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 Nearly 200 CareMount Medical Physicians Named “Top Doctors”

Castle Connolly Names 196 CareMount Medical Physicians in 36 Specialties to its “Top Doctors” Listing

Chappaqua, New York—February 14, 2019—CareMount Medical, the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, is pleased to announce that 196 of its physicians in 36 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 600 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.

“We are proud to have almost 200 of our physicians named to this respected listing of America’s “Top Doctors,” said Scott D. Hayworth, MD, FACOG, President and CEO of CareMount Medical. “CareMount Medical strives to deliver comprehensive, compassionate care to our patients with the convenience of being close to home in 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


Lois Tuerk-Mendelsohn, MD


Cardiovascular Disease


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


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 Cicatello, MD FAAP


Diagnostic Radiology

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

Francine Cormier, MD

Liana Das, MD FAAFP

Christie D. Garb, MD

Daren R. Garb, MD MPH

Karl Heymann, MD

Jean Jaeger, MD FAAFP

Vincent Savath, MD

Kim Seeger, MD FAAFP



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

Robert Mendelsohn, MD

Roxan F. Saidi, MD MHS

Stuart Weinberger, MD FACG


Geriatric Medicine

Margaret E. Vaughan, MD FACP


Gynecologic Oncology

Iris Wertheim, 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

Thomas M. Burnette, MD

Yorleny Bustamante, MD

Carolyn J. Clarick, MD

Michael E. Daniels, MD

Bernadette E. Davis, MD

Carlo Diminico, MD

Robin Flam, MD DrPH

Jose R. Fontanez, MD

Michael Gerringer, MD

Brandi D. Gestri, MD

Philip P. Goodwin, MD FACP

David Gotlieb, MD FACP

Jeffrey D. Gross, MD

Thomas Guzzardi, MD

Marilyn F. Jacobowitz, MD

Jimmy L. Koo, MD

Sharon Krieger, MD FACP

Paul G. Mangiafico, MD

Donna E. Morrison, MD FACP

Dana L. Murphy, MD

Minerva Santos, MD

Annette Van Der Hoeven, MD

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

Albert Z. Szabo, MD FAAN

Eugene Tolunsky, MD



Scott Berger, MD PhD


Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mridasim Aguwa, MD FACOG

Christine Beer, MD FACOG

Rupinder Bhangoo, MD FACOG

Katie Burgess, MD FACOG

Elisa E. Burns, MD FACOG

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

Maureen Terranova, MD FACOG

Susan Vosko, MD FACOG

Susan Weisel, MD FACOG



Howard Charles, MD

Michael L. Cohen, MD FAAO

Lawrence Fox, MD FACS

Roger Husted, MD FAAO

Diane J. 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


Orthopedic 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

David Stamer, MD FAAOS

Kurt V. Voellmicke, MD FAAOS

David J. Yasgur, MD FAAOS



John C. Scott, MD FAAFPRS

Timothy J. Siglock, MD FACS

Gregory S. Wisdom, MD


Pain Medicine

Jacob Handszer, MD

Bella Malits, MD


Pediatric Endocrinology

Jill Brodsky, MD FAAP

Sofia Shapiro, MD FAAP


Pediatric Gastroenterology

Bhanu K. Sunku, MD


Pediatric Otolaryngology

Jeffrey Keller, MD FACS FAAP



Elliot B. Barsh, MD

Sharon Britos-Neves, MD FAAP

Marc E. Childs, MD

Margaret A. Collins, MD FAAP

Suzanne L. Cutler, MD

Ingrid Dodard, MD FAAP

Veena S. Gangasani, 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

Jack Sobrin, DO FAAP

Valerie Sprenz, MD FAAP

Traci Toll-Griffin, MD

Gary B. Wenick, MD


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Amit Dholakia, DO

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



Ronen Marmur, MD PhD FACR

Matthew H. Ornstein, MD


Sports Medicine

Seth P. Shifrin, MD



Carl F. Calica, MD FACS

Maud L. Lemercier, MD

Amanda L. Messina, MD FACS

Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD FACS



Sheldon L. Axelrod, MD

David S. Breslin, MD FACS

Thomas Grimaldi, MD

Mark A. Nogueira, MD

Benjamin A. Spencer, MD

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