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

Donna Smithjordon, MSA, CPC
Assistant Director

Joshua Mcleod
Administrative Supervisor

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
Adam Belachew, MD
Erik Blutinger, MD
Adam Belachew, MD
Ahmed Chaudhry, DO
Wendy Xiyao Chung, MD
Mateusz Ciejka, MD
Uma Damle, MD
Mohamed Elfatihi, MD
Dania Goodin, MD
Malcolm Johnson, MD 
Jeffrey Levine, MD
Allison Lockwood, MD
Sanida Lukovic, MD
Douglas MacDonald, MD
Daniel McConnell, MD
Puja Patel, MD
Matthew Pius, MD
Anuj Shah, MD
Rahul Thakker, MD
Richard Wang, MD

Ultrasound Fellows:
Jose Miguel Juarez, MD (EFF 7.1.23)
Yue (Jay) Lin, MD (EFF 7.1.23)

Per Diem:
Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH
Sara Hadi, MD
Kevin Hu, MD
Ka ming Ngai, MD
Ujas Shah, MD

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

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

Joseph Alaimo, PA
Elliot Formal, PA
Rosivel Flores, PA
Jing Lin, PA
Caitlin Miller, PA
Sophia Spengler, PA

Per Diem:
Kwame Amin, PA
Michael Baldino, PA
Maria Gomez, PA
Farah Haider, PA
Peter Howell, PA
Christopher Page, PA
Rudolph Saint-dic, PA
Tanya Williams, PA
Ryan Young, PA
Miriam Yun, PA