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New York Hospital Queens Brings New Internal Medical Practice to Whitestone Village


Allison Fleming (New York Hospital Queens)
(718) 670-2374, alf9034@nyp.org

Jeff Jacomowitz (New York Hospital Queens)
(718) 670- 2515, jeff.jacomowitz@gmail.com

New York Hospital Queens Brings New Internal Medical Practice to Whitestone Village

Flushing, N.Y., February 13, 2013 — Yesterday, New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) celebrated the opening of a new community-based practice in Whitestone Village. The new internal medical practice at 14-02 150th Street is part of an ongoing NYHQ initiative to support access to a higher level of primary and specialty care services – right here in Queens

NYHQ administration, medical staff and employees joined Senator Toby Stavisky and Council Member Dan Halloran who warmly welcomed the practice to the Whitestone community.

Internists Ambrose Pipia, M.D. and Domenick Acquista, M.D., with cardiologist, Katherine Heretis, M.D., are the first physicians to practice in this new community-based facility. They will be joined by additional NYHQ-affiliated physicians throughout 2013.

New York Hospital Queens is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and is affiliated with Weill Medical College of Cornell University. For more information on New York Hospital Queens, visit www.nyhq.org.

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Stephen Rimar, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, NYHQ; Senator Toby Stavisky; Council Member Dan Halloran; Katherine Heretis, M.D., cardiologist, NYHQ; Ambrose Pipia, M.D., internist, NYHQ; Domenick Acquista, M.D., internist, NYHQ; George Heinrich, M.D., chairman, NYHQ Board of Trustees; and Stephen S. Mills, president and chief executive officer, NYHQ, came together to celebrate the opening of the practice.

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