Family Medicine Faculty

Vasantha Kondamudi, MD, FAAFP, CAQG, graduated medical school in 1985 from the renowned Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. After working a short time in the West Indies, which included a post graduate training in OB & GYN in Jamaica and several positions in the Caribbean Islands, her path led her to Brooklyn, New York where her husband, Dr. Noah Kondamudi, accepted a position in the Pediatric Department of The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at The Brooklyn Hospital in July, 1997 and fellowship training in Geriatrics at New York University School of Medicine in June, 1998.

Dr. Vasantha K. Kondamudi, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, currently serves as the Vice President, Chief Quality Officer at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She also serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Family Medicine since, 2007 and previously as Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency Training Program (2002 to 2009). She is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at Weill Medical College, Cornell University.

Students wish to contact Dr. Kondamudi can do so by calling 718-250-8444. Her email is

Dana Spivak, MD, is a graduate of The University of Michigan Medical School. She completed her residency at the Hinsdale Hospital Family Residency Program in Hinsdale, Illinois and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She serves as the Associate Director of the Program in Family Medicine and Associate Director of the Primary Care Clerkship at Weill Cornell Medical College where she holds the title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Spivak is a member of the Clinical Curriculum Committee and the Admissions Committee and participates in the Primary Care Clerkship and Medicine, Patients, and Society Course. She serves as an advisor for medical students interested in primary care and electing Family Medicine as their vocation. In addition, she enjoys serving as a preceptor for medical students. In 2012 Dr. Spivak was presented the Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of her outstanding contributions as an educator in the Primary Care Clerkship at Weill Cornell Medical College. Students who wish to contact Dr. Spivak may do so by calling (718) 599-1122 or via e-mail at

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