Clinical Leadership

Mount Sinai Clinical Leadership

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


Alan Sim, MD
Department Chair

Emergency Services

Jay Itzkowitz, MD
Interim Department Chair

Lincoln Ferguson, MD
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Family Practice

Samuel Sandowski, MD
Department Chair; Vice President, Medical Education

Laboratory & Pathology

Susan Wu, MD
Department Chair


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
Chief of Pulmonary Medicine

Frank Coletta, MD
Chief, Critical Care; Associate Director, Sleep Center

Louis Saffran, MD
Associate Chief, Critical Care; Director, Sleep Center

Eric Hanauer, MD
Director of Neurology

Russell Cohen, MD
Chief of Dermatology

Steven Lomasky, MD
Chief of Endocrinology

Jonathan Zinberg, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology

Louis Swartz, MD
Chief of Nephrology

Stephen Kadish, MD
Director of Endoscopy

Frank Gress, MD
Director of Interventional Endoscopy

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

Ricardo Cruz, MD
Director of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

John Ioannou, MD
Director of Outpatient Dialysis

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 for Medical Student Education

Dina El Kady, MD
Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Ira Bachman, MD
Director of Gynecology

Ann Buhl, MD
Director of Gynecologic Oncology

Claudia Ravins, MD
Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Salma Rahimi, MD
Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program

Frederic Moon, DO
Director of Family Medicine Center for Ob/Gyn


Warren Rosenfeld, MD
Department Chair

Lincoln Ferguson, MD

Associate Chair of Pediatrics

Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Stanley Reddy, MD
Department Chair


Matthew Rifkin, MD
Department Chair

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


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

Eric Seitelman, MD
Program Director General Surgery

Christine Hodyl, DO
Director of Breast Services

Dean Pappas, MD
Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Rajeev Vohra, MD 
Director of Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery

Stephen Onesti, MD
Director of Neurosurgery

Richard Nauheim, MD
Director of Ophthalmology

Robert Licul, DDS
Director of Oral Surgery

Rajesh Kakani, MD
Director of Otolaryngology

Stelios Koutsoumbelis, MD

Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

Juan Goez, DPM
Director of Podiatry, Orthopedic Surgery

Martin Kessler, MD
Director of Plastic Surgery

Shahriyour Andaz, MD
Director, Thoracic Surgery and Clinical Research

Vanessa Gibson, MD
Director, Thoracic Oncology

Michael Herman, MD
Director of Urology

Daniel McCally, MD
Assistant Director of Urology

Harmandeep Singh, MD
Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Charles C. Sticco, DO
Director, Wound Care Center

Ganesh Gunasekaran, MD
Director, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Service

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Administrative Team

Administrative Team

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Clinical Leadership

Clinical Leadership

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