Dr. Martin Edelstein
Dr. Martin Edelstein, a Great Neck Family Physician and recent President of the Medical Staff of North Shore University Hospital, enthusiastically supports Hugs teddy bears in the hospital. He has often been seen handing them out to youngsters on the Pediatric Unit or the Emergency Room to smiles of delight and ready hugs.
Dr. Edelstein and wife Judy have four sons and he has been a practicing Family Medicine physician in Great Neck for 25 years. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine, Clinical Professor at the NYU School of Medicine, and has held previous faculty positions at Cornell, UCLA, and McGill University. Dr. Edelestein has been named one of the "Best Doctors in New York " by New York Magazine, and one of the "Outstanding Physicians in the US" by the Ladies Home Journal study on physicians and Hugs is delighted to have his heartfelt encouragement.