ROBERT VAN AMERONGEN, MD, is the Medical Director of Lafayette Medical Services.
A graduate of Yeshiva University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. van Amerongen completed a residency in general pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital, and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Bellevue Hospital/NYU Medical Center, New York.
Following a 20 year career in clinical, academic and administrative emergency medicine, Dr. van Amerongen went into the private sector and began developing and opening urgent care centers. Currently, Dr. Van Amerongen is the Medical Director of a group of urgent care centers in the New York. Dr. van Amerongen also acts the Medical Director for one of the largest private ambulance services in the metropolitan area and also is the Medical Director a sleep away camp for children with special health care needs.
Dr. van Amerongen, together with his friend and colleague, Debbie Shafran, RN, recognized the need for high quality, very personalized aesthetic medical care on the south shore of Long Island. Lafayette Medical Services was born out of this desire to provide the highest quality aesthetic services combined with personal touch to produce exquisite results for the most discerning customer, yet remaining reasonably priced.