We are delighted to announce Karen G. Gennaro, M.D. has been appointed Opengate’s Medical Director. Dr. Gennaro has provided psychiatric care to our residents for the past 10 years and is very familiar with our focus of care. She is experienced in both the medical and psychiatric fields. Some of her accomplishments include:
- Past President of both the Psychiatric Society of Westchester and the Westchester Academy of Medicine
- Senior Fellow with the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
- APA Distinguished Fellow, early research psychopharmacologist for Otto Kernberg’s comparative personality disorder psychotherapies project
She hails from a multigenerational family of medical professionals. After earning her MBA, and a successful career in business, Dr. Gennaro returned to the family business of medicine, studying at the University of Illinois as well as Case Western Reserve University. She completed her residency training at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in White Plains, NY.
Dr. Gennaro is an expert in treating personality issues and is able to draw on her vast training and experience in psychiatry, psychoanalysis and the cognitive therapies in order to tailor a unique blend of treatments to help each individual patient maximize their unique strengths and shore up their vulnerabilities.
Her office will continue to be located at 29 Warren Street, Somers, NY.
We are also pleased to announce that Opengate will be partnering with Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Centers in Brewster, NY to focus on providing the best comprehensive primary health care to all of our residents. Our partnership is to build a healthy community and continue to improve our individual’s health, well-being, and quality of life.