Medical/Dental Staff Officers

Anu Chaudhry, MD

Vice President
Carlos Remolina, MD

Secretary Treasurer
Mathew Cholankeril, MD

Immediate Past President
Juan Baez, MD

Chair Department of Anesthesia
Dominick Luciano, MD

Chair Credentials Committee
Jolanta Kilbilska-Borowski, MD

Chair, Division of Cardiology
Mathew Cholankeril, MD

Chair, Dentistry
George Flugrad, DMD

Chair Department of Emergency Medicine
Michael Bernstein, MD, MBA

Chair Department of Family Practice
Karen Kowalenko, DO

Chair, Division of Gastroenterology
David Wexler, MD

Chair, Division of Hematology-Oncology
Brian Canavan, DO

Chair, Division of Infectious Disease
Juan Baez, MD

Chair Department of Medicine
Arun Naik, MD

Chair, Division Nephrology
Geronimo Banayat, MD

Chair, Division of Neurology
Eric Uhrik, DO

Chair, Division of Ophthalmology
Anthony Inverno, MD

Chair, Division of Orthopedics
John Kline, MD

Chair, Division of Otolaryngology
Warren Kraus, MD

Chair Department of Pathology
Barry Benisch, MD

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Ramesh Ghanekar, MD

Chair, Division of Plastic Surgery
Jerrold Zeitels, MD

Chair, Division of Podiatry
Chudi Mgbako, DPM

Chair, Division of Psychiatry
Martin Mayer, MD

Chair, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Ram Bangalore, MD

Chair, Department of Radiology
Abhishek Shrivastava, MD

Chair, Surgery, General
John Tsai, MD

Chair, Department of Surgery
James Hurwitz, MD

Chair, Division of Urology
Brett Oppell,, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Carol Ash, MD

Members at Large
Stephen Ford, MD
Marshall Feldman, DPM
Robert Czyzewski, MD

Stephen Timoni, Chairman, Board of Governors
Kirk Tice, President, CEO
Peter Bihuniak, VP of Finance
Ann Marie Shears, RN, VP, Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer

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