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.

Read a message from the hospital's President & Chairman.

Click here for the Board of Trustees' Administrative Area.

Board of Trustees

Management Team

Gary J. Zuar

Stephen S. Mills, FACHE
(718) 670-1025

William W. H. Chiang

Jaclyn Mucaria, MPA
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
(718) 670-2543

Arthur D. Dawson, Ph.D

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

Kerry S. DeWitt

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

Joseph R. Ficalora

Michaelle Williams, RN, MA, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services
(718) 670-1222

Laura L. Forese, MD

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

Phyllis R. Lantos

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

Jaclyn Mucaria

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

Michael Nochomovitz, MD

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

Cam Patterson, MD, MBA


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

Brian K. Regan, Ph.D

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

Karen Westervelt

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

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

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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