Dr. Raghav Rastogi Joins Mountainside Medical Group Formed by Hospital to Address Primary Care Shortage

May 20, 2014 05:20 AM

Dr. Raghav Rastogi, of Fort Lee, is among Mountainside Medical Group’s inaugural members. Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rastogi offers general preventative medicine and management of chronic conditions including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and pre-diabetes, and a special focus on men’s health.
 
 
HackensackUMC Mountainside has created the Mountainside Medical Group, a network of physicians employed by the hospital and based at convenient locations throughout its service area, to help ensure access to essential primary care services. Seven doctors are currently treating patients at three Mountainside Medical Group locations, with more physicians and offices to be added in the coming months.

Dr. Raghav Rastogi, of Fort Lee, is among Mountainside Medical Group’s inaugural members. Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rastogi offers general preventative medicine and management of chronic conditions including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and pre-diabetes, and a special focus on men’s health. Dr. Rastogi previously practiced in Westchester County, NY and his current office is located in the Harries Pavilion at HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair NJ.

Mountainside Medical Group physicians also include Dr. Julie Kidangan, a board certified Family Medicine physician, Dr. Katharine Palla and Dr. Monique Hamilton, two board certified Internists, Dr. Stephen Sherry and Dr. Maris Davis, board certified Internists and Endocrinologists and Dr. Uzma Shafqat, Endocrinology.

“All of these physicians have impressive credentials, sound clinical experience and an unwavering commitment to Mountainside Medical Group’s mission of treating people rather than symptoms, listening rather than lecturing and personalizing care rather than generalizing,” said HackensackUMC Mountainside CEO John Fromhold. “All are well qualified to provide routine care, assist with the management of chronic conditions to reduce the risk of escalation or complications and provide referrals for specialty care when needed.”
Mountainside Medical Group members have convenient office hours and accept all major insurance plans. For further information, call (973) 259-3417 or visit www.mountainsidedocs.com for more information.

HackensackUMC Mountainside, part of the Hackensack University Health Network, provides patients immediate access to innovative and effective treatment alternatives at specialized centers within the hospital that focus on imaging, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, obesity, stroke and chronic kidney disease. The 365-bed community hospital also serves as a learning center via its nursing school and residency programs. HackensackUMC Mountainside is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency angioplasty. To learn more about HackensackUMC Mountainside visit www.mountainsidehosp.com.

 

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