Deborah Vasquez


Dr. Vasquez became Whitney Young Health’s Chief Medical Officer in October of 2020 following several months as Interim Chief Medical Officer. Prior to this, she was Director of Pediatrics and she has worked at WYH since 2013.

She received her Doctor of Medicine at Sackler School of Medicine in Israel and her Master of Public Health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed postgraduate training at Jacobi Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Vasquez also received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Health and Society at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Vasquez grew up in New York City. She is a first-generation American from the Dominican Republic, and enjoys reading with her kids, gardening, biking, and learning how to bake.

Dr. Vasquez works at Whitney Young Health’s Albany Health Center.