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Monday, June 5, 2017

Orthopedic Surgeon and Spine Expert Yigal Samocha, MD, FAAOS, Joins Medical Staff at MidHudson Regional Hospital

Dr. Samocha will assist in developing a dedicated multispecialty spine care center in the mid-Hudson Valley to treat a wide variety of neck and back problems.

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A board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery, Yigal Samocha, MD, FAAOS, has been appointed to the medical staff at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). Dr. Samocha will assist in developing a dedicated multispecialty spine care center in the mid-Hudson Valley to treat a wide variety of neck and back problems.

Prior to returning to the Hudson Valley, Dr. Samocha spent six years as a spine surgeon in private practice in Houston, Texas.  He earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas before serving his residency at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.  He also completed a prestigious one-year fellowship at the renowned Texas Back Institute.

When dealing with matters of the neck and back, Dr. Samocha stresses conservative treatment options whenever possible.  When surgical intervention is needed, he prides himself on providing patients a detailed explanation of the proposed procedure as well as all possible alternatives.

The orthopedics team at MidHudson Regional Hospital offers a comprehensive continuum of care for patients suffering from muscle, bone, or joint problems due to injury or disease. Their goal is to return patients to normal function quickly and safely, achieving the highest possible quality of life.  In addition to neck and back care, the team handles foot, ankle, hand, and arm issues, and has expertise in joint replacement and reconstruction as well as injury rehabilitation. To learn more, visit MidHudsonRegional.org.

To reach Dr. Samocha, call 845.896.4178.  His primary office is located at 200 Westage Business Center Drive #115, Fishkill, New York, 12524.