Dr. Michael Tugetman – Medical Director
Dr. Michael Tugetman is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Prior to AFC Urgent Care Hartsdale, he was in private practice directing all aspects of family practice care – pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and women’s health. He is a federally registered Civil Surgeon authorized to perform immigration physicals, a certified Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, as well as an authorized Yellow Fever vaccine provider. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College, CUNY and his Medical Doctorate from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Katarzyna Jankowska- Board Certified Family Medicine
Katarzyna Jankowska, M.D. brings over 15 years of experience in Family Medicine to AFC Urgent Care Hartsdale, 7 of those years in Urgent Care. Prior to her role here at AFC, Dr. J provided urgent care services at a walk in Urgent Care in New City NY. Previously she was an attending Physician at Urgent Care, Health Quest in Dutchess County, NY. From March 2004 to August 2005 Dr. J was an Attending Physician and Co-Director of the Inpatient Service in the Family Practice Department at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY as well as an Attending Physician at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where her focus was on Inpatient Service in the Family Medicine Department.
Dr. J attended medical school at Karlova Universita in Prague and Freie Universitätand in Berlin, German; she also studied surgery and oncology in England. She completed her residency in Family Medicine in 2002 at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn. In addition to speaking 5 languages- English, Polish, German, Czech, and Russian – Dr. J studied traditional Chinese medicine in Munchen, Germany.
She resides in Scarsdale with her husband and 3 children.
Dr. George DiRago – Board Certified Emergency Medicine
George J. DiRago, MD, is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is an experienced Emergency Medicine physician for over 30 years before focusing solely on urgent care with AFC Urgent Care Hartsdale. He is also trained in anesthesiology and has served as a Clinical Instructor in Anesthesiology. Dr. DiRago received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, and his Medical Doctorate from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, D.C. He served with the United States Navy at Key West Naval Hospital and Philadelphia Naval Hospital. He also spent 2½ years training in physiatry and non-operative orthopedics and neurology at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and Temple University Hospital, both in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. DiRago enjoys the challenge of urgent care.
Dr. Kantha Kumar- Board Certified Family Medicine
Kantha Kumar, D.O, is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Kumar completed an Accelerated Seven Year combined Bachelor of Science and Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine program from the New York Institute of Technology and the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; both in Old Westbury, NY.
Dr. Kumar completed her residency at Christ Hospital/Carepoint Health in Jersey City. She was Assistant Chief Resident. Dr. Kumar is also the former Resident Director of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. Dr Kumar is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners, and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Tamil.
Dr. Jerold Millendorf- Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Millendorf joins AFC Urgent Care after a lengthy career in the regional emergency departments; including a 15 year stay in the major reginal trauma center at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. Subsequent to these emergency medicine positions, Dr. Millendorf joined Vassar Brothers Hospital/Health Quest Systems and he began his career in urgent care. Dr Millendorf graduated summa cum laude from Long Island University with a B.S in Biology. He earned his medical degree from New York University Medical School in NYC. Dr. Millendorf then completed 5 years of post- graduate surgical training at NYU-Bellevue Hospital, NY Medical College, and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Dr. Geejo Geevarghese- Board Certified Family Medicine
Dr.Geevarghese, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She received a Bachelor of Science and Doctorate degree from the International University of Health Sciences in St. Kitts, WI. Dr. Gee completed her Family Medicine Residency Program at the world renowned Cook County Hospital in Chicago Illinois and Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. After completing her residency, Dr. Gee moved back to the east coast and worked for 3 years as an Attending Physician for the St Vincent’s Medical Center ER/Urgent Care Division in Bridgeport, CT.
Dr. Hicham Alnachawati- Board Eligible Preventive Medicine Occupational Medicine Specialty
Dr. A practices Urgent Care Medicine, Occupational Medicine and General Medicine. He received his Medical Diploma, MD, from University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, in Syria. He received his Master in Public Health, MPH, with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College, School of Health Sciences and Practice. Dr. A completed his residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr A has research experience throughout medical education and training involves preventive and community medicine, diabetic management in critical care medicine, burn wound surgical management, occupational and chemical burn injuries, disability medicine, and World Trade Center medical monitoring program and related pulmonary ailments.
He has clinical experience in outpatient burn injury, wound care & ulcer management, minor outpatient surgical procedures, trigger points injection, travel medicine, cancer screening, musculoskeletal disorders and injuries, disability medicine, work compensation, pre-employment & fitness-for-duty exams, occupational lung diseases and health effects of environmental and occupational exposures.