Meet Our Leadership

MEMBERS AT LARGE TO MEDICAL BOARD

SONIA GEORGE, MD

Speciality
Osteopathic Medicine

GERALD SCHIFF, MD

Speciality
Anesthesiology

MICHAEL ZIEGELBAUM, MD, FACS

Speciality
Urology

MEMBERS AT LARGE TO THE ADVISORY BOARD

FREDERICK-DAVIS, MPH, DO

Speciality
Emergency Medicine

ARTHUR FOUGNER, MD

Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology

KALPESH AMIN, MD

Speciality
Cardiology

ALAN BUTLER, MD

Speciality
Anesthesiologist Internal Medicine

HOWARD LINDER, MD

Speciality
Psychiatry

DEEPA MALIECKAL, MD

Speciality
Nephrology

JASOR OLAECHEA, MD

Speciality Internal Medicine

NEHA A. PATEL, MD

Speciality
Pediatric Otolaryngologist

DANIEL WILLIAM ROSS, MD

Speciality
Internal Medicine, Nephrology

ALEX KENT WILLIAMSON, MD

Speciality
Anatomic / Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology, Pathology – Forensic

MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

DAVID ZELTSMAN MD, FACS
CHAIR, BYLAWS COMMITTEE LIJMC

Speciality
Thoracic Surgery

The Bylaws Committee shall receive, review, evaluate and offer recommendations to the hospital Bylaws. Recommendations shall be submitted to the Medical Board prior to being proposed to the medical staff. The Bylaws Committee shall receive, review, evaluate and offer recommendations to the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff, which shall be submitted to medical board for approval.

CARMEN RODRIGUEZ, MD, FACOG
CHAIR, WOMEN IN MEDICINE COMMITTEE

Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Women in Medicine Committee is dedicated to foster relationships among female physicians and give guidance and support to its members. A mentoring program has been established to create bonds that will ultimately provide career related support for success and psychosocial support and counseling critical for personal growth. Meetings are held quarterly and include mentoring sessions as well as presentations by guest speakers.

MICHAEL ZIEGELBAUM, MD, FACS
CHAIR, CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE

Speciality
Urology

The Credentials Committee shall review completed applications for all applicants for membership on the medical staff. The Committee shall also make recommendations to the Medical Board on each applicant regarding initial appointment, reappointment and delineation of clinical privileges.

GERALD SCHIFF, MD
CHAIR, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COMMITTEE

Speciality
Anesthesiology

The Education and Research Committee reviews requests for funding in many areas including Grand Rounds, named Lectureships and Visiting Professorships, Seminars, Research projects, Scholarships for Zucker School of Medicine Students, Scholarships for Medical Staff Society members, Staff Awards and Memorials. Requests are made by form submission and require satisfaction of individual and/or departmental dues before final review by the Executive Committee.

Angelo Davide Reppucci, MD
ANGELO DAVIDE REPPUCCI, MD
CHAIR, GOOD AND WELFARE COMMITTEE

Speciality
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

To investigate and assist with the resolution of issues so as to enhance staff members’ ability to better care for their patients.
To identify and acknowledge events in the lives of staff members.
To acknowledge significant professional and personal achievements by our members.

GRAIG A. SCHAUM. ESQ.
PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE

Craig Schaum and Martin Schaum have long represented the interests of individual and Physician Groups and are recognized as physician advocates. Their expertise extends to counseling individual doctors, start-ups and existing practices in all aspects of practicing medicine in the State of New York. Their services include guidance through the merging of a medical practice, and assisting with the navigation through an OPMC proceeding.