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Westview Announces New Medical Director

January 13, 2017

     Westview Health Care Center located in Dayville, Connecticut has announced the appointment of Joseph J. Botta, M.D. as Medical Director to the facility as of January 1, 2017. Dr. Botta takes over the medical director reins with the retirement of Dr. Jeffrey Howe, Westview’s previous medical director for the past 13 years.

     Joseph J. Botta, M.D. joined Westview’s medical staff in 2002 and established his current practice, Joseph J. Botta M.D. and Associates, LLC, now located on South Main Street in Putnam, at the Westview facility in January 2009. Dr. Botta is a Board Certified Geriatric Specialist whose professional memberships include: American Geriatrics Society, American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr. Botta holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychobiology from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, and a Doctor of Allopathic Medicine Degree from Sackler School of Medicine, Ramar Aviv, Israel.

     His professional training includes a Fellowship of Geriatric Medicine, a Residency, and Chief Residency of Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. With this appointment, Dr. Botta shall oversee Westview’s medical staff of physicians and work directly with the facility’s health care professionals to assure the highest standards of care that Westview continually strives to achieve.

     “We would like to thank Dr. Howe for his many years of dutiful service to Westview and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement,” stated David T. Panteleakos, Administrator. “We are also very excited to welcome Dr. Botta as our new medical director here at Westview. His rich educational background, experience and professional interests including chronic disease, memory disorders and medication management will undoubtedly be an enormous benefit to our patients, residents and staff.”

Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed skilled nursing inpatient facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed subacute short-term rehabilitation unit and an Outpatient Rehabilitation and Aquatic Center, both dedicated to providing quality health care services. Along with garnering a perfect five star overall rating found on Medicare.gov Westview is proud to have received such accolades as US News and World Report America’s Best, Consumer Reports Top 10 Connecticut Nursing Facility rating and Health Grades 5-Star Top Ranking.

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