70 Physicians From Lenox Hill and MEETH Listed in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” Issue

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

A total of 70 physicians affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH) were listed in the 2017 edition of New York magazine's annual "New York's Best Doctors" issue. Fifty-six of those listed are from Lenox Hill Hospital and 14 are from MEETH. 

The magazine compiled the list based on peer-reviewd 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. Of those, 150 physicians are affiliated with Northwell Health. Below is a breakdown of the 70 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 nymag.com/bestdoctors/. To find a Northwell Healthy physician, click here or call 1-888-321-DOCS. To learn more about Northwell Health Physician Partners and its more than 350 locations across the metropolitan area, click here.

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


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


* Denotes member of Northwell Health Physician Partners

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About Lenox Hill Hospital
Lenox Hill Hospital, a member of Northwell Health, is a 652-bed, fully accredited, acute care hospital located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. US News & World Report has ranked the hospital among the nation’s top 50 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery and among the top 10 hospitals in the state of New York with a total of 11 “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. For more information, go to www.lenoxhillhospital.org