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Meet the International Patient Program Physicians Team

Montefiore Medical Center (Montefiore), the academic Medical Center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein), is internationally recognized for clinical excellence— breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.

Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years, we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.

Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years, we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.

Team Members

Ajaimy, Maria, MD

Ajaimy, Maria, MD, Nephrology (Kidney)|Internal Medicine
Medical Education Lebanese University
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Bellin, Eran Y., MD

Bellin, Eran Y., MD, Internal Medicine|Infectious Disease
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Bent, John P., MD

Bent, John P., MD, Director, Division of Pediatrics; Residency Program Director, Pediatrics|Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Title Director, Division of Pediatrics; Residency Program Director
Medical Education Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Brandt, Lawrence J., MD

Brandt, Lawrence J., MD, Gastroenterology
Medical Education SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
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Braunschweig, Ira, MD

Braunschweig, Ira, MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Hematology (Blood)|Cancer - Hematologic (Stem Cell Transplant, CART therapy)
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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Camacho, Diego R., MD

Camacho, Diego R., MD, Director,  Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic General Surgery; Site Director, Bariatric Surgery, Weiler Division, Surgery
Title Director, Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic General Surgery; Site Director, Bariatric Surgery, Weiler Division
Medical Education Francisco Marroquin University
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Camacho, Fernando J., MD

Camacho, Fernando J., MD, Attending Physician, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Montefiore; Director, Community Oncology Program, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Hematology (Blood)
Title Attending Physician, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Montefiore; Director, Community Oncology Program, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
Medical Education State University of New York
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Chuck, Roy S., MD, PhD

Chuck, Roy S., MD, PhD, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Title Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Cohen, Steven R., MD

Cohen, Steven R., MD, Chief, Dermatology, Montefiore, Dermatology
Title Chief, Dermatology, Montefiore
Medical Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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DeRose, Joseph J., MD

DeRose, Joseph J., MD, Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
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Fineberg, Susan A., MD

Fineberg, Susan A., MD, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Medical Education SUNY Health Sciences at Stony Brook
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Fisher, John D., MD

Fisher, John D., MD, Attending Physician, Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology|Cardiology (Heart)|Internal Medicine
Title Attending Physician
Medical Education Wayne State University
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Fox, Jana L., MD

Fox, Jana L., MD, Cancer - Breast|Cancer - Melanoma/Sarcoma|Radiation Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education State University of NY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
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Garcia, Mario J., MD

Garcia, Mario J., MD, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Cardiology (Heart)
Title Chief, Division of Cardiology
Medical Education Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena
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Garfein, Evan S., MD

Garfein, Evan S., MD, Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Title Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Garg, Madhur K., MD, MBA

Garg, Madhur K., MD, MBA, Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology; Co-Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program, Radiation Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Brain|Cancer - Head and Neck|Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Testicular)
Title Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology; Co-Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Medical Education King George Medical College
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Gartrell, Benjamin A., MD

Gartrell, Benjamin A., MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Testicular)
Medical Education Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
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Goldstein, Daniel, MD

Goldstein, Daniel, MD, Vice Chairman, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery; Director, Mechanical Assistance Program; Co-Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapy; Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Vice Chairman, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery; Director, Mechanical Assistance Program; Co-Director, Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapy; Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
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Greenberg, Mark A., MD

Greenberg, Mark A., MD, Section Head, Northern Region, Internal Medicine|Interventional Cardiology (Heart)|Cardiology (Heart)
Title Section Head, Northern Region
Medical Education University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Gucalp, Rasim A., MD

Gucalp, Rasim A., MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Internal Medicine|Cancer - Brain|Cancer - Lung
Medical Education Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
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Guha, Chandan, MD, PhD

Guha, Chandan, MD, PhD, Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Liver)|Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Testicular)|Radiation Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education Calcutta University
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Gupta, Sanjeev, MD

Gupta, Sanjeev, MD, Gastroenterology|Hepatology (Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas)
Medical Education University of Rajasthan, Sardar Patel Med Coll
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Ho, Sammy, MD

Ho, Sammy, MD, Gastroenterology
Medical Education State University of NY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
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Hsu, Daphne T., MD

Hsu, Daphne T., MD, Pediatrics - Cardiology (Heart)|Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Medical Education Yale University School of Medicine
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Jacobson, Mark I., MD

Jacobson, Mark I., MD, Anatomic Pathology|Dermatopathology
Medical Education University of Witwatersrand, S. Africa
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Jan, Dominique M., MD

Jan, Dominique M., MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery, General Surgery|Pediatric Transplant|Gastroenterology|Pediatrics - Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery
Medical Education Pierre et Marie Curie Universite
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Kalnicki, Shalom, MD

Kalnicki, Shalom, MD, Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Radiation Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Breast|Cancer - Neuroendocrine Tumor|Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Testicular)
Title Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Education University of Sao Paulo
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Kaskel, Frederick J., MD, PhD

Kaskel, Frederick J., MD, PhD, Vice Chair, Affiliate and Network Relations, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatrics - Nephrology (Kidney)
Title Vice Chair, Affiliate and Network Relations, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Medical Education University of Cincinnati
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Kaubisch, Andreas, MD

Kaubisch, Andreas, MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Liver)|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Pancreas)
Medical Education Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
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Kennedy, Gary J., MD

Kennedy, Gary J., MD, Geriatric Psychiatry
Medical Education University of Texas, San Antonio
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Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD

Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD, Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery|Surgery
Title Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College
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Kuo, Dennis Y., MD

Kuo, Dennis Y., MD, Gynecologic Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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Levy, Adam S., MD

Levy, Adam S., MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Services, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatrics - Hematology-Oncology (Cancer)|Pediatrics
Title Medical Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Services, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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Levy, Paul A., MD

Levy, Paul A., MD, Clinical Genetics|Clinical Biochemical Genetics
Medical Education Tulane University School of Medicine
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Lipton, Richard B., MD

Lipton, Richard B., MD, Neurology
Medical Education University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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Loehner, John, MD

Loehner, John, MD, Internal Medicine
Medical Education SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
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Louard, Rita J., MD

Louard, Rita J., MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
Medical Education Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
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Medow, Norman B., MD

Medow, Norman B., MD, Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service, Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Title Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Service
Medical Education SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
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Mehta, Keyur J., MD

Mehta, Keyur J., MD, Cancer - Gynecologic (Uterine)|Radiation Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Gynecologic (Cervical)|Cancer - Gynecologic (Ovarian)|Cancer - Melanoma/Sarcoma
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Menegus, Mark A., MD

Menegus, Mark A., MD, Interventional Cardiology (Heart)|Cardiology (Heart)|Internal Medicine
Medical Education Rutgers University Medical School
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Michler, Robert E., MD

Michler, Robert E., MD, Surgeon-in-Chief; Chairman, Surgery; Chairman,  Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery; Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Surgeon-in-Chief; Chairman, Surgery; Chairman, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery; Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Medical Education Dartmouth Medical School
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Moshe, Solomon L., MD

Moshe, Solomon L., MD, The Isabelle Rapin Division of Child Neurology, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Pediatric Neurology|Clinical Neurophysiology|Epilepsy
Title The Isabelle Rapin Division of Child Neurology, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Medical Education University of Athens Medical School
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Papalezova, Katia T., MD

Papalezova, Katia T., MD, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, Surgery|Surgical Oncology|Cancer - Melanoma/Sarcoma
Title Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Sofia Medical School, Bulgaria
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Piperdi, Bilal, MD

Piperdi, Bilal, MD, Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Hematology (Blood)|Internal Medicine
Medical Education University of Hacettepe Medical School
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Pullman, James M., MD, PhD

Pullman, James M., MD, PhD, Anatomic Pathology|Cytopathology
Medical Education University of Chicago
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Shaparin, Naum, MD

Shaparin, Naum, MD, Director, Pain Service, Pain Medicine|Anesthesiology|Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Title Director, Pain Service
Medical Education University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
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Shinnar, Shlomo, MD, PhD

Shinnar, Shlomo, MD, PhD, The Isabelle Rapin Division of Child Neurology, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Pediatric Neurology|Epilepsy
Title The Isabelle Rapin Division of Child Neurology, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Suhrland, Mark J., MD

Suhrland, Mark J., MD, Cytopathology|Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Medical Education SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
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Surks, Martin I., MD

Surks, Martin I., MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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Tepper, Oren M., MD

Tepper, Oren M., MD, Director, Craniofacial Surgery Program, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Title Director, Craniofacial Surgery Program
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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Thompson, John F., MD

Thompson, John F., MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Title Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Medical Education Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
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Verma, Amit K., MD

Verma, Amit K., MD, Director, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Program; Director, Division of Hemato-Oncology, Department of Oncology, Hematology (Blood)|Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Cancer - Hematologic (Myelodysplastic Syndrome)
Title Director, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Program; Director, Division of Hemato-Oncology, Department of Oncology
Medical Education All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
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Wolkoff, Allan W., MD

Wolkoff, Allan W., MD, Hepatology (Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas)|Gastroenterology
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Yassari, Reza, MD

Yassari, Reza, MD, Chief, Division of Spinal Neurosurgery; Director, Neurosurgery Residency, Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery|Spinal Deformity|Spinal Tumors|Spine Disease|Neurological Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Spinal Neurosurgery; Director, Neurosurgery Residency
Medical Education Medical University of Vienna
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Zingman, Barry S., MD

Zingman, Barry S., MD, Infectious Disease
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
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