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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

University Hospital of Brooklyn

About UHB

Important Phone Numbers

  • For referrals:
    (888) 270-SUNY (7869)

Hospital Leadership

David Berger

David Berger, M.D., MHCM, FACS

Chief Executive Officer

Pat Winston

Patricia A. Winston, DNP, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Chief Operations Officer

Dr. Yusuff

Jameela Yusuff, M.D., MPH, MSHCDL, FACP

Chief Medical Officer


Delphine Mendez

Delphine Mendez de Leon, RN, MBA, MPH

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Nakeshbandi

Mohamed (Rami) Nakeshbandi, MD

Chief Quality Officer

Cheryl Rolston

Cheryl Rolston, MA, RN, NE-BC

Chief Nursing Office


Mafuzur Rahman

Mafuzur Rahman, M.D., FACP

Chief Medical Information Officer

Wren Lester

Wren Lester, Ph.D., CPXP, CPHQ

Chief Experience Officer

Sean Smith

Sean Smith, CPA, FHFMA

Chief Financial Officer