Medical LeadershipOur medical directors are board certified in sleep medicine and other specialties including pulmonology, cardiology, neurology and internal medicine.

Dr. James Bruno

M.D.

James Bruno, M. D., is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Disorders. He completed his neurology training at George Washington University…

    Dr. Neil Shinder

    M.D.

    Dr. Neil Shinder is board certified in Sleep Medicine, as well as pulmonary, critical care and internal medicine.

      Dr. Gerard T Lombardo

      M.D., FCCP

      Dr. Lombardo has over 20 years experience in the practice of Sleep Medicine. During this time he founded and directed numerous…

        Dr. Gershon C. Ney

        M.D.

        Dr. Gershon C. Ney, is a Board Certified active neurology practitioner in the areas of epilepsy, sleep disorders and developmental disabilities.

          Dr. Alfredo Astua

          M.D.

          Dr. Alfredo Astua is the Director of Sleep Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center. For over 5 years, Dr. Astua has been assisting his patients…

            Dr. Nouri

            Founder, Director

            Dr. Nouri is Founder and Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYM. Dr. Nouri received his medical degree from the University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.

              Dr. Joseph Genovese

              DO, FCCP

              Dr. Joseph Genovese joins North Shore Medical Arts, LLP after fourteen years of solo practice specializing in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care…

                Dr. James Bruno, M.D.

                brunoJames Bruno, M. D., is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Disorders. He completed his neurology training at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He went on to complete a fellowship in both Neurophysiology (Epilepsy/Neuromuscular Disorders) and Sleep Disorders at the State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook.

                Dr. Bruno is in solo practice in the Stony Brook area and is the Associate Clinical Director of The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Long Island at St. Charles Hospital. Dr. Bruno also holds a position as Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at SUNY Stony Brook and is a recipient of America’s top Physicians and Patients Choice Award.

                Dr. Gerard T Lombardo, M.D., FCCP
                Certified Sleep Medicine, ABIM

                lombardo1Dr. Lombardo has over 20 years experience in the practice of Sleep Medicine.  During this time he founded and directed numerous sleep centers and supervised more than 18,000 sleep studies and consulted on and cared for an equal number of patients in his private practice.  In the role of Medical Director, he has successfully supervised numerous sleep facility accreditation site visits over the span of 15 years.

                As a trained pulmonologist, he is well-versed in the physiology of breathing, the most important factor in the diagnosis and treatment of breathing disorders during sleep.  He broadened his training in sleep medicine at the Sleep Disorder Center at New York Cornell Hospital.

                New York City, the “city that never sleeps” provides an ideal vantage point for studying the sleep problems of both blue-collar and white-collar occupations.  Dr Lombardo has worked closely with New York’s transit workers, treating shift work sleep disorders and insomnia in those who are often responsible for operating the world’s most extensive round-the-clock transportation system.  In addition to sleep testing facility oversight, his sleep disorder practice evaluates and treats approximately 1500 new referrals per year.

                He has been a guest on the Regis Philbin Show and appeared on CNN as well as on a variety of cable shows, local news and radio programs, and local publications. In addition to authoring Sleep to Save Your Life (Harper Collins), and numerous scientific publications, he has contributed to key articles on sleep in the Readers Digest, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Daily News.

                Dr. Neil Shinder, M.D.

                Dr. Neil Shinder is board certified in Sleep Medicine, as well as pulmonary, critical care and internal medicine. He is a graduate of McGill medical school in Montreal, Canada. His residency in internal medicine was at the University of Toronto, Canada.

                His fellowship training in internal medicine was at Cornell University/New York hospital. His fellowship training in pulmonary was at Queens University in Ontario, Canada. He is a fellow of the College of Chest Physicians. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His private practice is in Nanuet, Rockland county N.Y.

                Dr. Gershon C. Ney, M.D.

                neyDr. Gershon C. Ney, is a Board Certified active neurology practitioner in the areas of epilepsy, sleep disorders and developmental disabilities. He practices in the Queens, Long Island area. His professional career has been limited to the Queens, Long Island area for 25 years. Dr. Ney completed his Neurology Residency at the New Jersey Medical School and did a Fellowship in Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he worked for ten years. Subsequently, he acted as Associate Director of the Epilepsy Center at New York Hospital Queens and the Chief of the Sleep Disorder Center at New York Hospital Queens.

                His 25 year career is dedicated to epilepsy, sleep medicine, developmental disabilities. The doctor has published many articles in peer reviewed journals on topics including: epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, developmental disabilities and sleep disorders, as well as book chapters. He is an authority on these areas, who has worked in the Queens, Long Island area for his entire career. Dr. Ney’s practice focuses on personalized, tailored, individual care for each patient.

                Dr. Alfredo Astua, M.D.

                astua1Dr. Alfredo Astua is the Director of Sleep Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center. For over 5 years, Dr. Astua has been assisting his patients with sleep problems and disorders such as Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Sleep Hygiene by diligently working together with them to address their sleep related issues and complaints. In addition to his significant sleep medicine experience, patients also benefit from Dr. Astua’s deep knowledge of internal medicine and pulmonary diseases which are often associated with sleep disorders.

                Dr. Astua is a graduate of Guadalajara University School Of Medicine/New York Medical College Program. He has completed his fellowship training in Sleep Medicine (Sleep Disorders Institute), Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care (Columbia University School of Medicine). Dr. Astua is Board certified in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care.

                Dr. Nouri

                nouriDr. Nouri is Founder and Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYM. Dr. Nouri received his medical degree from the University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. He was a research fellow there and at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. He completed his residency in neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Nouri completed a fellowship in epilepsy and neurophysiology at NYU Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology.

                Dr. Joseph Genovese, DO, FCCP

                nouriDr. Joseph Genovese joins North Shore Medical Arts, LLP after fourteen years of solo practice specializing in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine.

                Dr. Genovese received his BS degree in Cardiorespiratory Sciences from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his medical degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY in 1987.

                Following a Rotating Internship at The Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn he completed three years of Residency Training in Internal Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Genovese became a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, receiving his board certification in Internal Medicine in 1991.

                After his residency training, Dr. Genovese completed a three year fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and sleep medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

                Dr. Genovese is the Medical Director of the Respiratory Care Program at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY. He is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine for the Biology Department at Hofstra University having taught Pulmonary Medicine in the Physician Assistant Program. He is an adjunct clinical professor of Critical Care & Pulmonary Disease of Touro College of Ostheopatic Medicine. He is the medical director of the United Sleep Lab in Commack, NY.

                Dr. Genovese currently maintains privileges at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY, and Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park, NY.

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