Anthony C. Mustalish, MD (R.I.P.)

Anthony C_ Mustalish

Tony Mustalish has been a fixture at NYCHSRO/MedReview for many years. He has served on the Board of Directors for the past twenty  years and currently heads the organization’s Finance Committee. He has also served as Associate Medical Director for several years and was Acting Medical Director for the period after the death of Dr. Alan Postell. Dr. Mustalish received his M.D. from New York University’s School of Medicine. He also has a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and is certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has beenan Attending Emergency Physician in the Emergency Department at New York Presbyterian Hospital and an Associate Professor of Emergency and an Associate Professor of Public Health at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University since 1991. Dr. Mustalish also served as a Director of the Rockefeller Group’s Worker Compensation Medical Bureau. Prior to these appointments, he was an Attending Physician and Chief of Emergency Services at Lenox Hill Hospital where, in addition to his clinical practice, he was Medical Director of the Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services, involved with educational programs and administrative committee work which included Utilization Review and Quality Assurance. He eventually served as Senior Vice President for Hospital Operations/Chief Operating Officer.
– Tony began his medical career in the public health arena by spending several years working for the New York City Department of Health where he served as a Deputy Commissioner of Health. Prior to that, he had a distinguished career in the armed forces, serving as a Captain in the United States Army Medical Corp and serving as an orthopedic surgeon in Viet Nam. He has had extensive experience in community health serving on the board of directors of many organizations including the Neighbor Coalition for Shelter. He has served as a consultant to the medical malpractice legal community nationwide for more than thirty years. His wide range of experience has benefited the organization for most of its history and will hopefully continue for many more.