Emergency Care Walk In Clinic: Meet Your Doctors
Medhattan is staffed by a handpicked group of the City’s finest ER doctors, all Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. We have built an incredible team with a shared vision and passion for medicine. The hallmarks of a Medhattan doctor are: Academic excellence, Extraordinary clinical and diagnostic skills, A gift for communication, A desire to practice medicine as it should be.
Learn more about our team below
Leslie Miller MD, FACEP
Leslie is Medhattan’s founder. She is a cum laude graduate of Harvard, a New Yorker and a mom of two. “Here in New York where one can obtain ‘boutique anything,’ there is no viable option for people to obtain immediate medical care that exceeds expectations of quality and service. That’s why we created Medhattan.”
Leslie has worked in, and been the director of, some of New York City’s best Emergency Rooms, so she has a keen understanding of the frustrations and discomforts faced by patients in need of urgent and immediate medical care. She brings to Medhattan a vision backed with the experience to create a paradigm shift in the way we receive medical care.
After attending Harvard, Leslie obtained her MD degree and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at Albert Einstein School of Medicine / Jacobi Medical Center. She has held several prestigious administrative posts in the New York Metropolitan area including Medical Director of the Emergency Department of the Allen Hospital (a New York-Presbyterian Hospital affiliate in Inwood), Vice Chairman and Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newark Beth Israel, and Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department at St Luke’s Hospital.
She has published scholarly articles on the topics of Emergency Cardiology and Cervical Spine Trauma. She was also the recipient of a Patient Satisfaction Leadership Award at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Board Certified since 1996, Leslie loves spending time with her daughters and reading historical novels. Her favorite charities are “Meals on Wheels” and “Dress For Success.”
Eric Nazziola MD, MBA, FACEP
Eric’s impressive administrative posts include Director and Chairman of the Emergency Departments of St John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway and Wilkes Barre General Hospital in Pennsylvania, and Assistant Site Director of the Emergency Department at New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center.
Eric completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx.
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2002, Eric is the author of numerous journal articles on topics related to Emergency Medicine.
In addition to spending time with his family, Eric enjoys Karate, SCUBA and mountain climbing. His favorite charity is Doctors Without Borders.
Schubert Perotte MD, FACEP
A Dean’s List graduate of Rutgers University, Schubert attended Medical School at Robert Wood Johnson. While completing his Emergency Medicine Residency at Newark Beth Israel, he was honored as Intern of the Year and went on to serve as Chief Resident. When not at Medhattan, Schubert works in the ER at both Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (Rahway, NJ) and at Kingston Hospital (Kingston, NY).
Schubert is a Ringside Physician for the USA Amateur Boxing Association of New Jersey, and was elected by fellow Emergency Room Physicians to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey branch of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP.
Russell Raskin MD, FACEP
Russell graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Health Sciences Center at Buffalo and Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn Downstate, where he obtained his MD. He went on to complete a highly competitive combined Residency in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and has been Board Certified since 2004.
But Russell’s real gift for medicine is that his academic achievements are matched by his bedside manner. When not at Medhattan, Russell works at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn where he is both the Trauma Coordinator and the Pediatric Emergency Coordinator.
Russell is interested in utilizing the internet to improve access to health care and is currently studying to obtain his MBA degree. His passion for preventative health and wellness is evident in both his professional and personal life. In his spare time Russell loves golf and outdoor activities.
Michelle Davitt MD
Michelle received her Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her medical degree from SUNY at Syracuse. She completed her internal medicine residency at SUNY at Stony Brook in 1988 and then went on to complete a second residency in emergency medicine at Albert Einstein/Jacobi in 1993. She is board certified in both specialties.
“Throughout my medical career I have been a teacher, a researcher, an administrator and, most importantly, a physician. It has been an honor and privilege to serve patients and their families.” Michelle is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is also an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
When not at Medhattan, Michelle can be found in the emergency department at Montefiore Medical Center – Moses. She has completed a fellowship with the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault.
Michelle’s favorite charities are Goodwill Industries and Mentoring in Medicine.
Osman Sayan, MD, FACEP
Os has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards and attended University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School on a full scholarship. He has co-authored or authored over 20 journal articles on topics related to both cardiac care and to the training of future Emergency Medicine doctors.
Fluent in Spanish and English, Os volunteers his time teaching medicine abroad. He is the father of two boys and says of his calling in medicine, “I find it a tremendous honor to be allowed into the lives of my patients and a source of great satisfaction to be able to bring healing and comfort to them in their time of need.”
Tommy Wong MD, FAAEM
At New York Medical College, Valhalla, Tommy was awarded a scholarship for academic excellence. He then completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Jacobi Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1998.
Warm, funny and kind, Tommy also happens to be an avid squash player.
Ben Kliot MD
Warm, Smart, Friendly, and Hardworking Ben was named Resident of the Year during his training. Board certified in emergency medicine since 2005, Ben has gained valuable experience working in high volume, high acuity, emergency departments around the NY/NJ area. He recently worked as the personal travel/emergency doctor for one of the top 100 richest men in the world but is now happy to be back in the type of work he likes best, taking care of patients who need emergency care. An avid SCUBA diver Ben pursued training in the sub-specialty of diving and hyperbaric medicine.His diverse hobbies include digital photography, mountain biking, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, and cooking.
He prides himself on the personal connections he makes with all of his patients, his intense attention to details, and the deep satisfaction he gets from practicing top notch medicine.
Marc Borenstein MD, FACEP
Marc comes to Medhattan with over 30 years of experience in Emergency Medicine. He is that rare doctor whose amazing credentials and academic accomplishments are matched by his earnest, compassionate nature and his gift for communication.
Marc is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, and has extensive administrative experience. He has held such prestigious posts as Chairman of the Emergency Department and Residency Director at Newark Beth Israel Hospital, and Vice Chair of the Emergency Medicine Department at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. He is a reviewer for three academic scientific journals and has authored or co-authored at least 30 scholarly articles and chapters on such topics as Oncology, Emergency Medicine, and Pain Management. A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Columbia College, he obtained his MD from New York Medical College. Marc is a lifelong teacher and Senior Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Marc is also an avowed foodie and a wine enthusiast.
Suzanne Echemendia-Wirth MD, FACEP
Suzanne was honored in her Residency for her “spirit and professionalism” and her warmth, attentiveness and intelligence remain the hallmarks of her work.
Suzanne studied Neurosciences at Vanderbilt before obtaining her MD at the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Jacobi Medical Center and has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2006.
When not working at Medhattan, she can be found in the ER at Montefiore Hospital or working as the town doctor in Cherry Grove, Fire Island. Suzanne has been on the National Alumni Board of CityYear / Americorps since 1993. A mother of three, Suzanne also speaks fluent Spanish.
Maria Frank MD
Maria attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Jacobi Medical Center. She has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1994 and has 18 years of experience working in some of the area’s best hospitals.
Maria works as a doctor for Fisher’s Island, a seasonal community reachable only by boat, where she is sometimes the island’s only healthcare provider.
Maria is also a mom, an avid runner and a student of blues guitar. Her favorite charity is The United Way.
Chris Ingram MD
Chris’s work has brought him to Somalia to treat victims of war and famine, the Iran / Iraq border to provide emergency medical care to Kurdish refugees, and to post-war Kosovo to build a hospital for minorities.
After studying at Williams College and La Sorbonne, Chris obtained his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. With 10 years’ service in the Navy and over 20 years’ experience in International Emergency Medicine, Chris has made a career commitment to providing medical care to those who need it most.
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2001, Chris is on the faculty at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
His favorite non-medical activity is sculpting.
Craig Mochson MD, FACEP
An honors graduate of Union College, Craig obtained his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Bellevue in 2003.
Craig has worked everywhere from rural Jamaica, where he helped establish an EMS unit, to a Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, to India, where he helped coordinate open heart surgery for 17 South American children who could not obtain the care they needed in their own country.
Craig has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2004, and when not at Medhattan, he can be found working in the ER at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. He is also a volunteer for the NYC Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps and his favorite charity is GuyanaWatch.
Stacey Murray-Taylor MD, FACEP
A graduate of Boston College, Stacey completed her Medical School training at Meharry Medical College in Nashville before doing an Emergency Medicine Residency at St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2000, Stacey serves as an Associate Medical Director in the Emergency Department at both Richmond University Medical Center (Staten Island) and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and works clinically in the Emergency Departments of both Hospitals.
Stacey’s favorite Charity is The Fresh Air Fund, which provides free summer experiences in the country for inner-city kids, and her favorite thing to do when not working is spend time with her daughter.
Nicole Bouchard MD
After Residency in Emergency Medicine at Bellevue Nicole pursued a Toxicology (Poisons) fellowship at the New York City Poison Control Center. When not at Medhattan, Nicole works as the assistant Site Director of the ER at Columbia Presbyterian and as their Director of Toxicology. With a professional interest in poison emergencies, drug overdose and alcohol withdrawal, Nicole has authored numerous textbook chapters and dozens of scientific journal articles as well as being a reviewer for 2 major Toxicology Journals.
Nicole also enjoys supporting her favorite charities: Housing Works, The Multiple Sclerosis Society and AIDS walk.