Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care Join NYU Langone Medical Center As Newest Faculty Group Practices
Long Island Residents Now Have Streamlined Access to More Complex Medical Services and Care
Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care joined NYU Langone Medical Center as the newest Faculty Group Practices effective June 1, 2012. As part of this relationship, the cardiologists at both centers have been appointed to the faculty of NYU School of Medicine and have been granted admitting privileges at NYU Langone. Both practices will maintain their offices in their current locations on Long Island.
“We’re pleased that Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care are now a part of our growing Medical Center community,” said Andrew W. Brotman, MD, senior vice president and vice dean for clinical affairs and strategy, chief clinical officer, NYU Langone Medical Center. “We are committed to providing the highest quality of streamlined care to Long Island residents, who can continue to receive the expert local care they have come to rely on with the added benefit of access to the full breadth of medical and surgical resources available at NYU Langone Medical Center.”
Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care provide expert non-invasive and invasive cardiac services including echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms and conducts nuclear testing locally on Long Island. For more complex procedures and surgery, patients of Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care will now have seamless access to additional outpatient and inpatient care at NYU Langone, including cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac catheterization, cardiac CT (Computed Tomography) and PET (Positron Emission Tomography).
Both practices are comprised of world-class cardiologists who will continue to offer their services to local Long Island residents, as part of the Faculty Group Practice at NYU Langone. Great Neck Cardiology Group includes William Blau, MD, Joel Goldberg, MD, Evan Mintz, MD and Leonardo Saulle, MD and Long Island Cardiac Care cardiologists include Ronnie A. Hershman, MD, Thinn Hlaing, MD and Michael J. Levine, MD.
The two new centers on Long Island join Great Neck Medical Group as part of NYU Langone Medical Center, which became a Family Group Practice in October 2010. In addition to Great Neck Cardiology Group and Long Island Cardiac Care, over the past three years NYU Langone has opened ambulatory care centers throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, as well as Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, bringing its services to the communities where its patients live and work.
NYU Langone Medical Center was recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery on U.S. News & World Report 2012 – 2013 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” and is ranked #2 in the New York State and the New York Metro area overall.