Medical/Dental Staff Officers

Carlos Remolina, MD

Vice President
Mathew Cholankeril, MD

Secretary Treasurer
Salvador Cuadra, MD

Immediate Past President
Anu Chaudhry, MD

Chair Department of Anesthesia
Joshua Spruell, 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
Lauren Trattner, DO

Chair Department of Family Practice
Thomas 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
Robert Czyzewski, 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
David Rojer, MD

Chair, Division of Otolaryngology
Radha Vinnakota, MD

Chair Department of Pathology
Michael Gistrak, MD

Chair, Division of Plastic Surgery
Jerrold Zeitels, MD

Chair, Division of Podiatry
Chudi Mgbako, DPM

Chair, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Ramamurthy Bangalore, MD

Chair, Department of Radiology
Abhishek Shrivastava, MD

Chair, Surgery, General
Anish Nihalani, MD

Chair, Department of Surgery
Salvador Cuadra, MD

Chair, Division of Urology
Brett Opell, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Carol Ash, MD

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

Donna Mugavero, Chairman, Board of Governors
Kirk Tice, President, CEO
Ann Marie Shears, RN, VP, Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Carol Ash, DO, Chief Medical Officer

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