Dr. Franklin is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. She completed her general surgery training at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and colon and rectal surgery training at Rhode Island Hospital-Brown University in Rhode Island. Dr. Franklin provides a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with various diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.
Dr. Franklin’s expertise includes colon, rectal, and anal cancer, diverticulitis, rectal prolapse, pelvic floor disorders, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anorectal abscess, anal fistulas, constipation, and fecal incontinence. Dr. Franklin has an interest in minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery for cancer. In addition, she also performs colonoscopies and anal physiology studies.
Dr. Ruffo is a fellowship-trained and dually board-certified surgeon in both general surgery and colorectal surgery. Skilled in minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr. Ruffo has been trained in use of the highly advanced da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, which offers leading-edge precision for treatment of life-threatening cancers of the colon and rectum.
A fellowship trained Gastroenterologist with board certification in Internal Medicine, Dr. Cerrone was Valedictorian of her graduating class from Stony Brook University, where she was also captain of the University’s Division I softball team and a four-time Academic All-American.
Dr. Cervone is a Board-Certified general surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic surgery with extensive experience in minimally invasive breast surgery, hernia surgery and general surgery. He is one of the region's leading experts in complicated abdominal hernia repair. One of the few surgeons in this region with advanced training in use of the world-class da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, he has been in practice on the East End of Long Island since 1999.
A board certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive gastrointestinal, hernia, and breast surgeries, Dr. Makartchuk is also extensively trained in emergency life-support procedures for accident and heart attack victims. An active teacher and mentor for medical students and surgical interns, Dr. Makartchuk has conducted classes and clinical presentations in surgical and suturing techniques.
Dr. Nankervis welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.
As a board-certified general surgeon, Chief of Surgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center, Dr. Ouzounian provides expert care in the areas of general, vascular, colorectal, breast and advanced minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Ouzounian strives to provide the highest quality and compassionate care across a diffuse range of complex disease entities. His practice was founded in 2007 with the goal of providing state-of-the-art surgical care to our neighbors on the East End of Long Island, while maintaining a compassionate and personal touch that makes his practice unique.
Dr. Angelillo is a dual board certified orthopaedic surgeon who provides comprehensive care for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions in patients of all ages. He is an expert in arthroscopic surgery, as well as traumatic injuries including fractures and dislocations. Fellowship-trained in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, Dr. Angelillo offers his patients the advanced level of expertise demanded by professional athletes.
He was appointed to the NYS Athletic Commission Medical Advisory Board by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which oversees professional boxing and mixed martial arts in New York. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. A member of Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Orthopaedics Team, he maintains outpatient offices at easy-access locations in Manorville and Patchogue.
A board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ciminiello specializes in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction including primary total hip and knee replacement as well as complex total hip and knee revision.
In treating patients with arthritic and other degenerative conditions of the hip and knee, the focus of Dr. Ciminiello’s joint replacement practice is to provide effective treatment to relieve pain and restore freedom of motion when nonoperative therapies no longer provide relief.
With expertise in general orthopedics as well as sports medicine, Dr. Creighton helps his patients regain their optimum levels of pain-free mobility and capability. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, he received his MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Aspen CO. He has held faculty positions with the NYU Langone Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases and the Stony Brook University Medical Center.
In addition to sports medicine and general orthopedics, Dr. Creighton’s orthopedic specialties include arthroscopic surgery and advanced techniques to promote fracture healing. Active as a supporter, sponsor and volunteer with many youth sports activities on the East End, Dr. Creighton also served as a physician for the 2004 and 2018 U.S. Open Golf Championships at Shinnecock Hills.
Fellowship-trained in hand and upper-extremity surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Gilbert is widely recognized as one of the region’s leading hand and upper extremity specialists, with honors including New York Magazine’s Best Doctor, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Times Super Doctors, and Newsday’s Top Doctors on Long Island.
A distinguished member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Gilbert currently serves as the Vice President of the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has presented results of his grant-funded research on conditions related to the hand and upper extremities at regional and national orthopaedic conferences and in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals.
Dr. Michael Khalili is a native of Long Island who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex chronic pain conditions. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Stony Brook University followed by fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management at the prestigious Columbia University.
Dr. Khalili is serving as an Assistant Professor at the Hofstra-Northwell Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine. He has multiple publications in basic and clinical sciences including journal articles, case reports and textbook chapters.
Today Dr. Khalili offers advanced treatment modalities to patients suffering from acute and chronic pain of the back, neck, shoulder, knee, and upper or lower extremities. Patients are offered a multidisciplinary approach to pain management with a focus on nonsurgical and minimally invasive techniques. Using leading-edge technology and evidence-based treatment modalities, he performs epidural injections, peripheral joint injections, radiofrequency ablations, sympathetic blocks, as well as neuromodulation for refractory chronic or cancer pain. Dr. Khalili successfully delivers personalized care with the goal of improving daily functioning and quality of life for his patients.
One of the region's leading spine surgeons, Dr. Leone specializes in advanced treatment for traumatic spine and cervical injuries, scoliosis, herniated discs and spinal stenosis, and neck and back pain.
Fellowship-trained in both Trauma Spine Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery, Dr. Leone has been an integral part of the spine surgery programs at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, and the North Shore University Hospitals in Syosset and Glen Cove.
An expert in prevention and treatment of sports injuries and concussion management, Dr. Victor Olujimi provides leading-edge care for recreational and competitive athletes of all ages. Fellowship-trained in orthopedic surgery as well as sports medicine, Dr. Olujimi has provided medical coverage for high school, college, and professional sports competitions, including lacrosse, hockey, and wrestling.
Dr. Sochol specializes in treatment of injuries and diseases of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. She treats patients suffering from work- and sports-related conditions resulting from falls, accidents, impacts, repetitive stress and other factors. She is also a pediatric specialist with expertise in the management of congenital deformities.
She has conducted extensive research on upper extremity management. In addition to publishing clinical research papers, she has also contributed chapters for hand surgery textbooks and given numerous presentations at national and international meetings. She completed her residency training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY, and completed her fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery at the USC Keck School of Medicine in CA.
Dr. Sochol receives patients on referral from other physicians, from athletic trainers, and from direct consultation with patients. Appointments can be made at any of her three different office locations. Her practice accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance plans.
Dr. Sultan is one of Long Island's top hip and knee replacement surgeons. He graduated with highest honors in biological sciences from Harvard University, was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical honor Society at Cornell University Medical College, and was fellowship-trained in hip and knee replacement surgery at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sultan was selected as one of America's Top Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council of America.
Board-certified and fellowship-trained in Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, and Internal Medicine, Dr. Lone specializes in treatment of patients with respiratory problems including: airways disorders such as asthma and COPD; inflammatory and non-inflammatory pulmonary conditions; pulmonary vascular and interstitial lung disease; and environmental, allergic and occupational lung diseases. His training includes advanced diagnostic techniques for various pulmonary diseases like endobronchial ultrasound-guided biopsies for lung cancers, ultrasound-guided pleural drainage procedures, pulmonary function testing and oxygen evaluations.
Dr. Lone is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) and of the American College of Physicians (FACP). He graduated from medical school in India followed by an anesthesiology and critical care medicine residency from India. Later, he completed an Internal Medicine Residency from University of Missouri. He received his two fellowship trainings at the University of Missouri and Johns Hopkins University. He received his Masters of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Fellowship trained at the University of Chicago in urologic oncology and robotic and endoscopic urology, Dr. Saoud is also certified in Single Port robotic-assisted surgery using the daVinci robotic surgery system. His research and publications focus on minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgical treatments for conditions such as prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer, and ailments of the kidneys and renal system.
Dr. Saoud is fluent in English, Arabic and French. His interests include basketball, diving, travelling, skiing, and movie making.