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Physicians & APCs: Be Your Best at Crystal Run Healthcare

Imagine the ideal setting to build your practice as a Physician or Advanced Practice Clinician (APC). An environment that fosters growth and collaboration with exceptional colleagues and academically trained specialists. Where you have access to the latest life-saving technology and procedures. Where you have an abundance of opportunities for growth, support and development.

Welcome to Crystal Run Healthcare, the region’s premier multi-specialty medical group.

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About Crystal Run Healthcare

In 1996, Crystal Run Healthcare started as a small multi-specialty group medical practice. With a dedicated focus on meeting the needs of our patients and community, and the delivery of value-based care, Crystal Run has now grown to include a dozen state-of-the-art locations in 3 counties, with more than 50 specialties and 375-plus world-class physicians and advanced practice clinicians. We serve over 350,000 patients throughout New York State’s Hudson Valley and Lower Catskill region.

As a physician-led organization, we’re proud of the progress we’ve achieved and our ability to offer patient-centered, academic-quality medical care in a community-based setting. Now, as part of Optum, we’re excited to have the support we need to bring together brilliant minds and leading-edge technology, with a focus on growth, innovation, patient care, and supporting our physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs) in doing their life’s best work.

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Part of Optum

Crystal Run Healthcare is now part of the Optum family of businesses – the largest network of medical groups in the nation!

At Optum, we are evolving health care nationally while providing physician-led care locally so that everyone can have an opportunity to live their healthiest life.  It’s everything health care should be. Together, for better health.  Work with the world’s largest care delivery organization, reach for more and start doing your life’s best work.

What makes an Optum organization different?  

  • As the largest employer of clinicians in the country, we have a best-in-class employee experience and enable you to practice at the peak of your license.   
  • We recognize that if you want to provide good care and do it well, you can’t do it alone – this is the foundation of the team-based care model.
  • The culture is one of clinical innovation and transformation.
  • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations.
  • We grow talent from within. No matter where you want to go - geographically or professionally - you can do it at Optum.
Part of Optum

Find Your Career Here

Whether you’re a new physician or APC embarking on your career or an experienced provider, your work makes a difference in people’s lives. But where you work, and who you work with, will make a difference in your life.

At Crystal Run Healthcare, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside a team of more than 375 seasoned physicians and APCs in over 50 medical and surgical specialties. Here, you’ll find opportunities to collaborate with primary care providers and specialists in fields like Cardiology, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Oncology, Neurology, and more — opportunities that only a multispecialty medical group can provide. We are focused on fostering professional growth and development, providing the latest technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and a collegial environment that embraces innovation and diversity.

Crystal Run is at the forefront of evidence-based medicine, investing in life-saving technologies, clinical research, and innovative surgical techniques that help professionals do their best for their patients. Our electronic health records instantly connect you with colleagues at any of our locations. We offer state-of-the-art laboratory, endoscopy, and all-digital diagnostic radiology services, along with dedicated Women’s Imaging services, clinical pathology, and the region’s leading physical and occupational therapy suite. We invest in technology to continually improve the experience for our patients, clinicians and staff. 

Patient-centered care is at the core of everything we do. Every decision, every advancement, is made with their well-being in mind, ensuring that we provide care that is not only focused on improving health, but on improving quality of life. When we invest in innovation and technology, it benefits our patients. When we talk about supporting work/life balance and career advancement, we know that when our providers feel fulfilled, it fuels their passion to provide excellent care. When we talk about collaboration and a multi-disciplinary approach to care, we see positive patient outcomes. 

As one of the largest employers in the region, we understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance, offering flexible scheduling, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and growth opportunities. 

As physicians and APC’s, you’ve dedicated your lives to patient care, but you also deserve time to live your passions outside of work. We’re fully flexible to work with you on your schedule and outside needs so that you come to work refreshed and renewed. The region we serve is unmatched. We’re close to nature, culture and arts. New York City is just a short drive away. We have four beautiful seasons, access to mountains, lakes and beaches, incredible hiking trails along the scenic Hudson River, and access to several major airports. With easy commutes, affordable homes, fantastic schools and great communities for families to live and grow, Crystal Run Healthcare is the place for you to cultivate the life you want to live.

Crystal Run Healthcare has a culture of growth, recognition, and collaboration. We’re highly flexible, so physicians and APCs have the freedom to design the kind of career and practice they’re most interested in. Whether it’s a leadership role, solely practicing clinical medicine or redefining the scope of patients you want to see, the practice can support your career goals. Here you’ll find a positive environment where providers are respected and appreciated at all levels, where we enjoy a culture of caring, connecting and growing together.

Meet our physicians and APCs

We have over 375 world-class physicians and APCs helping patients in the community live healthier lives. See what they have to say about working at Crystal Run Healthcare.

Dr. Sanjeev Baldeo

“The collaboration with other physicians as well as other surgeons in the practice really gave me the tools I needed to make my practice better.”

Dr. Bhakti Shah

“I feel empowered because I’m respected and cared for by my administration and my team. They want me to be happy, they want me to succeed.”

Dr. Eric Manheimer

“Collaboration and innovation are at the heart of what we do.”

Dr. Laura Nicoll

“The opportunities for physicians and APCs are endless.”

Dr. Bhakti Shah

“What makes me feel most fulfilled as a physician, along with providing great patient care, is having a great work-life balance.”

Amy Hujus

“I’ve always felt appreciated as a mid-level. I felt part of the team, and this was a huge draw of why I chose Crystal Run.”

We’d love to hear from you

Have questions about working at Crystal Run Healthcare?  We’re always interested in hearing from prospective employees. Tell us a little about yourself and your area of interest and we’ll get back to you shortly.

Application Process

All applicants applying for open Crystal Run positions must submit an employment application through the careers website. Applicants will create a profile and submit application at

After you apply, the applicants resume will be reviewed by our recruiters to ensure all qualifications required for the job are met. Depending on the job, applicants may be asked to complete an online assessment that may be followed by a digital interview.

If all qualifications are met, a recruiter may initiate the next steps that can be a phone interview, pre-employment assessment or video interview.  To track the status of an application, login to your applicant account at

Recruitment Advisory

Crystal Run has a standard recruitment and application process for all positions, as described below. All open positions available with Crystal Run Healthcare are posted on Job Openings. Positions available at the Ambulatory Surgery Center are posted on ASC Job Openings. A job opening described in an email or website that does not also appear on this website is not legitimate.

Crystal Run Healthcare does not recruit nor communicate for open positions through instant messaging or texting.
Crystal Run Healthcare does not request information about bank accounts, credit history, or passwords to financial accounts from prospective job applicants – and we never ask applicants to send money as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

If you see a job posting on a site other than or are asked for personal financial or security information, this is likely to be the work of spammers attempting to commit identity theft or other fraud.  If you see such a posting, or receive this type of suspicious email or texting, please alert the FBI’s Internet Crimes Complaint Center:

Come Join Us

Whether you’re just starting your practice or you’re ready to find a more rewarding and flexible environment to thrive, we’d love to hear from you. Come join our culture of caring, connecting, and growing together. We look forward to hearing from you.