MEDICAL PRACTICE ON LONG ISLAND TREATS WORLD TRADE CENTER RELATED ILLNESSES
IAN H. NEWMARK, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P.
ERIC SZILLUS, FNP
August 28, 2014
I have had extensive experience treating firemen, policemen, and other first responders for World Trade Center Related Illnesses.
Dr. Newmark is currently Chief of the Division of Critical Care Medicine at PlainviewHospital and Chief of Pulmonary Diseases at Syosset Hospital/North Shore LIJ.
Dr. Newmark specializes in pulmonary diseases, internal medicine, and critical care medicine, and has been selected as a top doctor in pulmonary diseases by the Castle Connolly Guide every year since 1998.
Eric Szillus, Nurse Practitioner, is a retired firefighter for FDNY who was at the World Trade Center site during the collapse on September 11, 2001 and for weeks afterwards involved in rescue and recovery operations. Eric Szillus is also a retired Major of the USAF as a flight nurse as well as a N.Y.C paramedic.
Dr. Newmark and Eric Szillus have a unique insight into the medical and psychological problems faced by September 11, 2001 first responders, and have particular experience in treating Asthma/reactive airways disease syndrome, Sleep Apnea, upper respiratory symptoms, and gastroesophageal reflux. In addition, they provide surveillance for Lung Cancer and Sarcoidosis.
“After meeting Dr. Newmark and Eric Szillus, I was impressed at their sensitivity and devotion to the September 11, 2001 first responders” said John Feal of the Feal Good Foundation.
Dr. Newmark and Eric Szillus will also provide counseling for dealing with long-term disability issues for September 11, 2001 responders.
For an appointment in the Syosset New York Office, call (516) 496-3001.