Physician Bios

Paul Pagnozzi, M.D. F.A.C.C.

Specialty: Nephrology & Hypertension
College: Manhattan College
Medical School: New York Medical College
Medical Training/Residency: New York Medical College
Whether they participated in research studies: Angiotensin Recepter Blockers in Diabetic Nephrology
Published: New England Journal of Medicine, September 2001
Certifications: Board Certified Nephrology
Office Location: Main Office Location
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301

Dr. Rochak Varma

Specialty: Nephrology
College: Newyork Medical College
Medical School: Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai
Medical Training/Residency: Metropolitan Hospital Care
Awards/Fellowships: Metropolitan Hospital Care, Newyork Medical College
Office Location: Main Office
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301

Dr. Michael I Levin

Specialty: Nephrology
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical School
Medical Training/Residency: University of Washington
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus Fellowship , Nephrology
Office Location: Main Office
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301

Anthony Guerrino, D.O.

Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care
College: Fordham University
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical Training/Residency: St. Vincents, New York City
Whether they participated in research studies:
Unique Experiences: Teacher (Mid Hudson Family Medicine)  1995-1996
Certifications: Board Certified Pulmonary Medicine
Office Location: Main Office Location
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301

Nirmal Parikh, MD

Specialty: Pulmonologist
College: Maharaja College, Jaipur, India
Medical School: SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
Medical Training/ Residency: V.A. Hospital, Bronx, NY
Whether participated in research studies:
Unique Experiences: Bronchoscope, PFT, Sleep Study
Awards/Fellowships:  Fellow of American College of Physicians
Certification: Board Certified Internal Medicine
Office Location: Main Office
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/Fax 845-338-0301

Paul Donovan, MD

Specialty: Hematology & Oncology
College: University College Dublin Ireland
Medical School: University College Dublin Ireland
Medical training/residency: MtSinai Hospital NY City
Research Studies: Research in Myeloproliferative Disorders
Published: Article published in peer reviewed Journal
Unique experiences: 10 years staff at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, NY; and 25 years on staff at Benedictine and Kingston Hospitals
Board Certified Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine
Location: GSMA Oncology
Contact number: phone 845-334-9920/Fax 845-334-9894
Dr Donovan is a practicing oncologist for last 25 years in Kingston. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology field. His staff (RNs) have worked in oncology field 20 years. His office is located at 39 Grand Street, Kingston, NY (rear of the building). office hours by appointment. The infusion area is furnished with state of the art, TVs, large chairs. The environment is very warm and nurturing.

Aaron Dietrich, D.O.

Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Pennsylvania State University
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical Training/Residency: UMDNJ-SOM/Mid Hudson Family Practice Residency
Whether they participated in research studies:
Certifications: Board Certified in Family Medicine
Office Location: West Wing Office
Contact Info: phone 845-334-9951/fax 845-338-7092

Pal Lekaj, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
College: University of Tirana, Albania
Medical School: Faculty Medicine, Tirana, Albania
Medical Training/Residency: Mid Hudson Family Residency, Kingston, NY
Whether they participated in research studies: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Certifications: Board Certified Family Medicine
Office Location: West Wing
Contact Info: phone 845-334-9951/Fax 845-338-7092

Ruxandra Iorgu, M.D.

College: Vienna, Austria
Medical School: Vienna, Austria
Medical Training/Residency: Mid Hudson Family Practice Residency, Kingston, NY
Whether they participated in research studies:
Awards/Fellowships: 2002 Award for Clinical Excellence from Mid Hudson Family Practice Residency
Certifications: Board Certified in Family Medicine
Office Location: Main Office Location
Contact Info: 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301

Bogdan Iorgu, M.D.

Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Medical College Vienna, Austria
Medical School: Medical College Vienna, Austria
Medical Training/Residency: Mid Hudson Family Practice, Kingston, NY
Certifications: Board Certified in Family Medicine
Office Location: Main Office Location
Contact Info: 845-338-1538/fax 845-338-0301

John Cranston, M.D.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
College: Manhattan College, Bronx, NY
Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Medical Training/Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Whether they participated in research studies:
Certifications: Board Certified Ophthalmology
Office Location: West Wing Office
Contact Info: phone 845-334-9951/fax 845-338-7092

Howard Garson, M.D.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
College: Columbia University
Medical School: Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Medical Training/Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center - Internal Medicine/Albany Medical Center - Gasteroenterology
Whether they participated in research studies: Inflammatory Bowel; Reflux Esophagitis, Hepatitis C
Office Location: Gastroenterology
Contact Info: phone 845-338-2300/fax 845-338-9711

Shuchee Madusudan, MD

Specialty: Endocrinology
College: Osmania Medical College Hyderabad, India
Medical School: TOsmania Medical College Hyderabad, India
Medical Training/Residency: Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
Resident, Internal Medicine University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, New Jersey
Fellow, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Research Studies: Nutriceutical studies- Effect of Almond Supplementation on the Cardio-Vascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes
ATLAS Study –Asian Treat to Target Lantus Study: A Randomized, Multicentre, Multinational, Open-Label, Parallel-Group, 24-Week Phase IV Study evaluating the Effectiveness and Safety of Physician versus Patient-led Initiation and Titration of Insulin Glargine in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
TECOS study“A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Cardiovascular Outcomes after Treatment with Sitagliptin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Inadequate Glycemic Control on Mono- or Dual Combination Oral Antihyperglycemic Therapy”
ICMR research- registry of young Diabetics in India
Osteoporosis registry and genetic studies in Indian population
Board Certified: American Board Certification in Internal Medicine , 1996
Endocrinology, 1998, 2013
Office Location: Main Office
Contact Info: phone 845-338-1535/fax 845-338-0301