Meet the Instructors

Meet the Instructors

George Rogu M.D.

Dr. Rogu is the Medical Director of Adoption Doctors. He is a General Pediatrician, who has been working in the field of General Pediatrics and Adoption Medicine for over a decade. Dr. Rogu received his medical degree from the University of Medicine at Bucharest Romania, and his Pediatric Post-graduate training from Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Rogu regularly sees patients in his adoption-friendly private practice, while also maintaining the Web site for AdoptionDoctors.com.

Dr. Mark Lerner

Dr. Mark Lerner is a clinical psychologist who focuses on helping people during and in the aftermath of traumatic events. Since a significant number of adoptive children have been exposed to traumatic experiences, Dr. Lerner has a special interest in understanding the psychosocial and behavioral needs of these children.

Leslie Zindulka L.C.S.W

Ms. Leslie Zindulka, L.C.S.W.-R is a New York State licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience in the adoption field. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Welfare from SUNY Stony Brook and her Masters of Social Work degree from Columbia University . Additionally, she holds a school social worker specialty credential. She is an active volunteer with the Adoptive Parents Committee and is a regular guest speaker at monthly workshops. She has also volunteered her services to families participating in a Russian-orphan summer camp program.

James Reilly M.D.

Dr. Reilly is the Assistant Medical Director ofAdoptionDoctors.com. He is a Board Certified General Pediatrician. His medical practice consists of general pediatric medicine, urgent care, and preventive medicine. Dr. Reilly provides specialized services catering to adopted children, as well as performing formal ADHD evaluations and medical management.

Nicholas Rogu M.D

Dr. Nicholas Rogu recently joined the staff of AdoptionDoctors.com. He was trained in pre-adoption medical records evaluations by our experienced adoption medicine doctors, James Reilly M.D. and George Rogu M.D. He sees children in an office setting, consults with families regarding pre-adoption evaluations, and performs comprehensive post-adoption pediatric care and evaluations. In addition to his work with internationally adopted children,