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Leadership

Department Chairman

Rahul Sharma, M.D., MBA, CPE, FACEP
  • Professor and Chairman
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital

Vice Chairs

Wallace Carter
Wallace Carter, M.D.
  • Vice Chair, Clinical & Faculty Affairs
  • Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jacobi Medical Center
Brenna Farmer
Brenna Farmer, M.D., MBA
  • Vice Chair, Quality and Patient Safety
  • Site Director, NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Shari Platt
Shari Platt, M.D., FAAP.
  • Vice Chair, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, State University of New York Health Science Center
Residency, New York Hospital
Kaushal Shah, M.D.
  • Vice Chair, Education
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine (interim)
MD, Dartmouth Medical School
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Peter Steel
Peter Steel, M.B.B.S.
  • Vice Chair, Clinical Services
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, University College Hospital Medical School (United Kingdom)
Residency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
Junaid Razzak, M.D.
Junaid Razzak, M.D.
  • Vice Chair, Research
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Interim)

Division and Departmental Leadership

Rama Rao
Rama B. Rao, M.D., FACMT
  • Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology
  • Medical Director, SAFE Program
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jacobi Medical Center
Michael Stern
Michael Ethan Stern, M.D.
  • Chief, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital
Edward Amores, M.D., MBA
  • Assistant Director, Care Transitions
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
David Bodnar
David Bodnar, M.D.
  • Associate Director, NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital Emergency Department
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Residency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
Mark Curato
Mark Curato, D.O.
  • Director, Sub-Internship in Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
DO, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency, St. Barnabas Hospital
Antonio Dajer, M.D.
  • Director, Quality Assurance, Lower Manhattan Hospital
  • Coordinator, Undergraduate Education- LMH
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, New York University School of Medicine
Residency, University of Washington
Alexander Fortenko
Alexander Fortenko, M.D.
  • Associate Director, Telemedicine
  • Instructor in Emergency Medicine
MD, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Residency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
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Manish Garg, M.D.
  • Program Director, NYP Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine (interim)
MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Detroit Receiving Hospital
Flavio Gaudio
Flavio G. Gaudio, M.D.
  • Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner Program in Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Residency, Stony Brook University
Nicole Gerber
Nicole Gerber, M.D.
  • Assistant Director, Clinical Services Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital
Peter Greenwald
Peter Greenwald, M.D.
  • Director, Telemedicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jacobi Medical Center
Hanson Hsu
Hanson Hsu, M.D.
  • Associate Director, Telemedicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center
Anne Katz
Anne R. Katz, M.D.
  • Assistant Program Director
  • NYP Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Mount Sinai West/St. Luke's Hospital
Matthew Laghezza
Matthew Laghezza, PA-C, MBA
  • Chief Physician Assistant
  • Director, Emergency Medicine Practice Operations
  • Instructor in Physician Assistant Studies in Emergency Medicine
  • Staff Associate in Emergency Medicine
PA-C, St. John's University
Matthew McCarty
Matthew McCarty, M.D.
  • Director, Quality Assurance and Patient Safety
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, New York University School of Medicine
Residency, NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital
Georgia Rose
Georgia Rose, MHA
  • Chief Administrative Officer
MHA, Hofstra University
Jean Scofi
Jean Scofi, M.D., MBA
  • Director, Informatics & Analytics
  • Assistant Director, Healthcare Leadership and Management Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Keck School of Medicine
Residency, Mount Sinai Health System
Amos Shemesh
Amos Shemesh, M.D.
  • Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program in Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Director, Clinical Services
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Robert Tanouye
Robert Tanouye, M.D., MBA
  • Director, Clinical Services
  • Director, Healthcare Leadership and Management Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell
Vincent Uy
Vincent Uy, M.D.
  • Assistant Director, Clinical Services, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, LMH
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
MD, University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Manila, Philippines
Residency, St. Barnabas Hospital
Adam Vella
Adam Edward Vella, M.D.
  • Associate Chief Quality Officer, NYP-LMH
  • Site Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, NYP-LMH
  • Director, Quality Assurance, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Residency, Babies and Children's Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

Advance Practice Providers

Rosa Borensztein
Rosa Borensztein, M.S.N.
  • Chief Nurse Practitioner
  • Staff Associate in Emergency Medicine
M.S.N., New York University
Andrew Jacobowitz
Andrew Jacobowitz, PA-C
  • Associate Chief Physician Assistant
PA-C, Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program
Robert Sullivan
Robert Sullivan, M.S., PAC
  • Director, Physician Assistant Residency Program
  • Staff Associate in Emergency Medicine
M.S., Wagner College

Mailing Address
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Weill Department of Medicine
525 E. 68th St., Box 179
New York, NY 10065

Office of the Chairman
525 E. 68th St., M-130
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-0780

Residency Office
530 E. 70th St., M-124c
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-0892
mup4002@med.cornell.edu

Leading Emergency Care