South Nassau Communities Hospital


Become a Part of Our Team

The growth in volume and services provided at South Nassau has enhanced our abilities to serve our south shore communities. As you learn more about us, we hope you come away with a picture of a healthcare system that has an unwavering commitment to provide the best care possible. We accomplish this by investing in our employees and clinical staff. At South Nassau, we give physicians the opportunity to advance their clinical and professional careers, as we believe that is vital to the continued success of our organization. We hope that the resources available on this site are just one of the many ways that we can facilitate efficient communication between the hospital and our physicians.

We value our physicians' contributions to patient care and look forward to exploring ways to improve and grow our affiliated physicians' practices to better serve our patients. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to include the latest medical procedures, treatments, and technologies to help ensure we meet the health care needs of the communities we serve, today and in the future. During the last several years, the Hospital has opened new centers and introduced the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies, including the Novalis Tx™ Radiosurgery System and the da Vinci ® Robotic Surgical System. Our rapid growth and our successes are a direct reflection of the continued dedication and support of all our partners and medical staff members. We hope that you find our facilities and services appropriate for your clinical practice.

About South Nassau Communities Hospital
It is the mission of South Nassau Communities Hospital to provide high-quality, comprehensive and easily accessible health care services to all residents of the 20 communities in our catchment area in a manner which reflects a culture of excellence, personalized culturally competent care and innovation. As the leading health care facility on the South Shore of Nassau County, South Nassau Communities Hospital provides acute and chronic, primary and specialty care to all our communities, in a patient-centered and culturally sensitive manner. Within South Nassau, you will find the latest advances in health care right in your own community, from state-of-the-art technologies to physicians trained at the nation’s finest teaching hospitals. Our 455-bed facility is the practicing home to over 800 community based physicians and staffs approximately 3,000 employees.

Medical Staff Applicants

If you are interested in applying to the medical staff of South Nassau Communities Hospital, please submit your Request to Join The Medical Staff, which is available at the link below. Please attach an updated CV, and address the letter to the attention of the Medical Staff Office. The links below provide you with a template cover letter and contact information to the Medical Staff Office, Administration and Clinical Chairs, respectively.

Click to download the Request to Join Medical Staff template letter

Click to download the Contact Chair List

Once received, your CV will be reviewed by the Medical Staff Office, Chair of your specified specialty and our CMO to determine eligibility to apply for medical staff membership and privileges. Once reviewed and approved, the SNCH Medical Staff Application will be sent by our Medical Staff Office staff directly to you.

Hospitalists Available

South Nassau employs a staff of full-time hospitalists to assist you with in-hospital care for your admitted patients so you can concentrate on seeing patients at your practice. To learn more about the hospitalist program, click here.

Processing Time:

After it is determined that the physician is eligible to apply, an application for medical staff membership/privileges will be mailed. Once the completed application is received, the standard processing time is 90 to 120 days.

Feel free to contact the Medical Staff Office to obtain additional information on the application process. All other communications regarding a physician's status on the medical staff should also be directed to Medical Staff office.

Medical Staff Affairs Department
The Medical Staff Affairs Department develops, manages, and performs governance and credentialing activities related to over 900 Physicians and Allied Health Professionals. The Medical Staff Affairs Department provides assistance and acts as a liaison between the physicians and administration.

Please contact us with questions or assistance with any of the following:

  • Initial Application Processing and Reappointment Application for Physicians and Allied Health Professionals
  • Processing Requests for new procedures and privileges
  • Assistance with privileging, proctoring and observation requirements
  • Medical Staff Calendar
  • Questions regarding Medical Staff Bylaws, General Rules and Department Rules, Regulations and Policies
  • Updates to our database of physician information
  • Annual Medical Staff dues
  • Status Changes / Requirements
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


South Nassau Communities Hospital
Medical Staff Department
One Healthy Way, NY 11572

Main Line: (516) 632-3936 Fax Line: (516) 766-3857

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