Important Alerts

Dr. Paula Brown moved her office to Oakwood Commons 2507 South Road, Floor 3 Poughkeepsie, NY.

Attention former CareMount Medical patients: A new and improved Patient Portal is here.

Now Open: Women’s Health clinical space in Poughkeepsie. Learn more

  • Monkeypox update
  • Polio Update
  • Recording/Photography Not Permitted on Premises
Office and Urgent Care Closures

Office and Urgent Care Closures

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CareMount, ProHEALTH and Riverside medical groups have united and rebranded as one regional group under Optum’s nationwide family of dedicated physicians and care teams, who are working together to help people live their healthiest lives.

Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 210,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH).

Optum Medical Care in the tri-state region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group) offers an interconnected network that enables us to work collaboratively to better coordinate care among our doctors and care teams. Together, we offer you and your family access to more than 2,100 providers, representing 70 specialties, working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey and Southern Connecticut.



Kevin Conroy

Optum Tri-State
Kevin J. Conroy

Richard P. Morel, MD

Optum Tri-State
Richard P. Morel, MD

Lisa BardackChief Medical OfficerLisa R. Bardack, MD, FACP
Debra BiermanVice President,
Human Capital Partner
Debra Bierman
Gaurang BrahmbhattChief Medical OfficerGaurang Brahmbhatt, MD
Matthew KamenSenior Director of Strategic Analytics and DevelopmentMatthew C. Kamen
Peter KellyRisk President & Chief Value Officer, Optum Tri-State and Executive Director of CareMount ACO, LLCPeter Kelly, MBA
Lewis KohlChief Safety Officer, Optum Tri-State and Chief Medical Information Officer & Senior Medical DirectorLewis Kohl, DO, MBA
Nicholas KorchinskiChief Operating OfficerNicholas J. Korchinski
Kim LazarGeneral CounselKimberly Lazar, Esq.
Amit ModyChief Operating OfficerAmit Mody
Donna MontaltoChief of Staff to CEO & Market Leader and SVP Marketing and Communications
Donna Montalto, MPP
Rodney PlanteChief Information Officer, Optum Tri-StateRodney Plante, PhD
Lawrence ShulmanChief Medical OfficerLawrence Shulman, DO, FCCP
Bonnie SimmonsChief Medical Officer, Urgent CareBonnie Simmons, DO
Joyce TichyDeputy General CounselJoyce Tichy
Sarah VarioChief of Staff to President and VP Business Transformation
Sarah Vario
Doris VarleseGeneral CounselDoris R. Varlese, Esq.

CareMount Medical and ProHEALTH Care Associates (“Optum Medical Care, P.C.”) and Riverside Medical Group (“Optum Medical Care New Jersey, P.C.”) (collectively “Optum Medical Care”) are physician owned and led, having complete authority for all medical decision-making and patient care through its physicians and other licensed professionals. Optum, through its owned management organizations, provides non-clinical administrative services to support Optum Medical Care and its physicians. Neither Optum nor its management companies employs, engages, or supervises physicians or other licensed professionals, or determines or sets the methods, standards, or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care provided by Optum Medical Care or by any of its licensed professionals. “Part of Optum” reflects that Optum Medical Care is part of Optum’s effort to support forward-thinking physician practices in helping their patients live healthier lives.