Scott J. Ratner, M.D.

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About Us

Scott J. Ratner, M.D.

Dr Ratner

Scott J. Ratner, M.D. has been in the practice of medicine for more than 30 years. He has been certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases and the American Board of Internal Medicine, as well as by the Subspecialty Boards of Critical Care Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Ratner is currently on the staff of St. Francis Hospital's Heart Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center and Winthrop University Hospital.

Trained at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, Dr. Ratner remained on the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine for several years while working in New York City. He is the author of several dozen articles in prestigious medical journals and was a professional medical writer. In addition, he has held numerous hospital and faculty positions during his career.


Education

B.S., Chemistry, Magna cum laude
Brooklyn College, 1976

M.D., cum laude
State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center, 1979


Training

Internship & Residency
The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1979-1982

Fellow, Division of Cardiology, The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center 1982-1984

Fellow, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center 1984-1985

Fellow, Division of Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center 1984-1985


Academic Positions

Visiting Fellow, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons July 1979 - June 1985

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons July 1985 - June 1989

Instructor, Department of Medicine, New York University, School of Medicine 1993 - 1997


Hospital Positions

Attending Physician for Procedures, Coronary Care Unit, The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center July 1984 - June 1985

Supervising Physician-in-Charge, Emergency Services Area B, The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center July 1983 - June 1985

Assistant Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York July 1985 - June 1988

Associate Director, Nuclear Cardiology, St. Luke's Hospital Center, New York, New York July 1985 - June 1988

Associate Director, Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, St. Luke's Hospital Center, New York, New York July 1986 - June 1988

Director, Critical Care Unit, The Allen Pavilion of The Presbyterian Hospital Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York July 1988 - June 1989

Assistant Attending Physician, The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York July 1988 - June 1989

Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, The Heart Center of St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York 1989 - present

Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Franklin Hospital Center of the North Shore Health System, Valley Stream, New York 1989 - present

Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, Manhasset, New York 1992 - present

Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, New York 1997 - 2004

Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, New York 2000 - present


Other Positions

Director, Nassau Cardiac Imaging, Valley Stream, New York 1989 - 1997


Teaching Awards

Distinguished Clinical Teacher, Medical Service, St. Luke's Hospital Center, New York, New York 1988


Hospital Committees

Executive Committee, Department of Nuclear Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital Center, New York, New York 1985 - 1988

Internship Selection Committee, The Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1988 - 1989

Medical Board, Clinical Chiefs Committee, The Allen Pavilion of Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1988 - 1989

Patient Care Committee, The Allen Pavilion of Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1988 - 1989

Quality Assurance Committee, The Allen Pavilion of Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1988 - 1989

Continuing Medical Education Committee, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York 1989 - 1994

Medical Mortality Committee, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York, 1994 - 1997

Mortality Review Committee, North Shore University Hospital at Manhaasset Manhasset, New York 1996-1999

Mortality Review Committee, St. Francis Hospital Center, Roslyn, New York 1997 - present

Chairman, Research Committee and Institutional Review Board, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York 1997 - present


Other Hospital Activities

Mentor, Summer Student Fellowship Program, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York

Mentor, Brooklyn College B.A.-M.D. Program

Lecturer, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York

Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York, Several occasions, 1989 - 2000

Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, New York 1993, 1996


Professional Societies

Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Omega Alpha
American Heart Association Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Cardiology Fellow, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Fellow, American Society
of Nuclear Cardiology
 

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