Neal F. Epstein, MD, has been appointed Chairman of Radiology at Lenox Hill Hospital. The appointment, effective April 19, 2004 was announced by Gladys George, President and CEO of Lenox Hill Hospital.
Dr. Epstein attended the University of Pennsylvania, transferring after two years to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he completed an accelerated BA/MD program. His post-graduate training included a surgical internship at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Angiography and Interventional Radiology at Harvard Medical School, New England Deaconess Hospital.
Dr. Epstein comes to Lenox Hill Hospital from St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Connecticut, which he joined in 1988 as a member of the attending staff and where he served as Chairman of Radiology since 1996. He also served as Assistant Director of the University of Connecticut/St. Francis Integrated Radiology Residency Program and held the academic titles of Assistant Professor in Radiology and Assistant Professor in Nuclear Medicine from the University Of Connecticut School of Medicine. During his tenure at Saint Francis Hospital, Dr. Epstein significantly expanded the services and outpatient capabilities of the department.
Dr. Epstein's clinical expertise encompasses nuclear imaging, PET CT, body CT including virtual colonoscopy, filmless radiology, interventional radiology, and bone densitometry. At Lenox Hill Hospital, he will utilize these proven clinical and management skills to further develop the department's scope and capabilities.
Dr. Epstein will relocated to Scarsdale with his wife Pamela and their three sons.
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