Catskill Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine (CRSM), led by Barry Scheinfeld MD, was established in Sullivan Country in 1986.
Upon his completion of his Internship in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, Queens (now New York Hospital) that Dr. Scheinfeld sought out the the Medical Speciality of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation .
He began his residency training in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York in 1983. A chance encounter with a Chinese Doctor who used acupuncture on stroke patients kindled an interest in Eastern Medicine and opened his awareness to alternative medicine. Dr. Scheinfeld went on to obtain his NYS License to practice acupuncture. He believes in the role of nutrition and exercise in the maintenance of good health.
Dr. Scheinfeld was Medical Director of the inpatient Upstate Rehabilitation Medicine Center at Catskill Regional Medical Center from the inception of the program in 1986 to its unfortunate closing in 2006. he voluntarily resigned from the Executive Committee of the hospital in 2006 but remains on as a Consultant physician. Dr. Scheinfeld was President of The Medical Society of Sullivan County from 1989-2004.
Dr. Scheinfeld is committed to excellence in patient care and will strive to honor the confidence and trust in his patients by providing through, accurate diagnosis, treatment and care.
Board Certified 1987 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
American Academy of Pain Medicine.
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
American Association of Orthopedic Medicine.
New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Medical Society County of Sullivan Past President (1989-2004)