Our Doctors

After the initial examination by Dr. Hedrych, the immediate availability of a staff of highly qualified specialist physicians and other credentialed medical staff make it possible to continue the evaluation and treatment process without interruption.

Gideon Hedrych, M.D.

Trauma Specialist Executive Medical Director

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS:
Board Eligible, Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

EDUCATION: 
Residency Training:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Degrees:
M.D., Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY – 1978
B.S., City College of New York – 1971

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE:

  • 2001 — Present:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1992 — 2011:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1992 — 2000:
    Executive Medical Director, SIP Medical Group, Jersey City, NJ
  • 1987 — 1992:
    Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1987 — 1990:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ
  • 1983 — 1987:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, NJ
  • 1981 — 1982:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Elizabeth Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, NJ

1980 — 1981:
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, NY

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE:

  • New York State License Number — 143168

Joseph Yellin, D.O.

Board Certified Neurologist

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS:
Board Eligible, Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

EDUCATION: 
Residency Training:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Degrees:
M.D., Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY – 1978
B.S., City College of New York – 1971

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE:

  • 2001 — Present:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1992 — 2011:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1992 — 2000:
    Executive Medical Director, SIP Medical Group, Jersey City, NJ
  • 1987 — 1992:
    Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1987 — 1990:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ
  • 1983 — 1987:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, NJ
  • 1981 — 1982:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Elizabeth Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, NJ

1980 — 1981:
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, NY

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE:

  • New York State License Number — 143168

Thomas Scilaris, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedist

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons

EDUCATION Sep 1983 – Jun 1987

  • University of Richtnond Richmond, VA, Bachelor of Science Biology
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude Graduate, Evrytanian Scholar
  • Dean’s List ’83 — ’87, Member of Biology lionarary ’84 — ’87 (Beta Beta Beta)

Sep 1987 – Jun 1989

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C.
  • Masters in Science Physiology/Biophysics

Sep 1989 – Jun 1993

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C.
  • Medicinae Doctor’s Degree

Sep 1989 – Jun 1990

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C.
  • Research Assistant, Orthopaedicamergency Room Technician

Jul 1993 – Jun 1994

  • Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY
  • General Surgery Internship

Jul 1994 – Jun 1995

  • University of S. California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Orthopaedic Research Fellow

Jul 1995 – Jun 1999

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Jun 1999 – Feb 2000

  • Perth Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Perth, Australia
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION Mar 2000 – Present

  • Beth Israel Medical Center New York, NY
  • Department of Orthopaedics, Attending Physician

Oct 2002 – Present

  • Mt Sinai Hospital of Queens Astoria, NY
  • Department of Orthopaedics, Attending Physician

Sep 2004 – Present

  • Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY
  • Department of Orthopaedics, Attending Physician

Jun 2007 – Present

  • Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital New York, NY
  • Department of Orthopaedics, Attending Physician

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT Nov 2004 — Present

  • Orthopaedic Specialists of Greater New York New York, NY, Private Practice

Apr 2002 — Nov 2004

  • New York Orthopaedic Surgery Astoria, NY
  • Director of Orthopaedic Surgery

Mar 2000 — Mar 2002

  • Stanley Liebowitz, M.D., P.C. New York, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon

HONORS & AWARDS Jun 11, 1999

  • George Redgepath Award Kansas City, MO
  • Outstanding Resident

Apr 15, 1999

  • Frank D. Dickson Award Kansas City, MO
  • Meritorious Performance

Apr 11, 1997

  • Frank D. Dickson Award Kansas City, MO
  • Meritorious Performance

PUBLICATIONS Patzakis, Scilaris, TA, Chon, J, Holtom, P, Sherman, R.

  • “Results of Bone Grafting for Infected Tibial Non-Union” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 315: 192-198, 1995

Shepard, L, Lee, J, Scilaris, TA, Morris, J.

  • “A Prospective Randomized Study of Femoral Intramedullaty Nailing: Reamed vs. Unreamed”
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Boston, MA September 1996
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 1997

Prayson, MJ, William, J, Marshall, M, Scilaris, TA, Lingenfelter, E.

  • “Biomechanical Comparison of Fixation Methods in Transverse Olecranon Fractures: A Cadaveric Study”
  • Missouri State Orthopaedic Association, Lake of the Ozarks, June 1996 (3rd Prize)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 1997
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 11(8):1997

Scilaris, TA, Oranthan, J, William, J, Prayson, M, Marshall, M, Hamilton, J.

  • “Biomechanical Comparison of Fixation Methods in Transverse Patella Fracture: A Cadaveric Study”
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society, Kansas MO, Oct 1997 (3rd Prize)
  • Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, March 1998
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 12(5):1998

Scilaris, TA, Schmidt, T, Karka, D, Lingenfelter, E.

  • “The Use of Distal Femoral and Proximal Tibial Skeletal Traction Pins in the Treatment of Femur Fractures in Children: A Retrospective Study”
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics in Depth, Little Cayman Islands, Nov. 1997
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Acapulco, April 1998

Patzakis, MJ, Scilaris, TA, Chon, J, Frausto, A, Mills, B.

  • “A Study of Effects of Short Term Storage on the Osteogenicity of Cells in Autogenous Bone Graft”

LICENSURE

  • State of New York License #213911
  • Federal DEA Registration #BS4239225

David R. Adin, D.O.

Pain Management Specialist

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS:
Board Eligible, Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

EDUCATION: 
Residency Training:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Degrees:
M.D., Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY – 1978
B.S., City College of New York – 1971

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE:

  • 2001 — Present:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1992 — 2011:
    Executive Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1992 — 2000:
    Executive Medical Director, SIP Medical Group, Jersey City, NJ
  • 1987 — 1992:
    Medical Director, Park Avenue Trauma Associates, New York, NY
  • 1987 — 1990:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ
  • 1983 — 1987:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, NJ
  • 1981 — 1982:
    Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Elizabeth Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown, NJ

1980 — 1981:
Attending Physician, Emergency Department, St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, NY

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE:

  • New York State License Number — 143168

Jeffrey Lang, M.D.

Radiologist Neuroradiologist

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS
Board Eligible, Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

EDUCATION Fellowship:
Neuroradiology of the Head and Neck, New York University, New York, NY

Residency Training:
St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY

Degrees:
M.D., Emory University, Atlanta Georgia
A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology, New York Medical College

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE 2000 — Present:

  • Medical Director, Progressive Health Imaging, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

1992 — Present:

  • Founding Partner and Neuroradiologist, Hartsdale Imaging, Hartsdale, NY

1993 — 2000:

  • Director of Radiology, Woodlawn MRI and Pelham Bay Open MRI, Bronx, NY

1994 — 1998:

  • Chairperson, Department of Radiology, Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, NY

1986 — 1998:

  • Attending Physician, Department of Radiology, Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, NY

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

  • New York State License Number — 146936
  • New Jersey State License Number  46364

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Senior Member American Society of Neuroradiology
  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • New York Radiological Society
  • Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society

PRESENTATIONS

  • February, 1989, Role of CT in Thoraco — Abdominal Trauma, Surgical Grand Rounds, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
  • January, 1995, MRI of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine, Neuroscience conference, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center

Mickaelle Dougherty, Ph.D.

Neuropychologist / Psychotherapist

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY PRACTICE: 1993 – Present
Treatment orientation guided by individualized needs of patients, integrating psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioral approaches.

MEDICAL HYPNOTHERAPIST: 2004 – 2007
Independent contractor with Integrative Medical Care, P.C.

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATOR, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, PAIN AND STRESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST:
1993 – 1995
Psychstat Psychological Services, P.C.
1995 – 1997
Metropolis Psychological Services, P.C.

PSYCHOLOGIST I: 1990 – 1997

  • Manhattan Psychiatric Center, Ward’s Island

PSYCHOTHERAPIST: 1991 – 1992

  • Assisted another psychologist, Dr. Arnold Laschewer, in his private practice, providing individual psychotherapy to a wide range of adults.

PSYCHOLOGY INTERN: 1989 – 1990

  • Manhattan Psychiatric Center, An APA Approved internship program. 

PSYCHOLOGY EXTERN: 1988 – 1989

  • Queens Hospital Center, a municipal hospital affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Hillside Hospital.

SENIOR CASE MANAGER/CLINICAL MANAGER: 1987 – 1988

  • Institute for Community Living, Stepping Stones, a psychiatric residence.

PSYCHOTHERAPIST: 1986 – 1987

  • Counseling in Schools Program, Provided group and individual psychotherapy to adolescents at Washington Irving High School.

PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATOR: 1985 – 1986

  • Independent contractor evaluating psychological readiness of correctional officer candidates.

  EDUCATION Ph.D., Clinical Psychology.  May 1993.

  • The Graduate Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, The New School for Social Research.  NYS License 1993.  Graduated with Clinical Honors & Distinction.

M.A., Psychology, May 1985

  • The Graduate Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.

B.A., Wesleyan University, May 1980.  Middletown, CT

  • Master Clinical Hypnotherapy Certificate, December 1996.

International Association of Counselors and Therapists

  • Clinical Hypnotherapy Certificate, The Hypnosis Institute.  October 1986.

Certificate of Completion, Ho’omana Series, Kumu Aupuni Iwi’Ula. 

  • Ancient Hawaiian Wisdom and its Application to Daily Life and Healing Arts.

  PUBLICATION

  • Affective Experiences and Levels of Self-Organization in Maternal Postpartum Depression. Psychoanalytic Psychology, (The Journal of Division 39, American Psychological Association).  1998, Vol. 15, No.3, 396-419.

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Diagnostic Services


To insure correct and complete evaluations for your condition, Park Avenue Trauma Associates has access to the full range of contemporary, cutting-edge diagnostic equipment and skilled experienced medical staff, to assess the results and make an informed clinical diagnosis.

This Includes:

  • Electrodiagnostic testing performed on the premises including EMG/NCV studies.
  • MRI and CT scans performed at a nearby location and read by a board-certified Neuroradiologist.
  • Complete in-house x-ray capabilities.
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