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Peconic Bay Medical Group's Primary Care Specialists

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The East End's choice for primary care

Peconic Bay Medical Center's network of community-based physician practices is your connection to a comprehensive continuum of care that includes experienced primary care physicians trained and board-certified in family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics, and gynecology.

  • Convenient Locations
  • Fast Appointments
  • Accepting New Patients Daily
  • Most health insurance plans, Medicare & Medicaid accepted

Family Physician is concerned with the total healthcare of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The Family Physician receives a broad range of training that includes adult medicine and care of the aged, the care of children, women's health, maternity care, preventive medicine and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants and community resources when appropriate—American Board of Medical Specialties.

Pediatrician is a physician specializing in the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. The Pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development—American Board of Medical Specialties.

Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and the digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine, which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs—American Board of Medical Specialties

An Obstetrician/Gynecologist possesses special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders. This physician serves as a consultant to other physicians and as a primary physician for women—American Board of Medical Specialties.


Family Medicine

Jessica Berman, PA-C, MPAS

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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A member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants, Ms. Berman is a nationally registered Medical Examiner and has been highly trained and holds certifications in Basic, Advanced, and Pediatric Life Support. She began her career as a practicing physician assistant in the Long Island Jewish Medical Center Emergency Department.

A graduate of Stony Brook University, with a Physician Assistant Master of Science degree from Touro College of Health Science, Ms. Petchonka has been providing primary care and urgent care services at the Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health Urgent Care Center at the Gertrude and Louis Feil Campus for Ambulatory Services in Manorville, NY, since 2014.

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Dennis T. Besong, MD, MBA

Phone: (631) 727-1600

34 Commerce Drive
Suite #1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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A board-certified family medicine physician with extensive acute and post-acute care experience, Dr. Besong offers his patients the benefits of an individualized family-centered approach along with seamless integration into the full range of diagnostic and treatment services provided by Peconic Bay Medical Center and the Northwell Health system.

Dr. Besong welcomes news patients. Same-day and Telehealth appointments are often available. Every effort is made to accommodate patients’ needs in scheduling appointments. A graduate of Stony Brook University, Dr. Besong earned his MD from the St. Matthews University School of Medicine. He also holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from Davenport University.

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Luigi Buono, DO

Phone: (631) 298-2030

7905 Main Road
Mattituck, NY 11952
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32845 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935
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Board-Certified by the American Board of Family Practice, Dr. Buono has been providing compassionate primary medical care to the families on the East End since 1994.

To continue to provide the high level of personal, attentive care for which he is known, Dr. Buono's practice includes a team of top-notch practitioners:

  • Patricia Sondgeroth, PA
  • James Earl, NP
  • Denise Karavas, PA

The practice welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school physicals, vaccinations and routine screenings. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Cynthia Carlson, MD

Phone: (631) 929-1925

54 Woodville Road
Shoreham, NY 11786
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Board-Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Carlson has been providing compassionate primary medical care to the families on the East End since 1998. In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Carlson's experience includes tenure as Chief Resident and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Stony Brook University Hospital and Medical Center.

Committed to providing the highest standards of personal, attentive care, Dr. Carlson is joined in her practice by a team of top-notch practitioners that includes Danielle Stoebe, PA.

Dr. Carlson welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school physicals, vaccinations and routine screenings. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Josephine Champlin, DO

Phone: (631) 878-2222

504 Montauk Highway
Suite B
Center Moriches, NY 11934
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Residency-trained in family medicine at Peconic Bay Medical Center, Dr. Champlin welcomes new patients to her practice in Center Moriches. A graduate of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, Dr. Champlin offers her patients a holistic approach to care with a particular focus on good doctor-patient communication and overall family well-being.

Waiting times for appointments are typically short, with same-day and telehealth appointments often available. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for physicals, vaccinations and screenings. Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted.

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James Earl, FNP-C, APRN, CEN, MS, MBA

Phone: (631) 728-4500

80 E. Montauk Hwy
Suite 102
Hampton Bays, NY 11946
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A board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, James Earl also brings experience as a Certified Emergency Nurse in trauma settings as well as in forward surgical units from his service with the U.S. Army Reserve Nurse Corps.

In addition to his BSN, Mr. Earl holds a Master of Science Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Malloy College, and a Master of Business Administration degree from American Public University. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program of Chamberlain University, with an anticipated commencement date in 2020.

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Denise Karavas, PA

Phone: (631) 298-2030

7905 Main Road
Mattituck, NY 11952
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Judith Magloczki, DO

Phone: (631) 722-4400

31 Main Road
Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Residency-trained in Integrated Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Dr. Magloczki welcomes new patients to her practice in Riverhead.

With an extensive background and interest in yoga, fitness and personal wellness, Dr. Magloczki provides patients with an integrative, holistic approach to care for every member of the family. Waiting times for appointments are typically short, with same-day and telehealth appointments often available. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for physicals, vaccinations and screenings. Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted.

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Brian McNulty, MD

Phone: (631) 878-2222

504 Montauk Highway
Suite B
Center Moriches, NY 11934
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A Board-Certified practitioner of Family Medicine, Dr. McNulty also offers extensive training and experience in emergency response and emergency medical care gained as a paramedic with the New York City Emergency Medical Service, the New York City Police Department, and as a Firefighter/Paramedic with the East Farmingdale Fire Department.

Committed to providing the highest standards of personal, attentive care, Dr. McNulty is joined in his practice by a team of top-notch practitioners that includes:

  • Ann Morrill, PA
  • Christina Zaccara, NP

Dr. McNulty welcomes new patients. For physical examinations, follow-up visits and routine office visits, scheduled appointments are recommended.

Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid accepted.

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Ann Morrill, PA

Phone: (631) 878-2222

504 Montauk Highway
Suite B
Center Moriches, New York 11934
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Evan Nadal, DO

Phone: (631) 727-1600

34 Commerce Drive
Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Board-Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine of the NYIT New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Nadal is one of Suffolk County's most highly regarded family physicians.

Dr. Nadal is the Program Director to the family medicine resident physicians of Peconic Bay Medical Center's Graduate Medical Education program.

The practice welcomes new patients. For physical examinations, follow-up visits and routine office visits, scheduled appointments are recommended.

Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid accepted.

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Joseph Pasquale, PA

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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Pooja Atul Paunikar, MD

Phone: (631) 727-1600

34 Commerce Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Board-certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Paunikar also has a Masters Degree in Public Health from Dartmouth Medical School. She was formerly Chief Resident in Family Medicine at Northwell Health’s Southside Hospital and has served on the faculties of New York Presbyterian Columbia Medical College, and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra College. 

Dr. Paunikar welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school physicals, annual medical exams, screenings and vaccinations. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Elizabeth Sanders, PA

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, New York 11949
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Emily Sawyer, PA

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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Daniel Shapiro, NP

Phone: (631) 722-4400

31 Main Road
Suite 1
Riverhead, New York 11901
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Peter Siefken, PA

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, New York 11949
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Allison Skrezec, NP

Phone: (631) 477-6121

230 Main Street
Greenport, New York 11944
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Patricia Sondgeroth, PA

Phone: (631) 298-2030

7905 Main Road
Mattituck, New York 11952
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Darya Sterling, DO

Phone: (631) 728-4500

80 E. Montauk Hwy
Hampton Bays, NY 11946
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A board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Sterling employs an innovative range of techniques to connect and communicate with patients of all ages. She offers her patients the benefits of an individualized family-centered approach along with seamless integration into the full range of diagnostic and treatment services provided by Peconic Bay Medical Center and the Northwell Health system.

 

Dr. Sterling welcomes news patients. Same-day and Telehealth appointments are often available. Every effort is made to accommodate patients’ needs in scheduling appointments.

 

Listen to Dr. Sterling on Peconic Bay Medical Center's Ask the Medical Expert in partnership with JVC Broadcasting.

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Danielle Stoebe, PA-C

Phone: (631) 929-1925

54 Woodville Road
Shoreham, NY 11786
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A member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Ms. Stoebe has been highly trained and holds certifications in Basic, Advanced, and Pediatric Life Support. She began her career as a practicing physician assistant in the Long Island Jewish Medical Center Emergency Department.

A graduate of Stony Brook University, Ms. Stoebe has been providing primary care and urgent care services at the Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health Urgent Care Center at the Gertrude and Louis Feil Campus for Ambulatory Services in Manorville, NY, since 2016.

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Jeffrey Tiu, DO

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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Board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, Dr. Tiu, provides compassionate primary medical care.

Dr. Tiu welcomes new patients. Waiting time for appointments are typically short.  Every effort is made to accomadate patient's schedules for  scheduling school physicals, vaccinations and routine screenings.  Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Christina Zaccara, ANP-C

Phone: (631) 878-2222

504 Montauk Highway
Suite B
Center Moriches, NY 11934
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A member of the New York Nurse Practitioner Association, Ms. Zaccara is a Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner who has been providing primary care services in homecare and office settings to residents of the East End for more than 15 years.

Beginning her career as a licensed practical nurse, Ms. Zaccara earned her RN from Suffolk Community College in 2006, her BSN on the Dean’s list from Stony Brook University in 2008, and her MSN as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Stony Brook University in 2011.

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Internal Medicine

Afzal M. Butt, MD

Phone: (631) 727-1600

34 Commerce Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Butt also has extensive experience in emergency and urgent care medicine. He has been a resident of the Riverhead area for more than 20 years.

Dr. Butt welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school and work physicals, vaccinations and screenings. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Fang Chen, MD

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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A board-certified Internist, Dr. Chen provides expert primary care medial services to adults. With her prior training as both a civil engineer and a physical therapist, Dr. Chen has a unique understanding of how the human body functions within its environment.

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Michael Dempsey, MD

Phone: (631) 722-4400

31 Main Road
Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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cum laude graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelor Medical Science degree from the Dartmouth College School of Medicine, Dr. Dempsey received his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has been listed as one of “America’s Top Physicians, Internal Medicine” by the Consumer Research Council of America.

Dr. Dempsey welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school and work physicals, vaccinations and screenings. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Richard Kubiak, MD

Phone: (631) 722-4400

31 Main Road
Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Kubiak provides compassionate primary medical care to patients in Riverhead.

Dr. Kubiak welcomes new patients. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Steven Spiegel, MD

Phone: (631) 288-2273

201 Montauk Highway
Suite 1
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
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Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Spiegel also brings extensive experience in urgent care medical service to his primary care practice in Westhampton Beach, where he has been serving the community since 1996.

Dr. Spiegel welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school physicals, vaccinations and routine screenings. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

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Pediatrics

Robert Daniel Rubin, DO

Phone: (631) 405-3200

496 County Road 111
Building B
Manorville, NY 11949
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A board-certified specialist in Pediatrics, Dr. Rubin is also trained in pediatric emergency care, with certifications in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and as a Neonatal Resuscitation Program  instructor.

Dr. Rubin welcomes new patients. Waiting times for appointments are typically short. Every effort is made to accommodate patients' schedules for scheduling school physicals, vaccinations and routine screenings. Most insurance plans are accepted.

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Women's Health

Scott F Berlin, MD

Phone: (631) 390-7808

31 Main Road
Suite 7
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Scott Brian Berman, MD

Phone: (631) 390-7808

2500 Nesconset Highway
Building 12
Stony Brook, NY 11790
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Julia Chachere, CNM, NP, MPH

Phone: (631) 477-6121

230 Main Street
Greenport, NY 11944
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80 E. Montauk Highway
Suite 102
Hampton Bays, NY 11946
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Julia Chachere brings more than 30 years of professional experience and certified expertise to Peconic Bay Medical Center in the areas of women’s health, family planning, pre-natal and post-partum care, and gynecology.

Licensed by New York State as both a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health and as Midwife, Ms. Chachere holds a Master of Science degree in Nurse Midwifery from Stony Brook University, and a Master of Public Health degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She earned her RN and BSN from Long Island University.

Listen to Julia Chachere on Peconic Bay Medical Center's Ask the Medical Expert in partnership with JVC Broadcasting:

Ask the Medical Expert, November 2019
Ask the Medical Expert, December 2020

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Jesse Eisenberg, MD

Phone: (631) 390-7808

31 Main Road
Suite 7
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Vandy Ferrer, CNM

Phone: (631) 390-7808

31 Main Road
Suite 7
Riverhead, NY 11901
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271 New York 25A
Wading River, NY 11792
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Tiffany Christine Hunter, MD

Phone: (631) 390-7808

34 Commerce Drive
Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Board-certified and residency-trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Hunter welcomes new patients to her practice in Riverhead. She provides women of all ages with the specialized care they need to achieve and maintain optimum health before, during, and after their child-bearing years.

A graduate of Cornell University, Dr. Hunter earned her MD at the Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brown University School of Medicine Women & Infants’ Hospital. In addition to her practice in Riverhead, she serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Northwell/Hofstra University Zucker School of Medicine.

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Elizabeth Morrison, CM

Phone: (631) 390-7808

31 Main Road
Suite 7
Riverhead, NY 11901
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271 New York 25A
Wading River, NY 11792
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Oscar Quezada, MD

Phone: (631) 390-7808

31 Main Road
Suite 7
Riverhead, NY 11901
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