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Medical Staff Leadership


St. Joseph Regional Health Network Elected Physician Leaders 2016 – 2017

President: Leif Christiansen, D.O.

President-Elect: Marc Rovito, M.D.

Past President: Mayank Modi, M.D.

Secretary/Treasurer: Scott Horner, M.D.

Department Chairs & Section Chiefs

Department of Anesthesiology – Chair: Andre’ Robinson, M.D.

Department of Emergency Medicine – Chair: Ericka Powell, M.D.

Department of Family Practice – Chair: Roland Newman, D.O.

Department of Medicine – Chair: Leif Christiansen, D.O.

Section Chiefs:

Allergy and Immunology: Edward Skorpinski, M.D

Cardiology: Mayank Modi, M.D.

Critical Care/Pulmonary Medicine: Joseph Mariglio, M.D.

Gastroenterology: Louis LaLuna, M.D.

Infectious Disease: Debra Powell, M.D.

Nephrology: Parvaneh Abtahi, M.D.

Neurology: Warqaa Majeed, M.D.

Oncology: Marc Rovito, M.D.

Physical Medicine: Patti Brown, M.D.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Chair: Joel Baker, D.O.

Department of Pathology – Chair: Peter Christ, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics – Chair: Mary Ann Mancano, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry – Chair: Mark Putnam, M.D.

Department of Radiology – Chair: Barry Tom, M.D.

Section Chief:

Radiotherapy: Navesh Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.

Department of Surgery – Chair: P.V. Pathanjali Sharma, M.D.

Section Chiefs:

Cardiothoracic Surgery: Kirk McMurtry, M.D.

Dentistry: vacant

General Surgery: Thomas Beetel, M.D.

Neurosurgery: Marcus Keep, M.D.

Ophthalmology: Neil Chesen, M.D.

Orthopedics: Martin Ross, M.D.

Otolaryngology: Charles Lutz, M.D.

Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery: Benjamin Schlechter, M.D.

Podiatry: Timothy Stringer, D.P.M.

Urology: Scott Horner, M.D.

Vascular/Endovascular: PV Pathanjali Sharma, M.D.

Members at Large:

Eugene Fellin, D.O.

Ronald Polinsky, M.D.

Vijay Singh, M.D.

Nirav Shah, M.D.

Paul Stelmach, M.D.

Levente Szalai, M.D.