Medical Society Of The State Of New York
Specialty Society Officers

New York Society of Addiction Medicine
President: Kelly Sue Ramsey, MD
President-Elect: Aaron Fox, MD
Immediate Past President: Timothy Joseph Wiegand, MD
Treasurer: Ross William Sullivan, MD
Secretary: Kristine E. Torres-Lockhart, MD
Executive Director: Troy J. Oechsner
99 Washington Ave
1 Commerce Plaza - Suite 408 Albany, NY 12210

(518) 465-8085 Fax: (518) 465-0976
Officers serve from February 2018 to February 2022

The NYS Society of Allergy & Immunology, Inc.
President: Mary F. Lee-Wong, MD
Vice-President: Emily Weis, MD
Treasurer: Audrey Weissman, MD
Secretary: Merhunisa Karagic, MD
Executive Director: Troy J. Oechsner
99 Washington Ave
1 Commerce Plaza - Suite 408 Albany, NY 12210

(518) 465-8085 Fax: (518) 465-0976
Officers serve from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022

NYS Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.
President: Christopher Leonard Campese, MD
President-Elect: Jung Tack Kim, MD
Vice-President: Jason Lok, MD
Immediate Past President: Richard Norris Wissler, MD
Treasurer Steven B. Schulman, MD
Secretary: Melinda Anne Aquino, MD
Executive Director: Stuart A. Hayman, MS
NYSS of Anesthesiologists, Inc. NYSSA
14 Windward Ln
Bronx, NY 10464-1448

(212) 867-7140 Fax: (212) 867-7153
Term of Officers from December 2020 to December 2021

NYS Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
President: Hima Vidula, MD
President-Elect: Srihari S. Naidu, MD, FACC
Immediate Past President Norma Mary Keller, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Jay Dubowsky, MD
Executive Director: Mary Leslie Patterson
New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology
555 8th Ave, Suite 1902
New York, NY 10018

(212) 686-0228
Term of Officers: terms are 18 months for Presidents and 3 years for
Treasurer President - October 2021 to March 2023 then
President-elect Serves from March 2021 to October 2023

NYS Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
President: Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD
President-Elect: Shari R. Lipner, MD
Vice-President: Robert Gordon Shoss, MD
Immediate Past President: Peter L. Reisfeld, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Caroline Patricia Halverstam, MD
Executive Director: Lisa M. Wickens-Alteri
NYS Society of Derm & Dermatologic Sur
136 State St, Ste 501 Albany, NY 12207

(518) 724-2480
Officers serve June 2021-June 2022

NYS Chapter American College of Emergency Physicians
President: Keith Evers Grams, Md
President-Elect: Nicole Joy Berwald, MD
Immediate Past President: Jeremy Thomas Cushman, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Jeffrey Scott Rabrich, DO
Executive Director: Joanne Tarantelli
New York ACEP
1130 Crosspointe Ln Ste 10B Webster, NY 14580-2986

(585) 872-2417 Fax: (585) 872-2419
Term of Officers from July 2020 to July 2022

NYS Academy of Family Physicians
President: James Mc Neill Mumford, MD
President-Elect: Andrew Bruce Symons, MD
Immediate Past President: Jason Matuszak, MD
Treasurer: Thomas Molnar, MD
Secretary: Ani Bodoutchian, MD
Executive Vice-President: Vito F. Grasso, MPA, CAE
260 Osborne Rd Loudonville, NY 12211
(518) 489-8945 Fax: (518) 489-8961
Email: (
800) 822-0700 (only within NYS)
Term of Officers from June 2021 to June 2022

New York Chapter American College of Physicians
President: Leslie F. Algase, MD
Immediate Past President: Parag H. Mehta, MD
Treasurer: Susan Y. Lee, MD
Secretary: Daniel H. Pomerantz, MD
Executive Director: Heather Bennett, JD
NY Chapter of the American College of Physicians
744 Broadway Albany, NY 12207

(518) 427-0366 Fax: (518) 427-1991
Officers serve May 2021 thru April 2022

New York State Neurological Society, Inc.
President: Mill Etienne, MD
President-Elect: Allan B. Perel, MD
Immediate Past President: Gil Wolfe, MD
Treasurer: Matthew Robbins, MD
Secretary: Melissa L. Rayhill, MD
Executive Director: Cheryl Malone
New York CMS
261 West 35 Street Ste 504 New York, NY 10001

(212) 684-4670 Fax: (212) 684-4741
Officers serve for the term 2021-2023

NYS Neurosurgical Society, Inc.
President: Lee E. Tessler, MD
President-Elect: Erich Gen Anderer, MD
Immediate Past President: David Houston Harter, MD
Treasurer: G. Edward Vates, MD
Secretary: Virany H. Hillard, MD
Executive Director: Sara Vera
New York State Neurosurgical Society
PO Box 359 Hartsdale, NY 10530

(914) 987-1500
Officers serve for term 2019 thru 2021

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists-Dist II
Chair: Camille Angela Clare, MD, MPH
Chair Elect: Christine Marie Herde, MD
Immediate Past Chair: Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, MD
Treasurer: Vanessa Marie Barnabei, MD
Secretary: Mary L. Rosser, MD
Executive Director: Christa Christakis
American Coolege of OB/Gyn-District II
100 Great Oaks Blvd Ste 109 Albany, NY 12203

(518) 436-3461 Fax: (518) 426-4728
Term of Office From: October 2020 - October 2021

New York Occupational and Environmental Medical Association
President: Warren Silverman, MD
Vice-President: Patricia C. Hunt, Do, MHA
Immediate Past President: Jacqueline Miriam Moline, MD
Treasurer: Acran Salmen-Navarro, MD
Secretary: Farah Haq, MD, MPH
Executive Secretary: Cheryl Malone
New York CMS
261 West 35 Street Ste 504 New York, NY 10001

(212) 684-4670 Fax: (212) 684-4741
Officers Term of Office: From October 2020 to October 2021

NYS Society of Medical Oncologists and Hematologists, Inc.
President: Rahul Seth, DO
Immediate Past President: Stuart Paul Feldman, MD
Secretary: Steven Lee Allen, MD
Administrative Coordinator: Florence Madonia
64 Cascade Road Warwick, NY 10990

(845) 986-3295 Fax: (845) 986-3336
Officers will serve until futher notice

NYS Ophthalmological Society
President: Peter L. Menger, MD
President-Elect: Gareth Mark Lema, MD
Immediate Past President: Grace Iping Sun, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Michael Anthony Pisacano, MD
Executive Director: Robin Pellegrino, MPA
NYS Ophthalmological Society
408 Kenwood Ave Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 439-2020 Fax: (518) 439-2040
Term of Officers end December 31, 2021

NYS Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc.
President: John Anthony Dipreta, MD
Vice-President: John Patrick Reilly, MD
Immediate Past President: James Alan Slough, MD
Treasurer: Richard N. Weinstein, MD
Secretary: Adolph Samuel Flemister, MD
Executive Director: Babette M. Atkins
NYS Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
PO Box 38004 Albany, NY 12203

(518) 439-0000 Fax: (518) 207-0080
Officers term from: November 2020 - September 2022

NYS Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
President: Hayes Hunter Wanamaker, MD
President-Elect: Michael J. Kortbus, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Boris Chernobilsky, MD
Executive Director: Robin Pellegrino, MPA
NYS Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
408 Kenwood Ave Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 439-2020 Fax: (518) 439-2040
Officers serve until further notice

NYS Society of Pathologists
Vice-President: Humayun Kamal Islam, MD
Treasurer: Patricia R. Romano, MD
Administrative Coordinator: Thomas Heidrich
WJ Weiser Assoc Mgmt
1100 Woodfield Rd #350 Schaumburg, IL 60173

(847) 264-5976 Fax: (847) 517-7229
Officers serve until further notice

American Academy of Pediatrics-District II
President: Moira Ann Szilagyi, MD
President-Elect: Sandra Y. Chung, MD
Immediate Past President: Lee Savio Beers, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Dennis M. Cooley
Executive Vist-President: Mark Del Monte
345 Park Blvd Itasca, IL 60143
Officers serve thru 12/31/22

NYS Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Inc.
President: Salvador Eligado Portugal, DO
President-Elect: Richard G. Chang, MD, MPH
Immediate Past President: LAURENTIU IULIUS DINESCU, MD
Treasurer: Antigone Argyriou, MD
Secretary: Jennifer Mary Cushman, MD
Administrative Coordinator: Richard G. Chang, MD, MPH

NY Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
President: Jennifer M. Capla, MD
President-Elect: Thomas Patrick Sterry, MD
Vice-President: James P. Bradley, MD
Immediate Past President: Keith M. Blechman, MD
Treasurer: Franziska Huettner, MD
Secretary: Adam David Schaffner, MD Executive
Director: Mark A. Espinosa
New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
444 E Algonquin Rd Arlington Heights, IL 60005

(917) 979-6986 Fax: (847) 981-5465 Cell: (630) 776-9277
Officers serve until further notice

New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons
President: Beth Aviva Preminger, MD
Vice-President: Sui Daniel Huang, MD
Immediate Past President: Ashit Patel, MD
Treasurer: Daniel Yaron Maman, MD
Secretary: Keith M. Blechman, MD
Executive Director: Jennifer Cross
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
444 E Algonquin Rd Arlington Heights, IL 60005

(847) 228-3320 Fax: (847) 981-5446
Officers Serve October 2021 through November 2022

NYS Psychiatric Association, Inc.
President: Jeffrey A. Borenstein, MD
Vice-President: Edward Richard Herman, MD
Treasurer: Jose Pedro Vito, MD
Secretary: Marvin Koss, MD
Executive Director: Seth P. Stein, ESQ.
New York State Psychiatric Association
400 Garden City Plaza Suite 202 Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 542-0077 Fax: (516) 542-0094
Officers serve until further notice

The NYS Radiological Society Inc.
President: Keith David Hentel, MD
President-Elect: Pizzutiello Robert, PHD
Vice-President: Andrew Rosenkrantz, MD
Immediate Past President: Atul Kumar Gupta, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Benjamin Portal

New York State Rheumatology Society
President: Joseph M. Grisanti, MD
Treasurer: Lynette Byrnes
Secretary: Paul E. Schulman, MD
At-Large Officer: Peter M. Deane, MD
Ex-Officio: Howard Brian Blumstein, MD

NYS Chapt of the American Soc for Metabolic & Bariatric Surg
President: Aurora Dawn Pryor, MD
Immediate Past President: William Graber, MD
Treasurer: Manish Sharad Parikh, MD
Secretary: Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD
Staff Contact: Caroline Sanicola
NYS Chapter of the American Society For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
23 South Howell Ave, Ste D Centereach, NY 11720

Officers serve until further notice

New York Chapter of the American of College of Surgeons, Inc
President: Adam David Schaffner, MD
Vice-President: Jacob Moalem, MD
Immediate Past President Marina S. Kurian, MD
Treasurer: Shubhada M. Dhage, MD, FACS
Secretary: Anthony J. Vine, MD
Executive Director: Babette M. Atkins
NY Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Inc
150 State St, 4th Fl Albany, NY 12207

(518) 598-7755 Fax: (518) 514-1424
Officers serve until further notice

NY Society for Surgery of the Hand
President: Dan Polatsch, MD
President-Elect: Nader Paksima, DO
Vice-President: Richard S. Gilbert, MD
Immediate Past President: John T. Capo, MD
Treasurer: Renata V. Weber, MD
Secretary: David Victor Tuckman, MD
Historian: Roy Gerald Kulick, MD

New York State Thoracic Society
President: Nancy Elizabeth Amoroso, MD
President-Elect: Oleg Epelbaum, MD
Vice-President: Meredith L. Turetz, MD
Treasurer: Manoj Jacob Mammen, MD
Past President: Michael A. Nead, MD
Secretary: Ioana Gabriela Amzuta, MD
Administrative Coordinator: Andrea Hadcock
NYS Thoracic Society
25 Broadway 18th FL New York, NY 10004
(212) 315-8697
Officers serve thru April 2022

NYS Urological Society, Inc.
President-Elect: Diego Javier Grinberg-Funes, MD
Secretary/Treasurer: Thomas H. Rechtschaffen, MD
Executive Secretary: Michelle Smith
3085 Harlem Rd Ste 350 Buffalo, NY 14225-2591
(716) 844-5652 Fax: (716) 844-5750
Term of Officers to December 2020