Our Team

Founder & Medical Director

Jacquelyn E English, DO, MPH

Dr. English is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. A 2009 graduate of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City, Dr. English completed her Internship and Residency at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway.

An active member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), The American Medical Association (AMA), the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS), the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA), Dr. English relies on these fine organizations to stay current and on top of new medical and technological advances in her areas of expertise.

Following her undergraduate studies in Psychology, Dr. English completed a Masters in Public Health from Emory University Atlanta, working as an epidemiologist for the state of Georgia for three years prior to beginning her medical studies. She also practices Medical Acupuncture as an important natural approach to healing and wellbeing. She completed her certificate in Medical Acupuncture in 2017 from Tri-State College of Acupuncture (TSCA).

Dr. Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed is a primary care physician, who provides personalized and comprehensive care to every patient, and ensures they receive high-quality care that aligns with their values and personal health goals. Her clinical interests include adult primary care, behavioral health, and preventive medicine.

She is board certified by the American board of internal medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency from Northshore University Hospital. During residency, she completed three years as both a Quality Improvement and Clinical Informatics Scholar.
Dr. Ahmed is an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Society Of general Internal Medicine (SGIM), which assists her to stay abreast new and innovative and medical advancements.
At home, she is a mom of three kids and has a long list of hobbies including baking, painting, and travelling.

Robert B. Lanter, DO

Robert B. Lanter, DO, is a physiatrist and orthopedic specialist with offices in Oceanside and Long Beach, New York.

Dr. Lanter obtained his degree in osteopathic medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology. He served as a resident physician at New York Medical College and trained at Metropolitan Hospital, Westchester County Medical Center, and was Chief Resident at Lincoln Hospital Medical Center. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at NYU-Hospital for joint diseases in New York City, where he is now a clinical instructor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Upon completion of his fellowship training, Dr. Lanter opened up his own private medical practice, presently located in Oceanside and Long Beach, New York. Dr. Lanter then continued his training and became a certified medical acupuncturist. He has explored and trained in platelet-rich plasma therapy as well as stem cell therapy and has introduced these procedures into his orthopedic medical practice.

More recently, platelet-rich plasma therapy has become an integral part of treating conditions affecting joints, muscles, and tendons. Aesthetic treatments with platelet-rich plasma therapy include facial rejuvenation and hair restoration. See www.kindmedicalcare.com for more information on these services available through both offices.

Shana Sweeney, Office Manager

Shana Sweeney, Office Manager of Beach Family Medical, is a board certified health coach and meditation teacher who helps people implement lasting changes to best support each individuals' health. In a typical health coaching session we might set goals to support health and well being through things like stress relief, nourishing food, movement, and more. We may also focus on other things that nourish us such as healthy relationships/connection, spirituality, and finances. We tackle any blocks or challenges that come up along the way using both practical and spiritual tools .

Shana coaches men and women in groups as well as one on one, leads workshops and classes, and runs an online support group for people with autoimmunity and chronic illness. Shana has trained with The Institute for Integrative Nutrition™ and yogi Cyndi Lee. In addition she has completed The Progressive Practitioner Coaching Program with Tom Malterre MS, CN, CFMP. She trained with Gabrielle Bernstein completing her Level 1 and Level 2 Master Class. She spends most of her time in Long Beach NY. When she is not working as a coach and guide you can find her hiking, walking the boards, spending quality time with friends and family, cooking nourishing meals, taking trips to NYC, studying health, clean beauty, nutrition, spirituality, and psychology.