Dr. Sanjey Gupta is the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Southside Hospital.
Previously, Dr. Gupta was the Vice Chairman and Director of Operations of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center in New Hyde Park. While at LIJ, he was awarded the National Emergency Department (ED) Director of the Year award from the Emergency Medicine Foundation in 2016. His efforts to enhance patient throughput in the ED utilizing improvement science reduced length of stay for ED Fast-Track patients by 21%, the rate of patients leaving the ED without being seen by 70%, patient ED length of stay by 20%, and the patient door to provider time by 54%--all despite a 4% increase in total ED volume in 2016.
Additionally, Dr. Gupta functioned administratively as Chair of the Emergency Medicine Department at LIJ Valley Stream and Associate Chair of the ED at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens (NYPQ).
Besides these administrative and operational positions, Dr. Gupta has also thrived academically in Emergency Medicine. He has not only educated and supervised resident physicians but also, physician assistants (PA), nurse practitioners, and medical students since 2004 when he joined the core faculty at NYPQ/Weill Cornell School of Medicine (SOM). Dr. Gupta went on to become the Assistant Residency Director for the EM Residency Training Program at NYPQ/Weill Cornell SOM.
Dr. Gupta originally joined Northwell as a resident at North Shore University Hospital in 2001. He rejoined the team in 2014 and began to educate and direct the site clinical rotation in EM for Hofstra University PA students. Dr. Gupta now actively instructs the "Transitions" course and Abdominal Trauma to MS 1 at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Many of Dr. Gupta's educational efforts involve instruction in Wilderness Medicine. He is currently one of less than one thousand certified Fellows of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. Accordingly, he is regularly invited to speak about Wilderness Medicine and related subjects at national and regional conferences.
Dr. Gupta is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the New York Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).