Adrienne Fueg, MD, FACS
Dr. Fueg is a board certified surgeon who specializes in general, breast and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She has been practicing medicine for 12 years and currently practices with Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY. She was an attending physician at Elk Regional Medical Center in St. Mary’s Pennsylvania for five years and had a private practice in the Bronx for seven years prior to joining Highland Surgical.
Dr. Fueg earned her medical degree from SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, New York Medical College, and Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York Medical College. In addition, she completed a Critical Care Fellowship at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center.
She is a member of the Society of Women Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons as well as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephew, hockey, travel, exercise and sewing.
Her research has been published in The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Psychopharmacology and Brain Research.
Nelly Oundjian, MD
Dr. Oundjian is Director of the Cancer Genetics Program at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Oundjian received her medical degree with honors from Aleppo University School of Medicine in Syria. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Harlem Hospital in New York City and her post-doctoral fellowship in clinical genetics at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. She is a member of the American Society of Human Genetics and the New York State Genetics Task Force.
Lawrence F. Simon, MD, FACS
Director of Surgical Services, Montefiore Nyack Hospital
Medical Director, Wound Care Center, Montefiore Nyack Hospital
Dr. Simon is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is the Director of Surgical Services and Medical Director of the Wound Care Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. He practices with Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
Dr. Simon has held leadership positions with several associations in the county including, President of the Rockland County Unit of the American Cancer Society, a member of the Executive Board of the Rockland County Medical Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Rockland County PSRO. Dr. Simon earned his medical doctorate from the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He completed his Internship and Residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York.
Dr. Simon proudly served as Major in the United States Air Force.
In his spare time, Dr. Simon enjoys boating, spinning, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Myriam Kawaja, MS, LCGC
Myriam Kawaja is a licensed and certified genetics counselor at Highland Medical, P.C., Breast Surgery located in Nyack, NY. She received her Masters of Science in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counselling.
Prior to joining Highland Medical, P.C., Myriam was a Genetics Counselor at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health Network, Beth Isreal Medical Center in preconception and prenatal counseling. In addition to her duties at Highland Medical, P.C., Myriam is also a Multilingual Genetic Counseling Consultant in preconception, prenatal and cancer counseling at four different locations for CarePoint Health.
Myriam is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the American Board of Genetic Counseling and the American Counseling Association. She is passionate about educating and supporting her patients that are at risk or already diagnosed with hereditary conditions. Myriam brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience to Highland Medical, P.C., and looks forward to serving her patients.