Bio information coming soon.
Dr. Sarah Hipkens originally hails from New York City. She has strong interests in diabetes care, women’s health, preventive care and prenatal care. She recently completed a research study on the benefits of group education for diabetes management. She chooses to work with the Institute because she believes that everyone deserves excellent care.
Dr. Anita Ravi is a board-certified family physician with specialized training in reproductive health epidemiology, public health, and health policy. She is a leader in the field of human trafficking and health and founded the PurpLE Clinic at the Institute for Family Health, for which she served as medical director from 2015-2019. Dr. Ravi’s vision …read more
Dr. Gabrielle Surick grew up in northern New Jersey. She graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, with a major in the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities, and wrote her honors thesis on narrative medicine. She received her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. While there Dr. …read more
Dr. Susan E. Rubin is the director of women’s health research at the Institute for Family Health and associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She provides patient care as a family physician at the Institute’s Amsterdam Family Health Center. She has …read more
Dr. Julie Schultz was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Columbia University in New York City, where she studied Biomedical Engineering, University of Maryland School of Medicine for medical school, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for her MPH. Her interests include adolescent medicine, women’s health, population health, and integrative medicine. …read more
Dr. Kelly Kirkpatrick grew up in Vermont. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Williams College. She was president of the photography club and captain of her Division I Alpine Ski Team. During college Kelly had her first foray in extreme health disparities during an internship in Gambia, Africa studying trachoma her …read more
Dr. Quick is originally from San Diego, CA, and obtained her bachelor’s degree at New York University, where she studied English Literature. Before attending medical school in Chicago, she worked in NYC and then traveled to Argentina and Guatemala for seven months, working in rural communities and improving her Spanish. After graduating from the Institute’s …read more
Dr. Charles was born in the United States Virgin Islands and is a former Brooklynite. She is a graduate of St. Matthew’s Medical school. Her background ranges from Laboratory Medicine to Clinical Research with Systemic Lupus patients. Dr. Charles believes that Family Medicine offers a diverse patient population and enjoys the continuity of patient care. …read more
Dr. Denise Elizondo was born and raised in sunny South Texas, where a good parking space is based on shade not location. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas-Pan American. She attended medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, just steps away from the beautiful Pacific coast. Mexico …read more