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Family Medicine Leadership and Core Faculty

 

Core Faculty

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Steven Golinowski, DO

Director, Department of Graduate Medical Education
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Clinical Assistant 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
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Family Medicine / Peninsula Hospital, Far Rockaway, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Family Medicine (AOBFP)
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Helaine Larsen, DO - Family Medicine Associate Program Director


Helaine Larsen, DO

Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Clinical Assistant 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)
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Rajesh Savargaonkar, MD, MRCP(UK)

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric, NYITCOM

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 Certification:

  • Pediatrics
 

Noor Begum, DO

HRH MLK Clinic, Family Medicine Attending

 

 

Brett Spain, DO, CAQSM

Sports Medicine

Undergraduate:  Marist College, BS Biochemistry, Minor Mathematics
Medical School:  New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Westbury, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Family Medicine/ Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY
Fellowship Training/Location:  Sports Medicine North Shore/LIJ Plainview Hospital, Plainview, NY

Board Certification:

  • NYS Medicine & Surgery
  • ABOFP Board Certified
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
  • Certified Impact Consultant
 

Anthony Rizzo, DO

Family Medicine Attending

Faculty

 
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Joseph V. Adiyody, MD

Internal Medicine

Undergraduate/Medical School: St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internal Medicine/Lincoln Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, N. Y.

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
 
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Larry Altschul, MD

Chairman, Cardiology

Undergraduate: Queens College - CUNY, Flushing, NY
Medical School: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internal Medicine/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Cardiology/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Cardiovascular Disease (ABIM/ACC)
  • Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
  • Echocardiography (ASE)
 
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Ralph T. Barbato, DO

Nephrology

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internship/Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; Internal Medicine/St. Vincent’s Hospital , New York, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Nephrology/SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

 

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Anthony Cappellino, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Undergraduate: Yale University, New Haven, CT
Medical School: SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Orthopaedics/Yale University, Yale - New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Fellowship Training/Location: Sports Medicine/Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, CA

Board Certifications:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
 
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David D’Agate, DO

Cardiology

Undergraduate: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internal Medicine/Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Cardiology/Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York, Manhattan, NY; Cardiac Care Unit/Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Cardiovascular Disease (ABIM)
  • Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
  • Registered Vascular Technology
 
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Reethamma Daniel, MD

Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine  
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric, NYITCOM


Undergraduate/Medical School: Medical College, Calicut, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/St. Luke's Roosevelt, New York, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Emergency Medicine/St. Luke's Roosevelt, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
 
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Filippo DiCarmine, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric, NYITCOM

Undergraduate: The City College of New York, New York, NY
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
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 Certification:
  • Pediatric Critical Care
 
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Oleg Goloubenko, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist

Undergraduate/Medical School: Kiev Medical School, Ukraine
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics (ABP)
 

Orlando Freyer, DO

Physician - HRHCare/MLK

Undergraduate: B.S., Biology, Long Island University Brooklyn, New York / B.S., Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Westbury, New York & New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internship: St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, New York; Residency: St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY  

Board Certifications:

  • ABOFP
 
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Vindhya Kamath, DO

Pediatric Hospitalist

Undergraduate: BA in Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, California
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY; Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics (ABP & AOBP)
 
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Mark Messineo, DO

Family Medicine

Undergraduate: Utica College of Syracuse University, Syracuse, 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)
 
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Laura Nimkoff, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric, NYITCOM

Undergraduate: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, 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
  • Pediatric Critical Care
 
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Cynthia Rosenthal, DO

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric, NYITCOM

Undergraduate: CUNY Queens College, Flushing, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, 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
 
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Sushill Sagar, MD

Nephrology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, NYITCOM

Undergraduate/Medical School: H.P. Medical College (H.P.M.C) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Traditional Rotating Internship: H.P. Medical College (H.P.M.C) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internal Medicine/Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (P.G.I.M.E.R.) and Punjab University, Chandigarh, India; Internal Medicine/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Nephrology/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY; Nephrology Research/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Nephrology (ABIM)
 
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James A. Stallone, DO, PharmD


Internal Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, NYITCOM

Undergraduate/Graduate: PharmD, St. John’ s College, Flushing, NY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Internal Medicine/New York Hospital Queens, NY; Albert Einstein College of Medicine (formerly Booth Memorial Medical Center), Bronx, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine (ABIM)
 
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Mathew L. Woolley, MD

Urology

Undergraduate: University of Houston, Houston, TX
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX
Residency Training Specialty/Location: General Surgery/SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY; Urology/SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

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