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June 11, 2015

Allied Physicians Group Announces Three New Divisions

(Melville, NY) June 8, 2015- Allied Physicians Group announced today three pediatric practices, committed to providing the best patient care, have joined its growing family. The more than 120 current Allied doctors and specialists welcome Dr. James Gough, as well as Dr. Leonore Max and Dr. Judith Flores, of Cortelyou Road Pediatrics, located in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Ibrahim Carvan of Wellcare Pediatrics located in Whitestone, NY, as well as Dr. Frank Roberto and Dr. Jessica Mantzouranis of New Hyde Park Pediatrics, located in New Hyde Park, NY.

Dr. Gough graduated from Antioch University with a B.S. in chemistry in 1973 and then earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in 1977. Gough completed his pediatric training at the Residency Program in Social Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx.
He then ran the School Health Program at Brookdale Hospital and started a private practice in pediatrics. In 1989, he opened a second pediatric office near his home in Ditmas Park, which has since moved to its current address at 1103 Cortelyou Road. Gough is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, board certified in pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a board member of the Brooklyn Pediatric Society.

Dr. Carvan earned his medical degree from George Washington School of Medicine in 2002. Although he practices in Whitestone, his patients travel from all over the NYC region including Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Long Island to see him. Carvan is a Board Certified Pediatrician and is affiliated with New York Hospital Medical Center, North Shore University Medical Center, and the Steven and Alexandria Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York. Carvan was the recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award for 2013 and was honored with an Outstanding Teacher’s Award by the doctors in training at Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Roberto is a board certified pediatrician who has been practicing pediatric medicine since July 1996. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset in 1999. Roberto established New Hyde Park Pediatrics in 2003. He is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of Nassau County Pediatric Society and the Director of Health Services for the New Hyde Park – Garden City Park School District.

“The continued attraction of medical practices within New York State to Allied Physicians Group proves that its mission of being in business for yourself, but not by yourself, resonates with independent practitioners,” stated Director of Business Development for Allied Physicians Group Robert Creaven. “Our doctors want to focus more on stellar patient care and less on the overwhelming responsibilities of administration. By joining Allied Physicians Group, many of those burdens are relieved.”

“We formed Allied so that all are ‘equal share partners’ and owners of an independent medical group, receiving vital support in matters such as NCQA/PCMH certification, accounting and financial services, analytical reporting, malpractice assistance and human resources management, to name just a few, ” said CEO of Allied Physicians Group Dr. Gary Mirkin. “Allied helps take care of the business so that we all can focus on providing the best patient care. By maintaining our independence, we are able to do what’s best for our patients in our offices, and if specialized care is needed, we are able to refer to the specialist that will be most appropriate for each individual patient.”

About Allied Physicians Group

Allied Physicians Group is a partnership of more than 120 dedicated, caring physicians and 500 highly trained support staff serving 150,000 patients in Long Island, Greater NYC, and the Hudson Valley. For more information, visit

Allied Physicians Group is a partnership of more than 150 dedicated, caring physicians and 350 highly trained support staff. Allied serves over 180,000 patients with offices throughout Greater New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and beyond. Founded in 2006, Allied Physicians Group is a recognized leader in increasing healthcare efficiencies and patient satisfaction, emphasizing support, innovation, and collaboration. If you are looking for a Pediatrician near you click here or for more information please visit