Hospitalist Program (Inpatient Medicine)

As part of its continuing quest to be an innovator in health care in the region, Canton-Potsdam Hospital has implemented its own hospitalist program. A Hospitalist is a doctor whose professional focus is the medical care of hospitalized patients.

Private practice physicians use hospitalists to care for their patients when they visit the hospital's emergency rooms, or are admitted to the hospital. A Hospitalist is in constant communication with the patient's primary physician, but handles the patient's care during the time spent in the hospital.

Syed Ali, MD
Timothy Atkinson, MD, Hospitalist Program Medical Director
Cynthia Baltazar, MD
Gary Berk, MD
Chris Grudowski, NP
Gregory Healey, MD
Matthew Jenison, NP
Michael Joyce, PA, Hospitalist Program Administrative Director
Terri Joyce, PA
Brian Kerrigan, DO
Terry "Nick" Knowles, DO
Molly Malone, PA
William Nostrom, NP
Imré Rainey-Spence, MD
Syed Rehman, MD
Craig Richards, MD
Michael Tulloch, MD
Andrew Williams, MD


What does quality healthcare mean to you?

To most patients and their families, it means adherence to the most rigorous, medically and scientifically verified standards available. We measure our processes against these standards, and we are dedicated to continuous improvement.

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