Peter Carrazzone, MD

Executive Team

Dr. Carrazzone has been in practice since 1985 starting as a solo practitioner, then a principal and founding partner in High Mountain Health, PA in 1997. High Mountain Health grew to 17 practitioners in 2014; nine of which were physicians and eight mid-levels.

He acted as the medical director for the organization for much of the time, and became president of the corporation before the group disbanded. He, along with four physicians and three mid-levels from the High Mountain Health practice, joined Vanguard Medical Group in 2014 sharing a common vision of value-based medicine within a large, independent primary care group. He is one of three principals in High Mountain Management, LLC that formed in 1997 and currently partners with St. Joseph’s Hospital in managing University Imaging, an awarded full-service hospital-based outpatient radiology center.

He has been active in teaching, being a founding preceptor for the Department of Family Medicine at New Jersey Medical School and was awarded the Alpha Omega Honor Society Volunteer Faculty award in 2000. He also has been involved in St. Josephs Wayne Hospital acting as department chairman for five years and he currently serves on the medical executive committee.  He is the medical director of the Victor Machuga Diabetic Center at St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital.

Dr. Carrazzone has been politically involved for his specialty serving on the board of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and currently secretary of the organization.  He has served as the chairman of the government affairs committee for the last three years. Dr. Carrazzone has prioritized throughout his career quality and compassionate primary care to his patients and has been awarded Vitals “Patient Choice Award” yearly for the last six consecutive years.

Education

Dr. Carrazzone received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering at the University of Michigan, graduated from St. George’s University College of Medicine and did his residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

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