Department of Clinical Specialties

Department Faculty

Message from the Chair

Thomas Chan                            

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Specialties at NYITCOM. The faculty members in this department range from many primary care specialties, pharmacology, surgical and subspecialty care. Public Health, global studies and clinical as well as medical education research are also cornerstones of this department. It is this diversity as individuals in our department which is our strength as a whole. With our wide range of expertise, we are able to find solutions, innovate and continually improve the educational experience for our students and optimize medical care for our patients. To this end, we seek the advancement of medical knowledge and to provide the finest education possible for our medical students as well as lifelong education of physicians throughout their careers.

Thomas Chan, D.O.
Chair, Department of Clinical Specialties


The Department of Clinical Specialties of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine serves to advance the academic, clinical and research in medicine. We constantly endeavor to develop programs of excellence in educational pedagogy, patient care and research discovery for the betterment of our students, patients and society.


  • Cardiovascular conditions
  • Public Health
  • Global Health
  • Geriatric health
  • Healthcare quality improvement
  • Medical education
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Neuromuscular medicine


Contact Us

Long Island (Old Westbury)

Thomas Chan D.O., Department Chair
Serota Building, Room 122

Sarah Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant