213 Northwell physicians named in New York magazine’s “Best Doctors”

A record total of 213 physicians affiliated with Northwell Health were listed in the 21st edition of New York magazine’s “New York’s Best Doctors” issue.  Of the 213 Northwell physician listed, 84 were from Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, and 20 from its Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco also had 31 physicians named in the “best doctors” issue.  Of the 213, 70 doctors are members of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the health system’s medical group practice.

North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset had 15 physicians on the list, while Cohen Children’s Medical Center in Queens landed 14 of its pediatricians on the list.  Northwell affiliate Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn has 21 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 1,390 physicians with 70 different specialties from the tri-state area.  Below is a breakdown of the 213 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/find-a-doctor 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:  https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/physician-partners/our-services

Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York (14)

Martin Fisher*                         Adolescent Medicine

Joseph Maytal*                       Child Neurology

Martin Bialer*                         Clinical Genetics

Ruth Milanaik*                       Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Angela Romano-Adesman*    Pediatric Cardiology

Douglas Luxenberg                 Pediatric Cardiology

Phyllis Speiser*                       Pediatric Endocrinology

James Markowitz*                  Pediatric Gastroenterology

Lorry Rubin*                          Pediatric Infectious Disease

Christine Sethna*                    Pediatric Nephrology

Lee Smith*                              Pediatric Otolaryngology

Barbara Eberhard*                  Pediatric Rheumatology

Aaron Lipskar*                       Pediatric Surgery

Jordan Gitlin                           Pediatric Urology

Huntington Hospital (1)

David Rivadeneira*                Colon and Rectal Surgery

Lenox Hill Hospital (84)

Albert Levy                             Family Medicine

Amy Lichtenfeld                    Internal Medicine       

Sandra Gelbard                       Internal Medicine

Stuart Orsher                           Internal Medicine

Shereen Russell                       Obstetrics and Gynecology

Judith Goldstein                     Pediatrics

Barry Stein                              Pediatrics

Bruce Brovender                     Pediatrics

Barbara Landreth                    Pediatrics

Neil Bernstein*                       Cardiac Electrophysiology

Ira Blaufarb                             Cardiovascular Disease

Jane Farhi                                Cardiovascular Disease

Michael Poon*                        Cardiovascular Disease

Paul Romanello*                     Cardiovascular Disease

Doris Day                                Dermatology

Michele Green                         Dermatology

Howard Sobel                         Dermatology

Elise Brett                               Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Minisha Sood                          Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Jennifer Bonheur                     Gastroenterology

Shawn Khodadadian              Gastroenterology

Albert Knapp                          Gastroenterology

Thomas Lallas                         Gynecologic Oncology

Elizabeth Poynor                     Gynecologic Oncology

Daniel Polatsch*                     Hand Surgery

Keith Raskin                           Hand Surgery

Randy Levine                         Hematology

Wendy Edwards*                   Hospice and Palliative Medicine

David Perlman                        Infectious Disease

Amy Lichtenfeld                    Internal Medicine

Varinder Singh*                      Interventional Cardiology

Maria DeVita*                        Nephrology

Mark Gardenswartz*              Nephrology

John Boockvar*                      Neurological Surgery

David Langer*                        Neurological Surgery

Steven Mandel                        Neurology

Souhel Najjar*                         Neurology

Stephen Scharf*                      Nuclear Medicine

Jennifer Wu                             Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pamela Gallin                          Ophthalmology

Sidney Mandelbaum               Ophthalmology

Fabien Bitan                            Orthopedic Surgery

Jonathan Glashow                   Orthopedic Surgery

Steven Lee                              Orthopedic Surgery

David Matusz                         Orthopedic Surgery

Stephen Nicholas                    Orthopedic Surgery

Leon Popovitz                         Orthopedic Surgery

Sean McCance                       Orthopedic Surgery

Peter Costantino*                   Otolaryngology

Ashutosh Kacker                    Otolaryngology

Dennis Kraus*                        Otolaryngology

Daniel Kuriloff*                       Otolaryngology

Richard Westreich                 Otolaryngology

Sudhir Diwan                          Pain Medicine

Kiran Patel                              Pain Medicine

Robert Gotlin                          Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Melissa Doft                           Plastic Surgery

Lloyd Hoffman                       Plastic Surgery

Adam Kolker                          Plastic Surgery

Oren Lerman*                         Plastic Surgery

Robert Morin                          Plastic Surgery

Tracy Pfeifer                           Plastic Surgery

David Rapaport                      Plastic Surgery

Charles Thorne                        Plastic Surgery

Mark Schwartz                        Plastic Surgery

John Sherman                          Plastic Surgery

Eric Hollander                         Psychiatry

Alan Manevitz                        Psychiatry

Gordon Strauss                       Psychiatry

Bushra Mina*                          Pulmonary Disease

Janet Choi                              Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Olga Belostotsky                    Rheumatology

Steven Feinsilver*                   Sleep Medicine

Elliott Hershman*                   Sports Medicine

Ron Noy                                 Sports Medicine

Neil Roth                                Sports Medicine

Stephanie Bernik*                   Surgery

Lauren Cassell                         Surgery

Richard Lazzaro*                    Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Nirav Patel*                            Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Elizabeth Kavaler                    Urogynecology

Alfio Carroccio*                      Vascular Surgery

Gary Giangola*                       Vascular Surgery

Vicken Pamoukian*                Vascular Surgery

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills (1)

Salil Gupta                              Hand Surgery

Long Island Jewish Medical Center (8)

Lance Barazani                       Dermatology

Robert Maki*                          Medical Oncology

Andrea Vambutas*                 Otolaryngology

Neil Tanna*                             Plastic Surgery

Paul Lee*                                Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Gregg Landis*                         Vascular Surgery

Harly Greenberg*                   Sleep Medicine

David Wertheim                     Allergy & Immunology

Maimonides Medical Center (21)

Barbara Paris                           Geriatric Medicine

Felix Yang                              Cardiac Electrophysiology

Norbert Moskovits                  Cardiovascular Disease

Jack Choueka                         Hand Surgery

William Solomon                     Hematology

Edward Chapnick                   Infectious Disease

Jacob Shani                            Interventional Cardiology

Steven Rudolph                      Neurology

Norman Saffra                        Ophthalmology

Michael Weiss                        Otolaryngology

David Rosenblum                   Pain Medicine

Graciela Wetzler                     Pediatric Gastroenterology

Ari Goldsmith                          Pediatric Otolaryngology

Lloyd Gayle                            Plastic Surgery

Bernadine Donahue                Radiation Oncology

Richard Grazi                          Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Carl Schiff                               Rheumatology

Donna-Marie Manasseh         Surgery

Greg Ribakove                        Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

David Silver                             Urology

Robert Rhee                            Vascular Surgery

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (20)

Barry Belgorod                       Ophthalmology

Richard Braunstein*               Ophthalmology

Nancy Coles                            Ophthalmology

Wayne Fuchs                          Ophthalmology

Boaz Lissauer                          Ophthalmology

William Schiff*                       Ophthalmology

Amilia Schrier*                       Ophthalmology

Kevin Plancher                        Orthopedic Surgery

David Edelstein                      Otolaryngology

Andrew Jacono                       Otolaryngology

Jordan Josephson                    Otolaryngology

Darius Kohan                          Otolaryngology

Yosef Krespi*                         Otolaryngology

Oleh Slupchynskyj                  Otolaryngology

Lisa Szubin                             Otolaryngology

Milton Waner*                        Otolaryngology

Marc Zimbler                          Otolaryngology

Haideh Hirmand                     Plastic Surgery

Anthony LaBruna                   Plastic Surgery

B. Aviva Preminger                Plastic Surgery

Mather Memorial Hospital (1)

Alexander Dagum                   Plastic Surgery

North Shore University Hospital (15)

Jessica Jacob*                         Obstetrics and Gynecology

John Procaccino*                    Colon and Rectal Surgery

Richard Barakat*                    Gynecologic Oncology

David Tuckman                      Hand Surgery

Peter Stein                               Hand Surgery 

Steven Allen*                         Hematology

Marcia Epstein*                      Infectious Disease

Barry Kaplan*                         Interventional Cardiology

Steven Pacia*                          Neurology

James Fagin                             Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Lyle Leipziger*                       Plastic Surgery

Alan Hartman*                       Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

James Taylor*                         Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Harvey Winkler*                     Urogynecology

Michael Angel                         Orthopedic Surgery

Northern Westchester Hospital (31)

Jeffrey Gross                           Internal Medicine

Elisa Burns                              Obstetrics and Gynecology

Elliot Barsh                             Pediatrics

Margaret Collins                     Pediatrics

Craig Osleeb                           Allergy and Immunology

Lois Tuerk-Mendelsohn          Allergy and Immunology

Scott Gottesfeld                      Cardiovascular Disease

Anna Alshansky                      Child Neurology

Jerald Wishner                        Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ross Levy                               Dermatology

Marc Hertz                              Diagnostic Radiology

Mark Bertin                             Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Chee Yeung Chan                   Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Jeffrey Powell                         Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Sang Lee                                 Gastroenterology

Alan Schefer                           Hand Surgery

John Raffalli                           Infectious Disease

David Berck                            Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Julie Gold                                Medical Oncology

Alexandra McBride                Neurology

Eugene Tolunsky                    Neurology

Scott Berger                            Neuroradiology

Michael Cohen                        Ophthalmology

Evan Karas                              Orthopedic Surgery

Bella Malits                             Pain Medicine

Simon Chin                             Plastic Surgery

Scott Klares                            Pulmonary Disease

Margaret Lenci                        Rheumatology

Seth Shifrin                             Sports Medicine

Amanda Messina                    Surgery

Mark Nogueira                        Urology

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center (1)

Richard Strongwater               Family Medicine

Staten Island University Hospital (14)

Aldo Arpaia                            Internal Medicine

Theodore Strange*                  Internal Medicine

Donna P. Seminara                 Geriatric Medicine

Mitchell Maiman*                   Gynecologic Oncology

Mark Horowitz                       Pediatric Urology

Thomas Vazzana*                   Cardiovascular Disease

Suzanne El-Sayegh                 Nephrology

Mark Raden*                          Neuroradiology

David Hiltzik*                           Otolaryngology

Kenneth Chapman                  Pain Medicine

Theodore Maniatis*                Pulmonary Disease

Michael Castellano                  Surgery

Iosif Gulkarov*                       Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Jonathan Deitch*                    Vascular Surgery

Syosset Hospital (1)

Richard Gilbert*                     Hand Surgery

Zucker Hillside Hospital (1)

Victor Fornari*                       Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

*Denotes member of Northwell Health Physician Partners

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