SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, – Dr. Santosh Vaghela recently joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. He is a fellow trained in lung disease, sleep medicine and critical care medicine.
“Dr. “Vaghela exemplifies the combination of skill, compassion and patient-focused care that characterizes Saratoga Hospital and Saratoga Hospital Medical Group,” said Dr. Hung Dinh Nguyen, Medical Director of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Saratoga Hospital and Head of Saratoga Hospital Center. for sleep disorders, in a press release. “He fits in perfectly with our practice, our hospital and our community, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team.”
Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Pulmonology and sleep medicine specializes in the treatment of respiratory-related conditions and sleep disorders. The team also provides critical care to inpatients at Saratoga Hospital.
The demand for pulmonologists or pulmonologists – which is already high due to the growing elderly population – has increased during the pandemic. Despite the competitive environment, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group has been able to recruit two pulmonologists over the past year.
“Our success with recruitment is directly related to the quality and reputation of our medical team,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical officer and medical integration officer at Saratoga Hospital, in the release. “Saratoga Hospital Medical Group is known throughout the medical community for emphasizing collaboration and expertise – and other physicians want to be a part of it.”
Vaghela got to know and love the Saratoga region while earning his bachelor’s degree at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Thereafter, he continued to earn a medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and to complete an internship and residency in Yale-Waterbury’s internal medicine residency program in Connecticut.
He completed a fellowship in critical care medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and scholarships in lung disease and sleep medicine at Norwalk Hospital / Nuvance Health, a teaching branch of Yale University School of Medicine.
Vaghela is board certified in internal medicine, lung disease and critical care medicine and the board is eligible for sleep medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American Thoracic Society.
He sees patients on 19 West Ave. in Saratoga Springs and in Saratoga Medical Park in Malta.
More information is available online at www.SaratogaHospital.org.