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Dr. Janet Arribas attended Medical School at Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2004. She did her internship year of residency from 2004-2005 in the Bronx, NY followed by a surgical residency from 2005-2009 in Far Rockaway, NY, which is in Queens.

She then took a hiatus after her surgical residency and was employed as a Medispa Doctor on a cruise ship and was employed as an osteopathic medical director for a chiropractor later on.

From 2012-2015 she completed her Family Medicine Residency in Lancaster, OH, and then achieved her family medicine board certification.

After residency, she worked at a benefits organization that served a prominent union in New York City for three and a half years and also worked at a strictly house call-based service, for a few months. After choosing to leave that position, she immediately accepted a pandemic assignment with a locums company, but unfortunately, it fell through and she was left with a lot of extra time on her plate.

With the extra time, she decided to work on Launching Bahay Medical. She founded Bahay Medical PC with a soft launch in July of 2019 and officially opened her doors in October of 2019 on Broadway.

We wish you all the success in your DPC journey, Dr. Arribas!

13810cookie-checkMy DPC Story Podcast: Dr. Janet Arribas of Bahay Medical – New York, NY

By Doug Farrago

Douglas Farrago MD is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Douglas Farrago, MD received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia in 1987, his Masters of Education degree in the area of Exercise Science from the University of Houston in 1990, and his Medical Degree from the University of Texas at Houston in 1994. His residency training occurred way up north at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine. In his final year, he was elected Chief Resident by his peers. Dr. Farrago has practiced family medicine for twenty-three years, first in Auburn, Maine and now in Forest, Virginia. He founded Forest Direct Primary Care in 2014, which quickly filled in 18 months. Dr. Farrago still blogs every day on his website and lectures worldwide about the present crisis in our healthcare system and the effect it has on the doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Farrago’s has written three books on direct primary care: The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice, The Direct Primary Care Doctor’s Daily Motivational Journal and Slowing the Churn in Direct Primary Care (While Also Keeping Your Sanity) are all best sellers in this genre. He is a leading expert in direct primary care model and lectures medical students, residents, and doctors on how to start their own DPC practice. He retired from clinical medicine in October, 2020.

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