Our Administration

The leadership team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens is comprised of a diverse group of experienced individuals who are dedicated to the maintenance and continuing development of a health care facility which is second to none in its responsiveness to the community.

Click here for the Board of Trustees' Administrative Area.

Board of Trustees

Management Team

Gary J. Zuar

Jaclyn Mucaria, MPA
(718) 670-2543

William W. H. Chiang

Stephen Rimar, MD, MBA
Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
(718) 670-1549

Arthur D. Dawson, Ph.D

Kevin J. Ward, CPA
Senior Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer
(718) 670-1476

Kerry S. DeWitt

William P. Wissemann, Esq.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
(718) 670-1044

Joseph R. Ficalora

Maureen Buglino, RN, MPH
Vice President for Community Medicine & Emergency Medicine
(718) 670-1981

Laura L. Forese, MD

Vito J. Cassata, RPh, MBA
Vice President for General Services & Facilities Planning
(718) 670-1073

Phyllis R. Lantos

Thomas B. Evans
Vice President for Physician Business Development
(718) 670-1903

Jaclyn Mucaria

Mary Godfrey, RN
Vice President for Patient Flow and Capacity Management
(718) 670-2877

Michael Nochomovitz, MD

Kyle Jacobi, Esq.
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
(718) 670-1995

Cam Patterson, MD, MBA


Willa Brody, MSW, JD
Director, External Affairs
(718) 670-1065

Brian K. Regan, Ph.D

Mark Greaker
Vice President, IT Services
(718) 670-1601

Karen Westervelt

Karen Nefores, RN, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, CPPS
Vice President, Quality & Patient Safety
(718) 670-1761

Lorraine Orlando
Vice President for Human Resources
(718) 670-1694

Michael Tretola, FACHE
Senior Vice President for Continuum of Care Services
(718) 480-4030

Patricia Woods, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, CASAC, EAP, PCC
Director, Psych Consult - Liaison Service
(718) 670-1243


Andrew Castiglione
Vice President for Ancillary & Professional Services
(718) 670-2789

Caroline Keane, RN, MSN, ANP, CCM
Vice President for Care Coordination, Social Work and Transitions of Care 
(718) 670-1305


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