Macario Corpuz Jr., MD, MBA, FAAFP
“Trust and knowledge are the foundations of a strong patient-physician relationship. It is important to stay current with new medical advances to help patients and their families make the best choices for their health and wellness care as well.”
Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Macario Corpuz Jr. has provided care for patients of all ages, from newborns to geriatrics, for more than a decade. He currently practices at the Sterling location of Saint Vincent Medical Group.
As a Family Medicine physician, Dr. Corpuz believes that it is important to involve the entire family in making the pertinent decisions for the individual patients’ health. He is dedicated to providing patients with appropriate and compassionate care, whether it’s for wellness and preventive care or treatment of scute conditions or chronic diseases.
Dr. Corpuz continues to update his medical education (CME) to stay current with recent advances and trends in medicine to provide better care to his patients. “It is imperative that the patient is presented with all the available options for the management of their illness, based on recent, unbiased evidence-based medicine. In the end, it’s the patient who makes the final decision about how their care is managed with respect to their values, beliefs and culture.”
As a physician, Dr. Corpuz strives to be a healthy role model for his patients and helps them make healthy choices to be proactive about their wellness care. “It is my responsibility to set a good example of a health-conscious lifestyle, including proper diet and exercise. I want to inspire my patients to live a healthy life so that they may enjoy their older years later and influence their family members to do the same.”
Fluent in Tagalog, Dr. Corpuz earned his medical degree from Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine in Manila, Philippines. He completed his residency at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City, New York. A member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Corpuz has been recognized with their Fellow Award in 2006. He finished his Master in Business Administration with concentration on Healthcare Management from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.
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