Cynthia Martinez-Capolino, M.D., a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician, has been appointed chief of Emergency Medicine at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. As chief, she will oversee the medical services for the over 24,000 patient visits in Newark-Wayne’s Emergency Department annually. She has been a physician in the Emergency Department at Newark-Wayne since 2012 and was appointed medical director of the Stroke program, which she spearheaded in 2012. Under her leadership, the hospital received a Bronze Stroke Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart/American Stroke Association for its treatment of Stroke patients earlier this year.
Dr. Martinez-Capolino attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. In addition, she has completed fellowships in Primary Care and Infectious Disease. Previously, she worked at the Emergency Physician’s Group in Michigan and at the Henry Ford Medical Group in Detroit.
“Our goals are to provide the best care possible for every patient,” said Rob Cercek, Regional President of Operations, Rochester Regional Health System. “Dr. Martinez has demonstrated her commitment to providing quality, patient-focused care to every patient so I am pleased that she will leading our Emergency Medicine team.”