Primary Care Providers

DR. TAHIR ANWAR

DR. TAHIR ANWAR

Dr. Anwar joined our team in Gouverneur in October of 2016 after spending three years as a resident physician at the Nassau University Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Anwar earned his degree in Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from New York College of Osteopathic medicine. Prior to this he earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) abroad. His experience ranges from pediatrics to geriatric medicine. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association, and is currently licesned by the state of New York. Dr Anwar is duly Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment(OMT). Dr. Anwar is very excited to practice in, and call Gouverneur his families' home.

ERNIE S. COUGLER, FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

ERNIE S. COUGLER, FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Ernie is a North Country native and graduate of Heuvelton Central School. He originally received his LPN credentials from Northwest Tech in 1981. Two years later Ernie took the next step and became a Registered Nurse after attending the Canton College of Technology. The next stop on his path was Stephen F. Austin University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in December of 1996. After returning to New York Ernie received his Master's Degree from Upstate Medical Center in 2013. He has held positions during his career at Memorial Hospital Center in Texas, and both Gouverneur Hospital and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center here in the North Country. He is accepting new patients 6 months of age and up, and will have extended hours until 8pm Wednesday-Friday. To schedule an appointment with Ernie please contact our Gouverneur health center at 315-535-1300.

Pediatrics

DR. DONALD SCHUESSLER, JR., MD, FAAP

DR. DONALD SCHUESSLER, JR., MD, FAAP

Dr. Shuessler earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and became Board Certified in 1985 through the American Board of Pediatrics. Appointments to see Dr. Shuessler can be made at our Gouvernuer practice located at Gouvernuer Hospital by calling 315-535-1300.

Gouverneur is our newest location, and is conveniently located at Gouverneur Hospital.

Physical/Mailing Address:
77 West Barney Street,
Gouverneur, NY 13642

Telephone: (315) 535-1300
Fax: (315) 287-1858

Click here for directions to our health center location in Gouverneur.

Monday & Tuesday - 8 am to 6 pm
Wednesday - Friday - 8 am to 8 pm

IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY OUTSIDE OF OUR NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS PLEASE CALL 911. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONCERN THAT IS NOT AN EMERGENCY, AFTER HOURS CARE WITH AN ON-CALL MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING 315-379-8100 IN CANTON, 315-535-1300 IN GOUVERNEUR, AND 518-483-2600 IN MALONE.