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

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
Mateusz Ciejka, MD
Uma Damle, MD
Mohamed Elfatihi, MD
Erica Igbinoghene, MD
Malcolm Johnson, MD 
Jeffrey Levine, MD
Abbe Lindsay, MD
Douglas MacDonald, MD
Matthew Pius, MD
Anuj Shah, MD
Richard Wang, MD

Per Diem:

Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH
Farhad Gazi, MD
Vikas Goswamy, MD
Sara Hadi, MD
Felicia Hercules, MD
Kevin Hu, MD
Melanie Malloy, MD
Carl Mickman, MD
Ka ming Ngai, MD
Micah Nite, MD
Piyush Mehta, MD
Turandot Saul, MD
Monica Sethi, MD
Ujas Shah, MD
Calvin Sun, MD
Amy Yeh, MD

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

Jimmy Lee, PA, Chief Physician Assistant
Michael Baldino, PA, Senior Physician Assistant
Laura Greenberg, PA, Senior Physician Assistant


Joseph Alaimo, PA
Joseph Choppi, PA
Jing Lin, PA
Sagine Maignan, PA
Monique Rice, PA
Tahneemarie Roberts, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C
Rudolph Saint-dic, PA
Yves Verdieu, PA
Ryan Young, PA

Per Diem:

Kwame Amin, PA
Yosif Arabov, PA
Sara Feinzeig, PA
Peter Howell, PA
Daphney Jean-louis, PA
Daliah John, PA
Rubina Khan, PA
Sarah Klobocista, PA
Joseph Nagy, PA
Angenie Preval, PA
Tanya Williams, PA
Miriam Yun, PA