• Hudson Headwaters Welcomes Family Physician, Ephraim Back, M.D., M.P.H.

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    April 18, 2019
    Hudson Headwaters Health Network is proud to announce family physician Ephraim Back, M.D., M.P.H., as the newest member of its medical staff at the Ticonderoga Health Center.
    Dr. Back graduated from Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in agronomy. He received his doctorate of medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his residency program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in epidemiology with the Centers for Disease Control and a Master of Public Health at the University at Albany.
    Dr. Back has many years of experience as a family physician and family physician educator and was recently named “New York State Academy of Family Physicians Family Practice Educator of the Year.” His clinical interests include full-spectrum primary care, maternity care and women’s health, public health, and treatment of individuals with opioid use disorder. 
    “We are delighted to welcome a talented, high-caliber physician to the team,” said Dr. John Sawyer, chief medical officer at Hudson Headwaters Health Network. “He is a gifted physician and we look forward to him providing care in our communities for years to come.”
    Dr. Back and his wife Tara have two adult children who are both family physicians working with the Indian Health Service in New Mexico. 
    Dr. Back will see patients at the Ticonderoga Health Center. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Back please call 518-585-6708.

    About Hudson Headwaters Health Network
    A nonprofit, community-based network of 18 health centers, Hudson Headwaters Health Network has served the Glens Falls, Lake George and Adirondack regions since 1981 and northern Clinton County since 2012. Its comprehensive services include primary care and urgent care; pediatrics, women’s health, behavioral health, dentistry and a variety of other specialties; and labs and imaging. For more information, visit www.hhhn.org.
    Maggie Crowley, Marketing & Communications Manager
    518-761-0300, ext. 31454