Mount Kisco Medical Group Appoints a New Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Special Projects

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG), a multi-specialty medical group
practice serving Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster
Counties in New York, is proud to announce the appointment of Donna
Montalto, MPP as the Senior Director of Special Projects and Chief of
Staff to the President and CEO of MKMG, Scott D. Hayworth, MD.

As part of the group’s growth, Donna Montalto will provide MKMG with
additional expertise as the organization continues to expand. MKMG now
comprises more than 500 physicians and expert health partners in over 40
locations. Donna will assist Chief Executive Officer, Scott D. Hayworth,
MD, FACOG as MKMG undertakes new initiatives to meet the needs of
patients and providers in the continuously-evolving healthcare industry.
Her responsibilities will include strategic planning, corporate
communications, analytics, provider recruitment, and coordination of key
external relationships.

“The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) is the largest, independent
multi-specialty medical group in New York State. We are dedicated to
program development and growth opportunities as a physician-driven
organization and Donna’s executive talents along with her longevity
working in association management for physicians and providers will help
us accomplish our organization’s goals,” said Dr. Hayworth. “With Donna
as part of the team, we can continue to excel at our primary mission:
growing our network of people and facilities dedicated to providing the
highest standards of care to our patients, while maintaining the
personal touch that comes from being close to home.”

For 21 years prior to joining MKMG, Ms. Montalto served as the Executive
Director of the New York State District II of the American
College/Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and served
as its government and public policy leader for an additional four years.
ACOG District II serves more than 4,300 obstetrician-gynecologists in
New York State.

Ms. Montalto holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from SUNY Albany.
She is a 2007 graduate of the Empire State Society of Association
Executive’s Leadership Program, a graduate of U.S. Senator Richard G.
Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, and a 1997-98 graduate of
Leadership Saratoga. She serves on numerous medical and community boards
including Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Advisory Board,
the Saratoga Hospital Board of Trustees Executive Committee, and the
Center for Women and Government in Civil Society of SUNY Albany.

Ms. Montalto also worked for NYS Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno,
where she was responsible for developing women’s healthcare policy and
legislation. She is most often credited with writing the laws
guaranteeing all maternity patients a 48/96 hour hospital stay after
childbirth and assuring that all newborns are prenatally screened for
HIV infection. Ms. Montalto also served as principal staff for the first
bipartisan statewide conference committee on women’s health. After she
returned to ACOG, she led the development of the nationally known Safe
Motherhood Initiative: a multi-million dollar initiative that uses
standardized obstetric protocols to review and reduce maternal mortality.

About The Mount Kisco Medical Group:

The Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG) is the largest, independent
multi-specialty medical group in New York State that provides the
highest quality medical care to over 500,000 patients in 40 different
locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster
counties. Founded in 1946, MKMG has grown to over 500 physicians and
expert health partners representing 40 different medical specialties
with major campuses in Mount Kisco, Carmel, Fishkill, Jefferson Valley,
Katonah, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, and Rhinebeck. MKMG is affiliated with
world class organizations: the Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount
Sinai Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In
addition, MKMG has seven urgent care centers, on-site laboratory and
radiology services, as well as endoscopy suites and infusion suites,
rendering comprehensive care in one convenient location. MKMG physicians
are frequently recognized as Best Doctors in respected publications: 90
physicians featured in Westchester Magazine’s Top Doctors are from MKMG.
Additionally, Best Doctors, Inc. awarded 79 MKMG physicians in 2015-2016
Best Doctors in America® List and 130 MKMG physicians in more than 32
specialties were honored by Castle Connolly Medical as “America’s Top
Doctors®”. Visit
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Sonia Young
Mount Kisco Medical Group