Our Physicians

PastoreDr. Suzanne Pastore received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Rochester in 1991 and her Medical Doctorate from Albany Medical College in 1995. She completed her residency at Franklin Square Hospital, a John’s Hopkins affiliate, in 1999. During her residency she received awards for Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures, Top Senior Resident in Colposcopy, and Resident of the Year. She has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Manhattan since 1999 and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to her practice here in New York she has done charitable medical missionary work in Jamaica with the Christian Medical and Dental Society, St. Lucia with Catholic Medical Missions, Nicaragua with the University of Texas at Gavelston’s Family Practice Department and El Salvador with Helping Hands Medical Missions.

 

LamDr. Stephanie Lam received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University Of New York at Binghamton in 1994 and her Medical Degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999. She completed her residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York in 2003 and since then has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Manhattan as faculty at Beth Israel. At Beth Israel she served as Assistant Residency Director from 2004-2006. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is proficient in Spanish.

 

 

ChoyDr. Youyin Choy received her Bachelor of Science Degree at Cornell University in 1993 and her Medical Doctorate at the State University of New York College of Medicine in Brooklyn with Honors in 1997. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) at Newark where she received the Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Award and the New Jersey Maternal Fetal Medicine Society research award. Before her current practice, Dr. Choy was a full time faculty member and Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine and earned a teaching award for her dedication to teaching medical students. Throughout her career she has published articles in many peer reviewed journals. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Choy speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese.

 

SelitskyDr. Lana Selitsky received her Bachelor of Science Degree at Stony Brook University in 1999 and her Medical Degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005. After completing her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Selitsky began working as an attending in general Obstetrics and Gynecology and part time Family Planning in 2009. Her accomplishments have been recognized throughout her career by receiving honors such as the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medical Student Teaching Award from 2005-2009 and the Blumenthal Senior Research Award in 2009. She has also been publicly recognized in her field by presenting at an ACOG District II meeting, at the 8th European Congress of Menopause, London, and through co-authoring €œWhat Factors Influence Women€™s Contraceptive Decisions? She is a member of the American Medical Association and a Junior Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Selitsky speaks Russian fluently.

 

Dr. Heghine Zalinyan received her medical doctorate from Yerevan State Medical University . She completed her residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.  Following her residency she served as faculty at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and was active in resident education. She is board certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and holds active memberships in the Bronx OB-GYN Society and the American Armenian Health Professionals. She is fluent in Russian and  Armenian.

 

 

 

Please meet our other physicians that cover call but have offices in different locations

Dr Helaine Worrell received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia University in 1989 and her Medical Doctorate from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1999.
During the intervening years, she worked professionally as a classically trained ballet dancer and vocalist before redirecting her focus towards academic pursuits. She completed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City in 2003. She has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology as an Attending Physician at Beth Israel Medical Center since 2003. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is proficient in Spanish.

Office Address:
106 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 844-1212
Fax: (212) 844-1213

 

Dr. Afua Mintah recieved her Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto in 2002, and she received her Medical Doctorate from George Washington University in Washington DC in 2006. She completed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in 2010. During her residency she received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and she continues to be actively involved in medical student and resident education. She is currently the associate residency program director for the department of OB/GYN at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. While she practices general Obstetrics and Gynecology, her clinical interests include family planning and minimally invasive surgery. She is fluent in French.

Office Address:
135 W 27th St Fl 4
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 255-8992
Fax: (212) 463-9526