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Hudson Valley Hospital Center and EMA Honor Combat Veteran Dr. John A. McGurty

Hospital conference room to be dedicated in honor of former Emergency Department Director

HVHC Dr. McGurty

Cortlandt Manor, NY - (March 7, 2010) –Hometown doctor, Navy flight surgeon and former director of Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Emergency Department, John A. McGurty, MD was honored Monday, March 7 at 12 noon with the dedication of a new hospital conference room in his name. Dr. McGurty, HVHC’s Director of Emergency Medicine from 1996-2003, has served tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a U.S. Navy reservist and Medical Corps Captain. He returns overseas later this month for his third military deployment in recent years. A ceremony was held and a plaque was unveiled by Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s President John Federspiel. The conference room tribute was sponsored by Emergency Medical Associates, the physicians group which cares for Hospital Emergency Room patients.