Dr. Paola Cruz-Chery is a board-certified physician that specializes in Internal Medicine. Dr. Cruz-Chery graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo and completed her residency at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York City. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Cruz-Chery speaks both English and Spanish. Dr. Cruz-Chery believes that the senior-centered healthcare model at CenterWell offers her patients high-quality health care, special attention to their needs and good patient physician relationships. She values the opportunity to get to know and care for her patients and takes her time to learn about their health history and wellness goals. This allows her to better understand her patient’s needs and concerns, so that she can assess the best treatment plan for them and their individual medical conditions. Dr. Cruz-Chery always emphasizes the importance of fostering open communication and mutual respect with her patients, so that they can feel comfortable sharing their health issues with her as she guides them on their personal health journey. When she’s not at the office, Dr. Cruz-Chery enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, as well as going out for a nice run.