North Shore-LIJ University Hospital- Northwell Health

Program Description

Type of Program

Northwell Health is a large health system spanning the NY metropolitan area. North Shore University is an academic, tertiary care center located on Long Island approximately 25 minutes from Manhattan. The Department of Emergency Medicine hosts fellowship training programs in Sports Medicine and Toxicology as well as an EM residency program. North Shore is a level 1 Trauma Center, NYS Stroke Center, and regional referral center. Long Island Jewish is also a tertiary care center located on the Queens/ Nassau county border. It hosts fellowship programs in EMS as well as both EM and EM/IM residency programs.

Year Fellowship Started:


Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Emergency Ultrasound in the Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

13 (NS-LIJ), 3 (Lenox Hill)

Notable Faculty

Tanya Bajaj, DO and Allison Cohen, MD
Directors of Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Mathew Nelson, DO FACEP
Director of Ultrasound Division

Robert Ellspermann, MD, Trupti Shah, MD, Daniel Dexeus, DO, Tracy Catlin MD, Christine Haines, MD, Ann Prokofieva, MD, Athena Mihailos, MD, Stephen Strasberg MD, Brendon Stankard PA-C, Katarzyna Falkowska DO, Tina Dulani, MD, Nadia Baranchuk, MD, Alexa Palmieri PA-C

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Ultrasound education is delivered in the Dept of Emergency Medicine by faculty with years of ultrasound experience. QA, via QPath middleware, is held on a weekly basis where all EM ultrasound examinations are reviewed. Fellows are also exposed to multiple additional courses and training opportunities. The Ultrasound Division hosts its own grand rounds program inviting ultrasound experts from various specialties from around the country.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?


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

Yes, unless credentialed faculty present

Other Information

Fully integrated PACS system for official ED ultrasound examinations; QPATH middleware