at Saratoga Hospital.


Narrator: These are the Voices of Saratoga Hospital shared moments and insights to help us all understand a little bit more about the constantly changing world of health and care close to home. 

Some people misunderstand weight loss surgery, thinking it's simply an option people take when they don't want to change their diet or get on an exercise p...

Jun 15, 2022 13:53 Health

Post-partum depression has been redefined because we have learned it is so much more for a new mom and her partner. And it can affect anybody.  Anybody. It looks like you. It looks like your sister. It looks like your friends. Your coworker. But most important – you are not alone. Listen and learn more about our Maternal Mental Health Support Group.


These are the voices of Saratoga Hospital. Shared moments and insights to help us all understand a little bit more...

Jun 15, 2022 12:11 Profiles

Our Public Safety team comes in to work with one thing on their mind, keeping Saratoga Hospital safe for our patients and for our staff – because, at the end of the day, we all want to go home, we all want to go home safe, we want everybody safe.  It takes a special type of person to be a part of our public safety team at Saratoga Hospital because you never know what the next phone call will be.



These are the voices of Saratoga Hospital...

Feb 10, 2022 14:50 Profiles

It was scary. Some patients go straight to the ICU, but a lot of them come to our floor first, and it's crazy how many would then end up in the ICU within hours, some within the next day or two.

And then we would wait for them to come back to us...


Nurse 1:

The first thing I remember is … we kind of got this high alert message. And I don't think that at that time we knew that it was going to be hitting us so soon. But I think that was the moment that it really got real.


Feb 01, 2022 13:40 Health

I had lived a life of addiction for many years. And, it took some time for me to finally wake up and say, "Hey, this isn't working. This is a problem. I'm not going to live if I continue down this path.

This is a disease that prefers you be in the dark by yourself...



My name is Lori.  I've been coming to Community Health now for a little over a year.

I went to the hospital. I had an episode. Nobody knew what it was at the time. I was in intensive care for a week. A...

Jan 20, 2022 07:50 Health

If somebody is not feeling well, how do you fix it? That's what it means, right, to palliate, to support, to treat symptoms.  It's not taking away care. It's actually adding more care, specialized care for seriously ill people to help them and their families. And I always accentuate their families.

Being in this space with people where it's just so vulnerable and raw. It's such a humbling experience to be in that space. It’s an honor...


Here is a story about two doctors, their strong passion for p...

Jan 06, 2022 07:03 Health

My first surgery here at Saratoga Hospital, I walked into the OR, and all of a sudden, I got a text message and there was the picture of the scheduling board, and it said, Reynolds in room four and Reynolds in room five. My brother was in the OR right next to me. That first day was really special.


This story is about family.  A sister and a brother, the influence of their parents, and how, while their paths took them to different places, their shared passion for medicine ultimately brought them back toge...

About us

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 over 20 locations, delivering the programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health.

Through its affiliation with Albany Med, Columbia Memorial Health and Glens Falls Hospital, Saratoga Hospital is part of the Capital Region's largest locally governed health system. This partnership gives Saratoga Hospital patients easy access to higher-level specialty care from northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center.


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