Doctors’ Visits from the Comfort of Your Home
Don’t let the current pandemic hinder your ability to schedule an appointment with a doctor. Communicate via video chat, phone call or Athena Patient Portal messaging.
The Richmond Health Network family of providers is offering virtual visit options, also known as telehealth, to our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. New patients are also welcome.
There are 3 ways to conduct a virtual visit:
- Offered through the Zoom app or other private facing video chat technologies such as FaceTime.
- Patient must have an email address and access to a smartphone, laptop, or other device with a camera.
- Available for most visit types.
- Telephone only visit with your healthcare provider.
- Ideal when technology for video chat is not available.
Patient Portal Messaging:
- Communicate with your healthcare provider by asking medical questions and receiving answers through the secure Athena Patient Portal, supported by Richmond Health Network.
- Participants must have a patient portal account. Sign up here.
How to make an appointment:
There are two ways to make an appointment for a virtual visit
- Call a provider from the list below. You can also download the list here.
- Request an appointment through the Athena Patient Portal and await confirmation
ADULT PRIMARY CARE
Tara Farahvash, MD (718)-818-4360
Vincent DeGennaro, MD (718)-818-4360
William Tursi, MD (718)-818-1058
Subbaraju Polepalli, MD (718)-818-1058
Michelle McMurray, NP (718)-818-1058
Alexander Beylinson, DO (718)-979-1794
Luigi Parisi, MD (718)-979-1777
James Lamia, MD (718)-948-8111
Neil Nepola, MD (718)-667-6767
Dr. Paul Gessman (718)-818-1162
Marianne LaBarbera, MD (718)-818-1162
Sundee Naing, MD (718)-818-4360
Suzy Bibawy, MD (718)-818-4570
Irina Petrenko, MD (718)-818-4570
Ana Mendez, MD (718)-818-4570
Kalai Murthy, MD (718)-818-4570
Kevin McDonough, MD (718)-818-4570
Phillip Otterbeck, MD (718)-727-1366
Lina Leykina, MD (718)-727-1366
Mark Sheynshteyn, DO (718)-727-1366
Miroslawa Kudej, MD (718)-984-9658
Mark Brandon, MD (718)-447-6545
Mikhail Khaimov, DO (718)-447-6545
Inna Tubman, MD (718)-818-4361
Yevgeniya Osipova, DO (718)-818-4361
Leslie Potenciano, PA (718)-818-4361
Angela Kerr, MD 929-300-3153
Michael Cabbad, MD (718)-818-3287
Marino Poliseno, DO (718)-818-4570
Francesco Rotatori, MD (718)-818-7425
Sean Galligan, MD (718)-818-7425
Fiona Shehaj, MD (718)-818-7425
Max Shulimovich, DO (718)-816-4949
Thomas Forlenza, MD (718)-816-4949
GENERAL/ BARIATRIC SURGERY
Lance Jung, MD (718)-818-1058
Alex Barkan, MD (718)-818-4020
Douglas Cohen, MD (718)-818-4000
Erico Cardoso, MD (718)-818-4000
Joseph Roberts, MD (718)-818-8111
ENT Chris Lisi, MD (718)-818-1855
Joseph Motta, MD (718)-370-1400
Most insurances are waiving co-pays during this national emergency. Your insurance company will be billed, and they will determine if co-pays or cost sharing options are applicable. Please call the number listed on your statement for further questions.