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186 Northwell physicians listed in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors”

A total of 186 physicians from Northwell Health were named in New York Magazine’s 2019 “Best Doctors” list. Of the Northwell doctors listed, 67 were from Lenox Hill Hospital and 16 from Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital.

Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco placed 30 physicians, while Northwell affiliate Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn placed 26 physicians and Cohen Children’s Medical Center landed 13 pediatric experts on the list.

Staten Island University Hospital North and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset had 12 and 11 physicians on the list, respectively, and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park had seven experts recognized. Two physicians from Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, one physician from Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, and one physician from Huntington Hospital were also named in “Best Doctors.”

New York Magazine generates the annual “Best Doctors” list based on peer-reviewed surveys from Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York-based research and information company. This year’s list features 1,390 physicians across the tri-state area. Below is a breakdown of Northwell’s recognized physicians according to hospital affiliation and clinical specialty. Of the 186 physicians listed, 73 are members of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the health system’s medical group practice.

Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center (13)

Martin Fisher, Adolescent Medicine*

Joseph Maytal, Child Neurology*

Martin Bialer, Clinical Genetics*

Andrew Adesman, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics*

Ruee Huang, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics*

Angela Romano-Adesman, Pediatric Cardiology*

Graeme R. Frank, Pediatric Endocrinology*

James F. Markowitz, Pediatric Gastroenterology*

Lorry Rubin, Pediatric Infectious Disease*

Christine B. Sethna, Pediatric Nephrology*

Lee Smith, Pediatric Otolaryngology*

Aaron Lipskar, Pediatric Surgery*

Jordan Gitlin, Pediatric Urology

Huntington Hospital (1)

David Rivadeneira, Colon and Rectal Surgery*

Lenox Hill Hospital (67)

Nicholas Skipitaris, Cardiac Electrophysiology*

Jane Farhi, Cardiovascular Disease

Michael Poon, Cardiovascular Disease*

Bradley Radwaner, Cardiovascular Disease

Joseph Martz, Colon and Rectal Surgery*

Michele Green, Dermatology

Caroline Messer, Endocrinology

Sandra Gilban, Family Medicine

Steven Fochios, Gastroenterology

Shawn Khodadadian, Gastroenterology

David Robbins, 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*

Dennis Miller, Infectious Disease

Sandra Gelbard, Internal Medicine

Amy Lichtenfeld, Internal Medicine

Stuart Orsher, Internal Medicine

Amory Novoselac, Medical Oncology

Marty Ellington, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine*

Maria DeVita, Nephrology*

Mark Gardenswartz, Nephrology*

David Langer, Neurological Surgery*

Steven Mandel, Neurology

Souhel Najjar, Neurology*

Stephen Scharf, Nuclear Medicine*

Shereen Russell, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jennifer Wu, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Srino Bharam, Orthopedic Surgery

Fabien Bitan, Orthopedic Surgery

Jonathan Glashow, Orthopedic Surgery

Steven Lee, Orthopedic Surgery

Leon Popovitz, Orthopedic Surgery

Giles Scuderi, Orthopedic Surgery*

Nathaniel Tindel, Orthopedic Surgery

Peter Costantino, Otolaryngology*

Dennis Kraus, Otolaryngology*

Lane Krevitt, Otolaryngology*

Daniel Kuriloff, Otolaryngology*

Richard Westreich, Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Sudhir Diwan, Pain Medicine

Karan Johar, Pain Medicine

Kiran Patel, Pain Medicine

Francine Blei, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology*

Melissa Doft, Plastic Surgery

Oren Lerman, Plastic Surgery*

Tracy Pfeifer, Plastic Surgery

Charles Thorne, Plastic Surgery

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

Lauren Cassell, Surgery

Matthew Shane Dawson, Surgery

Richard Lazzaro, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

Nirav Patel, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

S. Jacob Scheinerman, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

Alfio Carroccio, Vascular Surgery*

Gary Giangola, Vascular Surgery*

Vicken Pamoukian, Vascular Surgery*

Long Island Jewish Medical Center (7)

Robert Maki, Medical Oncology*

Andrea Vambutas, Otolaryngology*

Mark Smith, Plastic Surgery*

Neil Tanna, Plastic Surgery*

Harly Greenberg, Sleep Medicine*

David Zeltsman, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

Gregg Landis, Vascular Surgery*

Maimonides Medical Center (26)

Felix Yang, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Joshua Kerstein, Cardiovascular Disease

Norbert Moskovits, Cardiovascular Disease

Barbara Paris, Geriatric Medicine

Jennifer Breznay, Geriatric Medicine

Jack Choueka, Hand Surgery

William Solomon, Hematology

James Wernz, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Edward Chapnick, Infectious Disease

Jacob Shani, Interventional Cardiology

Kevin Becker, Medical Oncology

John Houten, Neurological Surgery

Ellen Drexler, Neurology

Steven Rudolph, Neurology

Norman Saffra, Ophthalmology

Graciela Wetzler, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Juan Kupferman, Pediatric Nephrology

Ari Goldsmith, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Joshua Needleman, Pediatric Pulmonology

Bernadine Donahue, Radiation Oncology

Richard Grazi, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Carl Schiff, Rheumatology

Patrick Borgen, Surgery

Greg Ribakove, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

David Silver, Urology

Robert Rhee, Vascular Surgery

Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (16)

Gaetano Barile, Ophthalmology*

Barry Belgorod, Ophthalmology

Richard Braunstein, Ophthalmology*

Nancy Coles, Ophthalmology

Boaz Lissauer, Ophthalmology

C. Michael Samson, Ophthalmology*

William Schiff, Ophthalmology*

Amilia Schrier, Ophthalmology*

David Edelstein, Otolaryngology

Jordan Josephson, Otolaryngology

Darius Kohan, Otolaryngology

Milton Waner, Otolaryngology

Andrew Jacono, Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Marc Zimbler, Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Keith Blechman, Plastic Surgery

B. Aviva Preminger, Plastic Surgery

North Shore University Hospital (11)

John Procaccino, Colon and Rectal Surgery*

David Tuckman, Hand Surgery

Marcia Epstein, Infectious Disease*

Loukas Boutis, Interventional Cardiology*

David Podwall, Neurology

Jessica Jacob, Obstetrics and Gynecology*

James Fagin, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Homayoun Sasson, Plastic Surgery

Lyle Leipziger, Plastic Surgery*

Alan Hartman, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

Harvey Winkler, Uro gynecology*

Northern Westchester Hospital (30)

Craig Osleeb, Allergy and Immunology

Lois Tuerk-Mendelsohn, Allergy and Immunology

Mark Lieb, Cardiovascular Disease

Anna Alshansky, Child Neurology

Jerald Wishner, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ross Levy, Dermatology

Marc Hertz, Diagnostic Radiology

Chee Yeung Chan, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Eric Rudin, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Oren Kahn, Gastroenterology

Alan Schefer, Hand Surgery

Sharon Krieger, Internal Medicine

Margaret E. Vaughan, Internal Medicine

David Berck, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Julie Gold, Medical Oncology

Leslie Saland, Neurology

Albert Szabo, Neurology

Adina Keller, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gaurang Trivedi, Ophthalmology

Kurt V. Voellmicke, Orthopedic Surgery

Bella Malits, Pain Medicine

Elliot Barsh, Pediatrics

Allison Platt, Pediatrics

Andrew Wiznia, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

David Crowe, Pediatric Cardiology

Douglas Roth, Plastic Surgery

Sergio Bures, Pulmonary Disease

Seth Shifrin, Sports Medicine

Maud Lemercier, Surgery

Mark Nogueira, Urology

Phelps Hospital (1)

Stere Carniciu, Family Medicine*

Staten Island University Hospital North (12)

April Lee, Adolescent Medicine*

Theodore Strange, Internal Medicine*

Thomas Vazzana, Cardiovascular Disease*

Donna Seminara, Geriatric Medicine

Suzanne El-Sayegh, Nephrology

Mark Raden, Neuroradiology*

David Hiltzik, Otolaryngology*

Mark Horowitz, Pediatric Urology*

Theodore Maniatis, Pulmonary Disease*

Michael Castellano, Surgery*

Iosif Gulkarov, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery*

Jonathan Deitch, Vascular Surgery*

Zucker Hillside Hospital (2)

Victor Fornari, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry*

Jeremy Koppel, Geriatric Psychiatry*

*Members of Northwell Health Physician Partners

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