Cross Valley Health & Medicine is owned and operated by Dr. Saladino and Christian Plaza, FNP based out of the Hudson Valley New York since 2007. The practice offers both virtual and in-person appointments for the following outpatient services at their Newburgh location:
- Primary Care
- LGBTQ Health
- Behavioral Health Services
- Medical Marijuana Certification
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Can prescribe buprenorphine (Suboxone) to those who medically qualify.
- Weight Loss Management
- HIV/AIDS Care Management
Our medical staff also offers sexually transmitted diseases (STD) testing. If you have had sexual contact with a person and notice any signs of an STD, talk to your provider. We offer the following tests: Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis B & C, Herpes and Syphilis. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Education is available too. Most insurances will cover STD testing services.
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 Cross Valley Health & Medicine into a leading telemedicine practice offering primary care and specialized services in the East Coast.
Meet the Leadership Team
Dr. Paul Saladino
Dr. Saladino is the President and Founder of Cross Valley Health & Medicine. He completed his residency at St Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan, NY in 1997. Dr. Saladino has medical privileges at Montefiore Saint Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh NY.
Dr. Saladino is dual board-certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He is also a certified Medical Marijuana Practitioner by the New York State Department of Health. He currently is a Newburgh-based doctor.
He has a clinical focus on primary care, LGBTQ health, substance abuse treatment, acute hospital care, and care management for STD/STI & HIV/AIDS.
He is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. Dr. Saladino is currently accepting new patients.
Christian Plaza, FNP-C
Christian Plaza, FNP-C is the Clinical & Business Director and Co-Founder of Cross Valley Health & Medicine. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with his Bachelor's of Nursing and Masters of Nursing in 2018. He has medical privileges at Montefiore Saint Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh NY.
Mr. Plaza is a certified DATA-Waived Buprenorphine Practitioner by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He is also a certified Medical Marijuana Practitioner by the New York State Department of Health. He is currently a Newburgh-based family nurse practitoner.
Mr. Plaza has a clinical focus on primary care, LGBTQ health, medical marijuana certifications, weight loss management and behavioral health management.
Mr. Plaza is fluent in English and Spanish. Mr. Plaza is currently accepting new patients.
Kyle Russo, MBA
Kyle Russo is the Practice Manager for Cross Valley Health & Medicine since 2017. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with his Master's of Business Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration in 2018.
Mr. Russo currently oversees the day-to-day operations of the practice.
Mark Olsen, MBA
Mark Olsen is the Project Manager for Cross Valley Health & Medicine since 2020. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with his Master's of Business Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration in 2021.
Mr. Olsen is responsible for the development of all medical programs of the practice along with the implementation of new programs and protocols. He also creates content for all of the practice's social media outlets and maintains
Participating Insurance Companies
- AARP Medicare Supplement (secondary insurance)
- HIP - Emblem (Montefiore)
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - Do not accept MediBlue Select
- Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
- Fidelis Care
- Humana (Aetna)
- 1199 (Indecs)
- 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)
- United Healthcare - Do not accept Community Plan (Medicaid plan) and Regional PPO
*Medical marijuana is not typically covered by insurance.
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