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Essen Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sumir Sahgal, Named ‘Physician Executive of the Year’ by the Medical Group Management Association

Dr. Sumir Sahgal (left) receiving his 'Physician Executive of the Year Award' from MGMA Board Chair, Deborah J. Wiggs (right)

Dr. Sumir Sahgal (left) receiving his ‘Physician Executive of the Year Award’ from MGMA Board Chair, Deborah J. Wiggs (right)

Bronx, NY (October 15, 2015) — Essen Health is proud to announce that its Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sumir Sahgal, was recently honored by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) with the prestigious ‘Physician Executive of the Year Award’. The award was presented to Dr. Sahgal on October 13th, 2015 during the MGMA’s Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Sahgal was chosen from a large pool of dedicated executives for his exceptional leadership and tremendous commitment to quality healthcare in the community. This latest recognition reflects 15 years of innovative and excellent medical practice by the Essen Health team.

“This award recognizes the hard work of the Essen team. By building a network of services that transcends care settings, we have created a patient-centered approach to care. This allows us to adapt to a constantly changing healthcare environment and provide our patients with high quality accessible care” said Dr. Sahgal.

Dr. Sahgal has worked with unwavering commitment toward building Essen Health to serve the elderly and chronically-ill community. Essen Medical Associates, P.C., a comprehensive multi-specialty medical group, began with one office location and has since expanded to seven offices in the Bronx. In 2005, Dr. Sahgal founded EssenMed House Calls, an extension of Essen Medical Associates dedicated to providing efficient quality medical care for disabled and homebound members of the community. The Essen Health team is comprised of both medical and managerial staff members all dedicated to delivering quality care.

A board certified internist, Sumir Sahgal, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi. Afterwards, he completed his Internal Medicine Residency training program at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, and earned his master’s degree in Health Policy and Management from New York University. In addition to leading Essen Medical Associates, P.C., Dr. Sahgal serves as Chief Medical Officer of EssenMed House Calls, New York’s largest medical house call provider; and Metro Urgicare, a rapidly growing urgent care practice dedicated to treating patients with episodic illnesses.

For further information on Essen Health, please contact Kenneth Barrios at 347-200-7717, and be sure to follow EssenMed House Calls on FaceBook and @Doctor2YourHome on Twitter for the latest news and updates.





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