Our Doctors

Dr. Michael FeldmanDr. Michael Feldman

Dr. Feldman, a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, graduated in 1989 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he earned his DMD degree. In 1991 Dr. Feldman completed his postgraduate education in Endodontics at Nassau County Medical Center. He became Board Certified by the American Association of Endodontics in 1995.

Dr. Feldman is Director of Endodontic training at Nassau University Medical Center. He has given numerous lectures throughout the tri-state area on topics, which include, Endodontic Microscopy and  Enhancing the patient Experience. Dr. Feldman was a pioneer in the use of the microscope in endodontics in New York. He was the first endodontist in New York State to incorporate the microscope into his practice full time and was published in the New York State Dental Journal on this topic.

Dr. Feldman has been an active member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Association of Endodontics
  • American Board of Endodontics
  • American College of Endodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Long Island College of Odontology
  • Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity
  • South Shore Study Group
  • South Nassau Study Group
  • Rockaway Dental Society
  • Peninsula Hospital Dental Society

Dr. Feldman is a third generation dentist and lives on the south shore of Long Island with his wife, Robin and three children, Lauren, Avery, and Sabrina.


Dr. Evan ChugermanDr. Evan Chugerman

Prior to dental school, Dr. Chugerman received a Masters degree in Biology from Hofstra University. Next, he graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and was inducted into the National Dental Honor Society. In conjunction with his dental training, Dr. Chugerman received a Masters degree in Higher Education, also from the University of Pennsylvania. To complete his endodontic training, Dr. Chugerman headed west to San Antonio, where he was taught by some of the most influential figures in the endodontic field.

Dr Chugerman has been an active member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Association of Endodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • AAE Friends of the Foundation
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society

Dr. Chugerman lives on Long Island with his wife, three children, and bulldog, Bobby.


Dr. Rebecca GottliebDr. Rebecca Gottlieb

Dr. Rebecca Gottlieb pursued her undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor concentration in Chemistry. Dr. Gottlieb then received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine where she subsequently completed the General Practice Residency Program and also the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics. Upon her graduation from dental school, Dr. Gottlieb received the American Association of Endodontists’ Student Achievement Award based on her clinical and didactic accomplishments in the field of endodontics. Dr. Gottlieb is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the New York Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontics, and has been declared Board Eligible by the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Gottlieb resides in the Five Towns with her husband, Jonathan, and is a dedicated mother to her two sons, Ari and Dov.


Dr. Rebecca GottliebDr. Patrick Ng-A-Fook

Dr. Patrick Ng-a-fook is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stonybrook with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, a Business minor and a concentration in Biology. He graduated dental school from the Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry. After dental school, he continued his dental training in a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Callen Lorde Community Health Center, through Lutheran Medical Center. He was then offered an attending position, where he helped train dental residents. A year later he pursued his education in endodontics and graduated with a Certificate in Endodontics from Lutheran Medical Center, focusing on surgical and non-surgical endodontics. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the New York Dental Association, and the American Association of Endodontists. Dr Pat is Board -eligible from the American Board of Endodontics. During his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with family.


Our Staff

East Coast Endodontics employs a dedicated staff of dental assistants, schedule coordinators, insurance specialists and administrative talent to support our patient's every need. It is important to every member of our team that you receive excellent care in a professional, soothing environment with the utmost courtesy and responsiveness. We want your total experience to be as pleasant and stress-free as possible. Any questions or concerns regarding your experience with East Coast Endodontics may be forwarded directly to our patient advocate, Amy Handley, at rctendo3@yahoo.com .

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