New Physicians Join Phelps Medical Associates

Anesh Badiwala, MD, is board certified in family medicine. He received his medical degree from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Badiwala is fluent in Spanish, Gujarati and American Sign Language. He sees patients at 362 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow (914-631-2070).



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Stere Carniciu, MD, who is board certified in family medicine, has been on the Phelps medical staff since 1997. He received his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania. He completed an internship in anesthesiology at St. Spiridon University Hospital and a residency in neurological surgery at Hospital NR.3, also in Romania, followed by a family medicine residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. In addition to English, he is fluent in Romanian, French and Spanish. His office is at 20 Beacon Hill Drive in Dobbs Ferry (914-591-6888).


Shameela Chorny, MD, is board certified in internal medicine. She received her medical degree from Ross University and completed a residency in internal medicine at New York Hospital Queens. Prior to joining Phelps, Dr. Chorny was on the medical staff of Maimonedes Medical Center. In addition to English, she is fluent in Spanish. She sees patients at 200 North Broadway in Tarrytown (914-631-8826).



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Arno D. Housman, MD, chief of urology at Phelps, has been on the hospital’s medical staff since 1986. Board certified in urology, he received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center and completed two residencies, one in general surgery at Kings County Hospital Center and the other in urology at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Housman is an expert in performing Green Light XPS laser surgery for enlarged prostate, and is among the first in the region to provide this innovative treatment. His practice is on the Phelps campus in Suite 417 of the 755 Building (914-366-5330). 

Phelps Medical Associates, the hospital’s primary and specialty care medical group, provides high-quality, personalized medical care at practices conveniently located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities. In addition to offering primary care, the group has specialists in cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, podiatry, rheumatology, thoracic surgery, urology and wound healing. For patients who are having difficulty managing their medications, Phelps Medical Associates has a dedicated pharmacist who offers in-person or phone consultations. 

To make an appointment with a Phelps Medical Associates physician, call 914-269-1900 or visit

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