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Academic Chairs

John Cooley (11-17-16)  

Anesthesiology 
John Cooley, M.D. (Acting Chairman)
Department of Anesthesiology
Macy Pavilion, Room 2389
Phone: (914) 493-7693      
Fax: (914) 493-7927

 

     
 Joseph Morales  

Dental Medicine 
Joseph F. Morales, D.D.S. 
Chairman and Professor of Clinical Dental Medicine
Metropolitan Hospital Center 
1901 First Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10029 
(212 ) 423-8977          Fax (212) 423-8495
email: joseph_morales@nymc.edu

     
   

Dermatology 
Bijan Safai, M.D.
Chairman and Professor
Department of Dermatology
Metropolitan Hospital Center 
1901 First Avenue Rm. 1208 
New York, NY 10029 
(212) 423-7467           Fax (212) 423-8464 
email: safai@aol.com

     
   

Emergency Medicine 
Gregory L. Almond, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Chairman and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 
Metropolitan Hospital Center 
1901 First Avenue Rm. 2A18
New York, New York 10029 
(212) 423-7175      Fax (212) 423-6383
email: Gregory.almond@nychhc.org

     
   

Family and Community Medicine 
Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D.
Interim Chair
Assistant Professor of Family & Community Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine
New York Medical College
19 Skyline Drive, 1S-D43
(914) 594-2260               Fax (914) 594-2261

     
   

Medicine
William H. Frishman, M.D.
Professor and The Barbara & William Rosenthal Chair of Medicine
Department of Medicine
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 2N-D24
(914) 594-2080              Fax (914) 594-2081
email: william_frishman@nymc.edu

     
   

Neurology
Brij Singh Ahluwalia, M.D.
Chairman and Professor of Neurology
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 1S-K09
(914) 594-2200      Fax (914) 594-2201
email: brij_singh@nymc.edu

     
Meic H. Schmidt (9-19-16)   Neurosurgery
Meic Schmidt, M.D., M.B.A., FAANS, FACS
Chairman of Neurosurgery
New York Medical College
Westchester Medical Center
Macy Pavilion, Suite 1325-1333
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 493-5098      Fax (914) 493-2424
email: meic.schmidt@wmchealth.org
     
   

Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Howard Blanchette, M.D. 
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 2N-B04 
(914) 594-2110         Fax (914)594-2111
email: howard_blanchette@nymc.edu

     
 Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A.  

Ophthalmology
Kelly A. Hutcheson, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair
New York Medical College
40 Sunshine Cottage Rd.
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 594-4000

     
   

Orthopedic Surgery
David E. Asprinio, M.D.
Chairman and Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery
New York Medical College 
Macy Pavilion Rm. S-008 
(914) 493-8743      Fax (914) 493-1230
Bradhurst Tel (914) 789-2734  
email: david_asprinio@nymc.edu
email: aspriniod@wcmc.com

     
 Augustine Moscatello (11-17-16)  

Otolaryngology
Augustine Moscatello, M.D.
Chairman and Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Faculty Practice
1055 Saw Mill River Rd. Ste. 101
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 693-7636      Fax: (914) 693-5994
e-mail: a_moscatello@nymc.edu

     
   

Pediatrics 
Leonard J. Newman, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 1N-C26
(914) 594-2100         Fax (914) 594-2101
email: lnewman21@aol.com

     
   

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stephen Ferrando, M.D.
Har Esh Professor and Chairman
Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Behavioral Health Center-N325
 (914) 493-7120     Fax (914) 493-1015
email: stephen_ferrando@nymc.edu

     
   

Radiation Medicine 
Chitti R. Moorthy, M.D.
Chairman and Professor of Clinical Radiation Medicine
Department of Radiation Medicine
New York Medical College
Macy Pavilion, Room 1297
(914) 493-1408         Fax (914) 493-8321
email: moorthyc@wcmc.com

     
   

Radiology 
Zvi Lefkovitz, M.D.
Chairman and Director of Radiology 
Professor of Clinical Radiology 
Westchester Medical Center 
Main Building, SW 266
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 493-6692      Fax (914) 493-6932
email: LefkovitzZ@wcmc.com

     
  Rehabilitation Medicine 
Eduardo Lopez, M.D.
Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 2N-B14 
(914) 594-2090         Fax (914) 594-2091
email: eduardo_lopez@nymc.edu
     
   

Surgery 
John A. Savino, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 1S-B60 
(914) 594-2050         Fax (914)594-2051
email: john_savino@nymc.edu

     
   


Muhammad Choudhury, M.D.
Professor and  Chairman
Department of Urology
New York Medical College 
19 Skyline Drive, 1S-B48 
(914) 594-2430         Fax (914) 594-2431
email: muhammad_choudhury@nymc.edu