Education and Residency

  • Medical Degree from University of Medicine at Bucharest Romania – 1990
  • Pediatric Postgraduate Training from Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine – 1996


Academic Appointments

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Associate Professor at Hofstra University Medical School
  • Certified Physicians Executive
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • AAP Section Member on Foster Care and Adoption Medicine
  • Suffolk County Pediatric Medical Society
  • Medical Advisor at the American Academy of Traumatic Stress

Medical Interests

  • International Adoption Medicine
  • The use of technology to enhance the medical field
  • Physician Leadership

Non-medical Interests

  • Plays Guitar, bass, and drums.
  • Organizes Medical Musical Fundraisers such as “Docs that Rock” and “Good Sam Jam”

Family Life