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Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP                                         Michael B. Mirotznik, Esq.,

President/CEO                                                                            Chairman Board of Directors

June 9, 2017



Shelley Lotenberg



East Meadow, NY June 9, 2017… Lyn D. Weiss, MD, chair of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) department at the Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC), has co-authored her ninth medical book, a revised, expanded and updated new edition of the first and only Q & A review for physical medicine and rehabilitation.  This latest one is entitled Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q & A Review in collaboration with Jay M. Weiss, MD a voluntary attending physiatrist and Harry Lenaburg, MD, a former NUMC resident who graduated in 2013 and who is now in practice in Dublin, Georgia. It is configured to help professionals quickly and efficiently review core topics, covering in detail the breadth and scope of PM&R knowledge and practice. Now with 16 sections addressing key concepts, the expanded second edition contains over 1,850 multiple choice questions with answers and explanations, with a mobile Q & A app for on-the-go study anytime, anywhere.

“Congratulations to Drs. Weiss, Weiss and Lenaburg on the publication of the “Q & A Review”, a comprehensive, active self-assessment tool for students, residents and attending physicians, as a question and answer format remains one of the most effective methods for self-study and exam preparation, with the ultimate goal to better serve patients,” said Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, NuHealth/NUMC President/CEO.

Dr. Weiss stated: “The authors have been privileged to work for and with many talented individuals and with the departments of PM&R at NUMC. We are extremely grateful to have the support and encouragement of NUMC’s executive staff and our President/CEO at the Nassau University Medical Center, Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, who have been role models in the practice of medicine and administration. They always put patient care first and strive to provide the best care possible. We have given better care to our patients because of them, and for that we are appreciative.”

Lyn D. Weiss, MD, is a 1985 graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center School of Medicine and is board certified in both physical medicine and rehabilitation and electrodiagnostic medicine.  She served both her internship and her residency at Nassau University Medical Center and has been chairman of the department since 1994.  In addition to the chairmanship and serving as a clinical professor at Hofstra University, Dr. Weiss is also the director of the residency training program, chair of the Ethics committee, and the director of electrodiagnostic medicine.

Dr. Weiss has a strong interest in research and has presented numerous papers, abstracts and research developments to Medical Society meetings and seminars and served as a manuscript reviewer for The Achieves of PM&R and the American Journal of PM&R.  In addition to 19  book chapters, Dr. Weiss has had other books published; Cumulative Trauma Disorder, published in 1998 and Skin Care Triad, published in 2000, Easy EMG, published in 2004, Easy Injections, published in 2007, The Oxford Handbook of PM&R published in 2010, and Neuromuscular Quick Pocket Reference published in 2012, PM&R Q&A in 2013, and Easy EMG 2nd edition in 2015.  Dr. Weiss is a professor of clinical physical medicine and rehabilitation at SUNY Stony Brook and Hofstra University.

Three of Dr. Weiss’ books, “Easy EMG”, “Easy Injections” and “Neuromuscular Quick Pocket Reference” have been translated into Chinese and are available worldwide.


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