Catherine Agricola, MD

DPC Internal Medicine, New York
FMDD Score: NA/10
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Practice
Doctor Name:
Catherine Agricola
Practice Name:
Altucare Primary Medical Care
Style:
Direct Primary Care
Max Patients in Panel:
N/A
Specialty:
DPC Internal Medicine
24x7 Access:
N/A
Response Time:
N/A
Additional Features:
Telehealth - Pending
Home Visit - Pending
Free Consultation - Pending
Holistic/Lifestyle Med - Pending
Accepting New Patients:
N/A
Free initial consultation:
N/A
Languages:
N/A
Cost:
  • Child Age 0-2 Years - $69 per month ($49/mo with membership of parent)
  • Child Age 3-18 Years - $49 per month ($29/mo with membership of parent)
  • Adult Age 19-64 Years ($69/month, Student discount available)
  • Adult Age 65+ Years ($79/month)
  • Family Monthly Maximum - $225/month (2 adults + children)
Practice Details:

"I chose to pursue training in a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program (also known as “Med-Peds”). The training fulfilled that of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and included time addressing “transitional care,” which is the care of children with chronic diseases as they progress into adulthood. While in Rochester, I pursued my interest in the community working alongside passionate advocates particularly for pediatric health. For two and a half years, I was practicing primary care in the Hudson Valley in a traditional primary care setting. I had the privilege of caring for hundreds of adults and children and enjoyed getting to know them all. But truth be told, the real world medical practice establishments are a far cry from creative or inspirational. The methods and principles of medical care come not from doctors or patients but from administrative executives and insurance companies. I had almost forgotten what was previously so clear – the practice of medicine is for the people, families, and community. I met Dr. Vazquez-Bryan, founder of Altucare Primary Medical Care, as a colleague in the hospital. Through casual conversation I was introduced to the concept of Direct Primary Care. She and her family had worked hard since 2016 to build one of the first Direct Primary Care practices in New York state. When she and her family looked to relocate back to the west coast in 2019, the future of Altucare was called into question. But it seemed like a win-win for me to transition to a practice model that better fit my ideals and for Altucare to continue on after Dr. Vazquez-Bryan moved. With her mentorship, I have fully embraced Altucare as my own and am energized to expand on the vision of Direct Primary Care. It is a medical model I truly believe in and am excited to join. Let us all work together to strengthen the doctor-patient relationship and inspire health in our community."

Clinic Details:
"Simple. Healthcare as it should be.
We provide care directly to families and individuals for a low monthly fee that covers the vast majority of basic health care needs. See us as much or as little as you want, just like a gym membership. With extended appointments, telephone and online visits, same-day/next day availability, and direct access to your doctor 24/7, our goal is making you healthy and saving you time and effort.
 
Altucare Primary Medical Care was founded in 2016 by Dr. Jennifer Vazquez-Bryan, a pioneering family physician. Her vision introduced the Hudson Valley to the Direct Primary Care (DPC) membership-based model of healthcare. Starting from scratch, she built what is now a re-imagined way to experience and deliver primary care to our community.
 
In 2019, Dr. Vazquez-Bryan and her family relocated across the country, and ownership of the practice was transitioned to her friend and colleague Dr. Catherine Agricola, internist and pediatrician. Dr. Agricola continues to champion the Direct Primary Care model providing an affordable, innovative way to deliver high-quality primary care for people of all ages."
Contact
Address
347 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh,
New York
12550
Credentials
Education:
MD
Certification:
NA
Achievements:
NA
Professional Background Information
Active Medical License: New York
Disciplinary Action Taken By States Medical Board: No Actions Found
Catherine Agricola Reviews
August 19, 2021
I have complete faith in her.
I've been a member of Altucare for about 6 months and have no plans to return to a traditional primary care physician that accepts insurance. I have complete faith in her. I'd never go to anyone else!
September 15, 2021
Being a member of Dr. Agricola's practice is inexpensive, yet she offers a level of care that is unrivaled elsewhere.
Being a member of Dr. Agricola's practice is inexpensive, yet she offers a level of care that is unrivaled elsewhere. Altucare is an unbiased answer to care that focuses on the individual rather than the insurance provider, which I highly suggest!
November 24, 2021
I've had several appointments and had a great experience in each! 10/10
As a self-employed individual who can't afford conventional insurance, I first thought Direct Primary Care was too good to be true. However, just in my first few months as a member, I've had several appointments and had a great experience in each! 10/10
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