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Recently, the President’s public health and medical experts announced that a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines will be needed to maximize vaccine-induced protection and prolong its durability. We appreciate that many of our patients are anxious to receive a third dose of the vaccine and … Read More >

Philips has recalled certain Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiLevel PAP) and Mechanical Ventilator devices due to concerns over health risks with the sound abatement foam. If you are using one of these products, please visit the Philips website for next steps and more information. Read More >

Most people have an opinion about the flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent seasonal flu but there's a lot of misinformation out there. Let's debunk several of the top flu myths: Read More >

Read helpful information from the New York State Department of Health concerning COVID-19 testing, test results and self-quarantine. Read More >

he safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Scarsdale Medical Group wants to ensure our offices remain safe for you to confidently receive care. Since traveling increases the risk of exposure to COVID-19, we are implementing the following scheduling requirements effective immediately. Read More >

Men's Health Month is observed every June as a way to raise awareness about the unique health issues that affect men and also encourage them to take a proactive role in their heath. Men can take control of their health by following a few simple tips. Read More >

People are washing their hands now more than ever thanks to COVID-19. While we're keeping ourselves safe by scrubbing the germs away, it's leading to dry, cracked skin. Find out why you can do to help alleviate dry skin while washing regularly. Read More >

Allergy season is officially here. This can cause a little confusion when determining if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or if you are in fact suffering from seasonal allergies. Pesky allergy symptoms typically include sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose and watery, itchy, red or swollen eyes. Learn the differences in symptoms between … Read More >

SMG is now offering virtual visits. You can schedule a virtual appointment by contacting your provider. You will be given an appointment time and instructions on how to access your session. Call (914) 723-8100. Read More >

Important Notice: Read about the pediatrics department protocol for sick visits and Coronavirus Read More >

Getting enough sleep is essential for improving and maintaining good health. Follow these easy tips to get a solid's night sleep. Read More >

Blood pressure is a vital body function. Learn about what's normal, out of range and how you can reduce your risk of hypertension. Read More >

The common cold and allergies are similar but there are key differences in their symptoms, how long symptoms last, what causes them and how they're treated. Read More >

Fall Foot Care

t's Fall. You've turned in your flip-flops and sandals for closed-toe shoes and boots. But that doesn't mean you should neglect your feet for the next few months. It's important to practice everyday foot care with a few simple steps. Read More >

Lyme disease, transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks, is a bacterial illness that can cause fever, joint pain, fatigue, a skin rash and may cause nervous system complications. According to the CDC, there are approximately 20,000 to 30,000 confirmed cases of Lyme disease per year. Protection is key. Learn how to keep yourself … Read More >

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As the warmer, sunnier weather approaches, we want our patients to be safe while enjoying their favorite outdoor activities. Read about these easy to follow sunscreen tips and find out what sunscreen is best. Read More >

According to the American Cancer Society, excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. In observance of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, let’s chat with SMG gastroenterologist Dr. Frederick Fallick to learn more about this disease. Read More >

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Millions have it. But, what exactly is it? Cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, generally refers to conditions that involve narrow or blocked arteries that can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Let’s get down to the basics with SMG cardiologist … Read More >

It's time to take charge of your health. Regular health exams and tests are an important part of a prevention routine and help find potential issues before they arise. Read More >

The thyroid has an impact on the function of other organs in our bodies including our heart, brain, liver and kidneys. The thyroid also regulates our body temperature and metabolism. When something is out of sync, it can lead to an overactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism or an underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism. Learn … Read More >

Vaccines are necessary for optimal health – they protect you, and others, from serious diseases. And, they’re not just for kids. Adults need vaccinations too. Read More >

Flu season is upon us. Learn about the measures you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus and spare yourself from the symptoms that come along with it. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group (SMG) is happy to announce that Dr. Maria Muste has been elected a Fellow by the American Academy of Neurology. Read More >

Hot summer days are ahead. Don't let dehydration spoil your summer fun. Learn the signs and how to stay hydrated. Read More >

New Shingles Vaccine
SMG in the Media

A new and improved shingles vaccine, Shingrix, has been proven to be substantially more effective in preventing shingles than single dose Zostavax. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group (SMG) is happy to announce that gastroenterologist Sofia Nigar, MD recently achieved board certification in the specialty of gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group (SMG) announced that internal medicine physician Tiffany Sanders, MD has joined their medical staff. She will begin seeing patients on December 11, 2017 in the Scarsdale office at 259 Heathcote Road. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group (SMG) is pleased to announce that podiatrist John Felidi, DPM has joined their medical staff. He will begin seeing patients on December 11, 2017 in the Harrison office at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group (SMG) is happy to announce that internist Lidia Pousada, MD has joined their medical staff. She will begin seeing patients on October 2, 2017 in the Scarsdale office at 259 Heathcote Road. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group is pleased to gastroenterologist Sofia Nigar, MD has joined their medical staff. She will begin seeing patients on August 28, 2017 in the Harrison office located at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue. Read More >

Is it an emergency? People often wonder if they should go to SMG's walk-in care office or to the emergency department. Find out which is the best choice for your healthcare needs. Read More >

Diane May, MPH, MS, CDN, RD, CSOWM has achieved board-certification as a Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group is pleased to announce that family medicine physician Jonathan Silberlicht, MD has joined their medical staff. He will begin seeing patients on August 7, 2017 in the Harrison office located at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue. Read More >

Summer is here and ticks are out and about. Learn about the signs and symptoms of lyme disease as well as what to do if you find a tick. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group is hosting a community blood drive on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Donors wanted! Read More >

The mind can affect physical function and promote health. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group's Obstetric & Gynecology department now offers a minimally invasive procedure used to view the interior of the uterus with no sedation. Read More >

Pediatrician LIzabeth Nolan, MD will joins Scarsdale Medical Group and will begin seeing patients on June 1. Read More >

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will develop the disease. Something so easy like applying sunscreen can help protect us from ultraviolet exposure from the sun's rays. Learn more about why the use of sunscreen is crucial to protect yourself. Read More >

Spring is here. Yes, we'll have warmer weather and longer days. But we'll also have our allergies in full force. You should be able to enjoy the outdoors and your favorite springtime activities without suffering. Get our simple tips to relieve your allergy symptoms. Read More >

The cold, dry winter weather can cause havoc on your skin. The dermatologists at Scarsdale Medical Group want to keep your skin looking healthy all winter long. Get our tips to keep skin healthy and fresh all winter long. Read More >

High blood pressure is a common condition that can cause significant health problems if left untreated. Learn if your blood pressure is normal and how you can prevent high blood pressure. Read More >

Physician Assistant Veronica Patel, PA-C joins Scarsdale Medical Group. Read More >

Scarsdale Medical Group is pleased to welcome nephrologist Mayra Rodriguez, MD to its medical staff. Read More >

Taking proper care of your feet during the winter is important especially for those that suffer from diabetes. We offer easy tips you can follow to keep your feet looking and feeling healthy all winter. Read More >

Cold and flu season has arrived. Between sick kids, friends and co-workers, you're bound to pick up some sort of bug. Practicing good hygiene can prevent illness and keep germs at bay. Get our tips! Read More >

Antibiotics kill bacteria. As a result of the inappropriate use of antibiotics, more and more bacterial infections are becoming resistant to treatment. So, when is the use of an antibiotic appropriate? Read More >

Diabetes is a disease that can cause serious complications if left untreated. Learn more about the types of diabetes as well as information on symptoms and risk factors. Read More >