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Garnet Health Announces New Board Chair

Garnet Health Announces New Board Chair

 

Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, recently named Phillip Massengill, MD, FACS, as Chair of its Board of Directors.

Dr. Massengill is a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP in Middletown, New York. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, performed his surgical internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and completed his residency in a combined training program with Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington and the University of Washington in Seattle. He also served as chief resident at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. After completing his residency, Dr. Massengill was assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina and subsequently deployed as the Battalion Surgeon for the 3/504 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

“It is a great honor to be elected to this position and I thank everyone at Garnet Health for putting trust in me to help further our mission of improving the health of our community by providing exceptional healthcare,” says Dr. Massengill. “It’s inspiring to serve an organization that cares so much and stands committed to always putting patients and families first.”

Dr. Massengill is board-certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He is a board member of the New York State Society of Otolaryngologists and is a member of the Medical Society of Orange County, New York.

Dr. Massengill has many published works, honors, and military awards. He has served in several medical staff leadership positions which include Chair, EENT Department and Vice-President and President of the medical staff at Garnet Health Medical Center. He was the recipient of Garnet Health Medical Center’s 2016 Physician Recognition Leadership Award.

To learn more about Garnet Health visit www.garnethealth.org.

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 450,000 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 Catskill region. Garnet Health provides services by more than 4,000 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members and is recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. 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 health careTo learn more about Garnet Health, visit garnethealth.org

 

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