Family Medical Care, Herbal & Anti-Aging Medicine, Acupuncture Therapy, Smoking Cessation, Weight Management, & Natural Skincare


Meet Your Staff


Dr. Diane MacDonnell

Diane MacDonnell, MD
Dr. Diane MacDonnell is an integrative practitioner in the true sense of the word.  She offers a system of healing to her patients which combines the best of conventional medicine, nutritional therapies, the use of targeted supplements, acupuncture, Chinese medicine and homeopathy.  She has particular interest and expertise in integrative cancer medicine. Dr. MacDonnell is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts where she received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence and graduated Suma cum laude.  She attended Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York City, where she received her Doctor of Medicine degree.  She completed an Internship in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Hospital in New York and a Residency in Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Dr. MacDonnell trained at the University of California/Berkeley in Medical Acupuncture and is one of only 400 Board Certified Medical Acupuncturists in the U.S.  Dr. MacDonnell is Board Certified in Integrative and Holistic Medicine.

Dr. Paul Alagna

Paul Alagna, MD

Dr. Paul Alagna is a graduate of Binghamton University.  He attended the University of California at San Francisco Medical School, where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree.  He completed an Internship at Denver General Hospital and a residency in Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Dr. Alagna trained at the University of California/Berkeley in Medical Acupuncture and is a Certified Acupuncturist.  Dr. Alagna is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and  has been an Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine at Glens Falls Hospital for the past 16 years.  Dr. Alagna has been able to achieve a unique blend of expertise in conventional medicine with a passionate commitment to complementary care.  One of many achievements he has offered to the Community was to introduce Medical Acupuncture to Glens Falls Hospital.  Dr. Alagna was successful in initiating a program to deliver acupuncture to cancer patients at Glens Falls Hospital at little or no cost. 

Jacqueline McMurry, RPA-C

Jacqueline McMurry, RPA-C
Jacqueline McMurry is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who received her Physician Assistant Degree from Albany/Hudson Valley Physician Assistant Program. She also holds certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and as a phlebotomist.  She has been a valued member of the team at North Country Holistic Care for the past eight years.  Jackie has a thriving medical practice; her services include physical examinations, women’s exams, routine medical care, sick visits, and minor surgical procedures. Jackie’s approach embraces a commitment to and expertise in bringing an integrative model to her care whenever possible.

Jacqueline McMurry, RPA-C

Robin Pechtel, New York State Licensed Massage Therapist
Robin specializes in massage for wellness, relaxation and restoration of body, mind and spirit. Her therapeutic massage incorporates myofascial release, stretching and energy work. Robin also has expertise in cupping therapy, an effective technique that alleviates chronic pain and increases circulation to tissues. She has excellent results with neck and back pain as well as TMJ. Robin believes in educating and empowering her clients with information about the cause of their pain and techniques that they may employ at home.

Robin graduated from The Center For Natural Wellness, School of Massage Therapy, Albany, N.Y.

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