About Us

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About Us

Dr. Jennifer McMonigle is a board-certified Neurologist practicing in East Northport, which is Suffolk County on Long Island (New York). She provides compassionate care to patients, helping them successfully manage a range of neurological conditions such as concussion, migraine, multiple sclerosis, dementia, parkinson’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and many others. She works closely with patients to alleviate debilitating symptoms including headache, nerve pain, back pain, tremors and weakness.
Dr. McMonigle is dedicated to delivering personalized care as a Neurologist in East Northport, NY. Dr. McMonigle prioritizes patient comfort in a modern, welcoming medical facility in Suffolk County. When patients are looking for the best neurologist in NY, Dr. McMonigle offers a professional and caring experience for everyone from the moment they first contact the practice.

Dr. McMonigle remains committed to her patients from their initial consultation and through the treatment process. Patients are well-informed, consulted, and supported throughout their treatment plan.

In 2016, Dr. McMonigle opened Mcmonigle Neurology Associates in Smithtown and in December 2020, moved to her practice to East Northport, NY. Throughout the years, she has built a stellar reputation within the medical community and with her patients. Dr. McMonigle often receives referrals from Primary Care Physicians, other Neurologists within New York, and a variety of other medical specialists in the Long Island Area.

Raised in West Hempstead, New York, Dr. McMonigle completed her undergraduate education at SUNY Cortland. She then went on to attend the NYU Master’s in the biology program. Her medical education began at The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. After graduating from medical school in 2001 she interned in the internal medicine department at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. McMonigle continued her training in Neurology at Stony Brook University Hospital, serving as the Chief Resident of the hospital's neurology department.

Following residency, Dr. McMonigle continued on to Stony Brook University to complete a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. McMonigle serves as a Diplomat of the American Board of Neurology where she has held board certification since 2007. She is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology as well.

Dr. McMonigle currently resides in Fort Salonga with her family. She studies Martial Arts and is an avid animal lover.


Shannan Ricoy | RPA-C

Shannan Ricoy received her Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the New York Institute of Technology in 2003 and her Master of Science with a Concentration in Education in Leadership from A.T. Stills University in 2009. Since graduation, Ms. Ricoy has been a distinguished leader in the Physician Assistant community and has proven commitment to education and patient centered outcomes. She is an Assistant Professor and the Senior Clinical Coordinator for Hofstra University’s Physician Assistant Program. She is the Chair of the Elections Committee for the New York State Society of Physician Assistant’s (NYSSPA) and actively involved in the American Academy of Physician Assistant’s (AAPA), the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) and various departmental and University committees. She is also on the interview board for Hofstra’s Physician Assistant Program and Hofstra’s School of Medicine.
Additionally, Ms. Ricoy clinically practices in the areas of Family Medicine and Neurology. Her approach to medicine includes an appreciation of the interdependence of the many body systems, emphasis on healthy lifestyles and self-care, educating patients on the nature of their illness and empowering them to make appropriate medical and non-medical decisions about their health. She is knowledge, experienced and friendly. Ms. Ricoy always strives to make each patient feel comfortable during their office visit, encouraging a collaborative treatment plan that is unique to each of her patients.

Ms. Ricoy also enjoys spending time with her three children, family, and friends. She is an active member of the Scouting community and enjoys all things outdoors, especially, hiking, camping and archery.

Christine Gerena | RPA-C

Christine graduated from Touro college Magma Cum laude in 2009. A true listener, she values patient centered care and offers individualized medicine based on every patients specific needs. Christine is wholeheartedly dedicated to the field of medicine and helping people.
Certified in advanced medical aesthetics, with expertise in medical and cosmetic Botox, dermal fillers, PDO threading and laser therapies, she is offering a variety of treatment options for all neurological conditions and cosmetics.

In her free time Christine enjoys exercising, weight lifting, hiking, camping, crocheting and romping around with her children.

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