Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Congratulations to our 2017 top doctors!

South Nassau Communities Hospital continues to set the bar for quality health care with impressive representation in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” annual list. A total of 40 members of our medical team, in 23 specialties, including 13 clinical department leaders, have received this prestigious recognition.

South Nassau would like to thank all of our physicians for providing award-winning care to our patients and the communities we serve.

Department Chairs:

Rajiv V. Datta, MD (Surgery) Department Chair, Surgery
Alan D. Garely, MD (Urogynecology/Female Pelvic Med & Reconstruct Surg) Department Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director of Urogynecology
Matthew D. Rifkin, MD (Diagnostic Radiology) Department Chair, Radiology

Department Chiefs and Directors:
Jonathan D. Altus, MD (Pulmonary Disease) Co-Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Shahriyour Andaz, MD (Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery) Director, Thoracic Oncology; Director of Clinical Research
Martin E. Kessler, MD (Plastic Surgery) Director, Plastic Surgery
Steven Lomasky, MD (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism) Chief, Endocrinology
Edward E. Mullen Jr, MD (Radiation Oncology) Director, Radiation Oncology; Co-Director, Gamma Knife®
Richard Nauheim, MD (Ophthalmology) Director, Ophthalmology; Director, Ophthalmology Residency
Stephen T. Onesti, MD (Neurological Surgery) Director, Neurosurgery
Louis M. Rosner, MD (Otolaryngology) Director, Otorhinolarygology
Dean P. Pappas, MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery) Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery

Tommaso Addona, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Alan I. Blum, MD (Pulmonary Disease)
Timothy T. Chen, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
Daniel Henry Cohen, MD (Rheumatology)
Jovita M. Crasta, MD (Psychiatry)
Thomas A. Davenport, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Joseph Donath, MD (Pulmonary Disease)
David K. Funt, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Michael Goodman, MD (Internal Medicine)
William E. Groeger, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Steven M. Harris, MD (Urology)
Joan Haselkorn, MD (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Alexander Hatsis, MD (Ophthalmology)
Benjamin J. Leeman, MD (Pulmonary Disease)
Craig L. Levitz, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Lewis A. Levy, MD (Neurology)
Steve A. Mermelstein, MD (Pulmonary Disease)
Seth L. Miller, MD (Gastroenterology)
Gregory Nishimura, MD (Surgery)
George A. Petrossian, MD (Interventional Cardiology)
Eric M. Price, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Rita B. Schulster, MD (Pulmonary Disease)
Genevieve B. Sicuranza, MD (Maternal & Fetal Medicine)
Mark K. Silverman, MD (Dermatology)
Neil Soskel, DO (Family Medicine)
Jonathan B. Ticker, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Sydney S. Yoon, MD (Diagnostic Radiology)
Jerome B. Zisfein, MD (Interventional Cardiology)