Pediatric Residency Leadership and Faculty

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
  • Pediatric Critical Care

 

Ronald Marino, DO, MPH


Program Director, Pediatric Residency
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: SUNY, 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

Laura Nimkoff, MD

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

Undergraduate: Cornell University, New York, 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
 

Cynthia Rosenthal, DO

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

Undergraduate: Queens College - CUNY, 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
  • Pediatric Critical Care
 

Rajesh Savargaonkar, MD, MRCP(UK)

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency

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

Teaching Faculty

 
 

Howard Balbi, MD

Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease

Undergraduate: Fordham University, Fordham, NY
Medical School: Universidad Central del Este, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY; Pathology/Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Infectious Diseases/ Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diesease
 

Rao Bodapati, MD

Neonatology

Undergraduate: S.G. College, Tirupati (AP) India
Medical School: S.V. Medical College, Tirupati (AP) INDIA
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Fellowship Training/Location: Neonatology/Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
 

Keith Chu Cheong, MD

Pediatric Neurology

Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Medical School: MBBS, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, WI
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Neurology/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital) - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Neurology
 

Reethamma Daniel, MD

Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
 

Filippo DiCarmine, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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 Certifications:

  • Pediatrics Critical Care
 

Herold Doroseau, MD

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Undergraduate: College Catts Pressoir, Port-au-Price, Haiti
Medical School: Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina, Spain
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Hematology/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital) - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics
 

Sarita Duchatelier, MD

Chief, Pediatric Neurology

Undergraduate: Cornell University/Columbia University, New York, NY
Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Neurology/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
 

Pauline Fani, MD

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Undergraduate: Barnard College, New York, NY
Medical School: St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Pulmonology/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian, New York, NY; Allergy and Immunology/Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital  -Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
 

David Gold, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Undergraduate: Clark University, Worcester, Ma
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, 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 Gastroenterology/Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly known as Schneider Children’s Hospital) - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Board Certification:
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
 

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
 

Maria Guevarra, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Undergraduate: Ateneo de Naga University, Naga City, Philippines
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Endocrinology/Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola NY
 

Rolando Guevarra, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Undergraduate: CW Post College/Long Island Univesity Brookville, NY
Medical School:  Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Manila, Philippines
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Gastroenterology/Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Board Certification:
  • Pediatrics
 

 Isaac Gyasi, MD


Undergraduate:  Free University, [West] Berlin Germany
Medical School: Free University, [West] Berlin, Germany
Residency Training Speciality/ Location: Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY
Fellowship Training/ Location: North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Board Certifications:
  • Peds
  • Neonatal/Perinatal
 

Vinci Jones, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Undergraduate/Medical School: Jimper, Pondicherry University, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Jimper, Pondicherry University, India
Fellowship Training/Location: Children’s Hospital at Westmead/Sydney, Australia
Senior Fellowship Training/Location : University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Shelda Kalloo, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist

Undergraduate: Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
Graduate: Masters in Microbiology, New York Univeristy, New York, NY
Medical School:  St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/ Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC), East Meadow, NY.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics
 

Vindhya Kamath, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist

Undergraduate: BA in Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TC
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
  

Bradley Kessler, MD

Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Undergraduate: Union College, Schenectady, NY
Medical School: Downstate-SUNY, Brooklyn, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Gastroenterology/Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

 

An Lee, DO

Pediatric Hospitalist


Undergraduate:  Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
Medical School:  Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics / Cohen’s Children Medical Center New Hyde Park, NY
Board Certification:

  • Board Eligible

Roger Li, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal


Undergraduate:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School:  Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency Training Specialty/Location:  Pediatrics/Cohen Children’s Medical
Center, New Hyde Park NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine/Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park NY

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics
 

Prabhu Mehta, MD

Chief, Neonatology

Undergraduate: Banaras University, Varanasi ,India
Medical School: Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location:Pediatrics/Maimonides Medical Center,  Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Neonatology/Temple University School of Medicine/St Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification:
  • Neonatal–Perinatal Medicine
 

Michael Pugliese, MD

Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology

Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Endocrinology/North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
 

Branda Shrivastava, MD

Neonatology

Undergraduate: Sagar University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India
Internship: Gandhi Medical College; Hamidia Hospital, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Neonatology/Westchester Medical Center/Valhalla, NY

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal–Perinatal Medicine
 

Marci Silverman, MD

Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics

Undergraduate: SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Medical School: The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of The Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics/University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey and Hackensack Medical Center

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
 

Dmitriy Vaysman, MD

Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology

Undergraduate/Medical School: Minsk State Medical School, Republic of Belarus  
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Pulmonology/Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
 

Dilys Whyte, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

Medical School: SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: Pediatrics/Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Nephrology/Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
 

Martin Winick, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Undergraduate: CUNY – Brooklyn, Brooklyn NY
Medical School: SUNY Downstate at Brooklyn, Brooklyn NY
Residency Training Specialty/Location: General Surgery/Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship Training/Location: Pediatric Surgery/Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

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