Meet Our Team

Board certified emergency medicine physicians and specially trained physician assistants, nurses and other staff of the Mount Sinai Queens Emergency Department provide you with high-quality, comprehensive, compassionate care in a world-class environment.

The MSQ ED is the place where patients smile, the staff laugh, and healthcare is the real deal!

Medical Directors

Ugo Ezenkwele, MD, MPH, FACEP
Chief, Emergency Medicine

Matthew Bai, MD
Associate Medical Director, Performance Improvement

Cynthia Bui, MD                                                                                       
Assistant Medical Director

Administrative Leadership

Delon Dorset, MPA
Administrative Director

Donna Smithjordon, MSA, CPC
Assistant Director

Nursing Leadership

Jonathan P. Nover, MBA, RN
Senior Director of Nursing
Eileen Brown-Mighty, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager
Bernadette Springer, RN, MS, FNP-BC, Clinical Nurse Manager
Francelia Thomas, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager


Matthew Bai, MD
Christin Barry, MD
Amanda Bates, MD
Erik Blutinger, MD
Adam Belachew, MD
Ahmed Chaudhry, DO
Ahmed Chaudhry, DO
Wendy Xiyao Chung, MD

Mateusz Ciejka, MD
Uma Damle, MD
Mohamed Elfatihi, MD
Erica Igbinoghene, MD
Malcolm Johnson, MD 
Jeffrey Levine, MD
Sanida Lukovic, MD
Douglas MacDonald, MD
Puja Patel, MD

Matthew Pius, MD
Anuj Shah, MD
Rahul Thakker, MD
Richard Wang, MD

Ultrasound Fellows:
Eric Lieu, MD
Andres Arreondondo, MD

Per Diem:
Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH
Farhad Gazi, MD
Sara Hadi, MD
Kevin Hu, MD
Ka ming Ngai, MD
Turandot Saul, MD
Monica Sethi, MD
Ujas Shah, MD
Jacqueline Tin, MD

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

Laura Greenberg, PA, Chief Physician Assistant
Jimmy Lee, PA, Clinically Advanced Physician Assistant
Joseph Alaimo, PA, Senior Physician Assistant

Ryan Young, PA
Jing Lin, PA
Caitlin Miller, PA
Christopher Page, PA
Sophia Spengler, PA
Kelena Bechler, PA
Matthew Eisenstein, PA
Rosivel Flores, PA

Per Diem:
Kwame Amin, PA
Yosif Arabov, PA
Sara Feinzeig, PA
Peter Howell, PA
Samantha Hug, PA
Michael Baldino, PA
Maria Gomez, PA
Pierre Sylvain, PA
Monique Rice, PA
Tahneemarie Roberts, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C
Rudolph Saint-dic, PA
Tanya Williams, PA
Miriam Yun, PA