Dr. Gerard Galarneau joined Garnet Health in 2013 as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills and was appointed to President of Garnet Health Doctors in 2017.
Under his leadership, successes at Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills have included the transformation of 50 percent triple bedded rooms to private and semi-private; increases in employee engagement and patient satisfaction; Stroke Center designation, 5 Star Healthgrades Award for Stroke and treatment of Myocardial Infarction, Bariatric Surgery and Oncology Accreditation.
Dr. Galarneau, Board-certified in Urology, practices with Garnet Health Doctors in Harris, NY. He has been an active Garnet Health Medical Center medical staff member since March of 2000. Dr. Galarneau has served in leadership positions at Garnet Health Medical Center since 2002. He was the Vice-Chair of the Department of Urology from 2002- 2004 and Chairman from 2005-2006. He was the Chairman of Staff from 2007-2008 and has held the position of Chief of Staff since January of 2009.
Dr. Galarneau graduated with a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Binghamton, received his medical degree from New York Medical College and held residencies in General Surgery and Urology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Masterâs degree in Medical Management.
Dr. Galarneau is an active member of the American Urological Association and the Medical Society of Orange and Sullivan County. He was the recipient of the 2015 Walter A. Rhulen Award; 2015 Triple Crown Garnet Health Quality and Patient Safety Award; featured in The Sullivan County Democratâs Men At Work special section and the recipient of the 2016 Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Galarneau was also recently named by Beckerâs Hospital Review as a top 110 Physician Leader of Hospitals and Health Systems.