Meet the Faculty

Aaron E. Glatt, MD
Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Chairman, Department of Medicine and Chief, Infectious Diseases / Hospital Epidemiologist
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fellowship: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Residency: Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Raul Mendoza, MD
Raul Mendoza, MD

Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine
Fellowship: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (Cardiology)
Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Medical School: National Autonomous University of Mexico Medical School

Steven M. Weiss, MD
Steven M. Weiss, MD, FACP

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fellowship: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (Infectious Diseases)
Residency: Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Stanley Goldstein, MD
Stanley Goldstein, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI

Chief, Allergy / Immunology
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Medical School: New York Medical College

Lawrence J. Kanner, MD
Lawrence J. Kanner, MD, FACC, FHRS

Chief, Cardiology
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset
Residency: North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset
Medical School: State University of New York Buffalo Medical College

Jonathan Zinberg, MD
Jonathan Zinberg, MD

Chief, Gastroenterology
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Richard M. Lee, MD
Richard M. Lee, MD

Chief, Hematology / Oncology
Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Haiwen Ma, MD
Haiwen Ma, MD, PhD, FACP

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Chief, Hospitalist Services
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical School: Shanghai Medical University

Cheriyan Thomas, MD, MBA
Cheriyan Thomas, MD, MBA

Associate Chief, Hospitalist Services
Fellowship: Flushing Hospital Medical Center (Geriatrics)
Residency: Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College

Louis Swartz, MD
Louis Swartz, MD

Co-Chief, Nephrology
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Winthrop University Hospital
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Jonathan Altus, MD
Jonathan Altus, MD, FCCP

Co-Chief, Pulmonary / Critical Care
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Frank Coletta, MD
Frank Coletta, MD, FCCP

Co-Chief, Pulmonary / Critical Care
Fellowship: Winthrop University Hospital
Residency: Winthrop University Hospital
Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Stuart D. Kaplan, MD
Stuart D. Kaplan, MD

Chief, Rheumatology
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Eric Hanauer, MD
Eric Hanauer, MD

Chief, Neurology and Stroke Center
Fellowship: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
Residency: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
Medical School: University of Buffalo

Keith Brennan, MD
Keith Brennan, MD

Hospitalist
Residency: Roger Williams Medical Center
Medical School: American University of Antigua

Ioannis Kariolis, MD
Ioannis Kariolis, MD

Hospitalist
Fellowship: New York Hospital of Queens, Weill-Cornell (Geriatrics)
Residency: New York Hospital of Queens, Weill-Cornell
Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

 Yelena Markovskaya, MD
Yelena Markovskaya, MD

Infectious Diseases
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital
Residency: St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center
Medical School: Odessa Medical Institute

 Louis Saffran, MD
Louis Saffran, MD

Pulmonary / Critical Care
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital
Residency: North Shore University Hospital
Medical School: University of Maryland

Pilar Stevens-Cohen, MD
Pilar Stevens-Haynes, MD

Cardiology
Fellowship: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP

Chief, Interventional Gastroenterology
Fellowship: Indiana University
Fellowship: Brooklyn Hospital Center
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Daniels
Indra Daniels, MD, FASN

Nephrology, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Residency: St. Mary's Hospital
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Ayanna Lewis, MD

Gastroenterology 
Fellowship: Stony Brook University Hospital 
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital
Medical School: Dartmouth College

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Iman Andalib, MD

Associate Chief, lnterventional Gastroenterology
Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Michael Megally, MD

Associate Chief, lnterventional Gastroenterology
Fellowship: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Residency: N.Y. Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Effie Tsomos, MD

Associate Chief, Endocrinology
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Frank Gress, MD, MA, MBA, FACP
Michael R. Sood, MD, MS, FACC, FACP

Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
Fellowship: New York-Methodist Hospital
Residency: New York-Methodist Hospital
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine

From the Program Director

From the Program Director

Mount Sinai South Nassau is in the process of transformation. Founded in 1928, South Nassau...

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Application Information

Application Information

We are looking for highly-motivated, intelligent, and empathetic people with a strong commitment...

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Our Program

Our Program

Introduction to Mount Sinai South Nassau's Internal Medicine Residency Program...

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Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty of Mount Sinai South Nassau's Internal Medicine Residency...

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Training Sites

Training Sites

Established in 1928, our hospital is one of the region's largest hospitals...

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