Dr. Nakul Karkare M.D.
Dr Nakul V Karkare; is an orthopedic surgeon specialized in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He serves on the FDA advisory board, under the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Device Panel.
He has operating privileges at Winthrop Hospital, St Charles Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital, Mather Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center.
He completed his internship at St. Vincents hospital in Manhattan and his orthopedic surgery residency at New York Medical College Brooklyn and Queens Region.
Dr. Novneet Singh Chhabra M.D.
Dr. Novneet Singh Chhabra is a board certified Doctor of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Chhabra completed his surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital of West Islip, NY in 2014.
He completed his fellowship in Wound Management and Hyperbaric’s at Wyckoff Hospital of Brooklyn, NY in 2015
Dr. T. Robert Rhodin M.D.
T. Robert Rhodin M.D. did his orthopedic surgery residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and his fellowship in sports medicine at the Hughston Clinic.
His interest is in problems of the shoulder and knee, and his techniques include arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery along with individually designed physical rehabilitation.
His goal with every patient is to get them back to doing what they like to do. Dr. Rhodin will listen to you and help you.
completing a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology at Boston University. He then attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, graduating with honors in 2006
Outside of his medical and academic practice, he spends most of his free time with his wife and four children.
Dr. Vedant Vaksha
He is an orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Adult and Reconstructive Spine Surgery from University of Rochester, Rochester, NY and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH and Sports Surgery from ORV, Richmond, VA.
He has vast experience in orthopedic surgery and well trained in spine and sports surgery, managing patients of varied pathologies in spine, and sports through operative as well as non operative means.
His fellowships are AOSpine and ACGME accredited.
Jose L. Perez MS, PA-C
Orthopedic Surgical Physician Assistant
He is Board Certified in Medicine and Surgery since sitting for and passing the certification Examination given by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 1982.
His primary interests professionally are Joint Replacement Surgery, Trauma/Fractures, and Sport Medicine. He is a Veteran and was Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Air Force, and he is also fluent in Spanish.
Board Certified in Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Internal Medicine. He received his Masters in Physician Assistant studies at Touro College in Bay Shore, NY and his Business Administration Degree from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
Steven also works in Emergency Department at Good Samaritan Hospital, and lives with his family in Greenport.
Dennis T. Dillon RPAC,PC
Senior Physician Assistant
Dennis T. Dillon attended Southern Connecticut State University and received his B.S. Science, Health and Physical Education.
He then went to Farmingdale State University of New York to study health services, and received a B.S from Touro College in Allied Health Science & as a Physician Assistant.
With over 20 years of practice experience, he is a valuable member of our team.
Receptionist / Administrative Assistant
I was born and raised in Pennsylvania.
I moved to New York at age 18, where I went to school and obtained my Associate’s Degree.
I have been working in the medical field for 3.5 years now, doing various reception and medical assisting work.
Graduated from Louis D. Brandeis HS in 1988. Worked at NYU medical center from June 1990 to May 2010 as a front desk receptionist answering phones, billing (input & output), ekg’s, making appointments, prior authorizations, etc.
Currently works at ACUMA medical associates from June 2010-present for five physicians doing the same duties as at NYU.
Accounting & Billing
I was born and raised on Long Island, NY. I have 3 brothers, and 2 children, both boys.
I have been working in the medical field since 1985.
I am fluent in all aspects of the medical office, but my specialty is in billing.
I graduated from Adelphi University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, where I was also a four year member of the Women’s Lacrosse Team.
I am currently working towards my MBA in Healthcare Management at Touro Graduate School of Business in Manhattan, NY with an anticipated graduation date in December 2016. I have been working in healthcare for three years as a physical therapy aide and patient care coordinator.