PHILOSOPHY TOWARD PATIENTS

“My philosophy toward patient care centers on communication. Illness can be frightening. Understanding what is going on and how we might help you is the key to successful outcomes. My focus is always on what’s best for the patient and how do we achieve the best possible outcome.”

FAST FACTS

  • Board certified by American Board of Internal Medicine and Subspecialty of Rheumatology
  • Certified by the American College of Rheumatology in musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Chief of Rheumatology at Abington Memorial Hospital, in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Temple University Hospital and Drexel Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
  • Awarded the Arthritis Foundation’s Volunteer of the Year
  • Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science, Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Medical Doctorate (MD) from State University of New York at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Postdoctoral training included an internship, residency in Internal Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA