Cardiac Excellence for All Long Islanders

Catholic Health continues to expand the award-winning heart and vascular program at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® to our hospitals across Long Island so the communities we serve have access to the highest level of cardiac care. Our nationally-recognized heart and vascular program is led by Dr. Richard Shlofmitz, Catholic Health and St. Francis Hospital Chairman of Cardiology, and a dedicated and compassionate team of cardiology experts in multiple disciplines.

St. Francis Heart Center

In addition to Long Island's most awarded heart program at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® in Roslyn, NY, you can find excellence in heart and vascular care at St. Francis Heart Center locations across Long Island:

  • St. Francis Heart Center at Good Samaritan Hospital (West Islip, NY)
  • St. Francis Heart Center at Mercy Hospital (Rockville Centre, NY)
  • St. Francis Heart Center at St. Catherine of Siena Hospital (Smithtown, NY)
  • St. Francis Heart Center at St. Jospeh Hospital (Bethpage, NY)

Our Leadership

dr richard shlofmitz

Richard Shlofmitz, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, Catholic Health and St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center®

    • Ziad Ali, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® DeMatteis Cardiovascular InstituteInterventional Cardiology
    • Jie Jane Cao, MD, Director, Catholic Health Advanced Cardiac Imaging/Director, Catholic Health, Translational Research for the DeMatteis Research Institute
    • Regina Druz, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Integrative Cardiology
    • Rita Jermyn, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics
    • Omar Khalique, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® and Catholic Health Cardiovascular Imaging; Director of Cardiovascular Imaging for the DeMatteis Research Institute
    • Sean Levchuck, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Pediatric Cardiology
    • Joseph Levine, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Arrhythmia and Pacemaker Center
    • Edward Lundy, MD, Surgical Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program
    • Richard Matano, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Vascular Surgery
    • Thomas Pappas, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
    • George Petrossian, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Interventional Cardiovascular ProceduresCo-Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Heart Valve Center
    • Newell Robinson, MD, Chair, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular SurgeryCo-Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Heart Valve Center
    • Haoyi Zheng, MD, Director, St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Cardio-Oncology Program

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    • Larry Altschul, MD, Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Cardiology
    • Ezra Deutsch, MD, Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Interventional Cardiology
    • Michael Aaron, MD, Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Cardiology
    • Christopher LaMendola, MD, Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
    • Armen Ovsepian, MD, Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Electrophysiology Services

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    • Sidharth Yadav, MD, Co-Director, Mercy Hospital Catherization Lab
    • Gary Freidman, MD, Co-Director, Mercy Hospital Catherization Lab

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    • Allen Jeremias, MD, Co-Director, St. Joseph Hospital Catherization Lab

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    Care Across Long Island

    You will find expert heart and vascular doctors at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® and St. Francis Heart Center locations across Long Island. Explore below to find a doctor near you.

    Our Care Team

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    Find a Doctor at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® (Roslyn, NY)

    • Marlon Rosenbaum, MD

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    Find a Doctor at St. Francis Heart Center at Good Samaritan Hospital (West Islip, NY)

    Interventionalists

    • Ezra Deutsch, MD
    • David Reich, MD
    • Paul Lee, MD
    • Matthew Liakos, MD
    • Rakesh Patel, MD
    • Shahram Hormozi, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD
    • Ralph Caselnova, MD
    • Thomas Chengot, DO
    • Samy Selim, MD
    • Puneet Gandotra, MD

    Interventional Neurology

    • Kimon Bekelis, MD
    • Symeon Missios, MD
       

    (Pulmonary embolisms) INARI/EKOS

    • Ezra Deutsch, MD
    • David Reich, MD
    • Paul Lee, MD
    • Matthew Liakos, MD
    • Rakesh Patel, MD
    • Shahram Hormozi, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD
    • Ralph Caselnova, MD
    • Thomas Chengot, DO

    Patent foramen ovale (PFO)

    • David Reich, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD

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    TAVR

    • Ezra Deutsch, MD
    • David Reich, MD
    • Paul Lee, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD
    • Thomas Chengot, DO

    MitraClip

    • David Reich, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD

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    • Armen Ovsepian, MD
    • Justin Shaber, MD
    • Eric Uyguanco, MD
    • Alex Vidal, MD
    • Ching Wei Russell Chen, MD
    • Michael Weber, MD
    • Leigh Ann Hutchinson, MD
    • Anastasios Manaris, MD
    • Todd Cohen, MD

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    Find a Doctor at St. Francis Heart Center at Mercy Hospital (Rockville Centre, NY)

    Interventionalists

    • Sidartha Yadav, DO
    • Maulik Patel, MD

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    • Bassiema Ibrahim, MD

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    Find a Doctor at St. Francis Heart Center at St. Catherine of Siena Hospital (Smithtown, NY)

    Interventionalists

    • Ezra Deutsch, MD
    • Michael Happes, MD
    • Michael Rosenband, MD
    • Rakesh Patel, MD
    • Shahram Hormozi, MD
    • Shamin Khan, MD

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    • Abram Mozes, MD
    • Armen Ovsepian, MD
    • Michael Weber, MD
    • Leigh Hutchinson, MD
    • Alex Vidal, MD
    • Trevor Verga, MD

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    Find a Doctor at St. Francis Heart Center at St. Joseph Hospital (Bethpage, NY)

    Interventionalists

    • Allen Jeremias, MD
    • Ralph Caselnova, MD
    • Thomas Chengot, DO

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