Our Providers

Sanjay Godhwani, MD

Sanjay Godhwani graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University, Grenada in 2008. He completed internship and residency in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from Stony Brook University Medical Center in New York from 2008-2012. He was the Chief resident from 2011-2012. He has clinical experience as an Internist/Hospitalist and Primary Care Pediatrician.

 

He went on to complete fellowship training in Rheumatology at Stony Brook University Medical Center from 2013-2015 and was the Chief Fellow for the department during 2014-2015. Dr. Sanjay Godhwani is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Rheumatology. Recently a Rheumatologist and Director of the John T. Mather Hospital Infusion Center in Port Jefferson, NY.

 

Now, Dr. Godhwani is the Medical Director and Rheumatologist in Wading River with Island Rheumatology and Osteoporosis. He is looking forward to continuing to provide optimal care to his patients

KYLE ESKRIDGE, PA

Kyle Eskridge Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Bioscience from the State University Of New York at Farmingdale in 2014. Kyle gained medical experience working for over three years as a Physical Therapy Aide at Central Orthopedic Group assisting patients recover from injuries and surgeries. He gained tremendous knowledge with the Musculo-skeletal system and how important patient education is in healing and recovering. Kyle Eskridge then went on and graduated from Turo University School of Health Science in 2018 as a Board-Certified Physician Assistant. 

Kyle Eskridge Joined Island Rheumatology and Osteoporosis, PC in late 2018 and is serving our community for patients with autoimmune and rheumatic diseases. Kyle is genuine, caring, and a very warm individual who loves to help each patient suffering from pain and arthritis. His special areas of interest are Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, Osteoporosis and much more. Kyle is a vital part of the practice and is an excellent advocate for patient health and Safety. Kyle has superb skills in getting an accurate history, physical exam skills, diagnosing and treating patients with Rheumatic disease. He is proficient with in-office procedures and injections. Our practice is very lucky to have a unique caring individual as Kyle Eskridge.

PUJA GODHWANI, NP

Puja Godhwani graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Adelphi University in 2010. Upon graduation, she worked at Winthrop University Hospital in the Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care unit for over 5 years providing hands on care to critically ill patients. She then went on to obtain her Masters of Science at Adelphi University in 2015 and graduated in 2018 with her Degree as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. During this time, she also worked as a Full Time Nurse at Three Village Cardiology and assisted in performing various cardiac testing and educating patients on high-risk medications and safety. She also has over 2 years of clinical experience as a Case Manager with Catholic Home Care and a Charge Nurse at St. Catherine’s of Siena and Rehabilitation. 

Upon Graduation as a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner, Puja Godhwani Joined Island Rheumatology and Osteoporosis, PC. She now serves our Suffolk County community and specializes in natural and holistic healthcare. Her focus has been to treat chronic pain with a variety of on Opiate therapies such as Medical Marijuana. In addition, Puja has taken on the challenge to help those with Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and those suffering from anxiety, depression as well as POST COVID FATIGUE SYNDROME (Long-COVID). She offers a diverse combination of Vitamins for IV hydration, recovery, and pain relief. Her goal is to serve each patient as an individual and customize their specific needs. She also offers weight loss programs to help each patient look and feel their best. 

Puja Godhwani is a very kind and compassionate Nurse practitioner. Her patient care skills and rapport with patients and family members is superb. We are very proud and thrilled to have her as a part of our practice where she can help patients suffering from chronic diseases and make their journey enjoyable.

CRAIG OROFINO, PA

Craig Orofino graduated with a Bachelor in Science and Physician Assistant Degree from Long Island University in Brooklyn in 2004. Upon graduation, Craig has gained tremendous knowledge and experience in Rheumatology. He worked at Arthritis Institute of Long Island from 2004 – 2009 where he began his career has a Physician Assistant. He then went on to work with East Coast Rheumatology from 2009 to 2011. Most recently Craig worked at Long Island Regional Arthritis and Osteoporosis care from 2011 to 2021. 

Craig Orofino Joined Island Rheumatology and Osteoporosis, PC in the fall of 2021. Craig has been a wonderful addition to our practice. His background, knowledge and excellent patient care skills have been tremendous for the patients in our community suffering from joint and muscle pain. He has excellent bedside manners, if proficient is diagnosing and managing autoimmune diseases.

Craig also has a great fund of knowledge in performing ultrasound guided injections and procedures. We are fortunate to have Craig Orofino with his 18 years of Rheumatology experience as a part of our practice.

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