Catskill Regional Medical Group provides highly-skilled and experienced surgeons and a team of nurses and support professionals who are knowledgeable in providing pre and post-surgical care.
From pre-surgical testing, surgery and postoperative pain management to wound care, our comprehensive services are offered at one convenient location.
Meet Our Surgeons
Gerard Galarneau, M.D.
Gerard Galarneau, M.D. is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Catskill Regional Medical Center. He is a talented clinician and surgeon with extensive training in urological conditions.
Dr. Galarneau is Board-certified in Urology and performs urological-related surgeries for Catskill Regional Medical Group patients. He has expertise in the treatment of all urologic cancers including prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer.A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, he received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla.
He completed his urology residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, where he was presented with the Norman E. Stoller M.D. Award for demonstrating devotion and dedication to patient care and for proficiency in urology.Dr. Galarneau is an active member of the American Urological Association and the Medical Society of Orange and Sullivan County.
Abdul Shahzad, M.D.
Abdul Shahzad, M.D. is a General Surgeon and performs vascular, thoracic and laparoscopic surgeries for Catskill Regional Medical Group patients. A certified Wound Care Specialist, he is also the Director of Department of Surgery, Director of Trauma and Co-Director of the Intensive Care Unit at Catskill Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Shahzad received his medical degree from Technical University of Santiago in the Dominican Republic and performed his surgical residency at Lincoln Hospital and Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in New York City. Dr. Shahzad is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and liaison for the American Cancer Society.
Maribeth Widas, P.A.
Maribeth Widas, P.A. is a Board-certified licensed Physician Assistant with over 18 years of experience. She completed her Physician Assistant program at Stony Brook University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Manhattan College. Ms. Widas works under the supervision of Dr. Gerard Galarneau.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact our Surgery department at 845-794-0996. Our services are located at our Harris location, at:
Catskill Regional Medical Group
3rd Floor Ambulatory Service Building
68 Harris Bushville Road
Harris, NY 12742
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.