Alisha  Liggett, MD, FAAFP

Alisha Liggett, MD, FAAFP

Specialty: Family Medicine (Primary Care)
Accepting New Patients
Internal Medicine - Jefferson Valley

3680 Hill Boulevard
Jefferson Valley, NY 10535

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About Provider Alisha Liggett, MD, FAAFP:

Alisha Liggett, MD is a board certified family medicine physician with over 10 years of experience working as a physician, and an educator in the tri-state area.  She graduated with a BA in African American Studies from Columbia University, then earned her medical doctorate degree from University of Maryland, Baltimore.  She completed her residency in family medicine, and a fellowship in HIV primary care at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY.  As a family medicine physician, she prides herself on caring for individuals of all ages, and backgrounds, but is also particularly a tune to how life experiences shape health behaviors.  Her philosophy of patient care centers culturally responsive, high quality care focused on partnering with patients and their family for better health.

Areas of interest/expertise:

  • Comprehensive primary care for children and adults
  • Health education
  • Gynecology / Reproductive Health
  • HIV / Sexually transmitted infection care
  • Care for LGBTQI populations, and gender affirming care
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Gender: Female

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Awards & Recognitions:
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra /Northwell at Phelps Hospital -recognition of leadership and outstanding contributions to family medicine - 2022
  • Undergraduate & Graduate
    • Columbia University, BA in African American Studies
  • Medical Education
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD
  • Internship
    • Montefiore Medical Center - Family and Social Medicine
  • Residency
    • Montefiore Medical Center - Family and Social Medicine
  • Fellowship
    • Montefiore Medical Center - HIV Medicine Association HIV and primary care fellowship
  • Board Certifications
    • American Board of Family Medicine
Professional Affiliations:
  • American Academy of Family Medicine
  • A. Liggett, M. Sharma, Y. Nakamura, D. Dailey, K. Seoane, R. Villar, P. Selwyn. Results of a Voter Registration Project at Two Family Medicine Residency Clinics in the Bronx, New York.  Annals of Family Medicine. 12:466-469. 2014.
  • A. Liggett, D. Futterman, G. Umanski, P. Selwyn.  Missing the Mark:  Ongoing missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis At an Urban Medical Center despite universal screening recommendations.  Family Practice. First published online August 9, 2016.
  • A. Liggett.  Maybe the new normal is better than the old normal.  Thrive Global.  Published online.  May 3 2020.
  • Will I die?  Coverage of maternal deaths among black women cause fear.  KUOW NPR Network.
  • The Day I was Reduced to a Black Birthing Body:  A Doctor Reflects on Pregnancy.  KUOW NPR.  Online.  October 2020.