Our Leadership

Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Cushing Neuroscience Institute

Souhel Najjar, MD
Chair, Department of Neurology, Lenox Hill Hospital
Chair, Department of Neurology, Staten Island University Hospital
Chair and Professor of Neurology
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Paul Wright, MD
Chair, Department of Neurology
North Shore University Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Vice President, Neurology
North Shore-LIJ Central and Eastern Regions
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Susan Browning, MPH, FACHE
Vice President
Neurosciences, ENT/Head & Neck and Ophthalmology Service Lines
North Shore-LIJ Health System


Julie Altebrando, MA
Manager, Marketing and Education
Neurosciences
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Anthony Aprile, RN
Administrative Director
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
Southside Hospital

Karen Shea Beneventano
Practice Business Manager
Neurosciences 
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Rhonda Broden, MPA-H
Physician and Community Outreach Liaison
Neurosciences
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Kenneth Court
Director, Information Technology Research
Department of Neurosurgery
Lenox Hill Hospital

Janice Licari
Supervisor, Executive Office 
Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital

Ignacio Lopez
Senior Administrative Director Department of Neurology
North Shore University Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Darren Mikalson
Revenue Manager
Department of Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital

Karin Oberlander, MPA
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Neurology
North Shore University Hospital

Gary Perodin, MPH – HSA
Administrative Director, Neurosurgery
Lenox Hill Hospital

Lana Pinkhasov
Administrative Director, Ambulatory Services
Neurosciences 
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Rita Raio
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital

Richard Roberti
Senior Administrative Manager
Chiari Institute

Donna Rotolo
Practice Office Coordinator
MS Care Center

Jennifer Salay
Director, Marketing and Education
Neurosciences
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Janet Schaetzle
Practice Business Manager
Spine Center

Edward Wright, MBA
Revenue Manager
Department of Neurology North Shore University Hospital

Sumita Yadav, MD, MHA
Senior Administrative Director
Department of Neurosurgery
North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Peter Yoo
Senior Service Line Analyst
Neurosciences
North Shore-LIJ Health System