Today Medical Associate’s Primary Care Providers are your first line of care.
Our Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Clinical Support Staff help navigate you through your individualized care and provide ongoing support for all of your medical needs. We have convenient locations across New York City and will be growing to provide services in all New York boroughs.
Aditi Grover M.D.
Aditi Grover is a compassionate and diligent family physician assisting patients and their families in New York City. Dr. Grover is multilingual, speaking English, Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
Dr. Grover received her medical degree from the Ross University’s School of Medicine. She then completed her family medicine residency at the Stony Brook University’s Medical Center, where she received training in outpatient and inpatient care, as well as knowledge of the psychosocial aspects of medicine.
Vina Cruz M.D
Vina S. Cruz, DO is a practicing Family Practitioner in Manhattan, NY. Dr. Cruz graduated from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 and has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Cruz accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, MVP Health Plan and Cigna. In addition to English, Dr. Cruz's practice supports this language: Spanish
Celal Gurol Erbay M.D.
Celal G. Erbay, MD is a practicing Internist in Manhattan,NY. Dr. Erbay graduated from Hacettepe University Medical Faculty in 1991 and has been in practice for 27 years. He completed a residency at St Francis Medical Center. He currently practices at Celal Gurol Erbay MD and is affiliated with North Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Erbay accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare and Cigna. In addition to English, Dr. Erbay's practice supports this language: Turkish.
Joanne Schmidt, FNP, MS
Joanne Schmidt is an ANCC and AANP board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from NYU with a Master's degree in nursing and is currently completing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Yale University. Joanne is a member of Sigma Theta Tau international honor Society of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurses Association. She exhibits tremendous passion for family medicine in conjunction with preventative care.
Emelia Kay, PA-C
Emelia Kay is a licensed certified Physician Assistant, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as New York State Society Physician Assistants. Emelia graduated from Pace University Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program-NYC with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Her clinical training was received in multiple hospitals including NYU Langone Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian: Columbia University Medical Center, with elective training in Plastic Surgery and Gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital. She has completed original research as the primary author on non-pharmacologic approaches to Irritable Bowel Syndrome that is pending publication for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) in 2018. She exhibits a tremendous passion for family medicine in conjunction with preventative care.
Susan Le, PA-C
Susan is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.She graduated from Pace University with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Her clinical training was completed through multiple hospitals and private offices in Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx, including elective training in cardiology and an elective experience abroad where she observed healthcare challenges in South Africa. Her experiences have developed into a passion for working in primary care. She is dedicated to preventive medicine, patient education, and a focus on both physical and mental health.