Department of Psychiatry & Addiction Services

FACULTY


Daniel Chen, MD

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry

Adam Chester, DO

Associate Chairman, Department of Psychiatry Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Director, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship

Sohal Shipu,MD

Assistant Director, Psychiatry Residency Director, Mental Health Clinic

Martha Edelman, MD

Associate Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry Clinical Services, Jamaica Hospital

Barbara Ponieman, MD

Associate Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry Flushing Hospital

Dinshaw Bamji, MD

Associate Chairman, Department of Psychiatry Advanced Centers for Psychotherapy

Anthony Maffia, LCSW-R, BCD

Vice President, Psychiatry, Medisys Health Network

Sandip Sheth, MD

Unit Chief, Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

Kamalendra Sen, MD

Unit Chief, Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

Sachidanand Peteru, MD

Director, Consultation Liaison Service

Meri Nisimova, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Inpatient & Geriatric Psychiatry

Arnold Abramov, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Inpatient Service

Kiyoko Ogoke, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

Obiamaka Atumonyogo, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

Vasundhara Kalasapudi, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

Teresita Ruiz, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic

Joseph Georges, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic

Rose Michael, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic

Sharmeen Sultana, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic

Saloni Wadia, MD

Assistant Director, Advanced Center for Psychotherapy

Marie Pierre-Louis, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Advanced Center for Psychotherapy

Phoebe Frankel, LCSW-R

Clinical Director, Advanced Center for Psychotherapy Preceptor, Mental Health Clinic

Pravina Nair, PsyD

Director, Clinical Psychology

Jeffrey Hutterer, PhD

Psychologists, Mental Health Clinic
Alex Buckner Psychologist, Mental Health Clinic

Michelle Anne Hololob, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, ATCS

Chief, Creative Arts Therapy

Karen Fairchild, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Community Wellness Coordinator

Philip Sparacino, MA, RDT

Creative Arts Therapist

Jennifer Weber, PsyD

Clinical Manager, Mental Health Clinic

Alberto Palomino, LCSW-R

Clinical Manager, Mental Health Clinic

Thomas Pawelzik, BS

Psychiatry Research Coordinator