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Women's Health

Lev D. Kandinov, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Lev D. Kandinov, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. is Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His scope of practice involves general and high-risk Women's Health with special interests in minimally invasive and robotic gynecologic surgery, infertility and various cosmetic procedures. Dr. Kanidnov completed his medical school and residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He has been a recipient of a Patient Choice and Most Compassionate Physician awards in the recent years. He has been a regular contributor to "Ask the Expert" column on WebMD. Currently Dr. Kandinov is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Association of Laparoscopic Gynecologists, and International Society of Cosmetogynecology. Dr. Kandinov is fluent in Russian and Hebrew and conversational in medical Spanish.


Manuel B. Banzon, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Banzon is a very well known Women's Health and Infertility specialist. His extensive experience and impressive skills made him a household name in the area he serves. Dr. Banzon received both his pre-med and medical degree from University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. Dr. Banzon did his residency and chief residency at Jersey City Medical Center specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Banzon started his professional career in 1969 working for private practices and several hospitals including Holy Family Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, Hoboken University Hospital in Hoboken, NJ, and now – Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center.

He is recognized as one of the Top Doctors of the NY Metropolitan area from 1999 until today and was awarded with the Certificate of Excellence by UMDNJ. Dr. Banzon authored multiple publications on Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is bilingual and speaks English and Tagalog fluently.


Myriam Langer, M.D.

Specializing in Women's Health, Dr. Langer is a graduate of Columbia and Tel Aviv Universities. But what distinguishes Dr. Langer within her profession is her capacity to offer not only reliable medical treatment, but an environment that heals. Here, we are as friendly as we are professional; as caring as we are competent. Dr. Langer demonstrates this kind of work ethic everyday and is dedicated to providing patients with whatever accommodation necessary to ensure that your experience is as pleasant and as helpful as possible.

Fluent in four languages, Dr. Langer makes herself available and naturally welcoming to all who come across her. Her numerous years of professional training and experience in many parts of the world make Dr. Langer an ideal candidate for anyone seeking medical attention from a capable and resourceful Women's Health doctor.


Julia Riftine, M.D.

Dr. Julia Riftine graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada with a M.D. degree. She also holds a B.A. degree from Hunter College of The City University of New York. She did her residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Riftine is certified with The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has a license to practice in New Jersey. She has extensive professional experience working as an Women's Health for Hackensack University Medical Center. She is also a mentor to St. George’s medical students.

Dr. Riftine is a member of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and The American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She is very active in her professional field. Her two research projects (Sonographic Characteristics of the Cervix after Cerclage and Glutathione Function in Skin Cancer) received wide recognition by her fellow physicians and scientists.

Julia is a Phi Beta Kappa and made Dean’s List numerous times from Hunter College. Dr. Riftine is fluent in English and Russian.


Swiatoslaw Woroch, M.D.

Swiatoslaw Woroch, M.D., a Board certified Women's Health physician, brings dependable expertise to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Meadowlands Hospital. Having obtained his M.D. at the University of Salamanca Medical School in Salamanca, Spain, Dr. Woroch undertook his internship and residency at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the Jersey City Medical Center. He continued to build his reputation, winning the Charles Qaugherri Honor Roll Physician of the Year Award during his time at St. Mary’s Hospital in New Jersey. Dr. Woroch splits his time between Meadowlands Hospital and his own private practice.


George A. Woroch, M.D.

George A. Woroch, M.D., a Board certified Women's Health physician, plays a very important role in Meadowlands Hospital’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He became Chief Resident in the latter half of his Women's Health residency program at Jersey City Medical Center. Dr. Woroch’s commitment to the bettering of women’s health extends beyond Meadowlands Hospital, with his working at his private practice as well.