Study Staff

Medical Director

Dr. Jed Kaminetsky, M.D.


Dr. Jed Kaminetsky, M.D. is a Medical Director at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Medical Center, Associate medical Director of Gramercy Surgical Centre, and is a practicing urologist with University Urology Associates, one of the largest urologic practices in the New York City metropolitan area. He is a board certified urologist and is highly skilled in treating all urologic disorders, performing minimally invasive prostate surgeries and penile implants. Dr. Kaminetsky’s academic interests include the study of both male and female sexual dysfunction, which has led him to become a national and world thought leader.

Dr. Kaminetsky’s work has been published in several journals which led to a nationwide recognition and development of various treatment schemes for patients with sexual, erectile dysfunction and androgen deficiency. Moreover, Dr. Kaminetsky is an experienced principal investigator who participates in national research studies that explore pharmacologic and diagnostic techniques for various urologic disorders. He is currently conducting studies addressing premature ejaculation, ED, male and female sexual dysfunction, BPH, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, voiding dysfunction, and hypogonadism. His hospital appointments include New York University Medical Center, New York Downtown Medical Center. Dr. Kaminetsky has been consulting for several pharmaceutical companies including Slate, Pfizer, Auxilium, Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline and American Medical Systems.

Principal Investigators

Dr. Edward Greaney. M.D.

Principal Investigator


Dr. Edward Greaney. M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Medical Center, and is a practicing internist with Murray Hill Medical Group. Dr. Greaney’s medical interests include general internal medicine, pain management, heart disease, hypertension, sports medicine, and nutrition.

Dr. Virgil Hatcher. M.D.

Principal Investigator


Dr. Virgil Hatcher. M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Medical Center, and is a practicing dermatologist with Chelsea Dermatology. His medical expertise include pediatric dermatology, psoriasis, African American skin diseases, hair diseases, botox injections, general dermatology, phototherapy.

Dr. Mark Eberle, M.D.

Principal Investigator


Dr. Mark Eberle, M.D., is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Associate Professor at New York University Medical Center, and is a practicing rheumatologist. His medical expertise is in Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Immune Disorders, General Rheumatology.

Dr. Louis Re, M.D.

Principal Investigator


Dr. Louis Re, M.D., is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons, and is a practicing physician at Riverside Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Associates. Dr. Re’s medical interests include arthoscopic shoulder, knee and sports medicine reconstructions.

Dr. Susan Zweig

Principal Investigator


Dr. Susan Zweig is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a practicing and Board Certified Endocrinologist, and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Division, at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Zweig’s medical expertise are Lipid Disorders, Thyroid Disease, Osteoporosis/Metabollic Bone Disease, Diabetes and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

Dr. Ian Lustbader, M.D.

Principal Investigator


Dr. Ian Lustbader . M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Medical Center in the Gastroenterology Division, and is a practicing Gastroenterologist and Internist. Dr. Lustbader’s medical specialties are Crohn’s Disease, Hepatitis, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Dr. Wilfredo Talavera

Principal Investigator


Dr. Wilfredo Talavera is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, and a Clinical Associate Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Talavera, the publisher of Latino Health and Life Magazine, is a leader in Latino Healthcare. His medical specialties are COPD, Asthma, Bronchitis and General Internal Medicine.

Dr. David Harnick

Principal Investigator


Dr. David Harnick is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a practicing Cardiologist at Heartwise Cardiology, specializing in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Clinical Instructor of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Harnick’s expertise is treating rhythm disorders of the heart using diagnostic tests to assess the “electrical system” of the heart, including cardiac arrhythmias.

Dr. Maria Betancourt

Principal Investigator


Dr. Maria Betancourt is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research and a practicing and board certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist in her private practice. Dr. Betancourt’s expertise is in colposcopy, contraceptive management, and menopausal care. She also has a special interest in abnormal uterine bleeding.

Dr. Patrick Hennessey

Principal Investigator


Dr. Patrick Hennessey. M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, a Clinical Associate Professor at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU, and is a practicing dermatologist. His medical expertise include acne, eczema, skin cancer screening, skin cancer, skin diseases, wart, seborrheic dermatitis, kaposi sarcoma.

Dr. Clifford Basset

Principal Investigator


Dr. Clifford Basset M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research, is the Founder and Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, on the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine, the Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology at SUNY Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Bassett has been interviewed on numerous local and national radio and television programs as an allergy expert. These include CNN, MSNBC, CBS’s “The Early Show,” NBC’s “The Today Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “NBC Nightly News,” FOX News Network, Telemundo and NPR, among others.

Dr. Sachin M. Shridharani

Principal Investigator


Dr. Sachin M. Shridharani, M.D. is a Principal Investigator at Manhattan Medical Research and practicing Plastic Surgeon/Founder of LUXURGERY – The Confluence of Luxurgery and Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Shridharani’s medical interests include: cosmetic plastic surgery of the face and body, injectables (Botox, Dermal Fillers, Kybella, etc…), and complex, trauma reconstructive plastic surgery.