Date Of Birth
Oct 23 1939
Place Of Birth
|1961 - 1965 Medical School|
Jefferson Medical College
1957 - 1961 Brown University - Bachelor's Degree
Providence, Rhode Island
High Honors in Biology
Post Doctoral Training
|1966 - 1970 Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology|
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1965 - 1966 Internship
Camden, New Jersey
Licensure and Board Certification
|Medical physician and Surgeon|
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
MD - 013092 -
1999 - 2006 Yearly Voluntary Re-certification - American Board of OB-GYN
1986 Re-certification by American Board of OB-GYN
1974 Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
|A. 1978 - 1994|
Sole proprietor, owner and manager of private practice of Obstetrics and
Gynecology. ("Women's Health Care Associates"). Bethlehem, PA.
2006 - Established new private practice for Office Gynecology and Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
B. 1989 - 1995
Women's Health Center of Bethlehem
(Diagnostic Imaging and Educational Center for Women)
Bethlehem, PA 18017
C. Initiated and implemented various committees within the hospital
infrastructure, which have continued to be functionally beneficial.
Memorial Medical Center
Las Cruces, NM 88011
1. Initiated, implemented, and chaired medical staff Ethics
St. Luke's Hospital
Bethlehem, PA 18015
1. Perinatal Ethics Consultation Committee. 1984.
(Chairman for about 8 years) (Chairman again in 2001)
2. Perinatal Loss Crisis Intervention Team. 1983.
Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments
|A. Teaching obstetrics and gynecology, medical ethics and communication to |
medical students and residents in Ob/Gyn, Family Practice, and a Physician
Assistant program in recent years.
(Allentown, PA, Las Cruces, NM, and Buckhannon, WV)
B. Involved for many years in clinical teaching in Ob/Gyn Residency Program at
St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA.
C. Teaching Associate - Faculty of Temple University Medical School - teaching
medical students on a regular basis at St. Luke's Hospital.
D. Lehigh University - Lecturer in course on Human Sexuality. Also, helped in
establishing this course in 1973.
E. Occasional guest lecturer on women's health care issues at various local
colleges and schools in Pennsylvania and in New Mexico.
F. Responsible for establishing educational program in Medical Ethics within
Ob/Gyn Residency Program at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA.
G. Responsible for establishing educational program in Medical Ethics in Family
Practice Residency at Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces, NM.
H. 1998 - co-coordinator of a 2 day health care conference on "Prognosis" and
"End of Life Issues". Attended by over 200 health care providers and clergy.
Awards & Honors
|A. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - 1964.|
B. Hare Medical Society - 1963
C. Sims Obstetric Society, Jefferson Medical College - 1962.
D. Anatomy Prize, Jefferson Medical College - 1962.
E. High Honors in Biology, Brown University
|Chronic Pelvic Pain and Medical Ethics|
|A. "Clinician to Clinician: A Program for Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain" Contemporary Ob/Gyn - November 1, 2004.|
B. Co-author and collaborator "In Your Skin You Are Different: Women
Living With Ovarian Cancer During Childbearing Years" "Qualitative
Health Research." Volume 9 No.2. March 1999.
C. "Permanently Locked-In Syndrome in the Neurologically Impaired
Neonate - Report of a case of Werdnig-Hoffman Disease." "The Journal
of Clinical Ethics." Volume 3, Number 3. Fall 1992.
D. "Peritoneal Response to Polyethylene Foreign Bodies", "Obstetrics and
Gynecology", Volume 31, #6. June 1968.
E. "A Morphologic Approach to the Problem of Reflux Pancreatitis." "The
Journal of the International College of Surgeons," Section 1, Volume 40,
#4. October 1963.
Private Bethlehem Office
623 W. Union Blvd.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Location Phone: 610-868-0104
Location Fax: 610-868-0204