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AdvantageCare Physicians Announces Opening of New Medical Office in Jackson Heights, Queens

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AdvantageCare Physicians Announces Opening of New Medical Office in Jackson Heights, Queens

07/14/2021

NEW YORK–AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), one of the largest primary and specialty care practices in New York, announced today the opening of its new medical office in Jackson Heights, Queens. Opening in connection with the ACPNY Jackson Heights office will also be a co-located EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care (EHNC) center offering one-on-one support and free health & wellness classes. 

 

The Jackson Heights location reinforces ACPNY’s care approach in the communities it serves through more than 40 offices across New York City and Long Island. This location marks ACPNY’s ninth office in Queens—with other locations in Astoria, Cambria Heights, Flushing, Forest Hills, Jamaica Estates, Richmond Hill, Rochdale Village, and Rockaway—which work together to bring comprehensive care to the larger community. With this new opening, all ACPNY patients in the borough will have easier access to specialty care provided by doctors and nurses who live in the community they serve and are trained in cultural competency. Situated in the most ethnically diverse urban area of the world, Jackson Heights has a population of over 175,000 residents, over 80% of which are Latino or Asian.

 

“At ACPNY, we know that accessible and quality care is both life-affirming and life-saving,” said Dr. Navarra Rodriguez, President and Chief Medical Officer at ACPNY. “That’s why we are so excited to provide a new home for health where the people of Jackson Heights both live and work.”

 

The Jackson Heights facility is approximately 18,000 square feet and includes

  • Full laboratory
  • Accommodations for 25 doctors
  • Primary care
  • Pediatrics
  • Behavioral health
  • Endocrinology
  • OB/GYN and GYN surgery
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry
  • Rheumatology

 

AdvantageCare Physicians is part of EmblemHealth’s family of companies, which also opened today a new EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care center at the Jackson Heights location. The strategic co-location of EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care and ACPNY is part of EmblemHealth’s commitment to addressing social determinants of health. In one convenient location, community members can access primary care providers and specialty care services at ACPNY, and find connections to community resources, such as food and housing, free wellness classes, and Customer Care Navigators who can answer questions about health benefits at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care.

 

The Jackson Heights office is located at 40-31 82nd Street, Queens, NY 11373 and is open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6pm and Friday from 8am to 5pm. For more information on AdvantageCare Physicians and the care options they provide, visit acpny.com

 

About ACPNY

AdvantageCare Physicians, one of the largest primary and specialty care practices in the New York area, provides quality, personalized care that is focused on the whole patient. With more than 40 medical offices across the five boroughs and Long Island, serving more than half a million patients, including 120,000 Medicaid members, AdvantageCare Physicians takes a team-based approach to care where physicians work with nurses, social workers, nutritionists, behavioral health specialists and other professionals. Visit www.acpny.com to learn more.

 

About EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care provides in-person and virtual customer support, access to community resources, and programming to help the entire community learn healthy behaviors. Members and non-members alike can visit Neighborhood Care and take advantage of our classes, resources, and face-to-face support. There are now 14 locations across 5 boroughs and Long Island, each featuring customer care navigators who not only work in the neighborhood, but also live in the communities they serve, ensuring that they can help customers navigate barriers to health in a personalized way.

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