Welcome to Essen Medical Associates, P.C. – Specializing in addressing the medical needs of our community
Founded in 1999, Essen Medical Associates, P.C. is a comprehensive multi-specialty medical group with 7 medical offices located throughout the Bronx. At Essen Medical Associates we are committed to providing quality medical care in a comfortable environment where the patient always comes first. As one of the initial practices to have achieved ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ designation in New York State, our mission is to provide the highest quality medical care that is professional, compassionate, and patient-focused. Our more than 100 medical providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, use the latest information technology, such as electronic medical records and e-prescriptions, to deliver the best and most efficient care possible.
7 Centrally-located Office Locations with Convenient Hours
We are committed to increasing the accessibility of care to our patients through conveniently-located offices and extended hours. Many of our offices are open evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Find the Essen Medical Office Nearest You
Our mission is to provide highest quality care to our patients by combining latest advances in medicine, patient-centered compassionate care, and leading-edge information technology, such as electronic medical records and e-prescriptions.
Our Care Model
At Essen Medical Associates we provide routine and preventive care for our patients, but our care model does not stop with a consultation at our office. We spend time in making sure that patients are kept as healthy as possible by providing ongoing quality care management. We take extra steps in caring for our patients. Whether it’s by calling to make sure you have enough medication refills, to sending you a reminder that it’s time for an annual exam, to making sure proper diagnostic exams are performed in a timely manner so that you do not have to make multiple trips to the doctor’s office. Our care does not stop once you are done with your appointment.
Why Choose Essen Medical for Your Healthcare Needs
- 7 Convenient Office Locations
- Walk-ins Welcome
- Same Day Appointments for Urgent Healthcare Needs
- Open Weekends & Extended Hours
- Friendly Professional Multilingual Staff
- Electronic Health Records
- Board Certified/Eligible Physicians
- Recognized Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home
- Emphasis on Delivering the Highest Level of Quality Care
- A Spanish-friendly environment: Many of our healthcare professionals and staff speak Spanish.
Meet our Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sumir Sahgal, a Board-Certified Internist, is the Chief Medical Officer & Founder of Essen Health, P.C., a comprehensive multi-specialty medical group with 7 offices in the Bronx, N.Y, and EssenMED House Calls, a physician-based house call service caring for chronically-ill homebound patients living in New York City and Westchester. Under Dr. Sahgal's leadership, Essen Medical Associates was one the first to achieve the 'Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home' designation in the state of New York State. Additionally, as one of the 'Early Adopters' of Electronic Health Records in New York City, Dr. Sahgal was recognized with a visit from Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Health Commissioners of both the city and state in 2008. Most recently, he was inducted into the inaugural class of Health Information Technology (HIT) Fellows awarded by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was honored with the 'New York Health IT Practice Champion Award' by the New York eHealth Collaborative in October 2012.
Leveraging the use of HIT by arming providers with electronic health records, in 2005 Dr. Sahgal launched EssenMED House Calls to extend primary care services beyond office walls and into patient homes. EssenMed House Calls is now the largest private practice-based medical house call program in the New York State. A critical component to reducing avoidable hospitalization and visits to emergency rooms, EssenMED House Calls also partners with a number of local area hospitals to provide Transition of Care services, interim care to patients following hospital discharge
A graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, Dr. Sahgal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training program at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, and holds a Master's degree in Health Policy and Management from New York University. Among his notable accomplishments and leadership roles, Dr. Sahgal is currently the Chief Medical Office of Balance Accountable Care Organization. He also serves on a number of committees including, the International Medical Graduates Committee of the American Medical Association (AMA) and is the Chair of the Committee for International Medical Graduates of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). He is also an active member of the American College of Physicians, the Bronx County Medical Society, the American Medical Directors Association, and the American Academy of Home Care Physicians.
Have a question?
If you are a patient and would like to make an appointment, please call (718) -58-ESSEN or (718)583-7736. To reach one of the office locations directly,please click here.