North Shore Medical Center is a private, non-profit organization, governed by a local board of trustees. 

NSMC Board of Trustees

  • Richard C. Bane
  • Kevin T. Bottomley
  • Gargi Cooper, N.P.
  • Dharma Cortez, Ph.D.
  • Charles F. Desmond
  • John P. Drislane
  • Arthur J. Epstein
  • Richard E. Holbrook, Chairman
  • David W. Ives
  • Anthony A. Klein
  • J. Brian McCarthy
  • Terence A. McGinnis
  • Maury E. McGough, M.D.
  • Jerome T. McManus
  • Johanna M.O'Connor, M.D.
  • Mary G. Puma
  • David J. Roberts, M.D., President of NSMC
  • Marc S. Rubin, M.D.
  • Jeffrey N. Shribman
  • Shirley Singleton
  • Gary A. Spiess

Ex-Officio Trustees

  • David J. Roberts, M.D., President of NSMC
  • Christine Blaski, M.D., President of the Medical Staff

Senior Management

  • Charles Adams, Executive Director of Finance
  • Sara Andrews, Senior Vice President, Development
  • Janet Barnes, Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety
  • Mark Blass, Executive Director, North Shore Health System
  • Paul Cushing, Office of the General Counsel
  • Mary Jo Gagnon, Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Rosemary Henchey, M.S., R.N., Interim CNO/Associate Chief Nurse of Medical, Surgical & Inpatient
  • Francis X. Hinckley, Chief Information Officer
  • Steven E. Kapfhammer, President and COO, North Shore Physicians Group 
  • Mitchell S. Rein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
  • David J. Roberts, M.D., President of NSMC
  • Roxanne Ruppel, Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Beth Taylor, Interim Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Medical Leadership


  • Christine Blaski, M.D., President of the Medical Staff
  • Miriam Neuman, M.D., President Elect/Chair of Credentialing Committee
  • Joseph E. August, M.D., Secretary Treasurer of Medical Staff
  • James Demetroulakos, M.D., Immediate Past President
  • Mitchell S. Rein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Sr. V.P. Medical Affairs

Department Chairs and Vice Chairs


  • Chair -- Johanna O'Connor, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Wilfred R. Lewis, M.D.


  • Chair -- Phillip L. Rice, Jr. M.D.

Family Medicine

  • Chair -- Keith C. Nobil, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Natasha Shah, M.D.


  • Chair -- Patrick T. Lee, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Chair -- Allyson L. Preston, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Alexy Kochowiec, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Chair -- Todd O'Brien, M.D.


  • Chair -- Bruce A. Beckwith, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Anthony R. Mattia, M.D.


  • Chair -- Brian P. Sanders, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Donald T. McAuliffe, Jr., M.D.


  • Chair -- Mark Schechter, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Patricia M. Walsh, M.D.

Radiation Oncology

  • Chair -- James Francis McIntyre, M.D.


  • Chair -- M. Christian Semine, M.D.
  • Vice Chair -- Miriam L. Neuman, M.D.


  • Chair -- Marc Rubin, M.D.


Department of Medicine
  • Chair of Medicine -- Patrick T. Lee, M.D.
  • Chief of Allergy, James A. MacLean, M.D.
  • Chief of Cardiology, Howard Waldman, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Chief of Dermatology, Mark A. Lewis, M.D.
  • Chief of Endocrinology, Paul M. Copeland, M.D.
  • Chief of Gastroenterology, Ronald C. Hartfelder, M.D.
  • Chief of General Medicine, Maury E. McGough, M.D.
  • Chief of Hematology/Oncology, Joel H. Schwartz, M.D.
  • Chief of Hospital Medicine,  Adolfo Pena, M.D.
  • Chief of Nephrology, Mitchell S. Jacobson, M.D.
  • Chief of Neurology, Andrew H. Leader-Cramer, M.D.
  • Chief of Palliative Care, Coleen Reid, M.D.
  • Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Barrett Tyler Kitch, M.D.
  • Chief of Rheumatology, Khalid M. Syed, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics

  • Chair of Pediatrics -- Brian P. Sanders, M.D.
  • Chief of Pediatric Neurology -- Edgar Y. Oppenheimer, M.D.
  • Interim Chief of Neonatal Medicine -- Kathryn Nathe, M.D.

Department of Surgery

  • Chair of Surgery -- Marc Rubin, M.D.
  • Chief of General Surgery -- William V. Kastrinakis, M.D.
  • Chief of Neurosurgery -- Terence P. Doorly, M.D.
  • Chief of Ophthalmology -- Krisha V. Gaddipati, M.D.
  • Chief of Oral Surgery -- Bart Blaeser, DM.D.
  • Chief of Otolaryngology -- James L. Demetroulakos, M.D.
  • Chief of Pediatric Surgery -- Daniel P. Doody, M.D.
  • Interim Chief of Plastic Surgery -- Richard A. Peinert, M.D.
  • Chief of Podiatry -- Paul Peicott, DPM
  • Chief of Thoracic Surgery -- Christopher R. Morse, M.D.
  • Chief of Urology -- Thomas E. Kingston, M.D.
  • Chief of Vascular Surgery -- Richard D. Goodenough, M.D.