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 Close To 200 CareMount Medical Physicians Named “Top Doctors”

 Castle Connolly Names 184 CareMount Medical Physicians in 35 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing

Chappaqua, New York—January 31, 2018—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 184 of its physicians in 35 specialties have been recognized by Castle Connolly in their most recent “Top Doctors” listing. Renowned for its patient-centered care close to home, CareMount Medical represents approximately 525 physicians and advanced practice professionals. CareMount Medical physicians provide superior healthcare to patients in over 40 locations in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster counties.

“At CareMount Medical, our physicians work together to provide excellent care to over 550,000 patients in the Hudson Valley Region,” said Scott D. Hayworth, M.D., President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “Having 36% of our physicians named to this prestigious listing of America’s “Top Doctors” underscores our commitment to our patients.”

Nominations for inclusion in the annual listing take into account the medical education, training, hospital appointments and disciplinary histories of physicians.

Following is the list of CareMount Medical’s “Top Doctors” from Castle Connolly:

Allergy & Immunology:

  • Paula Brown,MD FACAAI
  • Robert Goldman, MD FAAAAI
  • Lois Mendelsohn (Tuerk-Mendelsohn), MD
  • Craig Osleeb, MD FACAI
  • David Resnick,MD FAAAAI
  • John Scinto, MD FAAAAI FACAAI

Bariatric Surgery: 

  • Amanda Messina, MD FACS

Breast Disease & Surgery:

  • Lyda Rojas Carroll, MD FACS


  • Glenn Boyar, MD FACC FASE FASNC
  • Scott Gottesfeld, MD FACC
  • Richard Keating, MD FACC
  • Daniel Leonard, MD FACC
  • Mark Lieb,MD
  • Gary Nathanson, MD FACC
  • Michael Schoolman, MD FACC

Colorectal Surgery:

  • Jerald Wishner, MD FACS


  • Vincent Beltrani, MD
  • Lauren Burack, MD
  • Ross Levy, MD
  • Patricia McAleer, MD
  • Ayelet Mizrachi-Jonisch, MD
  • Benjamin Rosenberg, MD
  • Jeffrey Schachne, MD
  • Aaron Warshawsky, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism:

  • Jerry Kleinbaum, MD
  • Jeffrey Powell, MD FACE
  • Eric Rudin, MD
  • Chee Yeung Chan, MD

Family Medicine:

  • Todd Baldwin, DO
  • Francine Cormier, MD
  • Daren Garb, MD MPH
  • Karl Heymann, MD
  • Vincent Savath, MD
  • Kim Seeger, MD FAAFP

Gastroenterology & Hepatology:

  • Paul Auerbach, MD
  • Louis Aurisicchio, MD FACG
  • Marvin Chinitz, MD FACG AGAF
  • Georgia Close, MD
  • Jane Geders, MD PhD
  • Steven Helft, MD
  • Deborah Hillman, MD
  • Oren Kahn, MD
  • Sang Lee, MD
  • Roxan Saidi, MD MHS
  • Stuart Weinberger, MD FACG

General Surgery:

  • Carl Calica, MD FACS
  • Maud Lemercier, MD

Gynecologic Oncology:

  • Iris Wertheim, MD

Hand Surgery:

  • Alan Schefer, MD

Infectious Disease:

  • John Raffalli, MD FACP

Internal Medicine:

  • Kavita Aggarwal, MD FACP
  • Barbara Alpert, MD PhD FACP
  • Arbie Baccay, MD
  • Lisa Bardack, MD
  • Thomas Burnette, MD
  • Yorleny Bustamante, MD
  • Carolyn Clarick, MD
  • Bernadette Davis, MD
  • Carlo Diminico, MD
  • Robin Flam, MD DrPH
  • Michael Gerringer, MD
  • Brandi Gestri, MD
  • David Gotlieb, MD FACP
  • Jeffrey Gross, MD
  • Thomas Guzzardi, MD
  • Marilyn Jacobowitz, MD
  • Sharon Krieger, MD FACP
  • Paul Mangiafico, MD
  • Donna Morrison, MD FACP
  • Dana Murphy, MD
  • Minerva Santos, MD
  • Margaret Vaughan, MD FACP
  • Michael Wein, MD
  • Robert Wolfson, MD


  • Michael Rosen, MD


  • Shaheda Azher, MD
  • Ashlesh Dani, MD
  • Alexandra McBride, MD
  • Albert Szabo, MD FAAN
  • Eugene Tolunsky, MD


  • Omar Syed, MD FAANS

Obstetrics & Gynecology: 

  • Mridasim Aguwa, MD FACOG
  • Christine Beer, MD FACOG
  • David Berck, MD MPH
  • Rupinder Bhangoo, MD FACOG
  • Katie Burgess, MD FACOG
  • Elisa Burns, MD FACOG
  • Angelo Cumella, MD FACOG
  • Alyssa Dweck, MS MD FACOG
  • Carla Eng, MD FACOG
  • Jennifer Gannon, MD FACOG
  • Regina Giuffrida, MD FACOG
  • Christine Herde, MD FACOG
  • Laura Kaye, MD FACOG
  • Adina Keller, MD FACOG
  • Lance Murphy, MD FACOG
  • Amy Novatt, MD FACOG
  • Toni Saychek, MD FACOG
  • Maureen Terranova, MD FACOG
  • Susan Vosko, MD FACOG
  • Susan Weisel, MD FACOG

Oncology & Hematology:

  • Ariel Fischer, MD FACP
  • Julie Gold, MD
  • Jonathan Goldberg, MD
  • Jeffrey Halaas, MD PhD
  • Jason Rubin, MD FACP


  • Howard Charles, MD
  • Michael Cohen, MD FAAO
  • Lawrence Fox, MD FACS
  • Roger Husted, MD FAAO
  • Diane Jean Kraus, MD FAAO
  • Christopher Kruger, MD
  • Rupal Panghaal, MD FAAO
  • Alexandra Pappas, MD FAAO
  • Daniel Shapiro, MD FAAO
  • Gaurang Trivedi, MD MPH FAAO
  • David Witzel, MD MPH


  • Gabriel Brown, MD
  • Pierre Bruneau, MD FAAOS
  • Eric Grossman, MD FAAOS
  • Evan Karas, MD FAAOS
  • Arthur Pidoriano, MD FAAOS
  • Seth Shifrin, MD
  • Steven Small, MD FAAOS
  • David Stamer, MD FAAOS
  • Kurt Voellmicke, MD FAAOS
  • David Yasgur, MD FAAOS


  • Jeffrey Keller, MD FACS FAAP
  • Ari Namon, MD
  • John Scott, MD FAAFPRS
  • Timothy Siglock, MD FACS
  • Gregory Wisdom, MD

Pain Management:

  • Jacob Handszer, MD
  • Bella Malits, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology:

  • Jill Brodsky, MD FAAP
  • Sofia Shapiro, MD FAAP

Pediatric Gastroenterology:

  • Bhanu Sunku, MD

Pediatric Neurology: 

  • Anna Alshansky, MD


  • Elliot Barsh, MD
  • Sharon Britos-Neves, MD FAAP
  • Marc Childs, MD
  • Margaret Collins, MD FAAP
  • Suzanne Cutler, MD
  • Ingrid Dodard, MD FAAP
  • Roger Green, MD FAAP D.ABOM
  • Brett Macaluso, DO MPH FAAP
  • Wendy Manowitz, MD
  • Harry Moskowitz, MD MS FAAP
  • Ann Nunez, MD FAAP
  • William Parsons, MD FAAP
  • Barbara Payne, MD FAAP
  • Valerie Sprenz, MD FAAP
  • Traci Toll-Griffin, MD
  • Gary Wenick, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: 

  • Stacy Spivak Gross, MD


  • Matthew Kim, MD FACOG

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

  • Simon Chin, MD
  • Karoline Nowillo, MD
  • Douglas Roth, MD FACS

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine:

  • Charles Abate, MD FCCP
  • Sergio Bures, MD FCCP
  • Alex Fijman, MD FCCP
  • John Kiselak, MD
  • Scott Klares, MD FCCP
  • Asaf Savir, MD


  • Scott Berger, MD PhD
  • Marc Hertz, MD
  • Claire Hibbard, MD
  • Virna Lisi-DeMartino, MD
  • Leonard Wald, MD


  • Ronen Marmur, MD PhD FACR
  • Matthew Ornstein, MD

Thoracic Surgery: 

  • Christos Stavropoulos, MD FACS


  • Sheldon Axelrod, MD
  • David Breslin, MD FACS
  • Thomas Grimaldi, MD
  • Mark Nogueira, MD
  • Benjamin Spencer, MD

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