Meet Craig Costa
Office Locations: Springfield, Linden
Q&A with Craig Costa
- Q: Tell us about your background as a doctor.A: I attended Dickinson College for my undergraduate; New York College of Podiatric Medicine and Hoboken University Medical Center.
- Q: Why did you choose to become a doctor?A: I was always interested in helping people and treating sports injuries.
- Q: Why did you choose to practice in an open access primary care practice?A: It allows me to treat patients for both acute and chronic needs and provide continuity of care for them.
- Q: What unique skills do you possess?A: Kindness, excellent communication skills, and deep-rooted work ethics.
- Q: Describe your day to day activities, priorities and tasks. What do you like best?A: Call patients before shifts, treat patients the rest of the day. Helping my patients is the best part
- Q: What accomplishments are you most proud of?A: My children!
- Q: What are the key challenges of this field of medicine? How is it changing?A: It’s always challenging with increased paperwork and continual changes with insurance policies and laws.
- Q: If you couldn’t be a doctor, what would you be doing?A: If I couldn’t be a podiatrist, I’d be in sportscasting.
- Q: What makes working at Care Station special?A: It’s a great work environment - the support staff and teamwork makes everything run smoothly.
- Q: Why should patients choose Care Station for their primary care?A: We have great staff that provide great care to our patients.
- Q: Tell us a little something about yourself.A: I’m an avid sports fan, which translates to overall concern for patients getting better and treating patients like family.
- Q: How do you like to spend your free time?A: With my family and playing sports.