Our Physicians

Choosing the right physician/practice is an individual decision. The North Shore LIJ Health System is fortunate to have a large number of excellent physicians available. Our goal is to help you with options to obtain the health care you need.

The physicians listed here are affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and/or Long Island Jewish Medical Center. These physicians actively participate in ongoing educational and quality programs. They also understand the benefit to the patients of using electronic medical records, which enhance communication among the physician's office, the hospital staff and participating specialists.

Heather Applebaum, MD, FACOG
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Dr. Appelbaum is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the full-time faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health. In addition, she is a committee member for the Board of the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Dr. Appelbaum is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine, and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

(primary hospital used)