|New Physician Joins CHP Neighborhood Health Center|
|April 16, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN JOINS CHP NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER
PITTSFIELD, MA – Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Karissa M. Scarabino, DO, MPH, a board certified family medicine physician, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the primary care physician team at the Community Health Programs (CHP) Neighborhood Health Center (NHC). Dr. Scarabino joins Mario Flores, MD, Carlos Valle-Santana, MD, Shazia Wali-Jan, MD, and Charles Wohl, MD, in providing primary care services to the community through the CHP Neighborhood Health Center, 510 North St., Pittsfield.
Dr. Scarabino is board certified in Family Medicine and received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at St. Clare’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Schenectady, NY, and a second residency training program in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Scaraboni received a Master of Public Health from the University at Albany.
The CHP NHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), a non-profit, federally designated organization that improves access to care and services for the community, particularly for those who are either uninsured or under-insured. Services at the CHP NHC are provided regardless of the patient’s ability to pay, while the NHC also accepts all types of health insurance. The NHC provides services for patients and families of all ages, with access to a broad range of services provided on-site or by referral, including pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, dental care, nutrition and outreach, in addition to primary care services.
For more information on the CHP NHC or to make an appointment with Dr. Scarabino or one of her colleagues, call 413-447-2351.