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Family Practice Residency Faculty

 

Of all the resources at Mount Sinai Hospital, none is more valuable than our staff, all of whom have a strong passion for teaching and are committed to training our future family physicians to provide comprehensive medical care. Through the wealth of medical, surgical, obstetrical and gynecological expertise that Mount Sinai's Family Practice Residency faculty offers, residents gain a strong foundation in the practice of family medicine. Our core faulty consist of 7 board certified Family Practice Attendings, all with extensive experience in family practice and several of whom have completed fellowships in subspecialties and won various awards throughout their years of practice.

In addition to our core faculty, residents will work as part of an integrative team in both the inpatient and outpatient setting to provide optimal care for our patients. These multi-disciplinary teams consitst of pharmacist, nutritionist, psychologist, physical and occupational therapist, diabetic educators, and HIV navigators.

 

Our Faculty

Ihab Aziz, MD
Chairman of Family & Community Medicine Department
Medical Director of Sinai Medical Group

Kishore Bobba, MD
Program Director of Family Practice Residency
Palliative Care Attending

Jeen-Soo Chang, MD
Associate Program Director and Inpatient Director

Inpatient Attending and Geriatrician

Pilvi Innola, MD
Assistant Program Director
Outpatient Attending and Family Medicine Practice site director at Access at Sinai

Dennys Vera, MD
Attending Head of Recruitment
Inpatient Attending and Geriatrician

Yacob Gawo, MD
Outpatient Attending and Geriatrician

Sukhveer Wahi, MD
Outpatient Attending

Teresa Cvengros, MD
Outpatient Attending and Sports Medicine Specialist

 

 

Adjunct Family Medicine Attendings:

  • Sara Sarband, MD

  • Puja Sethi, MD

  • Amba Ayloo, MD

Core Adjunct Attendings:

  • Gary Barsky, MD (Dermatology)

  • Joseph Blankstein, MD (Program Director of OB/GYN, and DIO)

  • Serafin Chua,MD (Rheumatology)

  • Sandeep Khosla, MD (Director of Cardiology)

  • Jason Magnani, MD (Orthopedics)

  • Hari Srinivasan, MD (Program Director of Pediatrics)

  • Richard Trester, MD (OB/Gyn)

  • Jyoti Warkioo, MD (Psychiatry)

  • Stephen Wise, MD (Program Director of Surgery)

Adjunct Faculty:

  • Mirna Ballestas, Psy.D (Behavioral Health)

  • Greg Staszko, Psy.D (Behavioral Health)

 

Lenetta Croom-Bright
Program Coordinator

Tonia Davis
Administrative Assistant to the Chairman

Ka'tee Abercrombie, NP
Inpatient Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner