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Faculty in Emergency Medicine at Morristown Medical Center include:

William Felegi, DO, FACEP

Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Medical Director, Travel MD® and WORK MED
Interests: travel medicine, occupational medicine, performance improvement, patient satisfaction
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Somerset Medical Center
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1993

Michael Silverman, MD, FACEP, FACP
Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Internal Medicine
Interests: resident education, hyperbaric medicine and geriatrics
Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Medical Center of Delaware – Christiana Care Center (EM/IM)
Board-certification: ABEM, ABIM and UHM
Faculty Member Since: 1999

Michael Gerardi, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Director, Pediatric Emergency Services, Atlantic Health System
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: pediatric emergency medicine (PEM), headaches, clinical pathways, systems
integration, patient satisfaction
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Emory University
Board-certification: American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), ABEM, PEM, ABIM
Faculty Member Since:1992

Paul A. Szucs, MD, FACEP
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: clinical instruction, hyperbaric medicine, ophthalmology, pain management, airway management, clinical decision rules, EMS, emergency medicine ultrasound
Medical School: University of California – San Francisco
Residency: Columbia University (IM), Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Jacobi Medical Center (EM)
Fellowship: City of New York (EMS)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1995

Frederick Fiesseler, DO, FACEP
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Morristown Medical Center
Medical Student Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: hyperbaric medicine, ACLS, headache studies
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1997

Christopher Amato, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Pediatric Fellowship Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Director, Atlantic Health System PALS
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: PEM, pediatric toxicology, fluid and electrolyte management, pediatric asthma, pediatric psychiatry
Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland
Fellowship: Brown University – Hasbro Children’s Hospital (PEM)
Board-certification: ABP
Faculty Member Since: 2000

Neeraja Kairam, MD
Assistant Pediatric Fellowship Director, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests:  Pediatrics, Research, Resident and Fellow Education
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency:  Morristown Medical Center (PED)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical Center (PEM)
Boarding: ABP
Faculty Member Since: 2003

Albert Ritter, MD, FACEP
Medical Director, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
EMS Coordinator, Atlantic Health System
Interests: clinical instruction, trauma, EMS
Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1996

Erin Heritage, MD
EMS Fellowship Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests:  EMS, Resident Education
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson
Residency: Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, SC
Fellowship: Morristown Medical Center (EMS)
Faculty Member Since: 2010

Hetal Patel, MD, RDMS
Ultrasound Fellowship & SMI Lab Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: ultrasound
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry – NJ Medical School
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical (ultrasound)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2003

John Allegra, MD, PhD, FACEP
Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: research, evidence-based medicine, cardiopulmonary disease, emergency medicine ultrasound, health care policy
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency: University of Colorado Medical Center
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1975

Barnet Eskin, MD, PhD, FACEP
Associate Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: evidence-based medicine, epidemiology of disease
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – NJ Medical School
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 1991

Diane Calello, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Medical Toxicology Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests:  Pediatrics and Toxicology
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship: Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship: Fellowship in Medical Toxicology, The Poison Control Center in Philadelphia
Boarding: ABP and Medical Toxicology
Faculty Member Since: 2010

Marilyn Althoff, MD, FACEP
Director, Hyperbaric Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: hyperbaric medicine, resident clinical skills, airway management
Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania (EM)
Fellowship: Medical College of Pennsylvania (hyperbaric medicine)
Board-certification: ABEM and Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine (UHM)
Faculty Member Since: 1989

Vinita Almeida, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: pediatrics and child abuse
Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: University of Rochester – Strong Memorial Hospital (pediatrics)
Fellowship: Rainbow Babies Children’s Hospital (PEM)
Board-certification: ABP
Faculty Member Since: 1996

Lisa Armstrong, MD
Attending, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: pediatrics, resident and fellow education, simulation labs
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry – NJ Medical School
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical (PEM)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2004

David Castillo, DO
Mentor Student Director, Morristown Medical Center
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests: Resident Education
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical Center
Boarding: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2010

Mei-Yung Chan, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: clinical education
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry – NJ Medical School (Newark, NJ) Residency: Morristown Medical Center (EM)
Board-Certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2005

Lisa Clayton, DO
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: EMS, Resident Education
Medical School: Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical Center (EM)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical Center (EMS)
Faculty Member Since: 2010

Mario Cosenza, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: PEM, procedural sedation
Medical School: University of Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Saint Barnabas Medical Center (EM)
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Jacobi Medical Center (PEM)
Board-certification: American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (ABOEM)
Faculty Member Since: 1996

Tina Cocuzza, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
New York Medical College
Interests: administration, quality improvement, clinical education
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry- NJ Medical School (Newark, NJ)
Residency: University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ Medical School (EM) - Chief Resident
Board-Certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2013

David C. Feldman, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: clinical education, EMS, disaster medicine, trauma
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ Medical School (Newark, NJ)
Residency: Morristown Medical Center (EM)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical Center (EMS)
Board-Certification: Board Prepared (ABEM)
Faculty Member Since: 2014

Steve Gohsler, MD, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: emergency medicine radiology, trauma
Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2004

Diane Heller, MD, JD, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: medicolegal issues, medical ethics, risk management in health care systems
Medical School: Cornell University
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital – Brigham and Women’s Hospital (EM)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2003

Oliver Hung, MD, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: herbal medicine, clinical toxicology
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center
Fellowship: New York City Poison Control
Board-certification: ABEM, medical toxicology; ABEM sub-specialty, hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Faculty Member Since: 1999

Kevin McSherry, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Attending, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: pediatrics
Medical School: State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center
Residency: Schneider Children's Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Board-certification: ABP
Faculty Member Since: 2006

Mark Mandell, MD, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine (EM), Morristown Medical Center
Interests: clinical biostatistics, epidemiology, injury control, computers in EM
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Board-certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Faculty Member Since: 1981

Amy Patwa, DO, RDMS
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine
Interests:  emergency medicine ultrasound, clinical education, simulation lab
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: North Shore University Hospital (EM)
Fellowship: North Shore University Hospital (US)
Board-Certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2013

David Salo, MD, PhD, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: research
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency: Albany Medical College
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2005

Alex Troncoso, MD
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Interests: EMS, resident education
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry – NJ Medical School
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Faculty Member Since: 2005

Brian Walsh, MD, MBA, FACEP
Attending, Department of Emergency Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Director, Emergency Medicine Services (EMS) Fellowship
Interests: EMS, research, resident education
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical (EM)
Fellowship: Morristown Medical (EMS)
Board-certification: ABEM
Faculty Member Since: 2000

Ethan Weiner, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Assistant Director, Pediatric Emergency Department, Morristown Medical Center
Attending, Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Interests: pediatrics, administration, resident and fellow education
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: The Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Morristown Medical (EMS)
Board-certification: ABP-PEM and ABP
Faculty Member Since: 2007

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