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Abhisek Swaika, MD is a triple board certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and fellowship from Mayo Clinic, Florida, where he also served as the Chief Fellow. Thereafter he joined Mayo Clinic, Florida, as a Senior Associate Consultant and held academic appointments of Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology.
Ariella Aharon, LCSW, began her career with NYHQ Cancer Center and Queens Medical Associates as a Patient Navigator intern where she provided personalized assistance to patients, families and caregivers.
Arleen Mazzella, PA-C received her B.A. in Physician Assistant from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She has over 17 years experience as a Physician Assistant and has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Avram L. Abramowitz, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology and has practiced in Manhattan and Queens for more than twenty seven years.
Dr. Barry Kaplan is a well-known expert in Medical Oncology with over 40 years of experience in clinical medicine and academia.
Daniel An began his career at Queens Medical Associates as a Medical Secretary, assisting physicians with administrative and clerical tasks. He also provided quality support while working closely with patients and families. Mr. An received his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Psychology from Queens College.
Emily Yeung, PA-C received her M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from York College, Jamaica, NY. Emily did her clinical training at the following hospitals: Queens General Hospital for Internal Medicine and Surgery, and Woodhull Hospital for Emergency Medicine.
Gabriel H. Jung, M.D. joined Queens Medical Associates in 2009 and is affiliated with LIJ Forest Hills, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens. Dr. Jung has received his Bachelors in Science from The City College of New York – Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and his M.D. from Albany Medical College
Howard Levine received his BS in Pharmacy from Oregon State University and his Doctor of Pharmacy from SUNY Buffalo. He has over 27 years of diverse clinical, teaching and business development experience in hospitals, universities and the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Isai Quetz joined Queens Medical Associates in 2007 as part of the nursing staff in our Infusion Center before being promoted to Clinical Manager in April 2008. As Clinical Manager, he oversees and manages the day to day operation of the laboratory and clinical support teams.
Jameel Khan is Queens Medical Associates ‘Revenue Cycle Assistant Manager. He has been committed to the healthcare industry for the past 16 years, joining QMA in 2003. He brings strong analytical skills associated with all aspects of the Revenue Cycle goals and objectives.
Dr. Roca has over 20 years of experience in Hematology and Oncology and is a diplomat in internal medicine and Oncology. He has completed fellowships training in Hematology and Oncology from Albert Einstein and Montifiore Medical Center
Jeff Mittelmann graduated St. John’s University with a B.S. in Pharmacy in 1989. He is a Registered Pharmacist in New York, as well as Florida. Jeff is certified in vaccine administration and has a certificate in Naturopathy from Clayton College.
Karen Eisenberg, R.N., MPS is an accomplished nurse who has over 25 years of combined research experience in Hematology/Oncology, Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care studies. She has coordinated clinical trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies,
Dr. Wei has over 20 years of experience in pharmacology and cancer research and near 10 years of experience in Hematology and Oncology. She has completed fellowships and held academic appointments at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Lyudmyla Stashuk, RN,BSN,CMSRN,OCN received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Ternopol State Medical University, Ukraine. She is a registered professional nurse in New York since 2001, holds additional certification (OCN) from the Oncology Nursing Society andhas her Medical-Surgical certification.
Dr. Malvina Fulman has more than 20 years of experience in Medical Oncology and research. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and holds board-certifications in Hematology and Medical Oncology.
Minjal Bhavsar, Pharm.D. began her career at Queens Medical Associates in 2007 as a Dispensary Intern while attending St. John’s University. Soon after graduation, she transitioned into her role at QMA as a Registered Pharmacist.
Monique Hernandez is an experienced healthcare professional with an extensive background in Patient Financial Service, Finance and Project Management. Interpersonal savvy personality that drives results for her team and department through engaging, communication and effective skill building.
Nicole Wizel, PA-C received her B.A. in Psychology from Vassar College in 2010 and her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in 2015. Nicole did her clinical training at the following medical centers; Pediatric Associates of Westchester,
A fast-developing aspect of cancer care is genetic counseling. Genetic Counselor Pankti Doshi (pronounced “Punkthi Dough-shi”), (MS, CGC) provides a key service to individuals and families considering to undergo genetic testing by helping them identify their risks for hereditary cancer, investigate family health history, interpret information, and determine if testing is needed. The genetic counseling process helps people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological, and familial implications of genetic contributions to cancer.
Patricia Holohan received her nursing degree from Queensborough Community College, Bayside NY. She is a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, holds additional Certification (OCN) from the Oncology Nursing Society and has a certification in BCLS and Intravenous Therapy.
Dr. Pavel Groysman is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. After completion of palliative medicine fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he joined NYU Winthrop where he became a faculty-attending physician in the Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics.
Robyn O’Neill is the Financial Counselor at Queens Medical Associates where she assists cancer patients in getting money and information from foundations to cover the costs of their coinsurance and transportation. Ms. O’Neill wants it known that
Sadiaka Joarder joined QMA in the billing department in 2001, and steadily grew within the organization. She has been the Administrator for over seven years and was recently promoted to QMA's AVP Service Line. Ms. Joarder’s extensive knowledge and dedication to quality improvement
Sara Haniff, our Clinical Research Coordinator has two years of experience in Oncology research. She comes to us from Columbia University Medical Center where she was the study coordinator for multiple lymphoma trials and worked closely with the investigators to gather data, as well as report results for scientific papers and national presentations.
I have been successful at managing and bringing together different individuals to continuously overcome the ever growing challenges of Revenue Cycle as it relates to Healthcare. I am always open to new ideas, and adjust to new and changing regulations. Revenue Cycle is a moving target with yet some predictive goals.
Susan T. Dicosola, MS, CMPE is the Chief Operating Officer Practice of Queens Medical Associates, PC and the former Administrative Director at the NYH/Queens Cancer Center. She has over 20 years of experience in health care management
Susanna Plishtiyeva is the Financial Counselor at Queens Medical Associates where she assists our patients in getting grants to help pay their medical debt and information from foundations to cover the costs of their coinsurance and transportation.
Tara Simon, RN, BSN, OCN received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She has been a registered professional nurse in New York since 2000 and holds an additional certification in oncology from the Oncology Nursing Society. Tara has 20 years of experience in caring for patients diagnosed with cancer in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Tracy Barilla received her BA from LIU at C.W. Post, Brockville, NY and her BS in Physician Assistant Studies from NYIT, Old Westbury, NY. Tracy did her clinical training at a variety of community hospitals, private practices and academic medical centers, including New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, NY. Tracy started in Emergency Medicine and gained a strong general medicine foundation.
Vincenzo Pace, MPH is the Manager for front end operations at Queens Medical Associates. Vincenzo joins us from the CFAM -Monter Cancer Center, where he has had over 5 years of Oncology experience, and 3 years of leadership experience in Front End operations.