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December , 2011 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Urgent Care of Connecticut Appoints Michael Finkelstein, M.D. to Staff Physician

RIDGEFIELD, CT — Urgent Care of Connecticut has appointed Michael Finkelstein, M.D. to staff physician and member of Urgent Care Medical Associates, LLC. Dr. Finkelstein will treat patients primarily in the Ridgefield, CT location at 10 South St., Suite 101.

"We enthusiastically welcome Dr. Michael Finkelstein to our team of Urgent Care Physicians," said Chief Medical Officer, Jeannie Kenkare, D.O., "Dr. Finkelstein is well-respected by his patients and colleagues. He is experienced, talented, and a great fit for us as an Urgent Care Physician."

Dr. Finkelstein is board certified in Internal Medicine and currently holds the rank of major in the New York State Guard. For his undergraduate studies, he earned a B.S. degree from Long Island University where he studied to be a Physician Assistant. He earned an M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. Before his residency, he was a Physician Assistant at Beth Abraham Hospital in the Bronx. His Internal Medicine residency was at The Brooklyn Hospital, where he was appointed Chief Medical Resident from 1987-1988.

He was Assistant Medical Director for Beth Abraham Hospital and The Family Health Center of The White Plains Hospital. While at White Plains Hospital, he served as Medical Director of Occupational Health and was an Emergency Room attending physician. He then practiced Wound Care at Mount Vernon Hospital and was appointed to Director of Wound Care and Hyperbarics. He had private practices in Internal Medicine in Mount Vernon and Cold Spring, NY

About PhysicianOne Urgent Care

PhysicianOne Urgent Care provides quality, easily-accessible, walk-in medical care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. All locations are open 365 days per year; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends and holidays, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Experienced providers are on-site at all times. X-ray and lab services are available on-site. Insurance is accepted; self-pay options are also available.

Founded in 2008, PhysicianOne Urgent Care, the original Urgent Care of Connecticut, was the first in the market to be accredited and certified by the Urgent Care Association of America.

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is a cost-effective alternative to the Emergency Room as well as a convenient alternative to primary care physicians during off or peak hours.

For more information, including a list of services, locations, insurances accepted, career opportunities, and more, or to view current wait times and check-in, please visit www.PhysicianOneUrgentCare.com.

Contact

Andrea Tager
Director of Marketing
PhysicianOne Urgent Care
31 Old Route 7, Brookfield, CT 06804
atager@physicianoneurgentcare.com

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