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Our Team

Our team of experts works seamlessly together to deliver amazing results for our patients.

Dr. Glenn Gandelman, MD, MPH, FACC

Dr. Glenn Gandelman, MD, MPH, FACC

Medical Director, Director of Cardiology

Dr. Glenn Gandelman is board certified in cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear medicine. He specializes in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. In addition to his medical doctorate, Dr. Gandelman earned a Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree, specializing in healthcare management and community health initiatives. He received his training at Cornell University, New York Medical College, North Shore-LIJ, and Westchester Medical Center. He is an associate clinical professor of medicine at New York Medical College, a Clinical Instructor at Yale, New Haven Hospital and Cornell University Hospital. Dr. Gandelman has written for about.com—a New York Times publication—and has published numerous articles on cardiology and preventive cardiovascular disease. read more

Dr. Alison B. Gruen, MD, FAAD

Dr. Alison B. Gruen, MD, FAAD

Director of Dermatology

Dr. Alison Gruen is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Lenox Hill Hospital. In addition to teaching responsibilities, she has a busy private practice. Her clinical expertise includes medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. read more

Dr. John H. Shao, MD, FACC, RPVI

Dr. John H. Shao, MD, FACC, RPVI

Cardiovascular Director - NJ

Dr. Shao is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center and the Director of Vein Center for our own North Jersey Cardiovascular Consultants practice. His clinical practice expertise, over past 10 years, includes cardiovascular medicine with a focus on atherosclerotic vascular disease and intervention throughout the circulation. read more

Tim Brandriff, PA, NCCPA

Tim Brandriff, PA, NCCPA

Physician Assistant

Tim Brandriff is a physician assistant who joined LTC Docs in November, 2016. Tim hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Sciences of Philadelphia where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. read more

Vanessa Seidell, PA

Vanessa Seidell, PA

Physician Assistant

Vanessa Seidell PA-C received her Masters Degree from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY in 2009. She received a Bachelors’ Degree in Medical Technology from the University of Connecticut. Vanessa has extensive experience in internal medicine and is a board certified through the American Academy of Physician Assistants. read more

Tamar Mermelstein, PA

Tamar Mermelstein, PA

Physician Assistant

Tamar Mermelstein, PA-C received her Masters Degree from Touro College School of Health Sciences, NY in 2017. She received a dual Bachelors’ Degree in Psychology and Biology from Touro College. She received specialized training in otolaryngology by an acclaimed otolaryngologist. read more

Marylou Almanzor, ANP

Marylou Almanzor, ANP

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mary Lou enjoyed a diverse career in the nursing profession asan Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), hospital administrator, educator and staff nurse. Mary Lou began her career upon graduating from William Paterson University, New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was awarded Miss Philippine Nurse of New Jersey by the Philippine Nursing Association. Mary Lou was appointed Hospital Nursing Supervisor at an early part of her nursing career. read more

Dr. Enrico Ascher, MD

Dr. Enrico Ascher, MD

Director of Vascular Surgery

Dr. Enrico Ascher is the founder and Director of the Vascular Institute of New York and chief of vascular surgery at Lutheran Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY. Prior to this, he was the Chairman of the Vascular Division and Director of the ACGME accredited Vascular Fellowship Program at Maimonides Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY, one of the largest vascular centers in the United States, as well as Professor of Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, NY. Dr. Ascher is past President of the International Society for Vascular Surgery. He is past president of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Society and New York Cardiovascular Society. read more

Dr. Stacey L. Silvers, MD

Dr. Stacey L. Silvers, MD

Director of Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr. Stacey Silvers is an Otolaryngologist practicing in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. She did her residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and has privileges at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel hospital for the last 20 years. She is an adjunct professor at Touro College for 15 years, teaching the PA students Otolaryngology. She is heavily involved in FDA research trials to help advance her field toward more minimally invasive treatments for chronic sinus disease. She has been elected to Americas Top physicians and Surgeons for the last 15 years and New York’s top Doctors for the last 10 years. Her greatest passion is getting to know her patients and providing the best quality Care for them. read more

Dr. Sheldon Pike, MD

Dr. Sheldon Pike, MD

Director of Urology

Dr. Sheldon Pike, MD is a urologist treating patients in Lawrence, New York, and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Urology. He is also affiliated with professional organizations including the New York County Medical Society, the American Fertility Society, the American Medical Association. read more

Dr. Zianka Fallil, MD

Dr. Zianka Fallil, MD

Director of Neurology

Dr. Zianka Fallil is a medical doctor (neurologist) who specializes in the treatment of epilepsy and seizures. An epilepsy doctor has expertise in seizure disorders, anti-epileptic medications, and other treatments (epilepsy surgery and diets used to treat epilepsy, for example). read more

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