Important Alerts
Office and Urgent Care Closures

Cardiology-Clifton, Cardiology-Hoboken, Cardiology-Jersey City and Cardiology-Newark are temporarily closed.

The Croton-on-Hudson lab, the Mahopac lab and the Patterson lab are temporarily closed until December 31, 2023.

Effective September 10, 2023, Carroll Gardens Urgent Care is closed.

Effective September 8, 2023, Plainview radiology is closed.

Effective August 15, the pediatric and internal medicine offices at 2440 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ are closed and providers have transitioned to surrounding locations.

COVID-19 Information and Updates

The new COVID-19 vaccine is available at our clinics.

Please note available supply below:

– Supply is limited as we receive weekly deliveries.
– Moderna is available for children and adults (ages 6 months and up)
– Pfizer is only available for children (ages 6 months through 4 years)


Attention former CareMount Medical patients: A new and improved Patient Portal is here.

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Department Chairs

For more information about Optum’s department chairs, view their full profiles.


Chair – Paula Brown, MD FAAAAI

Chair – Mark Weinstein, MD

Chair – David Lewis Wertheim, MD, Vice Chair – Steven Jay Weiss, MD


Chair – Robert Rauch, MD, Vice Chair – Matthew Bertram, MD

Chair – Cory Baker, MD, Vice Chair –  Sharyn Sokol, MD


Chair – A Garvey Rene, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Chair – Jaffar Raza, MD


Chair – Laurie J. Levine, MD

Chair –  Mark Lichtenberg, MD

Chair – Ross S. Levy, MD FAAD

Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology) 

Chair – Shari Reitzen-Bastidas, MD

Chair – Kenneth Anthony Scioscia, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)/Plastic Surgery 

Chair – Jeffrey Keller, MD FACS FAAP

Medical Subspecialties (Endocrinology, Nephrology & Rheumatology)

Chair – Eric A. Rudin, MD 

Family Medicine

Regional Medical Director – Elizabeth August, MD

Chair – Marc Schechter, MD


Chair – Louis N. Aurisicchio, MD FACG

Chair – Gagan  Beri, MD


Chair – Rostislav Tabak, MD

Chair – Wellington Veras, MD 

Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Sleep Medicine and Pulmonology)

Internal Medicine 

Steven M. Goldberg, MD

Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases 

Chair – Nader Moaven, MD

Adult Primary Care (Internal Medicine/Family Medicine, Infectious Disease & Pulmonology)

Chair – Ingrid Van Hollebeke, DO, Vice Chair – Jeffrey D. Gross, MD


Chair – Michael Guma, MD

Sleep Medicine and Pulmonology

Chair – Hormoz Ashtyani Asl, MD


Chair – Rina Caprarella, MD 


Chair – Albert Z. Szabo, MD FAAN

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Chair – Christine Herde, MD FACOG, Vice Chair – Jennifer Gannon, MD FACOG

Chair – Decca Mohammed, MD

Chair – Nicholas J. Tarricone, MD


Chair – Francisco Antonio Garcia-Moreno, MD

Chair – Jeffrey L. Halaas, MD PhD 


Chair – Brett Bielory, MD

Chair – Michael L. Cohen, MD FAAO

Vice Chair – Adam J. Flug, MD


Chair – Bryan Char-Hoa Ding, MD

Chair –Evan H. Karas, MD FAAOS

Chair –  Paul Rothenberg, MD


Chair – Lawrence Tsao, MD


Regional Medical Director – Bruno Basil, MD

Chair – Jay Berger, MD, Vice Chair – Lisa A. Forgione, MD and Carl A. Soranno, MD 

Pediatrics/Pediatric Gastroenterology, Peds Endocrine, and Peds Neurology

Chair –Jill Brodsky, MD FAAP, Vice Chair – Amy Amin-Patil , MD


Chair – Bahar Hadjiesmaeiloo, MD 


Chair – Eric J. Abrams, MD

Chair – Duyet Bui,  DPM

Chair – Joseph A. Larsen, MD 


Chair – Isamettin A. Aral, MD

Chair – Jennifer H. Menell, MD


Chair – Dan Reiner, MD

Surgical Specialties  (ENT,  General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology)  

Chair – Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD FACS

Urgent Care

Chair – Daniel M. Rothberg, MD


Chair – Jeffrey Howard Lumerman, MD, Vice Chair –  Gary Scott Oshinsky, MD