149 Northwell Physicians Listed in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” Issue

New York mag's "Best Doctors 2017" issue.

A total of 150 physicians affiliated with Northwell Health were listed in the 20th edition of New York magazine’s “New York’s Best Doctors” issue. Of the 150 Northwell physicians listed, 56 were from Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and another 14 from its Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital. Of the 150, 73 (or 49 percent) are members of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the health system’s medical group practice.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center in Queens landed 17 of its pediatricians on the list, while Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset placed 16 and 11 physicians, respectively. Northwell affiliate Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn had 17 physicians named to the “best doctors” issue.

The magazine compiled the list based on peer-reviewed surveys organized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York-based research and information company. This year’s “Best Doctors” edition listed a total of 1,341 physicians with 67 different specialties from the tri-state area. Below is a breakdown of the 150 Northwell physicians based on hospital affiliation and clinical specialty.

To see a full list of physicians listed in New York magazine’s “Best Doctors” edition, go to: http://nymag.com/bestdoctors/. To find a Northwell Health physician, go to https://www.northwell.edu/find-care or call 1-888-321-DOCS. To learn more about Northwell Health Physician Partners and its more than 350 locations across the metropolitan area, go to: www.Northwell.edu/physicianpartners

Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York (17)
Eric C. Weiselberg* Adolescent medicine
Joseph Maytal*            Child Neurology
Andrew R. Adesman*      Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Rubin S. Cooper*         Pediatric Cardiology
Angela Romano-Adesman*   Pediatric Cardiology
Phyllis W. Speiser*   Pediatric Endocrinology
James F. Markowitz*      Pediatric Gastroenterology
Lorry G. Rubin*       Pediatric Infectious Disease
Christine B. Sethna*  Pediatrics Nephrology
Lee P. Smith*      Pediatric Otolaryngology
Barbra A. Eberhard*    Pediatrics Rheumatology
Andrew R. Hong*         Pediatric Surgery
Stephen E. Dolgin*      Pediatric Surgery
Jordan S. Gitlin      Pediatric Urology
Carmel A. Foley* Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Martin G. Bialer*  Clinical Genetics
David B. Meyer* Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


Huntington Hospital (2)
Reza Ghavamian*     Urology
David E. Rivadeneira* Colon & Rectal


Lenox Hill Hospital (56)
Sandra N. Gelbard   Internal Medicine
Gary M. Horbar  Internal Medicine
Bruce H. Yaffe   Internal Medicine
Stuart I. Orsher Internal Medicine
Elizabeth A. Poynor    Gynecologic Oncology
Thomas A. Lallas   Gynecologic Oncology
Herbert A. Hochman   Dermatology
Michele S. Green     Dermatology
Macrene R. Alexiades     Dermatology
Tracey M. Pfeifer      Plastic Surgery
Scot Bradley Glasberg       Plastic Surgery
Oren Z. Lerman*       Plastic Surgery
Gordon J. Strauss   Psychiatry
Amy Lichtenfeld  Allergy & Immunology
Paul P. Romanello*    Cardiovascular Disease
Michael Poon*  Cardiovascular Disease
Bradley A. Radwaner     Cardiovascular Disease
Shawn Khodadadian  Gastroenterology
David H. Robbins*   Gastroenterology
Daniel B. Polatsch*   Hand Surgery
Steven Beldner*    Hand Surgery
Randy L. Levine*  Hematology
Wendy Edwards*  Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Carl D. Reimers Interventional Cardiology
Varinder P. Singh*  Interventional Cardiology
Maria V. DeVita*  Nephrology
John A. Boockvar*   Neurological Surgery
David J. Langer* Neurological Surgery
Souhel Najjar*  Neurology
Steven Mandel      Neurology
Stephen Scharf*   Nuclear Medicine
Jennifer L. Wu     Obstetrics Gynecology
Shereen H. Russell   Obstetrics Gynecology
Srino Bharam  Orthopedic Surgery
Fabien Bitan    Orthopedic Surgery
Steven Lee    Orthopedic Surgery
Stephen Nicholas  Orthopedic Surgery
Leon Popovitz   Orthopedic Surgery
Peter D. Costantino*     Otolaryngology
Dilip D. Madnani    Otolaryngology
Daniel B. Kuriloff* Otolaryngology
Sanjay Bakshi Pain Medicine
Sudhir A. Diwan Pain Medicine
Bushra A. Mina* Pulmonary disease
Olga Belostotsky Rheumatology
Steven H. Feinsilver* Sleep medicine
Elliott B. Hershman*   Orthopaedic Surgery
Aruna M. Seneviratne Sports Medicine
Stephanie Bernik   Surgery
Lauren Cassell Surgery
Richard Lazzaro* Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Nirav Patel*   Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
David B. Samadi*    Urology
Noel A. Armenakas Urology
Alfio Carroccio*     Vascular Surgery
Gary Giangola*   Vascular Surgery


Long Island Jewish Medical Center (7)
Mark L. Smith*  Plastic Surgery
Andrea Vambutas*  Otolaryngology
Harly Greenberg*   Sleep medicine 
Paul C. Lee*  Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Vadim David Zeltsman*  Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Gregg S. Landis* Vascular Surgery
Carol Agin    Anesthesiology


Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital (14)
Nancy H. Coles    Ophthalmology
Barry M. Belgorod   Ophthalmology
Richard E. Braunstein*   Ophthalmology
William M. Schiff*       Ophthalmology
Amilia Schrier*  Ophthalmology
Richard Spaide  Ophthalmology
Kevin D. Plancher   Orthopedic Surgery
David R. Edelstein*   Otolaryngology
Jordan S. Josephson       Otolaryngology
Philip J. Miller  Otolaryngology
Darius Kohan*    Otolaryngology
Lisa Szubin        Otolaryngology
Milton Waner*  Otolaryngology
Yosef P. Krespi* Otolaryngology


Northern Westchester Hospital (16)
Douglas A. Roth         Plastic Surgery
Elliot B. Barsh     Pediatrics
Margaret A. Collins Pediatrics
Craig S. Osleeb Allergy & Immunology
Lois Tuerk-Mendelsohn   Allergy & Immunology
Mark E. Lieb     Cardiovascular Disease
Chee- Yueng Chan Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
Oren Kahn       Gastroenterology
Alan J. Schefer    Hand Surgery
Deborah L. Benzil   Neurological Surgery
Albert E. Szabo Neurology
Alexandra E. McBride  Neurology
Adina Holand Keller  Neurology
Sergio Bures  Pulmonary Disease
Margaret M. Lenci Rheumatology
Seth P. Shifrin  Sports Medicine


North Shore University Hospital (11)
Lyle S. Leipziger*   Plastic Surgery
Homayoun N. Sasson Plastic Surgery
James C. Faigan   Pediatric Allergy Immunology
John A. Procaccino* Colon & Rectal Surgery
Steven L. Allen*   Hematology
Rajiv Jauhar*      Interventional Cardiology
L. Michael Graver*     Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Alan R. Hartman*  Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
James R. Taylor*  Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Harvey A. Winkler* Urogynecology
Lee Richstone*  Urology


Phelps Memorial Hospital Center (1)
Richard F. Strongwater      Family Medicine 


Staten Island University Hospital (10)         
Aldo A. Arpaia   Internal Medicine
Theodore Strange*    Internal Medicine
Carolyn Raia*   Diagnostic Radiology
Mitchell Maiman*  Gynecologic Oncology
Mark J. Raden*    Neuroradiology
David H. Hiltzik*  Otolaryngology
Theodore Maniatis  Pulmonary Disease
Jonathan Deitch*    Vascular Surgery
James C. Lafferty   Cardiovascular Disease
Michael R. Castellano* Surgery


Syosset Hospital (1)
Richard S. Gilbert*     Hand Surgery


Zucker Hillside Hospital (1)
Victor M. Fornari*       Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Maimonides Medical Center (14) (Affiliate)
Barbara E. Paris Geriatric Medicine
Bernadine R. Donahue Radiation Oncology
Keith John Breglio     Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yisachar Greenberg   Cardiac Electrophysiology
Jay Gross      Cardiac Electrophysiology
Jack Choueka  Hand Surgery
Elliot J. Borgen       Interventional Cardiology
Steven H. Rudolph     Neurology
Norman Saffra    Otolaryngology
Michael H. Weiss    Otolaryngology
David Ian Rosenblum  Pain Medicine
Daniel E. Stein Reproductive Endocrinology
Yizhak Kupfer    Sleep Medicine
David A. Silver  Urology

* Denotes member of Northwell Health Physician Partners

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