"6 Garnet Health providers included in top doctors listing"MIDDLETOWN, NY (Nov. 13, 2023) — Garnet Health Doctors is proud to be represented in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in the Hudson Valley list for 2023. These doctors are best-in-class healthcare providers embodying excellence in clinical care as well as interpersonal skills. 
Castle Connolly Top Doctors are peer nominated and thoroughly vetted by a physician-led research team. 
Garnet Health Doctors congratulates:

  • Joseph Chavez Carey, MD, Family Medicine
  • Samer El Zarif, MD, Pulmonary Disease
  • Raghuram Gorti, MD, Vascular Surgery
  • Shantie Harkisoon, MD, Family Medicine
  • Eric Martin, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Emmanuel Nketiah, MD, Cardiovascular Disease

“This esteemed recognition exemplifies the expertise, compassion and dedication of our physicians in several specialties at Garnet Health Doctors,” said Izabela Nowosielski, MD, FHM, President and Chief Medical Officer, Garnet Health Doctors. “We are proud of the work they do every day, delivering high-quality care to patients in the communities we proudly serve.”
With over 850,000 practicing doctors in the United States, Castle Connolly carefully curated the 2023 list of 63,000-plus board-certified U.S. physicians, across all 50 states and all major specialties. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Castle Connolly Top Doctors.
Garnet Health Doctors has locations throughout Orange and Sullivan counties, offering primary care, urgent care and specialty services. To make an appointment in Orange County, call (845) 333-7575. For an appointment in Sullivan County, call (845) 333-8909. Visit for more information. 

About Garnet Health 

Garnet Health is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. It is the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to approximately 500,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskills region. Garnet Health provides the services of more than 4,000 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. An academic affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Garnet Health retains compassionate professionals who continually strive toward the hospital’s mission to improve the health of our community by providing exceptional healthcare. To learn more about Garnet Health, visit