Clinical Leadership

At South Nassau Communities Hospital, our clinical leaders and their departments work diligently to ensure your safety, comfort and satisfaction.

Anesthesiology

Jonathan E. Singer, MD
Department Chair

Neil Kirschen, MD
Director of Pain Management


Emergency Services

Joshua Kugler, MD
Department Chair

Lincoln Ferguson, MD
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Family Practice

Scott Ippolito, MD 
Department Chair

Samuel Sandowski, MD
Director of Family Practice Residency

Thomas Zimmerman, DO
Director of Osteopathic Medical Education


Laboratory & Pathology

Susan Wu, MD
Department Chair


Medicine

Aaron Glatt, MD
Department Chair; Chief, Infectious Diseases

Raul Mendoza, MD
Associate Chair of Medicine, Physician-in-Charge, Critical Care Unit

Lawrence Kanner, MD
Chief of Cardiology; Director of Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Services

Jason Freeman, MD
Director of Interventional Cardiology

Asif Rehman, MD
Associate Director of Interventional Cardiology

Jonathan Altus, MD
Co-Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Frank Coletta, MD
Co-Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Jeffrey Behar, MD
Director of Neurology

Russell Cohen, MD
Chief of Dermatology

Steven Lomasky, MD
Chief of Endocrinology

Jonathan Zinberg, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology

Stephen Kadish, MD
Physician-in-Charge of Endoscopy Unit

Louis Swartz, MD
Co-Chief of Nephrology

Lawrence Kleinman, MD
Co-Chief of Nephrology

Leonard Kessler, MD
Director of Oncology/Hematology

Richard M. Lee, MD
Associate Director of Oncology/Hematology

Eric Cruz, MD
Director of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Charles C. Sticco, DO
Medical Director, Wound Care Center


Obstetrics & Gynecology

Alan Garely, MD
Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director of Urogynecology

Edmund Tomlinson, MD
Vice Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Chief of Obstetrics

Robert Dean, MD
Coordinator of Resident & Medical Student Education

Ira Bachman, MD
Director of Gynecology

Ann Buhl, MD
Director of Gynecologic Oncology


Orthopedics

Craig Levitz, MD
Department Chair; & Director of Orthopedic Surgery

James Germano, MD
Chief of Hip Service

Bradley Gerber, MD
Chief of Joint Replacement

John Feder, MD
Director, Foot & Ankle Surgery

Juan Goez, DPM
Director of Podiatry

Michael Shapiro, MD
Chief of Spine Surgery


Pediatrics

Clara Mayoral, MD
Department Chair

Leilani Balagot Chingcuangco, MD
Chief of General Pediatrics

Lincoln Ferguson, MD
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Stanley Reddy, MD
Department Chair


Radiology

Matthew Rifkin, MD
Department Chair

Edward Mullen, MD
Director of Radiation Oncology; Co-Director of Gamma Knife®

Michael Brisman, MD
Chief of Surgical Neuro-Oncology; Co-Director, Gamma Knife


Surgery

Rajiv Datta, MD
Department Chair; Director of the Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center; Director of Surgical Oncology/Head & Neck

Kenneth Becker, MD
Director of General Surgery

Christine Hodyl, DO
Director of Breast Services

Stephen Onesti, MD
Director of Neurosurgery

Richard Nauheim, MD
Director of Ophthalmology; Director of Ophthalmology Residency

Robert Licul, DDS
Director of Oral Surgery

Louis Rosner, MD
Director of Otorhinolarygology

Martin Kessler, MD
Director of Plastic Surgery

Shahriyour Andaz, MD
Director of Thoracic Oncology

Stewart Fox, MD
Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Stanley Ring, MD
Director of Urology

Daniel McCally, MD
Assistant Director of Urology

Dean Pappas, MD
Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Samuel Soffer, MD
Director of Pediatric Surgery

Rajeev Vohra, MD 
Director of Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery

Christine Hodyl, DO
Director, Breast Services

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