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Expressions of Gratitude

William Kokotos, M.D., FACC, FACS Cardiothoracic Surgery

"Dr. Kokotos' extreme endeavor with his absolute persistence in cardiothoracic surgery knowledge and skills saved my husband's life during a complicated surgery, as he did so my own heart in 2012."

Sincere Regards,
Sarala D. Johnson, M.D.
Grateful Patient

The following CareGivers and Departments have been honored by NYU Winthrop’s patients and or family members for their compassionate care:

Honored CareGivers

Honored Departments

  • Hoag 1 Nurses
  • Labor & Delivery Staff
  • Radiation Oncology Therapists, Nurses & Office Staff
  • Cardiac SICU

Previously Honored


2017

Honored CareGivers

  • Palmira Cataliotti, CPA, FHFMA – Administration
  • Stephen Margolnick, CRNA – Anesthesiology
  • Michelle De Castro, LMSW, Social Work, Breast Health
  • Frederick Fein, MD – Cardiology
  • Virginia Maurer, MD – Breast Health, Surgery
  • Scott Schubach, MD, FACC, FACS, FCCP  Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • William Kokotos, MD, FACC, FACS  Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Noyes Harrigan, RN – Clinical Education
  • Ricardo Monserrate, MD – East End Cardiology
  • Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE – Diabetes and Obesity Institute
  • Jean Corrigan, RN, MSN, CDE – Pediatric Diabetes
  • Carylann Hadjiyane, MD  Gastroenterology
  • Chaim Ross, MD – Gastroenterology
  • Jeffery McClinton  Hospitality Services Department
  • Erica Ferrara, MD – Internal Medicine
  • Jung Youn, MD – Internal Medicine
  • Wendy Coster, NP – Interventional Radiology
  • David Busch, DO, FACC – Island Wide Medical Associates
  • Artem Vaynman, MD  Neurology
  • Nancy Epstein, MD – Neurosurgery
  • Jonathan Brisman, MD, FACS  Neurosurgery
  • Jeffrey Brown, MD, FACS – Neurosurgery
  • Alan Mechanic, MD, FACS – Neurosurgery
  • Lee Tessler, MD, FACS, FAANS  Neurosurgery
  • Catherine Bell, RN  Nursing
  • Christopher Bellanton  Nursing
  • Varrone Budhan  Nursing
  • Edda Canales  Nursing
  • Suzanne Cruciata, RN – Nursing
  • Suzie Ellinas, RN – Nursing
  • Merle Fleming  Nursing
  • Junior Graham – Nursing
  • Melinda Jackson, RN – Nursing
  • Libby Koshy, RN – Nursing
  • Shaneeza Kamal, RN – Nursing
  • Ashley Langdon, RN – Nursing
  • Marjorie Kulesa, RN – Nursing
  • Jennifer Markin, RN – Nursing
  • Linda Miller, RN – Nursing
  • Sherry Persaud-Roberts  Nursing
  • Kathy Riker, RN – Nursing
  • Paulette Santangelo  Nursing
  • Daniela Sceppa, RN   Nursing
  • Tara Simon, RN – Nursing
  • Shalene Smith, RN – Nursing
  • Matt Tiberia, RN  Nursing
  • Mary Troiano, RN – Nursing
  • Morgan Woods, RN  Nursing
  • Gloria Wynn  Nursing
  • Jeffrey Miller, MD – Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Allen Frank, MD  Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Jason Gould, MD  Orthopedics
  • Edward Jimenez, DO – Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Anthony Giordano, M.Div., EMT-B – Patient Relations
  • Jeffrey Berger, MD – Palliative Medicine
  • Shelia O’Hara – Patient Relations
  • Jean Zebroski – Patient Relations
  • Mark Weinblatt, MD  Pediatrics
  • James DeLuca – Physical Therapy
  • Jeremy Nikfarjam, MD – Plastic Surgery
  • David Shin, MD – Surgery
  • Laurence Spier, MD – Thoracic Surgery
  • Michael Castellano, MD – Wound Healing

Honored Departments

  • Hoag 1 Nurses
  • Hoag 6 Nurses
  • NICU Nurses
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Nurses)
  • Honored CareGivers and Departments

    Honored CareGivers: Hoag 3 Nurses

2016

Honored CareGivers

Honored Departments

  • Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Nurses)
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit

2015

Honored CareGivers

  • Patricia McNally  Admitting
  • Brian Sadowsky – Admitting
  • Kenya Fells - Ambulatory Surgery
  • Joshua De Leon, MD  Cardiology
  • Joseph Germano, DO, FACS – Cardiology
  • Lucy Macina, MD – Geriatrics
  • Stephanie Mawhirt, MD – Internal Medicine Resident
  • Vincent Montoni, DO – Island Wide Medical Associates
  • Philip Ragno, MD, FACC – Island Wide Medical Associates
  • Albert Schenone, MD – Island Wide Medical Associates
  • Richard Schwartz, MD  Island Wide Medical Associates
  • Jeffrey Brown, MD, FACS  Neurosurgery
  • Dawn DeAngelo, RN  Nursing
  • Kathleen  Esernio  Nursing
  • Gwen Fells  Nursing
  • Lucina Hsu – Nursing
  • Julie Khanna – Nursing
  • Maria Reiss, RN – Nursing
  • Shalaine Smith – Nursing
  • Janet Sollecito  Nursing
  • Laura Telese, RN  Nursing
  • Marie Zizzamia, RN – Nursing/New Life Center
  • George Lazarou, MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Harry Staszewski, MD – Oncology
  • Diane Benedetti – Orthopedics
  • Barbara Goldstone – Orthopedics
  • Peter Lananna – Orthopedics
  • Kristin McNally  Orthopedics
  • Cheri Mellone – Orthopedics
  • Ava Perkins – Orthopedics
  • Andy Petersen – Orthopedics
  • Michele Petherick – Orthopedics
  • Jenice Tiller – Orthopedics
  • Jean Zebroski – Patient Relations
  • Jonathan Haas, MD – Radiology/Oncology
  • Khaled Salhab, MD – Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Honored Departments

  • Cancer Center for Kids Team
  • Cardio Stent Department
  • New Life Center
  • Telemetry, Gardner Pavilion 3

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