Meet Our OB-GYNs and Our Staff
Michael C. Mesbah, MD
Michael Mesbah, MD attended the prestigious seven year accelerated Sophie Davis BioMedical program at CCNY obtaining his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. Dr. Mesbah is Board Certified with over 20 years of private practice experience. He is dedicated to providing Obstetrics and Gynecological care to women of all ages. His experience and expertise in Obstetrics has made him one of the most respected physicians on Long Island. He has extensive training Gynecological Surgery including minimally invasive laparoscopy, vaginal surgery and is a certified Robotic Surgeon. His philosophy is to provide the latest cutting edge medical care to his patients in a compassionate and personalized fashion.
Karyn Wat, MD
Karyn Wat, MD attended the Sophie Davis Biomedical program at City College of New York. Afterwards she went on to obtain her medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Wat is multilingual in English, Spanish and Chinese. She has been trained in general and high risk obstetric care, as well as all aspects of gynecological surgery including Robotics and minimally invasive surgery. She is compassionate, dedicated and knowledgeable of women’s care including issues pertaining to young teenagers, family planning, menstrual and hormonal abnormalities and menopausal symptoms.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and dog, as well as traveling and hiking.
Karen A. Wheeler, CNM, CNP
Karen Wheeler ,CNM,CNP has been in practice for over 20 years providing both obstetrical and well woman care. She is a graduate of SUNY Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood of NYC from their Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program as well as SUNY Downstate Medical Center Midwifery Program and received her BS from SUNY Empire St. College.
Karen finds being a part of the community providing care is especially important to her. In her free time, Karen is an avid reader and also enjoys photography, walking, biking and knitting. Karen is an active member in her parish.
Michele Mesbah, RN
Michele Mesbah received her RN/BSN degree from Adelphi University in 1988. Her career in women’s healthcare began as a nurse at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York specializing in high risk Obstetrics & Gynecology. She transitioned into the maternity unit where she educated new mothers on baby care and breastfeeding. This led to her true passion which was working on the labor and delivery unit which is where she spent most of her nursing career.
Michele has taken all of her experience and education in women’s healthcare to the next level by becoming a Certified Childbirth Educator where she is able to teach newly expecting couples how to prepare for their delivery and newborn babies. Her knowledge as a nurse and mother of three children give her a well rounded view on this amazing experience.
Efigenia Nunez, CNM
In 2001 Efigenia Nunez began her nursing career in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Winthrop University Hospital. Five years later, her passion brought her to the Labor and Delivery unit to serve the women in her community, and to set the stepping stone to pursuing her dream in becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife.
While working in labor and delivery, Efi furthered her expertise and became certified in childbirth education, the Hypnobirthing technique, prenatal yoga and massage, Reiki and polarity healing, the Rebozo technique, and became a breastfeeding counselor.
In 2019, Efi completed her Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
She is excited to join the Mesbah OBGYN, PC team and to care for women throughout their lifespan, and educate her patients on the importance of preventative, holistic care.
In her spare time, Efi loves to travel with her husband and daughter. She is fluent in Spanish.