Cross Valley Health & Medicine is a virtual-based primary care practice that offers a wide variety of out patient services.

Our Team strives to provide the most affordable and accessible level of care to our patients. 

Our Mission is to deliver primary care & specialized services through an innovative model and platform that will achieve the following: convenient access to care, patient trust, patient satisfaction and desired patient outcomes comparable or superior to traditional healthcare models.

Our Vision is to transform CVHMPC into a leading telemedicine practice offering primary care and specialized services in the East Coast.

Paul I. Saladino, MD

Paul I. Saladino has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. He completed his residency at St Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan, NY. He is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.

Dr. Saladino is fluent in Italian and Spanish. He is happily married and has a beautiful daughter, in Newburgh, NY.

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Hospital Care 
  • Medical Marijuana Certification and Management
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • LGBTQ Health  
  • Primary Care
  • STD/STI Care Management
  • HIV/AIDS Care Management


  • Attending Physician at Montifiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
  • Medical Director of Montifiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Medication Assisted Treatment Program
  • Founder and President of Cross Valley Health & Medicine

Christian J. Plaza, MBA, MSN, FNP-C

Christian J. Plaza specializes in primary care. He holds degrees from Cornell University (B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies), Mount Saint Mary College (B.S. Nursing), Mount Saint Mary College (MBA in Healthcare Administration), and Mount Saint Mary College (Family Nurse Practitioner).

Mr. Plaza is a certified DATA-Waived Buprenorphine Practitioner 2019 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He is also a certified Medical Marijuana Practitioner 2019 by the New York State Department of Health. 

Clinical Focus

  • Medical Marijuana Certification and Management 
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Weight Loss Management 
  • Acute Care 
  • Primary Care  
  • Behavioral Health Management
  • STD/STI Care Management
  • HIV/AIDS Care Management


  • Allied Health Professional at Montefiore Saint Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
  • The Nurse Practitioner Association of NYS Region 5 Board Member
  • Clinical & Business Director and Co-Founder of Cross Valley Health & Medicine

Participating Insurance Companies

  • AARP Medicare Supplement (secondary insurance)
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Medicaid (no Enriched Health (HARP) and no new suboxone patients – any other plans call and confirm with the insurance
  • Cigna
  • HIP – Emblem (Montefiore)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield – Do not accept MediBlue Select
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthNet
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana (Aetna)
  • 1199 (Indecs)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid (Computer Science) – Except no new suboxone patients
  • Medicare & Railroad Medicare
  • Multiplan (PHCS/POMCO/GEHA)
  • MVP Commerical
  • MVP Essential Plans – Do not accept Essential Plan 4
  • Oxford (No Liberty Plan)
  • Sieba
  • Tricare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare – Do not accept Community Plan (Medicaid plan) and Regional PPO
  • Wellcare

    *Medical marijuana is not covered by insurance.

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