PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Joseph Ng, MD, has been promoted to Associate Medical Director at Mather Hospital. In his new role Dr. Ng will assist Senior VP/CMO Joan Faro, MD, in managing medical staff issues and will be directly involved in the quality management activities of the medical staff.
Dr. Ng joined Mather Hospital as an intensivist in 2009 and was named Chief Medical Information Officer in 2010. He became Program Director for Mather’s new Transitional Year residency program in 2014 and was named Assistant Vice President for Medical Affairs in 2019.
Dr. Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He received his medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico where he grew up. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Medical College/Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island where he was chief resident and a Critical Care fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York with a focus on surgery and transplant medicine, where he was also chief fellow.
Dr. Ng was a member of the team that won Mather Hospital’s Capstone Award for Innovation in 2013 for implementing the Hospital’s new electronic health record system and was named Physician Champion of the Year in 2014 by Mather staff. He has taught at the Stony Brook School of Medicine and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
Dr. Ng has participated in many medical missions and serves as vice president for the non-profit group Sights on Health, which provides quality, compassionate care for those who have a geographical and/or social status that limits their access to medical care.
Dr. Ng resides in Port Jefferson with his wife, author Frances Alvarado-Ng.
About Mather Hospital
Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion, respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather was rated high performing by U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings in colon cancer, COPD, geriatrics, heart failure, kidney disease, lung cancer surgery, orthopedics, and urology for2021-2022. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit matherhospital.org or follow us @MatherHospital on Facebook.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 77,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.