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Dr. I.Nina Maravegias

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Dr. I.Nina Maravegias

Experienced Physician Executive.


Diverse leadership experience with significant accomplishments in collaborative emergency managed care strategies. Leader of a multi-disciplinary medical staff , integrating award-winning delivery systems, improving quality and utilization management programs and coaching practitioners on public health response activities.


US Permanent Resident, Canadian Citizen


Medical Chief and Director Emergency Services

Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg, NY May 2005 to July 2009

  • Oversee and manage “on-call 24/7” staff of a mid-volume emergency medical and psychiatric center.
  • Supervise Emergency Department (ED) physicians, physician assistants, nursing personnel, and ancillary staff.

ED Attending on-call coverage at the following trauma centers:

v St. Joseph’s Hospital – Level II, Syracuse, NY 2007 – present (Full time July 2009)

v River Hospital – Level III, Alexandria Bay, NY 2007 – present

v Massena Memorial Hospital- Level III, Massena, NY 2003 - present

  • Direct patient contact in fast-paced milieu; all ages in the North Country, St Lawrence County and Jefferson County areas with an average population of approximately 10,000.
  • Author monthly health columns in the Ogdensburg Journal to advise area residents on wellness and to promote community health – portfolio of articles.
  • Manage patient liaison services include counseling, scheduling and implementation of care, quality assurance, records management and billing.
  • Design and implement team approach to patient satisfaction:

2007 Compass Award Winner: Emergency Department Less Than 30,000 Visits

Annually www.pressganey.com/cs/industry_awards/compass_awards

Medical Director 2003 – present

North Country Emergency Medical Services, Jefferson, Lewis & St. Lawrence County, NY

· Postdam Volunteer Rescue Squad 2003- present

· Heuvelton Fire Department 2005 – present

· West Postdam Fire Department 2005 – present

· Ogdensburg Fire Department 2005 – present

· City of Ogdensburg 2005 - present


Presiding Member - North Country Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Council REMAC: orchestrate strategic region-wide emergency operations plans with EMT-CC Director, NCREMAC-Medical Director, and collaborate with North Country EMS Program Agency, REMSCO, REMAC and SUNY Canton.

Emergency Attending Physician

  • Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 2006 - 2007

P/T Level II ED Attending on-call coverage in urban setting for underserved, under-insured population HPSA-Health Professional Shortage Area.

  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, NY 2002- 2005

F/T ED Attending including P/T coverage at the following Level II trauma centers:

v St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY 2007 - present

v River Hospital, Alexandria Bay, NY 2007 – present

v Massena Memorial Medical Center, Massena NY 2002 - present

v St. Elizabeth Hospital, Utica, NY, 2002 - 2005

v Kingston Hospital and Medical Center, Kingston, NY, 2002 - 2005

  • Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center, Secaucus, NJ 2001 – 2003

Level III ED Attending on-call coverage.


Internal Medicine, Primary-Care Physician 2000 – 2001


  • Champlain Valley Physician and Medical Center, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Veterans Affair Medical Clinic, Plattsburgh, NY


1997 - 2000 Internal Medicine Residency / Primary Care Program

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

1999 Case Report

The 10th Annual Research Colloquium

Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

Samy Metyas, MD, Osama Abu-Ata, MD, Ismene Maravegias, MD,

Daphne Gonsalves, MD, Uro-Genital Tuberculosis Presenting as a Pelvic Abscess.

1996 Clinical Research Assistant

Department of Pediatrics, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY



1990 - 1991 Graduate Research, Contributing Author

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Exploration of the chemotaxis system of the bacterium Escherichia coli using

molecular biological techniques.


1991 - 1995 Doctor of Medicine

St. George’s University School of Medicine

St. George’s, Grenada and Bay Shore, New York


1990 - 1991 Masters of Science

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec


1987 - 1991 Bachelor of Science

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec


1985 - 1987 Degree of Collegial Studies

Health Sciences Department

Marianopolis College, Montreal, Quebec





1991 - 1995 Geoffrey de Bourne Scholarship

St. George’s University School of Medicine


1991 - 1995 Canadian Scholarship

St. George’s University School of Medicine


1987 - 1990 Honors status conferred upon Bachelor of Science degree

McGill University



New Jersey License

New York State Medical License

Florida State Medical License

American Board of Internal Medicine

Advanced Trauma Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Airway Management Cadaver Course-Albert Einstein Shock Trauma Baltimore, MD

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Indefinitely Valid



Board Eligible for Board Certification Emergency Medicine (BCEM) through the American Board of Physician Specialists (ABPS). November 2009





LANGUAGES: Fluent in French, Greek; Medical Spanish - fair




2005-Present Annual Presenter, Collaborative TEAMHEALTH Annual Emergency

Physician Conference, Atlantic City, NJ

v Improving Mental Health “Throughput” Times in the Emergency Department

v Analysis of 72- Hour Emergency Department Returns

v The Geriatric Mental Health Patient and the Emergency Department



American Medical Association

American College of Physicians

Doctors Without Borders – Nobel Prize Winners 2005

Alumni Association McGill University

Alumni Association St. George’s University Medical School


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