Chief of Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Gottdiener has been the Chief of Medicine at Englewood Hospital since 2009. Prior to that appointment, she was the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and has been a member of the residency faculty since 2001. Dr. Gottdiener established the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement curriculum at Englewood Hospital and continues to lead the Patient Safety curriculum as well as mentor residents in Quality Improvement projects. In addition, Dr. Gottdiener has chaired and served on numerous medical staff quality and patient safety committees for Englewood Hospital.
Dr. Gottdiener received her MD degree from University of Illinois-Chicago and completed her Internal Medicine residency training at NYU/Bellevue in New York City where she was also a Chief Resident. Dr. Gottdiener is a fellow in both the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. She is also an active member of the American Association for Physician Leadership. She became a trustee for the Englewood Health Foundation in 2018 and serves on the Resource Development Committee for the Board. Most recently, Dr. Gottdiener was asked to be a Co-Leader for the Office of Integration and Transformation and part of the steering committee for the Englewood Health-Hackensack Meridian Health merger.
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program | Full profile
Dr. Tanganyika Barnes is the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Englewood Hospital. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Associate Program Director for 7 years. In her previous APD role, she was responsible for maintaining the Inpatient Curricula. She is responsible for developing the Bioskills and Team O rotations, in addition to developing the POCUS curriculum. She actively mentors residents in Quality Improvement in the longitudinal Quality Improvement curriculum at Englewood Hospital. In addition to her administrative role, she is also an Academic Hospitalist who works directly with residents. During her direct observation of resident workflow, she is able to see the needs of the training program and actively works to enhance the educational experiences for the program.
She received her DO degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM), completed her Internal Medicine residency training at the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-NJMS (UMDNJ-NJMS), now Rutgers-NJMS, and completed a Chief Resident year at Morristown Medical Center. Dr. Barnes is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine. In her free time, Dr. Barnes enjoys singing and developing her skills as a budding make-up artist.
Associate Program Director, Community Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Dipal R. Patel is an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency program at Englewood Hospital and Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine. She oversees the Community Medicine curriculum, an equitable patient-centered care curriculum focused on incorporating social determinants of health into resident practice. Dr. Patel is an ambulatory preceptor and serves as block preceptor for Academic Half Day. She also serves as a co-lead for the Quality Improvement Curriculum. Her interests include outpatient Quality Improvement with a focus on social determinants of health, improving transitions of care to the outpatient setting, and resident communication skills.
Dr. Patel received her MD degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Medical Center and her fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at UMDNJ – University Hospital. She served as Associate Program Director of Ambulatory Education at Mount Sinai Morningside – Mount Sinai West Hospital Internal Medicine Residency program prior to joining Englewood Health. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and trying new restaurants.
Associate Program Director, Ambulatory Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Natasha Rastogi is an Associate Program Directory of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Englewood Hospital with a focus in Ambulatory Medicine. She oversees our Ambulatory Medicine curriculum in addition to managing the longitudinal ambulatory clinic experience for the housestaff at the North Hudson Community Action Corporation Clinic in Englewood. She is an ambulatory preceptor and also serves as one of the preceptors for the resident Academic Half Day. Her interests include engaging residents in panel management, improving care transitions in the outpatient setting and developing a community health curriculum.
Dr. Rastogi received her MD degree from the New York University School of Medicine where she stayed on to complete her Internal Medicine residency and a chief residency in Primary Care. She served as the Resident Site Director of New York Presbyterian-Columbia’s Ambulatory Care Network prior to joining Englewood Health. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and exploring restaurants in New York City.
Associate Program Director, Inpatient Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Sofia Terner is an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, with a focus on Inpatient Medicine. She has been a faculty member of Englewood Healthsince 2016. In addition to her role as APD, she is also an Academic Hospitalist. She works closely with the internal medicine residents supervising house staff teams and providing bedside teaching and direct observation. Her interests include transitions of care, as well as teaching residents communication skills, particularly surrounding goals of care and end-of-life discussions. She is co-chair of the Clinical Competency Committee and has served on multiple other hospital committees including the Patient Blood Management Committee, the Credentialing Committee and the Opioid Taskforce.
Dr. Terner received her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine residency training at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. She worked at Montefiore Medical Center as an academic hospitalist before joining Englewood Health. She is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and the American College of Physicians. She loves spending time with her family, traveling, and enjoying delicious food.
Section Chief, Hospital Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Shin initially joined Englewood Health in 2008 as an academic hospitalist for 5 years, after which he joined the staff at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC from 2013 to 2015. He later returned to Englewood in 2015, and has since served as the Chief of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Shin works closely with the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He supervises medical residents and students to help manage patients through a continuum of multidisciplinary hospital care. He has strong interests in application of information technology, and as a member of the Clinical Informatics Committee he works to improve patient care and physician workflow utilizing the Epic EMR. He has also been involved in outreach efforts to the local Korean-American community, including volunteering at the Korean Community Center’s medical clinic for the uninsured and giving health information lectures there.
Dr. Shin received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and stayed on to complete his Internal Medicine residency training at New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. He is currently a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Director, Critical Care Medicine | Full profile
Dr. Gianatiempo has been Medical Director of the Cardiovascular ICU since 2001 and Director of Critical Care Medicine at Englewood Hospital since 2009. He is the chair of the Critical Care Committee and co-chair of the Cardiac Arrest Committee. He also is a member of the Ethics, Nutrition and Physician Performance Evaluation Committees. Dr. Gianatiempo has practiced Critical Care Medicine for twenty-five years with focus on clinical care and post graduate education in the care of critically ill patients. He is also involved in several multicenter studies in the treatment of patients with septic shock as well as adult respiratory distress syndrome. Furthermore, he has served as treasurer for the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine where he has served on several advisory committees for the Society of Critical Care. In his spare time Dr. Gianatiempo enjoys sports, especially soccer, biking, traveling and reading.