Gurwin Jewish Announces Key Promotions To Medical Team


Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is pleased to announce several recent staff promotions within its medical and rehabilitative disciplines.

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a five star, 460-bed nursing care facility located in Commack. Celebrating its 30th year of caring for the frail and elderly, Gurwin offers skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, medical/post-surgical sub-acute care, respiratory and ventilator dependent care, adult day care programs, on-site dialysis, memory care, palliative and hospice care, home care, assisted living, and a proposed independent living community, Fountaingate Gardens.

Dr. David Siskind, MD, DABFP, CMD, has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer. An East Williston resident, Dr. Siskind has served as Medical Director at Gurwin since 2011.

Dr. Elizabeth Sturm, MD, has been promoted to Assistant Medical Director. Dr. Sturm, who resides in Commack, is a long-standing member of the Gurwin Medical Staff, serving as a staff physician since the facility opened in 1988.

Joseph D’Ambrosio, PT, has been promoted to Chief Rehabilitation Officer. A member of the rehabilitation team since 1994, D’Ambrosio most recently served as Gurwin’s Director of Rehabilitation. He is a resident of Stony Brook.

Christina Jones, RN, has been promoted to Associate Director of Nursing. Jones previously served as Assistant Director of Nursing. The North Babylon resident has been with Gurwin since 2008.

For more information, call 631-715-2000 or visit

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