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November 11, 2019
New Saratoga Hospital Cardiology Brings Extensive Expertise in Women's Heart Health
Dr. Disha Mookherjee is latest to join growing cardiology team
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, November 11, 2019 — Dr. Disha Mookherjee, a fellowship-trained cardiologist with extensive expertise in women’s heart health, has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Cardiology.
Mookherjee comes to Saratoga Hospital from St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, where she was the founding director of the Women’s Heart Clinic. She also served as director of St. Luke’s cardiac rehabilitation program and echocardiography lab.
“We continue to add services and recruit exceptional talent to enhance the cardiac care available in the growing Saratoga region,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital.
“Dr. Mookherjee brings an impressive combination of experience, skill and commitment to her patients—everything we value at Saratoga Hospital,” Falivena added. “She is an excellent fit for our cardiology team, our hospital and our community.”
A fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Mookherjee earned a medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and a cardiology fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mookherjee is board certified in cardiovascular disease with subspecialty certifications in nuclear cardiology and adult echocardiography. She has a special interest in preventive cardiology, heart disease in women, meditation, navigating grief and the role of integrative medicine in healing the whole heart.
Mookherjee sees patients at 254 Church St. in Saratoga Springs and at Saratoga Medical Park at Malta. For an appointment, call 518-886-5080.
About Saratoga Hospital: 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 more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in the region. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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