General Information

About Our Residency Programs

Flushing Hospital Medical Center sponsors five residency training programs: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, and a General Practice Residency in Dental Medicine. There is a one-year Geriatrics Fellowship program and the Hospital is a participating site for Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Psychosomatic Medicine program.

Flushing Hospital's sponsored programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association(AOA) and the American Dental Association (ADA). Residents from Jamaica Hospital rotate through the Department of Psychiatry. We also accept Residents from New York Hospital of Queens to rotate through Podiatry.

  • Internal Medicine
  • Karen Beekman, M.D.
  • Jessica Rivera
  • 718-670-5939
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Emre Kayaalp, M.D.
  • Barbara Bell
  • 718-670-5440
  • Pediatrics
  • Susana Rapaport, M.D.
  • Roberta DiSanza
  • 718-670-5535
  • Dental Medicine
  • Mark Schaeffer, D.D.S.
  • Lucille George
  • 718-670-5521
  • Geriatrics Fellowship
  • Theodore Vela, M.D.
  • Jackie Susana
  • 718-670-5774
  • General Surgery
  • Neil Mandava, MD
  • Sepia Owen.s-Villas, BS, MPA
  • 718-670-8830