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Administrative Leadership

Catherine G. Caronia, MD

Chairman, Department of Medical Education
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Critical Care
Associate Dean, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital)  - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Critical Care/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital) - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications:
Pediatrics (ABP)
Pediatric Critical Care

Former and first female President of the Medial Board, Chairman of Good Samaritan’s Graduate Medical Education Department, Chairman of Pediatrics, Associate Dean, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Director of Pediatric Critical Care Services, Catherine G. Caronia, MD, FAAP, FCCP, joined Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in 1997.

Dr. Caronia is responsible for the development of Good Samaritan’s highly advanced pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The PICU at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is the only dedicated ICU for children on Suffolk’s south shore.  In addition she has managed to coordinate the development of Pediatric Specialty services at Good Samaritan Hospital to encompass a wide degree of services. These specialty care services are available to care for the pediatric patient requiring in-patient care as well as out-patient care which is provided at the Center for Pediatric Specialty Care; with over 31000 patient visits in 2011.

 Steven Golinowski, DO

Director, Department of Medical Education
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: New York University, New York, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Traditional Rotating Internship: Peninsula Hospital, Far Rockaway, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: FamilyMedicine/Peninsula Hospital, Far Rockaway NY

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine (AOBFP)

Dr. Golinowski has been an attending physician at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, New York since 1994.  He has served as Program Director of the Family Medicine Program at Good Samaritan Medical Center since its inception in June of 1995.

Since May 2003, Dr. Golinowski has also served as Osteopathic Director of Medical Education at Good Samaritan Hospital.  His responsibilities at Good Samaritan also include the position of Medical Director at Martin Luther King Jr., Health Center, the outpatient facility utilized in the training of the Family Medicine, 
Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatric residents.

Dr. Golinowski also serves in the role of Assistant Clinical Professor at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He serves in the capacity of instructor for the Physical Diagnosis segment of the core curriculum.  Dr. Golinowski’s commitment to medical education has spanned over two decades during which he has received numerous achievements for teaching excellence.  Finally, Dr. Golinowski is boarded in Family Medicine and is president of South Shore Family Practice, his private practice in Massapequa Park, New York.

 Helaine Larsen, DO

Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Family Medicine/Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY

Board Certifications: 
Family Medicine (AOBFP)

Dr. Larsen has been an attending physician and core faculty member for the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center since 2007.  During this time she has served as the coordinator for third and fourth year medical students rotating through Family Medicine at the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center in Wyandanch, NY.  Currently, Dr. Larsen also serves as the student coordinator for Internal Medicine at the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.  Dr. Larsen maintains an outpatient private practice including home visitations and inpatient consultation.  She also provides onsite medical consulting for several Long Island school districts.

 David Levy, DO

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Undergraduate: SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Traditional Rotating Internship: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Emergency Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications:
Emergency Medicine (ABEM & AOBEM)

Dr. Levy currently is an attending physician and the Residency Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Dr Levy serves on a national level as a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, Chairman of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians Resident In-Service Examination Committee, and a New York State Delegate to the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates. He is also dual boarded by both the American Board of Emergency Medicine and The American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.

 Ronald Marino, DO, MPH

Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics Winthrop University Hospital
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Undergraduate:  State University of New York, College at Brockport, Brockport, NY
Medical School:  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Graduate: MPH, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Doctor's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 
Fellowship Training/Location: Behavioral Pediatrics/University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics (AOBP)

Dr. Marino is the Associate Chairman and Director of Pediatrics at Winthrop-University Hospital. He is also the founding Program Director of the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program and is a professor of Clinical Pediatrics at both the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

He currently serves as Chairman of the District CATCH Facilitator Committee and formerly on the Executive Board of the AAP COCP. Dr. Marino is very involved with the Osteopathic profession, serving on the Editorial Advisory Board of the JAOA and as a consultant to the NBOME. He has formerly chaired the AOBP and has won the Osteopathic Pediatrician of the Year Award and the Most Respected Mentor Award from the AOA.

Dr. Marino is also very active in the area of community based primary care pediatrics.  In addition to inpatient and outpatient clinical practice, he is chief school physician for three Nassau County school districts and a juvenile detention center.  Dr. Marino writes and lectures about pediatric topics both locally and nationally.

 Cynthia Rosenthal, DO

Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Queens College - CUNY, Flushing, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Rotating Internship: Massapequa Hospital, Massapequa, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital)  - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Critical Care/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital) - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics (ABP & AOBP)
Pediatric Critical Care

Dr. Rosenthal has been serving as an Associate Program Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center since 1999. She also currently serves as the Director of the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Medically Fragile Children’s Program. Dr. Rosenthal is a Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at both the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York. She is very involved with Medical Education and has been a preceptor for rotating Medical Students and Residents in the Department of Pediatrics for the past ten years. 

Dr. Rosenthal is part of the Pediatric Sedation Team and an attending physician practicing pediatric critical care medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. She also sits on the Good Samaritan Hospital Trauma Committee, the Pain Management Committee, Medical Education Committee and the Medical Education Academic Development Committee.

 Anthony Sampino, DO

Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: New York University, New York, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Traditional Rotating Internship: St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Obstetrics and Gynecology/New York Medical College - St. Vincent’s Medical Center of Richmond, Staten Island, NY

Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOBOG & ABOG)

Dr. Sampino has served as Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center from July 2003 until present. He also served as the Director of Medical Education from July 1998 to April 2003. His commitment to medical education has spanned over a decade. During this time he has received multiple awards for teaching excellence.

Dr. Sampino also has served as an advisor to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Club since 2001. He is an attending physician in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and maintains a private practice. He also is one of a growing number of surgeons in the world that have received state-of-the-art robotic training and certification on the minimally-invasive da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System.  

 Rajesh Savargaonkar, MD, MRCP(UK)

Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate/Medical School: MBBS Bombay University, Bombay, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Bombay University, Bombay, India; Pediatrics/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital)  - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics (ABP)

Dr. Rajesh Savargaonkar completed his postgraduate training in Pediatrics at Bombay University, as well as in United Kingdom where he achieved the prestigious Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), England. Dr. Savargaonkar has been serving as an Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center since 1999. He is an active member of the core faculty and Supervisor of Ambulatory Rotations. He has a keen interest in teaching and conducts on-going Board Reviews for the residents, and has won Teaching Attending of the Year awards.

 John J. Vullo, DO

Associate Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: New York University, New York, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Traditional Rotating Internship: Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Obstetrics and Gynecology/New York Medical College - St. Vincent’s Medical Center of Richmond, Staten Island, NY

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOBOG & ABOG)

Dr. Vullo is the Associate Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center since 2001 and had served in the capacity of Program Director from 1997-2001.  Dr. Vullo is the Long Island Section Chairman for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and sits on the New York State Advisory counsel for said College. He is also a member of the New York State Patient Safety Committee and a Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr Vullo sits on both the Performance Improvement and the Medical Education Committees at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. He is currently an attending physician in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and maintains a private practice.