Carmen J. Sultana MD

Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lincoln Medical Center
Professor of Clinical OB/GYN, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Sultana attended NYU Langone SOM and did post-graduate training at Thomas Jefferson University and the Cleveland Clinic. She is Board Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sultana is a Board Examiner for ABOG and has served on committees for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, the American Urogynecologic Society, CREOG, and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. She has been the Chief of the department since 2015.

Debra Taubel MD

Vice Chair , Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lincoln Medical Center

Ruchi Upadhyay, MD

Residency Program Director

Dr. Upadhyay attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. She did Masters in Public Administration (Health Care Specialization) from Long Island University Brooklyn, NY. She did Transitional Year Residency and Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY. Soon after joined as a Associate Program Director and now serves as Program Director in the Department since July 2021.

John Koulos, MD

Dir Med. Student Education
Dir. Gyn Oncology

Bobby Garcia, MD

Asst. Residency Director

Altemis Martinez, MPA

Asst. Director

Kecia Gaither, MD

Dir. MFM & Ob Ultrasound

Peter McGovern, MD

Dir. REI

Vijay Palvia, MD

Dir. Minimally Invasive Gyn

Michael Momtaz, MD

Dir. Women’s Options

Jagat Sharma, MD

Dir. Ob-Gyn Clinics

Andrej Bogojevic, MD

Dir. Genetics

Manonmami Arul, MD


Jennifer Cabral, MD


Ekaterina Chadwick, MD


Manisha Jain, MD


Vasiliy Stankovich, MD


Hsun-Ming (Simon) Lu, MD


Dilfuza Nuritdinova, MD


Lorraine Toner, MD


Sandra Semple, MD



The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program at Lincoln Medical Center provides safe and patient centered medical care to the members of our community. We embrace the diversity in our patient population, offering them respect, dignity, quality, and compassion, while expecting our Residents to grow with every encounter.

Contact us for more information

Altemis Martinez MHA
NYC Health+Hosps/Lincoln
Rm 518
234 E 149th St
Bronx, NY 10451
Tel: (718) 579-4727
Fax:  (718) 579-4699
E-mail: altemis.martinez@nychhc.org

Program Director

Ruchi Upadhyay MD
NYC Health+Hosps/Lincoln
Rm 518
234 E 149th St
Bronx, NY 10451
Tel: (718) 579-5830
Fax: (718) 579-4699
E-mail: ruchi.upadhyay@nychhc.org

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Application to the program and residency matching are exclusively through the E.R.A.S and N.R.M.P. systems.