Meet Our Executive Team
Kenneth A. Levey MD MPH FACOG FACS - President/CEO and Managing Partner
Dr. Levey is a Board Certified Gynecologist with a strong entrepreneurial background having started, developed and sold several companies. Dr. Levey trained at the George Washington University Medical Center and worked at NYU Langone Medical Center in the early part of his career. In 2007, he left the full time faculty at NYU and started NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, P.C. since then he has been working on behalf of both patients and physicians to improve the quality of care provided to patients, the value provided, and the working environments for physicians. Dr. Levey founded Maiden Lane Medical in 2016.
Dominick Bencivenga, MBA - Chief Financial Officer
Dominick Bencivenga is a highly accomplished senior executive with 30 years’ experience in managing the financial functions of diverse companies from start-ups to more mature $30 million+ businesses. He has been working as our CFO for the last 5 years.
Prior to joining KALHealth and Maiden Lane Medical, Dominick successfully managed Freelance Financial, a NY Metro-based accounting solutions company that served start-ups, small businesses and entrepreneurial companies throughout the NY metropolitan area. Dominick founded Freelance Financial in 1996, and during his 16 years running Freelance Financial, worked with over 150 companies. Early in his career, Dominick was a Vice President in Citibank’s Retail Banking Division, working in such diverse areas as finance, marketing, distribution, sales and branch management.
Dominick earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management and his MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a life-long New Yorker and currently resides in Mineola, NY.
Gautam V. Shrikhande, MD - Vice President of Business Development
Dr. Gautam Shrikhande, MD, FACS is board certified in both general and vascular surgery. He performed his general surgical training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA and performed his vascular surgical training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. After completion of his training, Dr. Shrikhande has worked as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at both Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons and at New York Presbyterian, Queens. He has over 35 peer reviewed journal articles and has co edited a book in the field of peripheral arterial disease.
In addition to his clinical experience, he has spent time working in health care private equity. He served as the Regional Medical Director in the Northeast for a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners. In his role, he developed multiple outpatient vascular centers in the tri state region which significantly contributed to the overall national growth of the organization. He was actively involved in sales and marketing and strategically executed a program to facilitate rapid growth of outpatient facilities. Also, he has served as the Medical Director of Surgery for the New York Presbyterian Medical Group. As part of his role in the position, he has helped practices integrate new EMR/EHR systems, develop patient satisfaction strategies, and work with various revenue cycle and coding specialists to optimize practice values and reimbursements. In addition, he is responsible for surgical cost management, utilization review, quality assurance, and medical protocol development of surgical practices. Dr. Shrikhande currently lives in New York City and enjoys traveling with his family spending some leisure time exploring art galleries in the tri state region.
Ron Lebow, Esq.- Corporate Counsel
A member of Michelman & Robinson, LLP's (M&R’s) Health Care Department, Ron Lebow focuses his practice on business, contract, corporate and regulatory matters. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating agreements and structuring operations and business arrangements for ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, hospitals, clinical laboratories and other medical providers. Additionally, Mr. Lebow routinely works with physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, dentists and a wide range of other health care professionals. He also advises management companies, private investors and venture capitalists. Further, Mr. Lebow has significant experience with health care-related, web-based and mobile app start-up business ventures.
With considerable regulatory expertise, Mr. Lebow is able to ensure legal compliance on the deals and companies he structures. He has vast knowledge of the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, additional fraud and abuse laws and regulations, HIPAA, fee splitting laws and those regulations governing professional misconduct, both at the state and federal level.
Mr. Lebow helps clients establish practices and mega-groups, structure investor and management relationships, as well as buy and sell practices and facilitates management service organization relationships and facility affiliations, acquisitions and joint ventures. He also drafts and negotiates shareholder and operating agreements, asset purchase agreements, employment agreements, equipment and intellectual property licenses, management agreements, marketing and sales representative agreements, billing agreements and software-related contracts.
Mr. Lebow earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, and received his B.S., in Business Administration, from Boston University.
Awards & Special Recognitions
Mr. Lebow was selected to the 2013, 2014, and 2015 New York Metro Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.
Marion Marino, Vice President of Operations
A native New Yorker and successful leader with 20+ years of healthcare experience, Marion Marino has managed operations in a variety of healthcare environments ranging from single and multi-specialty private practices to major healthcare institutions.
Prior to joining KALHealth, Marion served as a Regional Manager at ProHEALTH overseeing multiple departments in Nassau County and New York City. As the former Director of Operations at Concorde Medical Group, Marion led projects of high-level systems implementations and integrations to foundational day to day processes. She is an expert at identifying clinical and business drivers that aid in the development of best practice and strategic metrics to drive improvement.
Above all, Marion recognizes the synergistic relationship that exists between an efficient and supportive work environment and the patient's experience. To that end, is dedicated to delivering quality service to our physicians and the patients they serve.
Rosie White, SHRM-CP
Prior to joining KALHealth, Rosie was the Associate Vice President of Human Resources at Investcorp International Inc. assisting with their merger and acquisition and managing the human resources function including payroll, benefits and employee relations. Prior to that, she worked at Titan Outdoor LLC. Rosie is most proud of her ability to connect with professionals of all levels and the ability to provide guidance and leadership with regard to human resources growth and stability.
Rosie holds a BA in Corporate Communication from Baruch College and is currently completing her MS in Human Resources Management at Long Island University.