Martin H. Mandelbaum, CPO, FAAOP
President, Founder, Practitioner
Marty has been serving the Long Island Community with his dedication to improving patients’ lives since the early 1980’s. He received his bachelor’s degree from New York University in 1979 and was certified by ABC in 1980 for Orthotics and in 1982 for Prosthetics. In the early 1980’s, Marty was a staff clinical instructor at New York University Post Graduate Medical School for the Prosthetic and Orthotic Department and also volunteered in the Research Department to work with myoelectric and electric hybrid upper extremity prosthetic systems. Special areas of interest include myoelectric design and fabrication. As director of our NCOPE Accredited Residency Program, Marty has been integral to its design and continues to implement new strategies and techniques while overseeing its day-to-day operation. Marty is currently involved with several hospital and physical therapy centers educating their physicians, interns and staff in all aspects of orthotic and prosthetic care. Marty is currently Treasurer and has served as Vice-President, President and Past President of the New York State Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. He is also active in various support groups and committees.
Marty is also a volunteer firefighter at Port Jefferson Fire department and helps manage their website.
Hobbies: Woodturning, kayaking and traveling with his family.
Terri Conigliaro, Office Manager
Terri brings 15 years of experience to M. H. Mandelbaum O & P as office manager. She oversees the busy scheduling of all patients and practitioners. Terri is in charge of the accounts receivable from billing the carrier to posting all payments and collections.
Michele Cernese, Front Office Staff
Michele is also responsible for verifying insurance benefits, patient scheduling, updating patient information and expediting insurance payments. Michele has years of experience in the insurance industry.
Barbara Simeone, Front Office Staff
Barbara’s responsibilities include patient intake, insurance benefits verification/authorization, patient scheduling. Barbara has a pleasant demeanor and eagerness to assist patients with the process of receiving their devices.
Phyllis Mandelbaum, Certified Mastectomy Fitter and Receptionist
Phyllis has been with MHMOP since its inception. As a certified mastectomy fitter, Phyllis has brought knowledge and compassion to the post-mastectomy population. Phyllis enjoys helping her clients feel good about themselves.
Timothy O’Toole, Lab Manager
Tim has more than 25 years of experience in all phases of orthotic and prosthetic manufacturing as well as direct and clinical patient care. He is one of a handful of registered technicians with the American Board for Certification in Orthotics. Tim is always ready to assist in any way he can, Tim is a valuable asset to the company.
Steven Ganss, Technician
Steven Ganss is an experienced prosthetic technician with years of experience. His expertise includes upper and lower extremity prosthetic devices. He is highly detail oriented. Steve specializes in microprocessor knee units as well as elevated vacuum systems. His experience also includes cosmetic restorations, coverings, rebuilding, repair and maintenance of most prosthetic equipment and assembly and fabrication of prosthetic devices.
116 Oakland Avenue, Port Jefferson, New York 11777 / Phone: 631-473-8668 / Fax: 631-473-8691