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Specialty Care

Morris Heights Health Center offers a variety of specialty care services at our health centers to meet our patients' needs. When it comes to your health, experience matters. That’s why Morris Height Health Center offers a wide-range of Specialty Services in several locations. With a referral from your Primary Care Provider (PCP) you can make an appointment to see one of our specialists. Our specialty care services are offered at the following locations:

  • 57 West Burnside

  • 70 West Burnside

  • 25 East 183rd Street

  • 825 East 233rd Street

Cardiology

Early detection and proper treatment of heart disease are critical keys to survival and a healthy life. Seek a Cardiologist if you are experiencing:

  • Chest pains
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heart Disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Obesity
  • Family history hypertension
Ask your provider to refer you to our cardiologist! Our cardiologist are located at 70 West Burnside Avenue.

About our Clinician- Dr. Charles Nordin has over 42 years. of experience in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Nordin received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Yale in 1971 and his medical degree from Harvard in 1976. Following his internship and residency at Bellevue Hospital, he spent a year as a research fellow in cardiology at Einstein before joining the Einstein faculty in 1983.

ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat)

Otolaryngologists are physicians that treat patients with diseases and disorders related to ear, nose, throat (ENT), and structures of the head and neck. Our ENT doctors are located at 70 West Burnside and can help you with:

  • General Otolaryngology
  • Oral (mouth) Issues
  • Headache
  • Neck Tumors
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Sinuses
  • Larynx

About our Clinician- Dr. Walter M. Ralph has been practicing Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT Specialist) in the Bronx for over 23 years. Dr. Ralph graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995. He has completed his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology as known as (GI) is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the evaluation and treatment of disorders of the digestive system and its disorders. Contact a Gastroenterologist if you are experiencing:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Polyps
  • Ulcers
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Diverticulosis
  • Gastritis
  • Esophageal reflux
  • Acid Reflux
  • Other things included

About our Clinicians-Dr. Carol Guillaume has been practicing for more that 20 years in Gastroenterology. Dr. Guillaume received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his residency at St. Vincent Hospital.

Dr. Suresh Kumar Nayude has practicing for over 16 years in Gastroenterology. Dr. Nayudu graduated from Andhra Medical College in 2001. He completed a residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center.

Dr. Daniel Behin, has been practicing for 14 years in Gastroenterology. Dr. Behin graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School 2004.

Optometry

Optometry offers a comprehensive eye care for adults and children 5 years and up. You can find our optometry department at 57 West Burnside Avenue (Level B2). Services include:

  • Eye Examinations - which determine the visual acuity, perception, focus and coordination.
  • Diagnose Diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.
  • Prescribe Medications to treat eye diseases.

About our Clinician(s)- Dr. Patrice Grant is an optometrist. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology and graduated summa cum laude from CUNY Medgar Evers College. She attended optometry school at SUNY State College of Optometry. She completed her residency in ocular disease and primary care at the Veteran Affairs New York Harbor Health Hospitals.

Podiatry

Our podiatrist is highly experienced in non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures. We focus on treatment and special care of your feet when you need it most. Podiatry services are offered at the following locations:

70 West Burnside Avenue

825 East 233rd Street

  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Heel Pain
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Hammertoes
  • Sprained Ankles

About our Clinicians- Dr. Donna M. Alfieri has been Podiatrist for over 26 years. Dr. Alfieri graduated from New York University School of Medicine. She completed a residency at New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

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