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Faculty and Staff

Richard J Schanler, MD
Director, Neonatal Services
Program Director, Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine (HSOM)
Interest: neonatal nutrition, breastfeeding

Robert Koppel, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest:  screening for congenital heart disease, regional perinatal education

Alpna Aggarwal, DO
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: infection, NIRS

Lucy Pereira - Argenziano, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: quality & performance improvement, outcomes research

Mohamed Ahmed, MD, Ph.D
Associate Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal lung injury, pulmonary hypertention, gene transfer of antioxidant enzymes

Shahana Perveen, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: cellular biology of pulmonary hypertension 

Vita Boyar, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal skin team, board certified in wound care, billing & coding

Olena Predtechenska, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: education of fellows and residents, acute intensive care 

Susana Castro-Alcaraz, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest:  pharmacology

Jerrold Schlessel, MD
Associate Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal follow-up, fundraising

Ensung Cho, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest:  antimicrobial therapy, pain control

Meredith Slutzah-Bernstein, DO
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal pain management

Lina Chusid, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest:  education 

Regina Spinazzola-Kenny, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal follow-up, Chief at NSUH

Linda Genen, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest:  outcomes research

Loanne Tran, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: neonatal resuscitation, global health

Irina Gershkovich, DO
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: pulmonary hypertension

Juliette Trope, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: education 

Howard Heiman, MD
Associate Professor, HSOM
Interest:  Mechanical ventilation, transport

Alla Zaytseva, MD
Assistant Professor, HSOM
Interest: student, resident, and fellow education

 

 

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