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

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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 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

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