New physician assistant joins Massena Memorial Hospital staff at St. Lawrence Internists
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:43 am

MASSENA -- Physician Assistant Katie Daigneault has joined the staff of Massena Memorial Hospital at the St. Lawrence Internists clinic, 267 Andrews St.

Daigneault has diverse clinical experience, having completed rotations at several health care facilities while earning her master’s degree. That provided her with medical knowledge of various fields including emergency medicine, women’s health, internal medicine, ambulatory medicine, general surgery and pediatrics. Daigneault also completed a rotation in behavioral health.

Daigneault will be practicing at St. Lawrence Internists with Nimesh Desai, MD, Jayant Jhaveri, MD, Krista Francis, NP, and Joseph Salamy, PA.

Daigneault is a recent graduate of Clarkson University, having earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies this past May. She received her bachelor’s degree in respiratory care from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2011. Daigneault is board certified by the National Board of Respiratory Care and is a member of two professional organizations, the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.

MMH Corporate Compliance Officer and Senior Director of Practice Operations Julie Zyzik said, “We are tremendously pleased that Katie has joined the Massena Memorial Hospital team of dedicated health care professionals at St. Lawrence Internists. The professionalism, expertise and caring she brings to her patients is extraordinary.”

“Joining MMH and SLI is a dream come true,” Daigneault said. “The reputation and quality of care that both MMH and SLI provide enables me to be part of an outstanding team of qualified professionals whom I am honored to be working with.

“My ultimate goal is to provide the highest quality care to each individual seeking a full and comprehensive approach to their specific treatment and plan. I aim to ensure the optimum success of each and every patient and their family members.

“Quality health care coupled with compassion, understanding and patience are the most important aspects I can provide in delivering patient care. As a PA, I believe in supporting my patients by showing respect, dignity and individuality with their assessments and treatment plans.”

Daigneault will see new patients to her office at St. Lawrence Internists. For more info or to schedule an appointment, call (315)769-0027 or (315)764-0221.