CMADC’s adult internal medicine practice serves patients ages 18 and over. Here at our community health center, we provide primary care and urgent care services; and we welcome walk-in patients who may need to be seen immediately. Our doctors, who are all Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine, treat a broad range of chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), to acute illnesses such as viruses and pneumonia. We see patients for annual physicals and regular diagnostic exams, as well as perform physicals for CDL Licenses and Immigration! Stop in to the Monsey Family Medical Center’s Adult and Internal Medicine Practice and take charge of your health!
CMADC Adult Medicine Providers
Debra Arbisser-Grohman, MD
Dr. Grohman received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1988 and completed her residency program at Maimonides Medical Center in 1992. After graduating, Dr. Grohman joined a local urgent care facility as a Staff Physician; and took on her role here at CMADC in 2001. Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew
Brian Blitz, PA-C
Brian Blitz received his medical training from Long Island University, The Brooklyn Hospital in conjunction with Downstate Medical School. For several years he worked in community health, primary care, and emergency medicine settings. In addition, Brian was employed at Beth Israel Medical Center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, and Charter Behavioral Hospital for a number of years, before joining CMADC in 2009. Brian Blitz has extensive experience in medical publishing and professional medical education initiatives including work with the McGraw-Hill Companies and CMP Media. He is a Past Vice President of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Long Island University PA Program and a board certified and re-certified Physician Assistant.
Lacey M Genovese, MS, PA-C
Lacey Genovese is a nationally certified Physician Assistant. She graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, followed by a Master of Science in Science/ Physician Assistant Studies. Since completing her formal training, she has maintained licenses to practice in New Jersey and New York. LAcey has a wide range of clinical experience, including inpatient medicine, pulmonary medicine, and subacute care. She has also precepted many students during their physician assistant training and has acted as a mentor. Lacey is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jon Hershkowitz, MD
Dr. Hershkowitz received his medical degree from MP Hahnemann in 1991, and completed his residency at the SUNY Health Center at Syracuse in 1994. After graduating, Dr. Hershkowitz spent five years at Syracuse’s Crouse Hospital as an Internist before moving to this area. He joined Overlook/St. Barnabas Hospital in 2006 as a Staff Physician and simultaneously took on a role as Medical Director for a local county jail as he honed not just his clinical skills in working with an underserved population, but also his administrative skills as a doctor. After several years moving up through the leadership ranks in correctional medical health, Dr. Hershkowitz joined CMADC in early 2014.
James Israel, MD
Dr. James Israel is the longest-employed physician with CMADC, having joined us when our clinic opened in 1993. He completed his medical education at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1970; his Residency at Maimonides Medical Center in 1973; and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1975. He continues to be one of our most popular physicians, due to his empathetic bedside manner and the time he takes with each patient.
Delatre Lolo, MD
Hailing from Haiti, where he completed his medical education and training from the Faculty of Medicine of the State University of Haiti in 1991, Dr. Lolo migrated to the United States and took on a position at Metropolitan Hospital as a Hospitalist, and currently holds positions as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and as Chairman of the hospital’s Utilization Review Committee. Dr. Lolo joined CMADC in 2007. Languages Spoken: English, Creole
Nesyah Shaesteh, PA-C
Nesyah Shaesteh, a Board Certified PA-C, graduated with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. She gained significant experience in Urgent Care and Internal Medicine/Family Practice through her varied clinical experience and leadership roles in not-for-profit organizations. An accomplished writer, Nesyah co-authored “The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession: A Personal Mentoring Guide to Success,” a widely read collection of insights into day-to-day life as a Physician Assistant. Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hebrew and Farsi.
Reynold Trowers, MD, FACEP
Dr. began his education at the prestigious Brown University, where he obtained his BA in Biology and his MD degree. Jumping right into the challenges faced in urban healthcare, Dr. Trowers accepted an Internship at Metropolitan Hospital Center in Internal Medicine; and completed his Residency training at Harlem Hospital Center, also in Internal Medicine. Dr. Trowers currently holds a Director position at the Learning Center at Harlem Hospital Center, and is former Director of the hospital’s Emergency Department. Illustrating his strong dedication to patient care, Dr. Trowers is currently also Medical Director at Harlem Hospital’s Paramedics Unit; Co-Director of the Advanced Trauma Life Support Program; Associate Director of the Trauma Service; and is Chair of the Emergency Preparedness Committee. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians; and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Emergency Medicine. He is a Special Lecturer at Columbia University’s College of Physician and Surgeons’ Department of Medicine; and also holds an adjunct faculty role at the Fire Department of the City of New York’s EMS Academy. In addition, he works in training Physician Assistants at CUNY and at Mercy College. At Rockland and LaGuardia Community Colleges, he also holds adjunct faculty positions in their Paramedic Training Programs. Dr. Trowers has won numerous awards, including Physician of the Year on several occasions He is widely published in the fields of social determinants of health, community risk factors and barriers to care.
We offer complete medical service under one roof. Our highly trained professionals reflect our commitment to quality, while serving our diverse range of clientele in many languages such as English, Spanish, Yiddish, Hebrew, French Creole, Russian and more. Call 845-352-6800 to Schedule Your Appointment Today!!