For Immediate Release: September 16, 2013

Medical Director of Intensivist Program Named for Good Samaritan Hospital

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(West Islip, NY)  Ruth Spector, MD, has been appointed medical director of the intensivist program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.


Dr. Spector is board certified in internal medicine, anesthesiology and critical care as well as neuro-critical care board eligible. As director, her responsibilities will include coordinating and reviewing patient care and educating residents, nurses and other health care professionals.

Prior to her new role, Dr. Spector was an attending physician at Winthrop University Hospital in the surgical intensive care unit.

Dr. Spector earned her medical degree from George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. She serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. She resides in Lake Success with her three children.

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip. The medical center, which has more than 3,775 employees and 900 physicians on staff, had nearly 28,000 patient admissions and nearly 100,000 emergency department visits in 2012. Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at

The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health. This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.

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