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


Kamalendra Sen, MD

Unit Chief, Psychiatry Inpatient Unit


Sachidanand Peteru, MD

Director, Consultation Liaison Service


Ateaya Lima, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Inpatient & Geriatric Psychiatry


Meri Nisimova, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Inpatient & Geriatric Psychiatry


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