Oswego Health Appoints Wajeeh Sana, MD, FAAFP as New Chief Medical Officer

Posted on July 2, 2024

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(Oswego, NY – July 1, 2024) Oswego Health is proud to announce the recent appointment of Wajeeh Sana, MD, FAAFP as Chief Medical Officer for the nonprofit healthcare system.

With over seventeen years of experience as an emergency physician, Wajeeh Sana, MD, FAAFP has been a member of the Medical Staff at Oswego Hospital since 2013. In 2023 he was appointed President of the Medical Staff. He’s held various leadership positions throughout his career in CNY including Service Medical Director for McFee Ambulance and Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. In 2015 he became Medical Director and Chairman of the Oswego Hospital Emergency Department, Fulton and Central Square Urgent Care Centers.

Dr. Sana earned his medical degree from one of the most prestigious medical schools in Pakistan, Allama Iqbal Medical College, and completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. 

In this new role as CMO, Dr. Sana will provide leadership, direction, and planning for a wide variety of medical and related activities for the entire nonprofit healthcare system. As CMO he will serve as the liaison and resource to management on matters about medical staff activities to further the mission of the organization.

He will serve in a leadership capacity promoting and implementing changes that benefit patients and act as a liaison between the 100+ physicians and advanced practice providers employed by the health system and the 270 providers on the Medical Staff representing multiple specialty services across the community.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Sana leading the clinical team here at Oswego Health,” stated Michael C. Backus, President & CEO of Oswego Health. “His commitment to our mission of quality, safety, service, and improvement of patient clinical outcomes is exemplary.”
 

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About Oswego Health:

The mission of Oswego Health is to provide accessible, quality care and improve the health of residents throughout Oswego County. As a nonprofit healthcare system established in 1881, Oswego Health is proud to be Oswego County’s largest private employer. More than 1,300 employees spread throughout its 18 locations, work for the Oswego Health system, which includes the 132-bed community Oswego Hospital, a 32-bed psychiatric acute-care facility with multiple outpatient behavioral health service locations, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility, and Springside at Seneca Hill, an independent retirement community.  The health system also operates Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home healthcare agency in the County as well as two outpatient centers, including the Fulton Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, physical therapy, and occupational health services, and the Central Square Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, and physical therapy services. In addition, Oswego Health includes the Oswego Health captive professional corporation, Physician Care P.C., providing physician services in orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, gastroenterology, breast care, audiology, general surgery, bariatrics, urology, and primary care. For more information about Oswego Health visit www.oswegohealth.org.

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