• June 2, 2021

    Dr. Michael Attilio joins Rome Health as
    VP for Physician Practices and primary care provider


    Attilio Mike VPMichael Attilio, M.D., has been selected to serve as Rome Health’s Vice President for Physician Practices, effective Tuesday, June 1, announced President/Chief Executive Officer AnneMarie W. Czyz, RN, Ed. D., NEA-BC

    In addition to providing leadership for Rome Health’s primary care and specialty practices, Dr. Attilio will be working closely with the recruitment team to attract additional providers to serve the community.

    In July, he will also begin seeing patients at the Rome Health Delta Medical Center, 1819 Black River Blvd., for their primary care needs.

    “We are excited to have Dr. Attilio join our executive team as we prepare to break ground on our new Physician Center later this summer,” Czyz said. “With his military experience, one of his core values is selfless service, which is reflected in his collaborative approach to increasing accessibility to care for our community.”

    Respected in the Mohawk Valley, Dr. Attilio is a board certified family physician with over 10 years of leadership experience. He has extensive experience in unifying multiple practices in the delivery of team-based patient-centered care. He fosters conversations with providers and staff to refine work flows to deliver accessible, high-quality care for patients. As a practicing physician, he has a patient-focused mindset and leverages data for continuous quality improvement.

    “Rome Health is pointed in a very strong direction. I am pleased to have the tremendous opportunity to influence the organization’s future in a meaningful way,” said Dr. Attilio, who was drawn to the organization because of its people-focused culture and its agility in adapting to the changes in healthcare through listening and collaboration.

    Dr. Attilio earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency in family medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center. He served in Afghanistan as a battalion surgeon with the 1st Battalion 12th Infantry Regiment and was a medical officer at Fort Hood, Texas, before he moved to the Mohawk Valley.

    Dr. Attilio will be working closely with the Rome Health’s Physician Recruiter Kelly Domizio, MS, CPRP, to attract more providers to the hospital’s primary care and specialty physician practices. “At Rome Health, the focus is to make it easy for providers to practice here so the best care is conveniently accessible right here in the community,” he said.

    About Rome Health
    Rome Health is a non-profit health care system based in Rome, N.Y., providing services to patients throughout Central New York. From primary and specialty care to long-term care, Rome Health delivers quality, compassionate medical care for every stage of life. We are a comprehensive health care system that connects you to the best clinicians and the latest technologies so they are easily accessible to you and your family. Rome Health is an affiliate of St. Joseph’s Health and an affiliated clinical site of New York Medical College.