Category Archives: Press Releases

Dr. John R. Maese

Sep 22 2015

Chief Medical Director PAGNY Dr. John R. Maese is the Chief Medical Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Staten Island […]


Dr. Paul A. Gitman

Sep 22 2015

Physician Consultant PAGNY Dr. Paul A. Gitman serves as a physician consultant at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine internship and his first year residency at Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. His second […]


Doctors’ Day Awards

Aug 3 2015

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) held its annual Doctors’ Day celebration on May 20th at Baruch College, where it recognized doctors for their outstanding work. We are pleased to acknowledge the following PAGNY doctors who were honored for their accomplishments: Lana Vardanian, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Services, NYC Health […]


Appointment of Anthony Mirdita

Aug 3 2015

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Mirdita, PAGNY’s Chief Financial Officer, as an adjunct faculty member in the Public Administration Department at Long Island University’s Hudson Campus Graduate School. Drawing upon his extensive financial experience and background in healthcare and finance, Mr. Mirdita will teach a course in Healthcare Financial Management to […]


Welcome Dr. Alexie Puran

Aug 3 2015

PAGNY’s Dr. Puran, is the Associate Director of Pediatrics at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem. He completed his undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his internship and residency in the Department of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/NYC Health […]


Awards and Recognition: Doctor of the Year

Jun 29 2015

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) held its annual Doctor’s Day celebration on May 20 at Baruch College, where it recognized 24 doctors for their outstanding work. We are pleased to acknowledge three PAGNY doctors who received  awards: Dr. Mary Marron-Corwin, Director of Pediatrics, NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Dr. Samrina Kahlon, Patient […]


PAGNY Recruits Two Prominent Chiefs of Services

Jun 29 2015

  PAGNY Dr. Jeremy Sperling has been named the Chair of Emergency Medicine at North Bronx Healthcare Network (NBHN). Dr. Sperling was most recently Associate Director of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and Assistant Director of the New York Presbyterian Emergency Medicine Residency Program, a bi-campus program of Cornell and Columbia. Dr. […]


The PAGNY Board of Directors Adds a Distinguished Physician

Jun 29 2015

Welcome Dr. John Clark Dr. Clark is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, where he has also served as the Vice President of the Medical Board since 2011. Prior to his role at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, Dr. Clark served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Obstetrics […]


Announcing New Fellowships at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

Jun 29 2015

Coney Island Hospital and The New York Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Educational Consortium (NYCOMEC) are pleased to announce that the American Osteopathic Association has approved the following five new Internal Medicine Fellowships at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island:   Announcing New Fellowships at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Cardiology Fellowship Program Director: George Juang, M.D. […]


The Stanley Levenson, MD, Burn Intensive Care Unit’s One-Year Anniversary

Jun 2 2015

June will mark the one-year anniversary of the renaming of the NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi’s Burn Intensive Care Unit for the late Dr. Stanley M. Levenson, a pioneer in the care and treatment of burns. “It is a year since the ceremony honoring Dr. Levenson’s contributions to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and the burn service, […]