Our Location

      15 Park Avenue,

      Bay Shore, NY 11706

      About Us

      Island Surgical and Vascular Group

      Island Surgical and Vascular Group has been serving the surgical and vascular needs of our community for over six decades. We pride ourselves in offering compassionate and high quality service to both our patients and their family members.

      Board Certified General Surgeons

      Our board certified general surgeons have sub-specialty training in minimally invasive surgery, oncologic surgery, vascular surgery, and colorectal surgery and have mastered the latest techniques associated with breast, gallbladder and biliary, robotic, thyroid and parathyroid, endovascular, hernia, anorectal, and varicose vein surgery.

      We practice advanced wound healing treatment, offer the diagnostics of a certified vascular laboratory and an anal manometry lab, and ostomy services.

      Our surgeons hold multiple Good Samaritan Hospital leadership positions including Assistant Director of Surgery, Chairman of the Breast Cancer Leadership Program, and Chief of Vascular Surgery. One serves as Medical Director of the Long Island Community Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Hauppauge.

      Our caring and knowledgeable staff members are dedicated to ensuring that your experience at Island Surgical and Vascular Group is professional and stress-free while we tend to your medical needs.

      Please feel free to contact our Bay Shore, NY surgical center to set up a consultation with one of our dedicated surgeons.

      Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
      Long Island Community Hospital
      St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

      Our Team


      Manal Hegazy, MD, FACS


      Manal Hegazy, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified general surgeon who engages in a high-volume general surgery practice. Her surgical spectrum includes minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Hegazy is one of the few surgeons on Long Island certified in Davinci robotic surgery, resulting in reduced hospitalization and recovery time. She specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant breast abnormalities and minimally invasive colon, gallbladder, and hernia surgery. Dr. Hegazy is an active member of the American Breast Society, the Society of Minimally Invasive Surgeons, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.


      Alexander Melman, MD, FACS


      Alexander Melman, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified general surgeon with fellowship-training in vascular surgery. He regularly performs vascular surgical procedures for peripheral arterial disease, carotid disease, aortic aneurysms and occlusion, hemodialysis access and varicose vein disease and general surgical procedures to treat gallbladder disease, hernias, diverticulitis and colon cancer. Dr. Melman has a special interest in chronic wound treatment and healing and is trained in Hyperbaric Medicine. He is the Assistant Director of Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital.


      Rachel Gordon, MD


      Rachel Gordon, M.D. is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in colon and rectal surgery along with the treatment of colon and rectal cancers, diverticulitis, incontinence and constipation, abscess or fistulas, hemorrhoids, Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
      Dr. Gordon has expertise in minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery. She is certified and experienced in Davinci robotic surgery and offers colonoscopies with advanced interventions. Dr. Gordon is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.


      Charles LaRosa, MD, FACS


      Charles LaRosa, M.D., F.A.C.S. is board-certified in general and vascular surgery. He has particular interest in the surgical treatment of carotid, aortic, and lower extremity vascular disease. Dr. LaRosa performs a variety of non-surgical re-vascularization procedures using catheter-based therapies in an angiography suite. He is the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and has developed a highly successful program for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Dr. LaRosa is the Founding President of the Long Island Wound Healing Association and offers his patients the most technologically advanced techniques to facilitate chronic wound healing. He treats venous disease with surgery, minimally-invasive endovenous techniques, and sclerotherapy.


      Bradley Cohen, MD, FACS


      Bradley Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified surgeon with sub-specialty training in cancer surgery. He concentrates in caring for patients with cancer of the breast, skin, and GI tract. He advocates for breast-conserving procedures such as lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Dr. Cohen is an active member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Committee and is Chairman of the Breast Cancer Leadership Program. He is repeatedly named as a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”. Dr. Cohen has trained at prestigious institutions including Yale, Mount Sinai, and Lenox Hill Hospital and completed a surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center. For over twenty-five years he has received “Patient’s Choice” and “Compassionate Doctor” recognition award.


      Sang Jho, MD, FACS


      Sang Jho, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified general surgeon. His areas of expertise include intra-abdominal solid organ, abdominal wall hernia, biliary tract, neoplastic and inflammatory processes of the gastrointestinal tract, and minimally invasive surgeries. In addition, he has an interest in the acute care of trauma patients. Dr. Jho is a member of the GI Tumor Board, Surgical Case Review Committee, and Trauma Case Review Committee at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.


      Frederick Achildiev, MD


      Frederick Achildiev, M.D. is a general surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery. He brings his expertise in laparoscopic surgery to the treatment of diseases of the colon and gallbladder. He is particularly adept at acute surgical care and the management of patients with trauma. Dr. Achildiev is a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Suffolk County Medical Society.

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