"Internal medicine encompasses the entire spectrum of disease. I loved learning about everything, so it was the best fit for me."
- Stephen J. Peterson, M.D.

Meet Stephen J. Peterson, M.D. , Chair of Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital.

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NYM Governance

Board of Trustees

  • John E. Carrington, D.Min, Chairman
  • James W. Perkins, Esq., Vice Chairman
  • Robert H. Rodgers, Jr., Treasurer
  • Matthew J. Vetri, Secretary
  • Barbara A. Capozzi, Assistant Treasurer
  • Linda Malinskas, Assistant Secretary
  • Kathleen M. Burke, Esq.
  • Laura L. Forese, M.D.
  • Fredric J.  Hugue
  • Leslie S. Jacobson, Ph.D.
  • Phyllis R. Lantos
  • Lawrence H. McGaughey, Esq.
  • Hon. J. Kevin McKay
  • Bishop Jane Allen Middleton
  • Charles O'Neil, Esq.
  • Anthony Saleh, M.D.
  • Anthony D. Schlesinger
  • Rev. Robert O. Simpson
  • Karen Westervelt
  • Gary Zuar

Ex-Officio

  • Mark J. Mundy, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Prasad Gudavalli, M.D., President of the Medical Board
  • Helen M. Sayegh, President of the Auxiliary

Administrative Staff

  • Mark J. Mundy, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Lauren Yedvab, Senior Vice President
  • Michael Fagan, Senior Vice President for Finance
  • Rebecca Flood, R.N., Senior Vice President for Nursing
  • Steven Silber, D.O., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
  • Colleen McManus, Vice President
  • Dennis Buchanan, Vice President for Human Resources
  • Lyn S. Hill, Vice President for Communication and External Affairs
  • Richard Ortiz, Vice President for Revenue Cycle
  • Jennifer Donovan, Assistant Vice President
  • Carol Vargas, Assistant Vice President

Medical Board

  • Prasad Gudavalli, M.D., President
  • Hiram Cortes, M.D., Vice President
  • Soheila Jafari-Kermanshahi, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer

Executive Committee

  •  Joseph Schianodicola, M.D., Chair of Executive Committee, Chair of Anesthesiology
  • Hani Ashamalla, M.D., Chair of Radiation Oncology
  • Emil Baccash, M.D.
  • Joseph Bove, M.D., Chair of Emergency Medicine
  • Hiram Cortes, M.D.
  • Francis DeVito, M.D.
  • Alan Dosik, M.D.
  • Stephen J. Peterson, M.D., Chair of Medicine
  • Santo Fiasconaro, M.D.
  • Theodore Gaeta, M.D.
  • Steven Garner, M.D., Chair of Radiology
  • Prasad Gudavalli, M.D.
  • Sanford Lederman, M.D., Chair of Obstetrics, Chair of Gynecology
  • Gerard Lombardo, M.D.
  • Antonio Mascatello, M.D.
  • Parag Mehta, M.D.
  • Rameen Miarrostami, M.D.
  • Rabia Mir, M.D., Chair of Pathology, Chair of Clinical Laboratories
  • Pramod Narula, M.D., Chair of Pediatrics
  • Kotresha Neelakantappa, M.D.
  • Anjun Rau, M.D.
  • Miran Salgado, M.D., Chair of Neurosciences
  • David Schifter, M.D.
  • Robert S. Seminara, M.D.
  • Anthony Tortolani, M.D. Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chair of Surgery

Ex-Officio
  • Mark J. Mundy, President and Chief Executive Officer