Providers

Meet Your Birthing Team

The highly-experienced doctors, midwives, nurses and other caregivers of Burdett Birth Center are here for you. To arrange an appointment or consultation with one of our participating providers, please call the number listed below for the provider practice.

OB/GYN

Samaritan OB/GYN

Locations:
855 Route 146, Clifton Park (518) 373-4555
2 Empire Drive, Rensselaer (518) 373-4555
2231 Burdett Ave. Suite 101, Troy (518) 271-3900
55 Mohawk St. Suite 105, Cohoes (518) 786-6270

Philip Clements

Medical Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male
Residency: Albany Medical College
Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Vincent A. Corcoran, MD

Medical Specialty: Gynecology

Board Certification: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Male

Residency: University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Medical Education: Rush Medical College

Dina Gottesman, DO

Medical Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Residency: St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Medical Education: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Midwives

Capital Region Midwifery

2019 15th Street, Troy, NY 12180 (518) 326-1620
145 Vly Road, Suite 8, Niskayuna, NY 12309 (518) 608-4471
55 Mohawk Street Cohoes, NY 12047 (518) 326-1620

 

Margaret Holcomb, DNP, CNM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: BS in Nursing – University of Rochester
MS in Nursing – Sage Graduate School
Certificate Nurse-Midwifery – SUNY Stony Brook
Doctor of Nursing Practice – Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

Pamela Platis, CNM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Certificate Nurse-Midwifery – SUNY Brooklyn

Maureen Murphy, MS, CM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Masters Midwifery – Philadelphia University

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Sara Posdzich, CNM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Master’s Frontier Nursing University

Debra Griner, CNM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Philadelphia University

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Shelby Robertson, CNM

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Masters Midwifery – Philadelphia University

Sage-Femme Midwifery

Sage-Femme Midwifery, 527 Western Avenue, Albany (518) 813-9290

Kelly McDermott

Medical Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

Board Certification: Certified Nurse Midwife

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Female

Medical Education: Masters Midwifery

Urology

Capital Region Urology

63 Shaker Rd #202, Albany, (518) 434-1283

Zachary Passaretti, MD

Medical Specialty: Urology, Urologic Oncology

Board Certification: American Board of Urology

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Male

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk General Hospital

Medical Education: University of Virginia

Barry Shuman, MD

Medical Specialty: Urology

Board Certification: American Board of Urology

Languages Spoken: English

Gender: Male

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medical Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Pediatrics

Riverview Pediatrics

315 2nd Ave., Troy, NY 12182 (518) 235-6181

William A. Kostun, MD, FAAP

Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male
Residency: Albany Medical Center
Medical Education: St. Georges University

St. Peter's Pediatrics

500 Federal Street, Suite 602, Troy, NY 12180 (518) 272-7614

Brijesh K. Tantuwaya, MD

Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male
Residency: Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center
Medical Education: Rani Durgavati University

Sikander Manzoor, MD

Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male
Residency: Metropolitan Hospital Center
Medical Education: Allama Iqbal Medical College

Garry Durosier, MD

Medical Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male
Residency: Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center
Medical Education: University of Haiti