Dr. Krisczar Bungay
Dr. Kris Bungay is a board-certified internist who has been in private practice for general internal medicine since 2003. Although he sees a wide-range of medical conditions, he specializes on HIV medicine and LGBT health.
He was born and raised in Manila, Philippines but moved to the US at a young age. After finishing high school in Nevada, he moved to NYC to attend Manhattan College for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY-Brooklyn in 1999.
He accomplished his residency program (Primary Care/Internal Medicine) at the former St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan and served an additional year as chief resident of the internal medicine residency program. Besides his full-time private practice, he also serves as a board member and chair of Clinical Care Committee of Callen-Lorde Community Health Center.
Dr. Stephen Dillon
Dr. Stephen Dillon practices infectious disease medicine and internal medicine. He received his medical degree from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and completed his residency program at SUNY-Brooklyn.
Jeffrey Kwong, DNP
Jeffrey Kwong is a certified adult nurse practitioner with over 20 years of Primary Care experience. He has worked in a variety of settings, including Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Colorado Denver. Jeffrey has spent the majority of his career working in internal medicine, with a special focus on caring for persons living with HIV.
Jeffrey is able to treat and manage both acute and chronic illness, including prescribing, ordering diagnostic tests, and providing education to his patients on how to stay as healthy as possible by incorporating a variety of health and wellness interventions.
Jeffrey received his nurse practitioner training from the University of California San Francisco and is certified as a HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. When not providing direct care, Jeffrey is an Associate Professor at Columbia University where he directs the Adult -Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program and the HIV Specialty. He lectures and publishes frequently in the field of HIV and LGBT health.
Tom Saglimbeni, NP
Tom Saglimbeni is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and HIV Advanced Practice Nurse. He previously worked in a variety of settings, including the emergency department, inpatient HIV/AIDS unit and hospice care. Tom received his MSN from Columbia University, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BSN from Stony Brook University and earned his BS in exercise physiology from Skidmore College. He is an active member of the Nursing Honor Society-Sigma Theta Tau. His interests include internal medicine, men’s health and infectious disease.
Tom is able to diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions through ordering and interpreting diagnostics tests, prescribing medications and providing patient education. As a Nurse Practitioner, Tom focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, and health counseling to guide patients in making informed decisions. Outside of health care, Tom is a US National Trainer and Presenter for the Les Mills group fitness programs BODATTACK and BODYSTEP.
Dr. Irina Linetskaya
Irina Linetskaya is a board-certified internist with an interest in LGBT health and integrative medicine. She is joining Gotham Medical after 7 years at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center where she served as a primary care physician and the clinical director of urgent care..
Irina was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to San Francisco as a preteen. She did her undergraduate studies in Human Biology at Stanford University and studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Pursuing her lifelong passion for serving the marginalized and underserved communities, Irina spent time doing HIV medicine in Senegal, Brazil, Uganda, Dominican Republic, and Portugal. As a result, she is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.
Irina completed her medical residency in Social Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx before joining Callen-Lorde as an HIV specialist and general internist. Since then, she has delved deeply into the study of Integrative Holistic Medicine with a particular interest in the ways stress and trauma manifest as physical illness and the important role of mindfulness, physical exercise, and emotional self-awareness in the treatment and reversal of chronic illnesses.
In addition to providing primary care at Gotham Medical, Irina sees patients in her body-oriented psychotherapy practice as well as her integrative medicine consultation practice.
Samantha Fleischman, NP
Samantha Fleischman is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a sub-specialty in Women’s Health from Columbia University where she earned her BS and MS. Over a decade of diverse roles in healthcare industry has led her to focus on providing holistic, individualized care for patients.
After attending College of Santa Fe for her BA in Psychology and Art Therapy, Samantha began to study the intersections of physical, mental and spiritual health to achieve long term well being. She has worked as a massage therapist, birth doula, and currently volunteers as a rape crisis counselor, advocating for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors in the Mount Sinai Hospital emergency rooms.
With a commitment to serve and advocate for those who have the least access to care, Samantha is passionate about creating a safe and non judge mental healing space, with a focus on health education and patient empowerment. She believes the human body, mind and spirit are dynamic, and that health care and disease prevention should be equally.