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Whitney Young Health Adds Two New Doctors to Pediatric Staff



TROY, NY—Whitney Young Health announced today the hiring of two new pediatric providers, Dr. Samina Mian and Dr. Janice Kao. The addition of Dr. Mian and Dr. Kao allows for increased appointment availability, enabling more patients to be treated at the health centers located in Albany, Troy and Watervliet.

Dr. Mian received her education from Columbia University and King Edward Medical College. She most recently worked as a medical consultant for IEM Corporation and as a pediatrician for Genesis Pediatrics, both located in the Capital Region. Dr. Mian received a Health Certificate of Excellence from the New York State Department of Health for reaching the Healthy People 2010 Immunization Goal for two-year-old children.

Dr. Kao received her education from Regis College, Al Fateh University in Libya, University of Kansas and Boston University. She most recently worked as a pediatrician at Choctaw Nation Health Center in Oklahoma.

“The addition of Dr. Mian and Dr. Kao to our pediatrics team will result in a better experience for our ever-growing community of patients,” said David Shippee, President and CEO of Whitney Young Health. “We are eager to offer more appointment flexibility and availability at our health centers, and know Dr. Mian and Dr. Kao will help us to provide the high quality of care that our patients expect.”

Both Dr. Kao and Dr. Mian are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Whitney Young Health is accepting new pediatric patients at all locations. To make an appointment, call 518-465-4771 for Albany and 518-833-6900 for Troy or Watervliet.

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About Whitney Young Health Since 1971, Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center (WYH) has provided primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care to some of the most vulnerable and underserved populations in Capital Region communities. Through multiple medical and dental centers, school-based health centers, addictions programs, a mobile health unit, and numerous outreach programs, WYH serves more than 18,000 men, women and children annually who otherwise have limited access to health care. WYH takes its services directly to the people that need them the most. More than one-third of its patients live at or below the federal poverty level; approximately 19% do not have any health insurance; and 59% rely on Medicaid. Nearly half of its patients are children and adolescents.

WYH has been recognized three times by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home at both the Albany and Troy health centers. Additionally, WYH has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care and Behavioral Health Care. For more information, please visit www.wmyhealth.org.

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