Dr. Kafa Joins MMH Medical Group

– Charles F. Fahd, II, FACHE, Massena Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce to the North Country that Ammar Kafa, Family Medicine, has recently joined the hospital’s medical staff and the MMH Medical Group practice located in the new Medical Office Building on Maple Street.
“We are very happy to have Dr. Kafa join the medical staff here at the hospital,” said Fahd. “We have a very strong medical staff and a good community for a physician to practice in. I believe Dr. Kafa, bring great credentials to the community and will do well in his practice serving both young and old in the North Country.”
Dr. Kafa is a Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Practitioners and is comfortable seeing 25 patients a day.  When evaluating where he wanted to practice, he said he was looking for a traditional practice opportunity where he can follow and take care of his patients in the hospital.
“I have been practicing Family Medicine in USA for ten years and I enjoy and love taking care of patients,” Dr. Kafa explained. “Before joining MMH, I was in Wisconsin and Indiana. Medicine was always my goal and to become a physician was always my dream since I was in elementary school.”
“I grew up in the country in a small village of about 1000 people where you know everybody. My dream was always to come to USA to practice Medicine as everyone is aware of how medicine is advanced here,” he added. “My philosophy in my practice is I treat all patients as they are family members and provide the current standard of care to them.”
Dr. Kafa, American Board Certified in Family Medicine,  has joined the MMH Medical Staff and has opened a practice, MMH Medical Group, in the Medical Office Building, 181 Maple Street, Massena.
Dr. Kafa welcomes new patients and referrals for all your family’s medical needs for general medical care for your family; family health services; preventive and acute care, immunizations. He specializes in uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes; along with depression and Bipolar disorder. He joined the MMH Medical Group Practice and welcomes new patients and most insurance. To make an appointment please call (315)769-4704.
Dr. Kafa relocated to Massena because of the practice opportunity for a number of reasons.  He believed there is a tremendous need for his services in Massena and the community would be perfect for his family.
The doctor completed a Family Medicine Residency program at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, in New York in 2005, where he was the Chief Resident. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Damascus University Medical School, Damascus, Syria.
Dr. Kafa and his wife Hamsa, have a daughter, Sama. He is also enjoys in reading, soccer and swimming.


February 2017

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