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Dr. Seminara is the founder of Island Internist PC. Her work in advocating for her patients and profession has led her to leadership positions on the local, state and national levels. She has received numerous awards recognizing her professional leadership and high clinical standards. Her favorite professional activity, however, is the time she spends with patients and the development of long term relationships with them. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. She also is Director of Geriatrics at SIUH/  Northwell Health and Medical Director at Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.


  • Gold Award for Best COVID-19 Pandemic Related Communications - eHealthcare Leadership Awards 2020

  • Silver Award for Best Healthcare Content - eHealthcare Leadership Awards 2020

  • Master in the American College of Physicians 2019

  • Distinguished Service Award 2019 - Jewish Community Center of Staten Island

  • New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2007, '08, '09, '10, '11, '12, '18, '19 - Castle Connelly Medical

  • Service Excellence Award 2005, '06, '07, '08, '11, '18, '19 - Staten Island University Hospital

  • Out of the Storm Honoree 2017 - Advocacy for Housing for Senior Citizens

  • Honoree as Immediate Past President 2017, Academy of Medicine of Richmond

  • John Tooker Evergreen Award, National ACP Recognition to NY Chapter

    • Chapter Excellence 2017 

    • Webpage Initiative 2016

    • Partnership between Hospitals and Primary Care Physicians 2015

      • Special Recognition for Opioid Overdose Prevention Program

      • Special Recognition for Diabetes Education and Care Improvement

  • Doctor of the Year 2015 - Richmond County Medical Society and Staten Island University Hospital

  • 2011 Honoree - The DaVinci Society of Wagner College

  • Laureate Award 2009 - New York American College of Physicians

  • Friend to the Senior Community Award 2009 - Inter-Agency Council for Aging of Staten Island

  • Sharon Joyce Award for Outstanding Community Service 2009 - North Short Long Island Jewish Health System

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