Doctors

Charissa Chang, MD is is a specialist in liver transplantation and gastroenterology. She is certified in Transplant, Hepatology, and Gastroenterology by The American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Chang received the 2005 Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Grant from the American Association of Liver Diseases. Her fellowships were in hepatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, and in gastroenterology at the University of Virginia Health System. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center and her MD at the University of Maryland.

Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD is an Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Colvin is a graduate of Princeton University and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Colvin specializes in the surgical treatment of knee, shoulder, and hip disorders, and is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. She is also a member of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, The Arthroscopy Association of North America, and The International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.

Olivia Ghaw, MD completed her fellowship training at The Mount Sinai Hospital and now joins the faculty in the Division of Rheumatology at Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Her clinical interests include connective tissue diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, crystal deposition diseases, spondyloarthropathies, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

Spiros Hiotis, MD specializes in surgical oncology and is certified by The American Board of Surgery. He is currently the Vice Chairman for Surgical Research at Mount Sinai, and coordinates the clinical and basic science research efforts of the department. He completed his Fellowship of Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, his residency in general surgery at the University of South Florida, and his MD at the University of Maryland.

Andrew Kaufman, MD is a thoracic surgeon at Mount Sinai and is an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Kaufman is certified with The American Board of Surgery and completed his residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center, residency in cardio-thoracic surgery at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center, and his MD at the New York University School of Medicine.

Soo Jung Kim, MD, PHD obtained her bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, and her PhD degree in Microbiology from Northwestern University. Dr. Kim then received her medical degree from Chicago Medical School. Her clinical practice in Internal Medicine was done at Beth Israel Hospital and she completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

She has diverse experience, including being certified in acupuncture in Beijing, China. In addition, Dr. Kim has done extensive research during her PhD and residency training. Dr. Soo Jung Kim is adept at managing a full spectrum of skin diseases with a special interest in dermatologic manifestations of connective tissue diseases. She is a compassionate, culturally sensitive and caring physician, deeply committed to her community and patient care.

Alex Jenny Ky, MD is an assistant professor at The Mount Sinai Hospital. She is an expert in laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery, is trained in transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM), and specializes in stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR), as well as in the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH). Dr. Ky is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and is a Board Member and Education Committee Member of the Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS). She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Jennifer Leong, MD specializes in gastroenterology and the treatment of liver disease. She is certified in gatroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She received her MD from New York University School of Medicine, completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York University Medical Center, and a Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology at Icahn School of Medicine, as well as a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset.

Myron Schwartz, MD is Director of Surgical Oncology and Associate Director of Liver Transplantation at The Mount Sinai Health System. As a liver surgeon for the past two decades, Dr. Myron Schwartz specializes in performing liver transplants and treating liver cancer. His research is in hepatobiliary surgery and liver cancer. He was awarded the 1998 Physician of the Year Award from the Transplant Recipients International Organization, the 1986 Arthur Aufses, Sr., Prize in Surgery, and the 1975 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Max W. Sung, MD has been a specialist in medical oncology and hematology at The Mount Sinai Health System for more than two decades. He offers consultations in all aspects of cancer and blood disorders diagnosis and care at his practice locations in downtown Manhattan and at The Mount Sinai Health System. His research has included cutting edge technology such as gene therapy and hepatic arterial treatment modalities. A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Sung received his MD from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, internal medicine residency and fellowship training in hematology at The Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, and in medical oncology at The Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Sung is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Hongyan Zou, MD focuses her clinical practice in minimally-invasive and complex brain and spine tumors, and general neurosurgery. Her laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms of axonal growth and neurogenesis. Her research seeks to support the development of molecular treatments for neuronal andaxonal regeneration.


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