Dr. William A. Busino, MD

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Dr. William A. Busino, MD

Geriatric Medicine | Male

CapitalCare Internal Medicine Balltown Road 939 Route 146 Ste 810, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Get Directions
(518) 374-1444

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Dr. Busino earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude at Union College and his medical degree magna cum laude at...   Read More

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      Dr Busino is good his staff are okay ! But no one seems to know why the workers get to take a lunch from 10:30 -after 1 and durning that time no one is able to get in touch with anyone in the office
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      Dr. Busino is the best Doctor! So very happy that we have him for our health care! He's there when we need him. He listens! He's like a Doctor should always be, warm, kind & knows what he's doing. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends. Sincerely, Maida Briskie
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      • Internal Medicine

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Albany Medical College

        Graduated in 1975

      • Internship Hospital
        Albany Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        Albany Memorial Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Undergraduate School
        Union College

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      • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine
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      Dr. Busino earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude at Union College and his medical degree magna cum laude at Albany Medical College in 1975. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Albany Medical Center Hospitals in 1978. Following his training, Dr. Busino worked as an emergency physician and then associate director of the Department of Medicine at Ellis Hospital until 1982, when he entered private practice. During his tenure at Ellis Hospital he was director of the Chronic Disease Care program at the hospital, which was supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation of Princeton, New Jersey. He also was director of the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care clinic at Ellis from 1978 until the mid-1980s. During that period he was directly involved in the training of medical residents. Since 1982 he has been practicing general internal medicine in Niskayuna, New York.

      He has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 1978 and is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Albany Medical College. He is an attending physician in Medicine at Ellis Hospital and a consulting physician in Medicine at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. He is a member of the Medical Society the State of New York and the Schenectady County Medical Society. He is past-president of the Schenectady County Medical Society and a former delegate to the Medical Society of the State of New York. Since 1991 Dr. Busino has held the position of Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. He currently practices general internal medicine and geriatrics on a full-time basis.

      During the late 1990s he was a founding member of CapitalCare Medical Group, which combined 14 private, primary care practices (including internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics) into a large independent medical group and continues to grow in the region. He was president of CapitalCareMedical Group from 1998 until 2007 and continues as a member of the Board of Managers and as Laboratory Director.

      Dr. Busino continues to be active in the medical community, particularly at Ellis Hospital. He is a member of the Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees, as well as the Medical-Dental Executive Committee and the Primary Care Committee. During 2014 he was an active member of the Transitional Work Group to develop an Accountable Care Organization, established to join physicians and hospitals (Ellis Hospital and St. Peter's Hospital) into a Clinically Integrated Network and to apply for participation as a Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO. Dr. Busino was elected chairman of the Board of Innovative Health Alliance of New York (iHANY).

      His office is CapitalCare Internal Medicine Balltown Road at 2546 Balltown Rd., in Niskayuna, NY (518-374-1444). He lives in Scotia New York with his wife Cheryl.

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      Dr. Busino's Care Philosophy

      CapitalCare is an independent, multi-specialty group practice owned and directed by physicians. In operation since 1998, CapitalCare was founded on the belief that a physician-driven organization is uniquely positioned to deliver high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. We strive to deliver healthcare that is safe, efficient, effective, equitable, timely and patient-centered. We treat patients with respect, dignity and compassion and act with honesty, integrity and fairness. Above all else CapitalCare is committed to the care of human life.