Our Doctors

Multispecialty Excellence,
Extraordinary Care.

When it comes to clinical excellence, Maimonides has expertise across a wide range of specialties. Maimonides board-certified physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners now offer outpatient specialty care in our new state-of-the-art location — Maimonides Doctors Multispecialty Pavilion.

Here you’ll have access to advanced expertise, next-generation technology and convenient onsite testing in a modern, patient-friendly facility. From routine diagnostics to treatment of complex conditions, our experienced providers offer personalized, compassionate care you can trust.

Our Doctors

Multispecialty Excellence, Extraordinary Care.

When it comes to clinical excellence, Maimonides has expertise across a wide range of specialties. Maimonides board-certified physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners now offer outpatient specialty care in our new state-of-the-art location — Maimonides Doctors Multispecialty Pavilion.

Here you’ll have access to advanced expertise, next-generation technology and convenient onsite testing in a modern, patient-friendly facility. From routine diagnostics to treatment of complex conditions, our experienced providers offer personalized, compassionate care you can trust.

Pediatric Services Services

Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonology

Michael Marcus, MD

Vice Chair, Pediatrics, Director Pulmonary & Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Pulmonology

Linda Chen, DO

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Pulmonology

Monita Mendiratta, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine

Joshua Needleman, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Cardiology

Prema Ramasamy, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Cardiology

Cynthia Amirtharaj, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Cardiology

Daniela Rafii, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Cardiology

Hanano Watanabe, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Dermatology

Sharon Glick, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Irina Kazachkova, MD

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Endocrinology

Tong Wooi Chng, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Endocrinology

Yelena Kogelman, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Endocrinology

Doctors by Specialty

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Graciela Wetzler, MD

Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Neha Malhotra, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Tina Rakitt, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Vivian Tang, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Genetics

Gabriel Kupchik, MD

Director, Pediatric Medical Genetics
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Genetics

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Rabia Agha, MD

Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Tsoline Kohaoghlanian, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Nephrology

Juan Kupferman, MD

Director, Pediatric Nephrology & Hypertension
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Nephrology; Hypertension

Pediatric Neurology

Gary Mcabee, DO

Director, Child Neurology & Behavior
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Neurology

Yuri Brosgol, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Neurology

Geetha Chari, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy (Psych & Neuro), Clinical Neurophysiology

Steven Pavlakis, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Rheumatology

Philip Kahn, MD

Director, Pediatric Rheumatology 
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Neurology

Risa Alperin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Specialty Programs

Ingrid Walker-Descartes, MD

SPECIALTIES: Child Advocacy-Like Model (CALM); General Pediatrics

Pediatric Surgery/Trauma

Daniel Hechtman, MD

Director, Pediatric Surgery
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Surgery

Lynn Model, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Kyle Glithero, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Surgery

OB/GYN Specialty Services

Janet Stein, MD

Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology

SPECIALTIES: Obstetrics & Gynecology; Perinatal Services — High Risk Obstetrics; Maternal Fetal Medicine

Sandra McCalla, MD

Vice Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology

SPECIALTIES: Obstetrics & Gynecology; Perinatal Services — High Risk Obstetrics; Maternal Fetal Medicine

Shoshana Haberman, MD

Director, Maternal & Fetal Medicine

SPECIALTIES: Obstetrics & Gynecology; Perinatal Services — High Risk Obstetrics; Maternal Fetal Medicine

Nelli Fisher, MD

Program Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship

SPECIALTIES: Obstetrics & Gynecology; Perinatal Services — High Risk Obstetrics; Maternal Fetal Medicine

Jackie Roberts, MD

SPECIALTIES: Medical Genetics; Obstetrics & Gynecology

Adult Medicine

Endocrinology & Metabolism

Jocelyne Karam, MD

Director, Endocrinology & Metabolism
SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Karin Chen, MD

SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Luba Rakhlin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Thinzar Lin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Christine Resta, MD

SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Elizabeth Sedlis-Singer, MD

SPECIALTIES: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Gastroenterology

Ron Porat Jankelson MD

SPECIALTIES: Gastroenterology,

Yuriy Tsirlin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Cancer Care

Immunology

Michael Marcus, MD

Vice Chair, Pediatrics

Director, Pulmonary & Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

SPECIALTIES: Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Pulmonology

Infectious Diseases

Ed Chapnick, MD

Director, Infectious Diseases

SPECIALTY: Infectious Diseases

Barbara Alvarez, MD

SPECIALTY: Infectious Diseases

Monica Ghitan, MD

Associate Chief, Infectious Diseases

SPECIALTY: Infectious Diseases

Margaret Kuhn-Basti, MD

SPECIALTY: Infectious Diseases

Yu Shia Lin, MD

SPECIALTY: Infectious Diseases

Nephrology

Sheldon Greenberg, MD

Director, Nephrology

SPECIALTY: Nephrology

Elie Fein, MD

SPECIALTY: Nephrology

KC Janga, MD

SPECIALTY: Nephrology

Primary Care

Vivian Zhu, MD

SPECIALTY: Primary Care

Pulmonology

Yitshak Kupfer, MD

Chief, Critical Care Medicine

Director, Medical ICU

SPECIALTIES: Pulmonary; Critical Care; Adult Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine

Kabu Chawla, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Care

Jenna Gibilaro, MD

Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory

SPECIALTIES: Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Care

William Pascal, MD

Associate Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care

SPECIALTIES: Lung & Thoracic Cancer Care; Pulmonary & Critical Care

Rheumatology

Carl Schiff, MD

Director, Rheumatology

SPECIALTY: Rheumatology

Yevgeniya Margulis, MD

SPECIALTY: Rheumatology

Joshua Scheers-Masters, MD

SPECIALTY: Rheumatology

Neurosciences

Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center
Qingliang (Tony) Wang, MD, PhD

Program Director, Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Stroke

Steven Levine, MD

Director, Regional Stroke Program
SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Stroke

Sanskriti Mishra, MD

Associate Program Director, Jaffe Stroke Center
SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Stroke

Weijun Jin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Stroke

Neurology

Ellen Drexler, MD

Vice-Chair, Regional Department of Neurology
SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Headache Care

Benjamin Cunningham, MD

Director, Epilepsy
SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Epilepsy

Nuri Jacoby, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Neuromuscular/EMG

Daniel Kurz, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology

Hwai Yin (Evelyn) Ooi, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders

Daphne Robakis, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders

Simona Treidler, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurology, Neuromuscular/EMG

Neurosurgery

Amit Schwartz, MD

Director, Neurosurgery

SPECIALTIES: Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Surgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor Surgery

Simone Betchen, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Surgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor Surgery

Razvan Buciuc, MD

Director, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

SPECIALTIES: Interventional Neuroradiology; Stroke Care

Daniel Zumofen, MD

Director, Vascular Neurosurgery

SPECIALTIES: Neurology; Neurosurgery; Interventional Neuroradiology

Surgical Specialty Services

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Greg Ribakove, MD

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Vice Chair, Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Minimally-Invasive Surgery

Gregory Crooke, MD

Surgical Director, TAVR Program; Co-Director, LVAD Program; Aortic Team

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Advanced Heart Failure

Israel Jacobowitz, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Hybrid AFib Ablation

Paul Saunders, MD

Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support; Associate Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Advanced Heart Failure

Gary Stephens, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Ischemic Heart Care

Benjamin Youdelman, MD

Associate Director, Electrophysiology & Pacing

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Electrophysiology

General Surgery

Harry Adler, MD

Director, General Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

SPECIALTY: General Surgery

Shahabuddin Ahmad, MD

SPECIALTY: General Surgery

Mohammad Hamshow, MD

SPECIALTIES: Hepatobiliary Surgery; Abdominal Transplant Surgery; General Surgery

Ronald Kaleya, MD

SPECIALTIES: General Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Trauma Surgery

Danny Sherwinter, MD

Director, Bariatric Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery

Aaron Winnick, MD

SPECIALTIES: General Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery

Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)

Michael Weiss, MD

Chief, Otolaryngology

SPECIALTIES: Head & Neck Cancer Care; Adult Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngology

Sara Abu-Ghanem, MD

SPECIALTIES: Adult Otolaryngology

Lee Kaplowitz, MD

SPECIALTIES: Adult Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngology

Victor Lagmay, MD

SPECIALTIES: Head & Neck Cancer Care; Adult Otolaryngology

Michal Preis, MD

SPECIALTIES: Adult Otolaryngology

Neurosurgery

Amit Schwartz, MD

Director, Neurosurgery

SPECIALTIES: Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Surgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor Surgery

Simone Betchen, MD

SPECIALTIES: Neurosurgery, Brain & Spinal Surgery, Brain & Spinal Tumor Surgery

Razvan Buciuc, MD

Director, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

SPECIALTIES: Interventional Neuroradiology; Stroke Care

Daniel Zumofen, MD

Director, Vascular Neurosurgery

SPECIALTIES: Neurology; Neurosurgery; Interventional Neuroradiology

Pediatric Surgery/Trauma

Daniel Hechtman, MD

Director, Pediatric Surgery
SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Surgery

Lynn Model, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Trauma Surgery

Kyle Glithero, MD

SPECIALTIES: Pediatric Surgery

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Brian Cohen, MD

Director, Division of Wound Care

SPECIALTIES: Breast Cancer Care; Plastic Surgery

Nima Patel, MD

SPECIALTIES: Breast Cancer Care; Plastic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Jason Shaw, MD

Director, General Thoracic Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Surgical Oncology; General Thoracic Surgery

Igor Brichkov, MD

SPECIALTIES: Surgical Oncology; General Thoracic Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Ronald Simon, MD

Director, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Adult Critical Care Medicine; General Surgery; Trauma Surgery

Krishan Patel, MD

SPECIALTIES: General Surgery; Trauma Surgery; Adult Critical Care Medicine

Mehr Qureshi, MD

SPECIALTIES: General Surgery; Trauma Surgery; Adult Critical Care Medicine

Urologic Surgery

Marc Lubin, MD

SPECIALTIES: Urologic Surgery, Urology

Vascular Surgery

Robert Rhee, MD

Chief, Vascular Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Aortic Surgery; Endovascular & Vascular Surgery; 

Mahmoud Almadani, MD

SPECIALTY: Vascular Surgery

Qinghua (Richard) Pu, MD

Director, Vascular Asian Community Outreach

SPECIALTIES: Vascular Surgery; Vein Care

Alexander Shiferson, DO

Director, Vein Center

SPECIALTIES: Vascular Surgery, Venous Disorders

Heart & Vascular

Cardiology

Jacob Shani, MD

Chair, Cardiology

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Aleksandar Adzic, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Advanced Heart Failure

Sergey Ayzenberg, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Elliot J. Borgen, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Robert A. Frankel, MD

Director, Interventional Cardiology

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Michael S. Friedman, MD

Firm Director Advanced Cardiac Care and Interventional Unit

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Yisachar J. Greenberg, MD

Director, Electrophysiology & Pacing

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Electrophysiology

Alvin Greengart, MD

Director, Noninvasive Cardiology

SPECIALTY: Cardiovascular Disease

Gerald M. Hollander, MD

Vice Chairman, Department of Cardiology

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Critical Care

Joshua Kerstein, MD

Associate Director, Clinical Cardiology

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Critical Care Medicine

Bilal Ahmad Malik, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Nadine Montemarano, MD, FACC

Assistant Director of Clinical Cardiology

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Women’s Heart Care

Norbert Moskovits, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Cardiology; Director, Heart Failure Program

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Advanced Heart Failure

Inna Nelipovich, MD, FACC

Director, Women’s Heart to Heart

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Women’s Heart Care

Rohan Patel, MD, FACC

SPECIALTY: Electrophysiology

Jamie Meng, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology

Vijay Shetty, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

SPECIALTY: Cardiovascular Disease

Shivani Verma, MD

SPECIALTY: Interventional Cardiology

Felix Yang, MD, FACC, FHRS, CCDS

Associate Director, Electrophysiology & Pacing

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Greg Ribakove, MD

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Vice Chair, Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Minimally-Invasive Surgery

Gregory Crooke, MD

Surgical Director, TAVR Program; Co-Director, LVAD Program; Aortic Team

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Advanced Heart Failure

Israel Jacobowitz, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Hybrid AFib Ablation

Paul Saunders, MD

Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support; Associate Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Advanced Heart Failure

Gary Stephens, MD

SPECIALTIES: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Ischemic Heart Care

Benjamin Youdelman, MD

Associate Director, Electrophysiology & Pacing

SPECIALTIES: Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiac Electrophysiology

Vascular Surgery

Robert Rhee, MD

Chief, Vascular Surgery

SPECIALTIES: Aortic Surgery; Endovascular & Vascular Surgery; 

Mahmoud Almadani, MD

SPECIALTY: Vascular Surgery

Qinghua (Richard) Pu, MD

Director, Vascular Asian Community Outreach

SPECIALTIES: Vascular Surgery; Vein Care

Alexander Shiferson, DO

Director, Vein Center

SPECIALTIES: Vascular Surgery, Venous Disorders