Dr. Lewandoski is the founder and Chief Medical Officer at South Shore Medical Care.
Dr. Lewandoski received his Baccalaureate from SUNY Stony Brook, and then attended the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) in Old Westbury, N.Y. for his medical degree. Dr. Lewandoski graduated NYITCOM in Old Westbury, N.Y. in 1997, completed his rotating internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip in 1998, and his residency in Family Practice at the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip in 2000.
He was the first official acceptance to his class, for which he received a scholarship. He graduated in the top 5% of his class.
Dr. Lewandoski was the only student of his graduating class to be awarded the Dr. Shepard Splain Excellence in Surgery Award for top honors in that discipline. He was heavily involved in research with the Department of Biomechanics and was the most published student in his graduating class.
Dr. Lewandoski has 20 years of experience in Primary Care. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Dr. Lewandoski is also the Medical Director of South Shore Medical Care Physical Therapy, a state of the art 2000 square foot facility located in his medical office building. Dr. Lewandoski also tests and treats patients for allergies in a dedicated facility in the same building.
Dr. Lewandoski had initially considered a career in a Surgical Subspecialty but decided to follow the path of Primary Care. “I felt that the direct contact with my patients suited my personality, and the myriad of disciplines encompassing Primary Care offered me the challenge needed to fulfill my passion for medicine.” Dr. Lewandoski attended a residency program in Family Practice at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Lewandoski enjoys spending time with his loving wife, Sheila, and the newest addition to the Lewandoski clan, Luca James Lewandoski. He also enjoys working in his garden and restoring antique cars.
Lauren Bovelle joined South Shore Medical Care in October of 2012. Lauren graduated from Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and received a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Touro College.
Lauren loves Family Practice for its multitude of challenges and enjoys all aspects of Family Medicine, including prevention and care of acute and chronic illnesses. She also enjoys getting to know her patients while striving to provide the best medical care possible.
“I find practicing medicine is rewarding, as well as challenging. I believe listening to my patients is important because each patient and situation is unique. I want my patients to feel comfortable, and I know that together we will create the appropriate treatment plan for their particular needs.”
Robert Gribbin graduated from Quinnipiac University and now has 13 years of physical therapy experience. My time has been split between subacute rehabilitation and outpatient therapy. During my spare time I enjoy playing basketball, golf, rooting for my favorite sports teams, and spending time with my wife and dog.
Maciej Mazurkiewicz is the newest addition to the South Shore Medical Care clinical staff. Maciej graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and went on to receive his Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from SUNY Stony Brook.
Maciej is excited and eager to begin his career as a PA working with the great team at South Shore Medical Care. He has a passion for preventative medicine, patient education, and improving quality of life in patients with acute and chronic illnesses. He is excited to continue to develop and sharpen his skills learned through training in providing top quality care for the patient’s at South Shore Medical Care. Maciej is fluent in English and Polish and is excited for the opportunity to offer quality primary care medicine for the Polish community of Long Island.
“I was very fortunate to spend weeks at South Shore Medical Care during my time as a student. I am grateful that I was introduced to the wonderful team of clinicians and staff that truly value patient’s well-being and outstanding medical care for every patient in the practice. When the opportunity presented itself to join the team and continue developing as a clinician with the aid of the great mentors it was one I could not pass up. I enjoy the challenges of primary care medicine and the broad scope of medicine that we as clinicians encounter on a daily basis. I am eager to master every and any skill in order to provide the absolute best care for each patient, and look forward to developing relationships that provide support, knowledge, comfort, and results to improve the quality of life for all of our great patients.”
When not working to improve his craft as a clinician, Maciej enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as working out and playing sports.