RMED Preceptor Spotlight
Robert Ostrander, M.D., RMED Medical Director
Dr. Ostrander grew up in Clifton Springs and graduated from Union College in Schenectady, NY with a double major in German literature and Biology. He received his M.D. from SUNY Upstate. He completed a 3-year Family Practice Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Dr. Ostrander has lived in Rushville, NY since starting his practice, Valley View Family Practice in 1986. He is actively involved with the New York State Academy of Family Physicians, and is the 2016-2017 President of that organization. He also sits on the NY Governor’s Rural Health Council, which provides advice to the Governor and Department of Health.
Dr. Ostrander has been a preceptor in the RMED program since 1995. He resides in Rushville, NY with his wife Maribeth. They have four adult children. Their son Geoffrey Ostrander, M.D., who joined the practice in 2015, was a former RMED student and now serves as a community preceptor.