Joining the staff of the Primecare Medical Practice in Central Square in the upcoming weeks will be Christina Yambo, MD. She will initially be delivering care one day a week, which will increase to five days in March
An experienced family practice physician, Dr. Yambo has worked in both an urgent care and emergency room setting. At Primecare, she will provide care to community members aged birth to maturity. The opportunity to practice at the Central Square Primecare Practice fit her needs both professional and personally. She said she enjoys delivering care to those of all ages and that the location was ideal, as it is close to her home where she and her husband live with their young triplets.
At Primecare, Dr. Yambo will treat upper respiratory issues, sick visits, injuries, infections, rashes and sprains or strains, as well as routine screenings and the related follow-up care and women’s health services.
Dr. Yambo earned her medical degree from SUNY at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, and completed her family practice residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Family Practice Center in Syracuse. During her training, Dr. Yambo earned several awards, including a community service outreach award, presented by the American Academy of Family Physicians; a community service award, given by the Medical Society of New York and the Albert Schweitzer Award presented to her while attending medical school at Stony Brook.
Dr. Yambo is following her father’s footsteps as a family physician. As a young child, She enjoyed watching her father as he delivered care in both his Long Island private practice and during his hospital rounds.
The Primecare Medical Practice is located in the lower level of the Central Square Medical Center, 3045 East Avenue in the village of Central Square. To make an appointment, community members can call 668-1202.