Leadership Profiles

Meet Our Wonderful Multi-Ethnic Team…

Our diverse multicultural staff, reflective of the rich diversity that characterizes New York, is comprised of many individuals who have been an integral part of The Phoenix Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for a decade or more. Our dedicated professionals are attuned to our patients’ well-being and cultural needs, and go the extra mile to assure a positive frame of mind in conjunction with healing the body. Most importantly, they understand the importance of a kind word, a gentle touch and the healing power of a smile.


Administrator David Roll, LNHA Administrator
Director of Nursing Tatiana Poulard, RN Director of Nursing
Director of Admissions Audrena Mitchell Director of Admissions
Director of Therapeutic Recreation Irene Carr Director of Therapeutic Recreation
Director of Human Resources Vipra Shah, MBA Director of Human Resources
Director of Rehabilitation Griffin Chumas, M.S CCC-SLP Director of Rehabilitation
Director of Concierge Services Melissa Peterkin Director of Concierge Services
Hospital Liaison Shifra Cohen Hospital Liaison
Director of Social Services  Tatyana Polyak, LMSW Director of Social Services 
Staff Educator Geigette McIntosh Staff Educator
Director of Environmental Services Berry Wright Director of Environmental Services
Assistant Director of Occupational Therapy Kharol Michelle Esmeralda Assistant Director of Occupational Therapy
Head of Security Emanuel Rink Head of Security
Physician Dr. Ahmar Butt Physician