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    Physician Team

    Robert Kramer, MD Robert Kramer, MD
    Chief, Cardiology
    An accomplished cardiologist, Dr. Kramer joined South Nassau in 1980 and has served as chair of the department of medicine since that time. In 1986, he was named chief of cardiology. Board-certified in cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Kramer is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Heart Association. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, he completed his post-doctoral training in cardiology at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and School of Medicine.
    Jason Freeman, MD - FACC, FSCAI, Director, Interventional Cardiology Jason Freeman, MD
    FACC, FSCAI, Director, Interventional Cardiology
    A specialist in both coronary and peripheral interventional procedures, Dr. Freeman has been active in research on stenting in acute myocardial infarction as well as peripheral arterial interventions. A graduate of New York Medical College, Dr. Freeman has served as an assistant professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. Prior to coming to South Nassau, Dr. Freeman also served as director of North Shore University Hospital's (NSUH) cardiac care unit and medical director of its cardiology ACLS training program. Dr. Freeman was also the program director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at NSUH-Manhasset. He served on the board of the American Heart Association – Long Island Region, and is a clinical council member of the American Heart Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology as well as the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
    Lawrence Kanner, MD, FACC, FHRS Lawrence Kanner, MD
    FACC, FHRS, Director, Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Services
    Dr. Kanner oversees and directs electrophysiology operations in South Nassau's state-of-the-art EP lab. He cares for patients with a variety of cardiac rhythm disorders and congestive heart failure with medications, pacemakers, defibrillators, and the latest in advanced cardiac ablation techniques. He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University and M.D. from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at SUNY Buffalo. He completed his medical residency and specialty training in Cardiovascular Disease at North Shore, Manhasset and thereafter received advanced fellowship training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at the renowned Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Massachusetts. Before joining South Nassau, Dr. Kanner served as an attending physician in the section of cardiac electrophysiology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. Dr. Kanner is active in several national and local professional societies.
    Asif M. Rehman, MD, FACC, FSCAI Asif M. Rehman, MD, FACC, FSCAI
    Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology
    Board certified in cardiovascular diseases, specializing in invasive cardiology, Dr. Rehman was fellowship trained in interventional cardiology at New England Medical Center Tufts University in Boston, MA. He completed cardiology training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and Winthrop University Hospital-SUNY, Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Rehman obtained his medical degree from Nishtar Medical College in Multan, Pakistan where he ranked in the top five percent of his class and completed his internship and residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Rehman comes to South Nassau from St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, where he practices interventional cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
    Gina Day, MD Gina Day, MD
    Clinical Cardiologist
    Dr. Day joined South Nassau in 2009. She earned a B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She obtained her MD from SUNY Upstate University Medical Center, Syracuse, and completed her internship and residency with Winthrop-University Hospital. She did her fellowship training in interventional cardiology at North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System. Prior to joining South Nassau, Dr. Day was the director of cardiology at North Shore Forest Hills Hospital and then in private practice in Baldwin, NY. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and nuclear cardiology.
    Donna P. Denier, MD, FACC Donna P. Denier, MD, FACC
    Clinical Cardiologist
    Dr. Denier joined South Nassau in 2011. She is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Denier received her B.S. degree from Long Island University-C.W. Post and obtained her medical degree from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed both her residency and cardiology fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital. Prior to joining South Nassau, Dr. Denier was in private practice in Franklin Square, NY and was also the chief of cardiology at NSLIJ Health System-Franklin Hospital. She is also a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the Nassau Academy of Medicine and is also a member of the Congestive Heart Failure Task Force at North Shore/LIJ.
    Pilar Stevens-Cohen, MD Pilar Stevens-Cohen, MD
    Clinical and Non-Invasive Cardiologist
    Dr. Stevens-Cohen is board-certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from the State University of New York at Geneseo and obtained a medical degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. Her focus has been on non-invasive imaging and inpatient cardiology management.
    Eric H. Steinberg Eric H. Steinberg, DO, FACP, FACC, FCCP
    Clinical Cardiologist
    Dr. Steinberg is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He received his B.A. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, his MS degree from Yeshiva University and obtained his osteopathic medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Steinberg completed his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and his cardiology fellowship at New York University's Manhattan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Geriatric Cardiology.

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