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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley Names Dr. Craig D. Hametz as Medical Director

Cortlandt Manor, NY (May 2019) –Craig D. Hametz, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNE a cardiologist atNewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, has been named Medical Director of NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley.

Dr.  Hametz will oversee the activities of about 75 group physicians in various locations including Buchanan, Carmel, Cold Spring, Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, Ossining, Peekskill, Pleasantville, Putnam Valley, Sleepy Hollow and Yorktown Heights. As Medical Director, he will be responsible for the delivery of best practices medical care and clinical services in the NYPMG HV such as cost management, utilization review, quality assurance, and medical protocol development.

Dr. William J. Higgins, Regional Executive Medical Director of NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester and Hudson Valley stated: “We are delighted that Dr. Hametz has agreed to expand his role within the Hudson Valley Medical Group.  His wealth of experience and vast knowledge of the community is key to help solidify our presence in Northern Westchester.”

Dr. Hametz is board certified in Cardiology, Adult Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. He graduated from Cornell University and received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Following that Dr. Hametz completed a fellowship at North Shore University Hospital. He currently resides in Mount Kisco. 

Dr. Hametz practices at 1985 Crompond Road, Building D, in Cortlandt Manor. New patients are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 914-739-6550. For more information about the medical group, visit www.nyp.org/medicalgroups.

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