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Department of Neurosurgery Current Residents

The North Shore-LIJ neurosurgical residency program functions under the direction of Dr. Michael Schulder, vice chair of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital. The program is located at three hospitals and boasts a large full-time faculty representing a wide range of interests and backgrounds. Residents experience a diverse caseload and enjoy an intense and rewarding educational experience, which includes continued advancement in training both from the clinical and research perspectives.

The program is located in Nassau County, NY, less than 40 minutes from the heart of Manhattan and less than a half-hour from LaGuardia and Kennedy airports. We are close to Long Island's beaches, considered to be some of the most beautiful in the country. In addition, we are located near world-class shopping, luxury and family-friendly hotels and restaurants. Long Island offers year-round activities such as swimming, hiking, horseback riding, biking, shopping and a variety of cultural programs.

 Class of 2016  
loven-tina Tina Loven, DO
Chief Resident
Undergraduate: St. John's University
Medical: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine/
New School University
Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery
Hobbies: Fencing, swimming

Jeffrey Beecher, DO
Chief Resident
Undergraduate: Miami University, Oxford, OhioInterests
Medical: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Open vascular, endovascular, skull base
Hobbies: Scuba diving, traveling, reading, tennis

 Class of 2017  
Virojanapa-Justin Justin Virojanapa, DO
Undergraduate: Boston College
Medical: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine/
Drexel University
Clinical Interests: Spine and pediatric neurosurgery
Hobbies: Jogging, skiing, bass guitar

Januszewski-Jacob Jacob Januszewski, DO
Undergraduate: Kalamazoo College
Medical: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Neuroendovascular, neurosurgical oncology, spine
Hobbies: Long distance running, triathalons, scuba diving, snowboarding, reading, video games
 Class of 2018  
Mehan-Neal Neal Mehan, MD
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular, functional neurosurgery
Hobbies: Exercising and spending time with family
Gamble-Alexander Alexander Gamble, DO
Undergraduate: The University of Washington, Seattle
Medical: Western University of Health Sciences,
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Clinical Interests: Skull base
Hobbies: Mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, hiking, paragliding
 Class of 2019  
Charaborthy-Shamik Shamik Chakraborty, MD
Undergraduate: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Medical: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular neurosurgery, skull base neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery and neurosurgical critical care
Hobbies: Swimming, football, softball, photography

Victor Du, MD
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical: Albany Medical College
Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular and oncologic neurosurgery
Hobbies: History, reading, art, basketball, running


 Class of 2020  
Chiluwal, A

Amrit Chiluwal, MD
Undergraduate: Ohio Wesleyan University
Medical: University of Michigan
Hobbies: Basketball, soccer, pool, ping-pong and chess


Gandhi, S

Shashank Gandhi, MD
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University/University of Florida
Medical: University of Florida
Clinical Interests: Complex Spine, Neurosurgical Oncology, Neurosurgical Medical Missions
Hobbies: Tennis, basketball, competitive dance

 Class of 2021  
 Kwan, K Kevin Kwan, MD
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Medical:  Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Immunology, Pharmacology
Hobbies: Crew and Paddling  Competitions
 Morgan, K

Katherine Wagner, MD
Undergraduate:  Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Medical:  Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Clinical Interests:  Intracerebral hemorrhage
Hobbies:  Travel, Flute, Swimming



 Program Coordinator  
Raio, Rita Rita Raio




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Dr. Michael Schulder presents award to resident Christopher Bonsignore


2012 Neurosurgery Graduation


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