South Shore University Hospital Northwell Health

Program Description

Type of Program

The Emergency Department (ED) at South Shore University Hospital is a community based tertiary care hospital in Bay Shore, NY with approximately 76,000 visits annually, and high levels of acuity. The ED is staffed by board certified emergency physicians. The ED is an American College of Surgeons verified Level II trauma center. We are also an American Heart Association award winning stroke and STEMI center. Our department is a 911 ground and FAA approved air transport receiving hospital. The recently expanded department is designed with numerous critical care areas as well as a robust trauma bay equipped with instruments in ultrasound, ECMO, advanced airway equipment, and neonate resuscitation to handle the wide variety of highly complex cases.

Year Fellowship Started:


Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Ultrasound within Division of EM/Department of EM

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:


Notable Faculty

Nadia Baranchuk MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director

Dorothy Shi MD
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Associate Director

Aaron Johnson MD
Ultrasound Faculty

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

- Individualized ultrasound scan sessions with EM ultrasound faculty
- Weekly QA video review
- Fellow will work closely with residents and teach medical student
- Dedicated scan shifts for advanced cardiac applications of critically ill patients
- Opportunity to do TEE with our robust Cardiology department
- Monthly ultrasound lectures
- Monthly journal club

Do you bill for ultrasounds?


Do you require follow up imaging for patients who get ultrasounds?

Yes, unless credentialed faculty is doing the scan

Other Information

QPATHe system for tape review