Our Staff

Nyack Hospital's Emergency Department is one of a select few healthcare facilities staffed by personnel residency-trained and board certified/board eligible in emergency medicine.

Sachin J. Shah, MD, MBA, FAAEM
Medical Director

Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical College of Philadelphia
Residency- Emergency Medicine Jacobi Medical Center/Montefiore Medical Center

Mark Papish, MD, FAAEM
Associate Director
Board Certified Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: SUNY Stony Brook
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Jason Alejandro, MD
Board Eligible, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: UMDNJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY

Nava Bak, MD
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center

Natalie Brewster, MD
Board Certified Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Residency: Albany Medical Center

William Greenhut, DO, MPH
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School:Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Lehigh Valley Health Network Emergency Medicine Residency

Bruce Henry, MD
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, ABP
Medical School: SUNY Syracuse
Residency: UMDNJ-Newark

Sandyha Katz, MD
Board Certified - Pediatric  & Pediatric Emergency Medicine, ABP
Medical School - Bangalore Medical College
Residency - Nassau County Medical Center

Brenda Liu, MD
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: MCP-Hahnemann University Hospital

Gigi Madore , MD, FACEP

Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School - Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Residency - New York University School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center, NY, NY

Kevin McSherry, MD, FAAP
Board Certified - Pediatric - Emergency Medicine/ Pediatric-Hematology & Oncology Medicine
Medical School - SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Residency - Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Jamil Rizqalla, DO
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Michigan State University

Aisha Stroop, MD
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Ed Suh, MD
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, ABEM
Medical School:Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia-Cornell

Rachel Sullivan, MD
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Worcester
Residency: Orlando Regional Medical Center

Emergency Room Associate Practitioners

Mary Rose Abplanalp, CFNP
Chief Associate Practioner
Nurse Practitioner
College of New Rochelle, Masters in Nursing

Lucia Amendano, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Pace University, Masters in Nursing

Kim Basile RPA-C
Physician Assistant
King's College Wilkes Barre, PA

Cooney, Daniel RPA-C
Physicias Assistant
Touro College Bachelor of Science

Danielle Gagner, PA
Physician Assistant
Mercy College, Bachelor of Science

Frederick Garmone, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
University of Florida, Masters of Science

Stephanie Gorman, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Touro College, Masters of Science

Tziporah Israel, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Touro College, Bachelor of Science

Rachel Appel, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Pace University/Lenox Hill, Bachelor of Science

Doug Kugel, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Mercy College

Stephanie Lee, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
St. John's University

Jessica O’Brien, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Touro College, Bachelor of Science

Debra Pritzker, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Duke University, Masters of Health Science

Mona Salloum, NP-A
Nurse Practitioner
Columbia University Masters of Science

Jane Schon, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Bachelor of Science, Stonybrook University

Stefanie Sokoloff, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Bachelor of Science, SUNY Binghamton
Masters of Science, Mercy College

Hilsa Walters-Pelham, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
CUNY, Bachelor of Science, Medical Sciences

Nancy Zaki, RPA-C
Physician Assistant
Mercy College Bachelor of Science

Listing Updated: October 29, 2014