NY Medical Marijuana Associates provides online medical marijuana certifications for patients residing in all of New York state with at least 1 of the qualifying conditions. Please see all of the qualifying conditions for a MMJ patient card in NYS listed in the Medical Conditions section. We provide video consultations using a HIPAA compliant web program ensuring privacy and confidentiality, allowing you to see the doctor from the comfort of your home.
We are NY state licensed physicians who are trained to expertly evaluate patients' medical conditions and decide if an indication is present for a medical marijuana patient card. Our process is very easy and quick, and our compassionate team members will be there to help you every step of the way.
Our multilingual staff and doctors are fluent in English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu and Telugu. Hablamos Espanol!
You must be at least 18 years old, or parental/guardian consent is required for those under 18 years old.
Dr. Najeeb Hussaini
Dr. Najeeb Hussaini is a board certified family physician by the American Academy of Family Physicians with over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He completed his medical residency in Family Medicine at Stony Brook University, and completed his fellowship in Geriatric Medicine there as well.
Dr. Hussaini also received a masters degree from Stony Brook University in Healthcare Management and conducted clinical research in lymphoma and leukemia at the prestigious College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. He has worked at Brookdale University Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and in private practices throughout NYC. He served as the Unit Medical Director for the medical/surgical oncology unit at Celebration Health in Orlando, FL and is currently an attending hospitalist for Florida Hospital. He has won the notable Gold Star award for outstanding patient care and patient satisfaction numerous times.
Dr. Najeeb Hussaini is certified to evaluate and certify patients with serious medical conditions who may qualify for medical marijuana. He believes in the benefits of medical marijuana as a way to reduce the intake and in some cases, addiction to narcotics and opioids. Dr. Hussaini will provide the same high quality medical care that he has throughout his career and provide attentive and compassionate care to his patients. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Hindi and Urdu, and therefore able to personally speak with and treat a multicultural population.
Director of Business Development
Christian Reyes brings over 9 years of experience in the medical field to NY Medical Marijuana Associates, having served as an administrator for physical therapy, acupuncture and pain management practices in Brooklyn Queens, and Staten Island, NY. He possesses a comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of health care delivery systems. Christian’s extensive background in direct patient care, marketing initiatives and practice management are assets to both the NYMMA team as well as the patients he is dedicated to serving. His warm, supportive and attentive nature has allowed him to develop open and trusting relationships with both patients and their families/caregivers throughout the years.
Christian earned his Medical Assistant certification and Business Administration and Management degree from Stratford Business Institute. He is also fluent in Spanish and readily available to assist all patients, including those with additional needs for medical marijuana certification.
Chief Operating Officer
Anu Doddapaneni brings over 10 years of management experience to NY Medical Marijuana Associates, having served as an administrator for physical therapy and pain management practices in Brooklyn, NY. Her vast knowledge of daily operations and practice management in the healthcare field enables her to ensure NYMMA offers an easy, thorough and seamless process. Anu’s background in working with patients needing treatment for pain, along with her compassionate nature, is the motivation for her to help patients navigate the process for obtaining medical marijuana certification.
Anu earned her masters degree in Psychology from New York University, and she is also proficient in Spanish and fluent in Telugu. She is available to assist all patients to ensure they are receiving the best medical care.