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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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No malpractice history found for New York.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor’s board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Graduated in 1975
Completed in 1978
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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.
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.