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Castle Connolly Names 210 CareMount Medical Physicians in 35 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing*

Chappaqua, New York—January 10, 2020—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 210 of its physicians in 35 specialties have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in their most recent “Top Doctors” listing*. Renowned for its patient-centered care close to home, CareMount Medical represents more than 650 physicians and advanced practice professionals. CareMount Medical physicians provide superior healthcare to patients in over 45 locations in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster counties and New York City.

“Each year, CareMount Medical is honored to have hundreds of our physicians named to this revered listing of America’s “Top Doctors,”” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “It remains our mission to deliver world-class, patient-centered care to our more than 665,000 patients located throughout the Hudson Valley and New York City.”

Nominations for inclusion in the annual listing take into account the medical education, training, hospital appointments and disciplinary histories of physicians. To earn the title of “Top Doctor,” a physician must be nominated by a peer and vetted by the physician-led research team at Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

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

Allergy & Immunology

Paula Brown, MD, FACAAI

Robert T. Goldman, MD, FAAAAI

Craig S. Osleeb, MD, FACAI

David J. Resnick, MD, FAAAAI

John D. Scinto, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI

Lois Tuerk-Mendelsohn, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Glenn Boyar, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Muhaddis Choudhury, MD, FACC

Scott A. Gottesfeld, MD, FACC

Richard Keating, MD, FACC

Daniel A. Leonard, MD, FACC

Mark E. Lieb, MD

Gary Nathanson, MD, FACC

Alan Shah, MD, FACC, FACP

Child Neurology

Anna Alshansky, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery


Jerald D. Wishner, MD, FACS


Vincent P. Beltrani, MD, FAAD

Lauren H. Burack, MD, FAAD

Salvatore J. Di Grandi, MD, FAAD

Ross S. Levy, MD, FAAD

Patricia A. McAleer, MD, FAAD

Ayelet Mizrachi-Jonisch, MD, FAAD

Benjamin N. Rosenberg, MD, FAAD

Jeffrey P. Schachne, MD, FAAD

Brent D. Wainwright, MD, FAAD

Aaron Warshawsky, MD, FAAD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Diane M. Cicatello, MD, FAAP

Diagnostic Radiology

John C. Chen, MD

Marc A. Hertz, MD

Claire A. Hibbard, MD

Virna Lisi-DeMartino, MD

Leonard A. Wald, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Chee Yeung Chan, MD

Jerry Kleinbaum, MD

Jeffrey S. Powell, MD, FACE

Melissa A. Price, MD, FACE

Meryl Reichman, MD

Eric A. Rudin, MD

Family Medicine

Todd Baldwin, DO

Yadiera M. Brown, MD

Francine Cormier, MD

Liana Das, MD, FAAFP

Christie D. Garb, MD

Daren R. Garb, MD, MPH

Karl Heymann, MD

Jean Jaeger, MD, FAAFP

Allison R. Lucchesi, MD

Vincent Savath, MD


Paul Auerbach, MD

Louis N. Aurisicchio, MD, FACG

Marvin A. Chinitz, MD, FACG, AGAF

Georgia M. Close, MD

Jane M. Geders, MD, PhD

Steven Helft, MD

Deborah Hillman, MD

Oren Kahn, MD

Sang Y. Lee, MD

Roxan F. Saidi, MD, MHS

Stuart Weinberger, MD

Hand Surgery

Alan J. Schefer, MD

Infectious Disease

John T. Raffalli, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine

Kavita Aggarwal, MD, FACP

Barbara Alpert, MD, PhD, FACP

Arbie B. Baccay, MD

Lisa R. Bardack, MD

Paul G. Basch, MD

Thomas M. Burnette, MD

Yorleny Bustamante, MD

Richard Cho, DO

Carolyn J. Clarick, MD

Michael E. Daniels, MD

Bernadette E. Davis, MD

Carlo Diminico, MD

Robin Flam, MD, DrPH

Jose R. Fontanez, MD

Jeffrey P. Friedman, MD, FACP

Michael Gerringer, MD

Brandi D. Gestri, MD

Philip P. Goodwin, MD, FACP

David Gotlieb, MD, FACP

Edward J. Greaney, MD

Robert S. Grimshaw, MD, FACP

Jeffrey D. Gross, MD

Thomas Guzzardi, MD

Allen S. Hauptman, MD

Marilyn F. Jacobowitz, MD

Jim L. Koo, MD

Sharon Krieger, MD, FACP

Paul G. Mangiafico, MD

Donna E. Morrison, MD, FACP

Dana L. Murphy, MD

Michael A. Rizzi, MD

Minerva Santos, MD

Jenny So, MD

Annette Van Der Hoeven, MD

Margaret E. Vaughan, MD, FACP

Michael S. Wein, MD

Robert A. Wolfson, MD

Erika Yamada, MD

Sophia Zeb, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

David J. Berck, MD, MPH

Matthew J. Kim, MD, FACOG

Medical Oncology

Julie M. Gold, MD

Jonathan S. Goldberg, MD

Jeffrey L. Halaas, MD, PhD

Jason Rubin, MD, FACP


Michael A. Rosen, MD


Shaheda N. Azher, MD

Ashlesh Dani, MD

Alexandra E. McBride, MD

Leslie S. Saland, MD

Albert Z. Szabo, MD, FAAN

Eugene Tolunsky, MD


Scott Berger, MD, PhD

Daniel J. Brodoff, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mridasim Aguwa, MD, FACOG

Christine Beer, MD, FACOG

Rupinder Bhangoo, MD, FACOG

Katie Burgess, MD, FACOG

Elisa E. Burns, MD, FACOG

Nicole Ceradini, MD, FACOG

Jennifer Choe, MD

Angelo Cumella, MD, FACOG

Alyssa Dweck, MS, MD, FACOG

Carla Eng, MD, FACOG

Jennifer B. Gannon, MD, FACOG

Christine Herde, MD, FACOG

Jeffrey B. Katz, MD, FACOG

Laura M. Kaye, MD, FACOG

Adina H. Keller, MD, FACOG

Lance Murphy, MD, FACOG

Amy Novatt, MD, FACOG

Toni A. Saychek, MD, FACOG

Jodi J. Sutton, MD

Maureen Terranova, MD, FACOG

Susan Vosko, MD, FACOG

Susan Weisel, MD, FACOG


Howard Charles, MD

Michael L. Cohen, MD, FAAO

Theodore H. Curtis, MD

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 E. Shapiro, MD, FAAO

Gaurang J. Trivedi, MD, MPH, FAAO

David Witzel, MD, MPH

Orthopaedic Surgery

Gabriel D. Brown, MD, FAAOS

Pierre A. Bruneau, MD, FAAOS

Evan H. Karas, MD, FAAOS

Arthur J. Pidoriano, MD, FAAOS

Steven R. Small, MD, FAAOS

Kurt V. Voellmicke, MD, FAAOS


Stephen J. Marra, MD

Timothy J. Siglock, MD, FACS

Gregory S. Wisdom, MD

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

William D. Losquadro, MD

John C. Scott, MD, FAAFPRS

Pain Medicine

Jacob Handszer, MD

Bella Malits, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Jill Brodsky, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Audrey H. Birnbaum, MD

Bhanu K. Sunku, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Jeffrey Keller, MD, FACS, FAAP


Amy Amin Patil, MD

Elliot B. Barsh, MD

Sharon Britos-Neves, MD, FAAP

Marc E. Childs, MD

Margaret A. Collins, MD, FAAP

Ingrid Dodard, MD, FAAP

Veena S. Gangasani, MD, FAAP

Alice W. Huang, MD, FAAP

Brett Macaluso, DO, MPH, FAAP

Wendy A. Manowitz, MD

Kira Olugebefola, MD

William Parsons, MD, FAAP

Barbara Payne, MD, FAAP

Allison Platt, MD, FAAP

Emily Puntillo, MD, PhD

Jack Sobrin, DO, FAAP

Valerie Sprenz, MD, FAAP

Traci Toll-Griffin, MD

Gary B. Wenick, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Amit Dholakia, DO

Craig Feuerman, MD

Stacy Spivack Gross, MD

Plastic Surgery

Simon H. Chin, MD

Karoline S. Nowillo, MD

Douglas A. Roth, MD, FACS

Pulmonary Disease

Charles J. Abate, MD, FCCP

Sergio Bures, MD, FCCP

Alex E. Fijman, MD, FCCP

Scott M. Klares, MD, FCCP

Asaf Savir, MD


Margaret M. Lenci, MD, FACR

Ronen Marmur, MD, PhD, FACR

Matthew H. Ornstein, MD

Sports Medicine

Seth P. Shifrin, MD


Maud L. Lemercier, MD

Amanda L. Messina, MD, FACS

Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD, FACS


Sheldon L. Axelrod, MD

David S. Breslin, MD, FACS

Mark A. Nogueira, MD

Benjamin A. Spencer, MD

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*This list features CareMount Medical physicians who have been designated and listed in the Castle Connolly database as of 8/31/2019.