American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter

Brooklyn & Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (BLIACS) was founded in 1930 and holds the Number One Charter from the College. As the largest Chapter in the State of New York, we are the local representative Chapter for the downstate Fellows. Not only providing continuing medical educational opportunities for our members, but also advocates for the Fellows in assisting in lobby efforts for the ACS.

Membership in the American College of Surgeons does not include automatic enrollment in the local chapter. Please contact the individual listed below to learn more about how to join your chapter today!

Chapter Contact

Teresa Barzyz
Executive Director

Phone: (516) 741-3887

Website URL:

222 Station Plz N Ste 408
Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter of Acs
Mineola NY, 11501-3893
United States

Chapter Leadership

Gene F. Coppa, MD FACS

Armando Enrique Castro, MD FACS
President Elect

Simone Alise Betchen, MD FACS

Susan He Lee, MD FACS

John McNelis, MD FACS FCCM

James Edward Satterfield, MD FACS

Susan He Lee, MD FACS
CoC State Chair

Matthew Alan Bank, MD FACS
COT State Chair

Tara L. Huston, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative

Elliot Grodstein, MD FACS
RAS Chapter Representative

Adam Kressel, MD
RAS Chapter Representative

Mr. Sam Linton, MD
RAS Chapter Representative

Kathryn T Weber, MD
RAS Chapter Representative

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