Heritage Healthcare Center For ADULT Medicine

ADULT MEDICINE

Appointments with a medical provider for routine and preventive health care are available for the following services: annual exams; vaccines; sick visits; screenings for cardiovascular disease; cancer screening; diabetes care; blood pressure control and all other chronic health conditions.

Dr. Danielle Milano, MD, Chief of Medical Affairs

 

     Danielle Milano, M.D., joined Heritage as our new Chief of Medical Affairs in February of 2020.  She brings with her thirty years of experience as an Internist and HIV specialist and is responsible for program development and instituting new quality programs at Heritage for HIV, diabetes and hypertension.

     A long-time New York resident, Dr. Milano graduated from New York University School of Medicine, completed her internship at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.  Dr. Danielle Milano has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 1990, and is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center.

 

Dr. Olga Wildfeuer

     Dr. Olga Wildfeuer joined our organization on April 4, 2020 and is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and HIV Medicine.

     Dr. Olga Wildfeuer who has trained and worked as a Nursing Assistant, Registered Nurse, and now as a Medical Doctor is permitted by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to prescribe Suboxone for persons who are affected by opioid addiction.

     Dr. Olga Wildfeuer life’s work can be characterized by the way she cares for the needs of others, within the parameters and scope of the different communities and societies she has lived and whom we serve.

Dr. Kerah Williams M.D.

     Dr. Kerah Williams is a Family Practitioner at Heritage HealthCare Center in Central Harlem.   Dr. Williams obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University and Medical degree from Ross University.  Dr. Williams completed her residency training at Harlem hospital, SUNY Downstate University and Kings County Hospitals. 

 

     Dr. Williams’s medical research at both Columbia Presbyterian and Harlem Hospital culminated in a publication on Bladder Cancer in the Journal of American Medical Association. Additionally, Dr. Williams conducted HIV research at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.  Prior to her medical career, Dr. Williams worked as mental health counselor, high school teacher and real estate title closer.  Currently, Dr. Williams’s professional goal lies in providing HealthCare for the community in Central Harlem.

Dr. Vanessa Fernandez M.D.

     Dr. Vanessa Fernandez joined Heritage HealthCare Center as a bilingual board certified Family Medicine Physician in November of 2019.  Dr. Fernandez completed her residency at Hoboken University Medical Center.  She is passionate about preventive care and quality relationships with patients.   Dr. Fernandez believes in helping her patients create effective lifestyle strategies that will eliminate or reduce certain risk factors.  Dr. Fernandez favorite hobbies include hiking, biking and eating all types of cuisines.

Dominique White, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC

 

     Dominique White is a Nurse Practitioner at Heritage HealthCare Center with patients ranging from 19 years to 89, her specialties include primary care and gastroenterology.  In collaboration with Gastroenterologist, Dr. Lincoln Hernandez, Dominique helps to provide Heritage’s patient population with elite access to preventative screenings for colon cancer and expert evaluation and treatment for digestive disorders including Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.  She also aids in Heritage HealthCare Center’s fight to prevent, identify and treat hepatic diseases such as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

     Dominique originally attended The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  While pursuing her interest in nursing, Dominique began her ten year career working as a Registered Nurse at Bronx Care Hospital System, formerly known as Bronx Lebanon Hospital.  With three years working on a step-down ventilator unit, she decided to enter the world of Women’s Health by transferring to Labor and Delivery.  While working full time, she completed her Master of Science in Nursing with honors and a subspecialty in Family Health. Dominique is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing.

     In addition, Dominique also earned a Master’s in Public Health Degree from The State University of New York at Albany, which has served to enhance her outlook on HealthCare delivery and management.  She believes in protecting and improving the health of people and their communities, while promoting healthy lifestyles and disease/injury prevention. Domonique White, FNP, takes pride in working with underserved populations, while providing safe and effective care for all her patients.

Dr. Ari Benjamin, MD, Internal Medicine

 

     Dr. Ari Benjamin is an Internal Medicine Physician at Heritage HealthCare Center in Central Harlem.   Dr. Benjamin obtained a Bachelor’s degree from The City College of New York and a Medical degree from Ross University.  Dr. Benjamin is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is trained to diagnose and treat an extensive variety of diseases and illnesses in adults.

     Dr. Benjamin was born into a family of hard workers and a family that was always engaged in helping others and giving back to their community to improve the lives of others.  Dr. Benjamin inherited that spirit of community and was eager to go to medical school to fulfill his life’s dream. That dream included being able to make a positive difference by serving the community Central Harlem.

HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER

1727 Amsterdam Avenue

4th Floor

New York, NY, 10031

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