Eight physicians from the Catskill Regional Medical Group were selected as 2019 Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors.”

“This prestigious list of talented physicians reflects the high quality of patient care provided at Orange Regional Medical Group and Catskill Regional Medical Group,” said Dr. Gerard Galarneau, President, Greater Hudson Valley Health System Group. “We thank them for their commitment to the health and well-being of our patients.”

The eight doctors from Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group -which includes Orange Regional Medical Group and Catskill Regional Medical Group – are:

  • Joseph Chavez Carey, MD – Primary Care
  • Joshua Vernatter, MD – Infectious Diseases
  • Eric Martin, MD – Orthopedics
  • Marina Keller, MD – Infectious Diseases
  • Michael Hoffman, MD – Urology
  • Raghuram Gorti, MD – Vascular Surgery
  • Samir El-Zarif, MD – Sleep Medicine
  • Cleveland Lewis, MD – Thoracic Surgery (not pictured)

To earn the title of Top Doctor, a physician must be nominated by a peer and vetted by the physician-led research team at Castle Connolly. Top Docs are among the most highly sought-after medical professionals in their communities.

About Castle Connolly and America’s Top Doctors®

The mission of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is to help consumers find the best healthcare. To this end, we publish a variety of books including the “Top Doctors” series, the most popular of which is America’s Top Doctors®. The top doctors who are listed in our books and on this website’s directory were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors each year. These Top Doctors’ medical educations, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories – and much more – are screened by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team. Those doctors who are among the very best in their specialties and in their communities are selected for inclusion. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be included in any Castle Connolly Guide or online directory.