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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
300 Westage Business Center Drive; Suite 280
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Scott Glasser is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and diagnostic radiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Glasser include imaging procedures. Dr. Glasser's hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, The Jewish Hospital, and Kennedy Health System. He is in-network for Anthem, Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Glasser attended medical school at New York Medical College. He completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Clinical interests: Imaging Procedures

Dr. Crystal Angelica Kukulka, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
600 Westage Business Ctr Drive
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Crystal Kukulka's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. She takes POMCO, Fidelis, and Family Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Dr. Kukulka is affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) and Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC).

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Dr. Yaw Adu Apenteng, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
600 Westage Business Ctr Drive
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Yaw Apenteng works as an internal medicine hospitalist. He accepts POMCO, Fidelis, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Apenteng attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Apenteng (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) and Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC).

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
Castle Point Campus of The Va Hudson Valley Health Care System; Route 9d
Castle Point, NY

Dr. Aman Bakshi practices general internal medicine. Dr. Bakshi takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Bakshi (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Bakshi is affiliated with VA Hudson Valley Health Care System.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
41 Castle Point Road; Va Hudson Valley Healthcare System
Wappingers Falls, NY

Dr. Shariyar Shah specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Wappingers Falls, NY. Dr. Shah is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. He accepts Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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What is Hospital Medicine?

The specialty of hospital medicine emerged in the 1990s in response to a changing healthcare environment. Hospitals and insurance companies were trying to lower costs, and at the same time physicians were beginning to push back against the extremely long work hours they traditionally kept. Instead of paying every physician to be on-call all hours of the day for their patients at hospitals around the community, a service that was rarely used anyway, hospitals began to hire their own physicians and specialists to work exclusively at each building. These healthcare professionals treat patients on-site, providing care exclusively within their own hospital. Today, healthcare providers can specialize in hospital medicine, a specialty that focuses on the safety of patients as well as efficient management of hospital resources.

Hospital medicine is the name of the specialty, and it encompasses all providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Doctors who specialize in hospital medicine are sometimes called hospitalists. Hospitalists usually specialize in a specific medical field, for example OB/GYN, neurology, psychology, or pediatrics. An OB/GYN hospitalist, for example, offers women’s health care at a hospital. A pediatric hospitalist treats children at a hospital.

Hospital medicine offers many advantages not only for hospitals, but for patients and general physicians as well. It means there will always be a trained physician, awake and ready, at the hospital when needed. It increases teamwork and communication between the staff at a hospital if they work together daily and know each other well. It relieves pressure on other physicians who may have a demanding caseload in their office during the day or who work in rural areas far from the nearest hospital. As the use of complex medical technology increases, hospitalists become familiar with the systems in each building and can use it more effectively, increasing hospital safety and productivity.