Queens Location
69-15 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 263-3500

Meet Our Queens Doctors

The doctors at NY Med specialize in Internal Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Neurology, Physical Therapy and many other Healthcare Needs. If you're suffering from neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain, wrist pain, elbow pain, or any other pain that affects your lifestyle, contact us today at NY Med.  Located in the heart of Forest Hills on Austin Street.


John Ventrudo, M.D.

Dr. John M. Ventrudo is the NY MED Medical Director. Dr. Ventrudo has extensive training and experience in PM&R/ Electrodiagnostics/Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Ventrudo did his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and finished his fellowship at NYU Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Ventrudo is the Medical Director at NY Maritime College. Dr. Ventrudo’s medical accomplishments - Dr. Ventrudo was Commissioned Lieutenant in the US Naval Reserve. Dr. Ventrudo has been involved with research projects at Winthrop University Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Ventrudo has additionally dedicated his time to intramural presentations including but not limited to “Sacroiliac Join Pain, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Botulinum Toxin.”

Dr. Ventrudo also holds professional affiliations to NY State Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association, NY Society of Acupuncture for Physicians and Dentists, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the Bronx County Medical Society. Dr. Ventrudo is a member of the American Association of Ringside Physicians.

Aric Hausknecht, M.D.

Dr. Aric Hausknecht is a Board Certified Neurologist who has received his Diplomate from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Academy of Pain Management. He graduated from Duke University in 1987 and graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his neurology residency training at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center in 1995. Dr. Hausknecht is currently an Attending Physician at Beth Israel Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens.

Dr Hausknecht has extensive clinical training and experience in the hospital and outpatient setting. He specializes in pain management and the treatment and evaluation of neuromuscular disorders. He is qualified in electrodiagnostic testing and is a member of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Dr. Hausknecht is also an active member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Management.

Michael Wiechowski, M.D.

Dr. Michael Wiechowski has been serving the Queens community as an Internist for almost 30 years. He did his undergraduate education at Boston University & State University at Geneseo where he studied Pre-Medical Science, and finished his doctorate at SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. Dr. Wiechowski did his post-graduate training and residency program at the University of Southern California Medical Center.

Dr. Wiechowski spent 24 years as an attending physician at St. Luke’s hospital and is currently an adjunct attending physician at Wycoff Hospital. Dr. Michael Wiechowski was a Clinical Instructor at Columbia College of Physicians for 5 years and has also worked in the Cardiovascular research department at the prestigious Harvard Medical School where he was a part of several published medical articles.

Stephen Wilson, M.D.

Dr. Wilson is a graduate of Princeton University and received his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School. Additionally, he continued his residency at Lincoln Hospital & Mount Sinai Medical Center in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit and was a resident at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center. Furthermore, Dr. Wilson completed his fellowship in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine at Beth Israel North Hospital.

Dr. Wilson has years of experience in Sports Medicine. Dr. Wilson was one of the assistant Team Physician’s of the New York Knicks and also is a U.S. Olympic Committee Physician and has worked at the training facilities in both Lake Placid, N.Y. and the Colorado Springs Olympics, Colorado with athletes participating in men’s bobsledding, women’s ice hockey, martial arts, wrestling and swimming. Dr. Wilson has also published original research in The Journal of Arthroplasty and wrote the introductory chapter in “The Knee” by Norman Scott M.D. Most recently he is in the process of publishing original research involving low back rehabilitation & strengthening.