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Westchester Medical Center and Metropolitan Hospital Center Residency Program

Clinical Sites
The Chairman
The Program Director
Educational Program
Ob/Gyn Home


Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Howard Blanchette, MD
Professor and Chairman, NYMC
Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology, WMC

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Andrew Elimian, MD, Division Director
Frank Manning, MD
Geetha Rajendran, MD
Yvonne Thornton, MD
Desmond White, MD
Jennifer Wong, MD

Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (REI)
Kutluk Oktay, MD, Division Director

GYN Oncology
Sean Tedjarati, MD, Division Director
Tana Pradhan, DO
Tarah Pua, MD

Adolescent Gynecology
Mariel Focseneanu, MD
Susan Malley, MD
Monique Regard, MD
Amy Vallerie, MD

Arash Rahi, MD, Acting Division Director

OB/GYN Generalists
Michael Kessler, MD, Division Director
Karen Ballard, DO
Monica Kapoor, MD, Assistant Residency Program Director
Catherine Karimov, MD
Dhruti Mehta, MD
Joanna Pessolano, MD
Charnetta Smith, MD

Metropolitan Hospital Center, NY, NY

Sari J. Kaminsky, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman, NYMC
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology
NYMC Program Director

Andre G. Broumas, M.D.
Deputy Program Director

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Jonathan Mays, M.D., Director
Kavitha Ram, M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology
Hanna Jesionowska, M.D., Director

Michele Paolucci, M.D., Director

Elmer Agustin, M.D., Director

Donald Phillibert, M.D. Director

Ambulatory Obstetrics and Gynecology
Naomi R. Ham, M.D., Director

Family Planning Services
Rama Ponamgi, M.D., Director

Obs/Gyn Generalists
Camille Clare, M.D.
Rafael Castillo, M.D.
Gladys Hwang-Lee, M.D.
Alex Shilkrut, M.D.
Aruna Shrimanker, M.D.
Ray Whitt, M.D.

View photos of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty at Westchester Medical Center.

Page updated: October 2, 2013


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