Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Roberto Cantu Jr.

Title: Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery

Specialty: General Surgery, robotic surgery, single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy, trans -abdominal pre-peritoneal inguinal hernia repair, ventral hernia repair, colectomy.

Medical School:  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Residency: Flushing Hospital Medical center.


Dr. Frederick Gulmi

Title: Urologist

Specialty: General urology, robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, adrenal gland disorders, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, laser prostatectomy, and percutaneous renal surgery for kidney stone disease and more

Affiliations and (or) Certifications:  Editorial review board of the Journal of Urology and the British Journal of Urology, National Urology Ultrasound Faculty of the American Urologic Association,  New York Section of the American Urological Association, The American Urological Association, The Society of University Urologists, The New York Section of the American Urological Association, New York Academy of Medicine

Medical School: Universidad Central Del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Internship:  Long Island College Hospital, Nassau County Medical Center

Residency: Brookdale University Hospital


Dr. Noman Khan

Title: Faculty Surgeon

Specialty: General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Complex hernia repair , GI surgery

Medical School: TouroCOM-NYResidency: Flushing Hospital Medical CenterFellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery/ Bariatrics at Staten Island University Hospital/Northwell Health.



Dr. Alejandro Alcaide M.D.

Title: Director Department of Ob/Gyn

Specialty: General gynecologist, surgical treatment of all facets of gynecological disorders including fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery.

Medical School: Penn State University

Internship: Brookdale Hospital

Residency: Brookdale Hospital


Ghadir Salame, MD

Title: Director of Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty:Gyn Oncologist, treatment of endometrial hyperplasia, fibroid tumor, and various cancers in female reproductive system, including cervical, vaginal, ovarian, endometrial and vulvar.

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency: New York Methodist Hospital


Ervin Rene Riano, MD

Title: Associate Program Director

Specialty:Generalist, provides prenatal care of pregnant women and performs examinations and surgery on gynecologic conditions.

Medical School: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Residency: Flushing Hospital Medical Center