• Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Medical school

    • Kasturba Medical College

  • Residencies

    • New York University School of Medicine

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Internships

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Fellowships

    • Denver Childrens Hospital

    • National Institute of Health

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Northern Westchester Hospital

    • Peconic Bay Medical Center

    • Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Staten Island University Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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