Ammar Alimam, M.D., FCCP
Anmar Alimam, M.D., FCCP is a pulmonary critical care medicine specialist in Marlton, NJ, and has been practicing for 19 years. He is certified in pulmonary critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and internal medicine.
Nursing Home Affiliations: CareOne at Moorestown, CareOne at Evesham
Hospital Affiliations: Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital of Camden, Acuity Speciality Hospital of Southern Jersey, Jefferson Health at Cherry Hill,Virtua Marlton Hospital (Voorhees, Willingboro)
Medical school attended: Damascus University School of Medicine Residency: State University of NY- School of Medicine
Fellowship: UMDNJ-School of Medicine
David Baumgarten, M.D.
David Baumgarten is a triple board-certified physician in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. He attended medical school at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of Rutgers University.
Subsequently, he completed his internal medicine residency and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. There, he trained to care for the most advanced lung diseases as part of the highest volume lung transplant center in the Nation.
David was thrilled to follow in his father’s footsteps and join Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey in the summer of 2019.When not working David enjoys spending time with his wife, son and beagle, Jasper. Together they have a passion for traveling and spending time outdoors hiking. They also love seeking out the latest and greatest restaurants both locally and away from home.
Steven Baumgarten, M.D., FCCP
Dr. Steven Baumgarten, board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is an established and highly sought-after physician in South Jersey with over 30 years of experience. He earned his B.A. in Biology from Colgate University and M.D. from NYU School of Medicine. He completed his Residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, and Pulmonary Fellowship at SUNY Stony Brook, and is a founding partner of Pulmonary and SleepAssociates of South Jersey.
Specialty interests include asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer and sleep apnea. Hospital affiliations include the Voorhees, Marlton, Our Lady of Lourdes and Willingboro divisions of the Virtua Health System, as well as Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill.
Awards: Known for his “kindness, compassion and knowledge”, he was the recipient of the West Jersey/Virtua Family Practice Inpatient Teacher of the Year award and has been named named “Top Doc” for Pulmonary medicine by SJ Magazine. When not at the office or hospital he enjoys traveling, photography and spending time with his grandchildren.
John Bermingham, D.O., FCCP
Dr. John Bermingham is a pulmonologist in Marlton, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine.
He was educated at La Salle University, Temple School of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy , University of Medicine and Dentistry NJ School of Osteopathic Medicine, Camden, Present attending at Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey, Cherry Hill.
John has been on several committes and Memberships: Quality Assurance Committee UMDNJ-SOM, Kennedy Memorial Hospitals, Stratford, NJ, Morbidity and Mortality Review Committee UMDNJ-SOM, Kennedy Memorial Hospitals, Admissions Committee, UMDNJ-SOM, Stratford, NJ. Memberships: American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, American College of Osteopathic Internists, American Osteopathic Association.
Honors: Fellow American College of Osteopathic Internists, Fellow American College of Chest Physicians, Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, OB/GYN, Family Medicine UMDNJ.
Awards: 2018 One of the Top Doctors SJ Magazine, 2017 One of the Top Doctors NJ Monthly, 2015 One of the Top Doctors SJ Magazine,2011 One of the Top Doctors South Jersey Magazine, 2010 One of the Top Doctors for Women South Jersey Magazine, Physician Excellence Award, Virtua-West Jersey Hospital, Berlin Division, Medical Resident of the Year UMDNJ Dept of Medicine, June 1987 Medical Resident of the Year UMDNJ Medical Intern of the Year UMDNJ Harry Bonier, DO, Intern of the Year UMDNJ, Dean’s Award Outstanding Scholastic Achievement UMDNJ, Medical School
Aaron Crookshank, M.D., FCCP
Dr. Aaron Crookshank is a Pulmonologist and has been practicing since 2006. His professional interests include the evaluation of shortness of breath, asthma, COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation, pleural diseases, sleep disorders and mechanical ventilation amongst others. He received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from Temple University School of medicine in 2003. He completed his internship and residency at Temple and his fellowship training at the Temple Lung Center. Dr. Crookshank was born in Jacksonville Beach Florida and grew up in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he obtained a BS in neuroscience and a BA in philosophy.
He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, Neurocritical care Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Awards: He has been repeatedly recognized as a Top Doctor by his peers in both SJ magazine and South Jersey magazine. Dr. Crookshank lives here in South Jersey with his wife, Melissa, and three children and enjoys spending time with family, the outdoors, cooking and running.
Michael J. Driscoll, D.O., FACOI
Dr. Michael J. Driscoll is a pulmonologist in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He has been in practice between 11-20 years. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine. Spent 12 years with DVPA/PSASJ, partner since July 2010.
His educational background includes, BS Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. Minors in Chemistry and History. DO, UMDNJ-SOM, 2002. POSTGRADUATE
TRAINING: INTERNSHIP: UMDNJ-SOM OPTI, June 2002-June 2003. RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine, UMDNJ-SOM OPTI, July 2003-June 2005. FELLOWSHIP: Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, UMDNJ-SOM OPTI, July 2005-June 2008.
HONORS/AWARDS: named Chief Intern, 2002-2003. named Internal Medicine Intern of the Year, 2002-2003. named Chief Resident, 2004-2005. inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, 2012. inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, 2019. named SJ Magazine Top Doc 2009, 2019.
He speaks 5 languages. Received the Our Lady of Lourdes “Guardian Angel” Award, 2016.
RESEARCH: "Hepatic Hydrothorax." Co-written with Dr Thomas F Morley, submitted to JAOA 2008.
During his down time he enjoys fine dining and travel. He is a 5-time school spelling bee champion, and was on Jeopardy!
Thomas W. Grookett, M.D, FCCP.
Dr. Thomas Grookett is an experienced and highly skilled Pulmonary/Critical Care physician in the South Jersey area. He is a South Jersey native from Wildwood, NJ. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (now VCU School of Medicine) in Richmond, VA. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital and his fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine at the Temple University Lung Center.
Awards: Dr. Grookett has been named Top Doc in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He has served as Director of the Virtua Willingboro Neurodiagnostic/Sleep Lab and Director of Pulmonary at AcuitySpecialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey in Willingboro, NJ. Currently, he is director of ICU at Virtua Willingboro Hospital and Director of Pulmonary at CareOne Moorestown.
Dr. Grookett’s medical interests are COPD and Asthma. He actively involves his patients in their care plans and strives to educate them on the nature of their diagnoses to better improve their understanding of them. Ultimately, he feels that empowering his patients with this knowledge will lead them to an improved level of comfort and a sense of control over their illness.
Ira D. Horowitz, M.D., FACP, FCCP
Dr. Horowitz specializes in Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, being triple boarded in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He has practiced in South Jersey, with an
office in Cherry Hill since 1991. He also educates medical students, residents and fellows at the local hospitals. Dr. Horowitz has participated in several clinical trials. He is licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and holds privileges at several hospitals throughout Southern New Jersey.
His Education includes an Undergraduate Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine. Did his Residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital.
His professional affiliations are Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow, American College of Physicians.
Julie Polisiakiewicz, D.O.
Julie Polisiakiewicz D.O. is a pulmonologist and intensivist at Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey for one year now. Prior to that she travelled to other parts of the country as a pulmonologist. Originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Julie and her family moved to Cherry Hill in South Jersey after falling in love with the area and the people. For undergraduate education Julie went to school at Penn State University Behrend majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Directly after college she went to medical school in Kirksville Missouri where she met her husband who is also a physician. Lansing Michigan was next up for Internal Medicine residency at McLaren Greater Lansing. After residency she spent a year as a hospitalist in Owosso Michigan. In 2015 she started a Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at Genesys Regional Medical Center, graduating in August of 2018. Julie passed her Pulmonology boards this past year and is working towards her critical care medicine boards. Julie works part time as a physician which allows her to be a full time mom to her two young boys. Part of what brought her to this area was the family oriented lifestyle. When not running around after her kids, her small amount of free time is spent long distance running, reading, and enjoying the great outdoors! Julie is excited to be a part of this great group in an exciting field which gives a wide range of medical opportunities and looks forward to helping with your medical needs!
William Morowitz, M.D.
Dr. William A. Morowitz is a highly trained Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep physician in the South Jersey area. He received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from The University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois. After serving in the United States Army, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined the West Jersey Hospital System, now the Virtua Hospital System, in 1977. He served as the Director of Respiratory Care and the Chairman of the Department of Medicine for much of his career. Currently he practices with the Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey, Marlton, New Jersey.
Honors: His knowledge, skill, dedication, and compassion has been recognized by his patients and colleagues and has named him a Top Doc in South Jersey numerous times.
Thomas Nugent, M.D., FCCP
Dr. Thomas Nugent, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Willingboro, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He attended Jefferson Medical College and did his Residency/Fellowship at Temple University.
His Nursing Home Affiliations are CareOne at Moorestown, CareOne at Evesham Hospital Affiliations: Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital of Camden, Acuity Speciality Hospital of Southern Jersey, Jefferson Health at Cherry Hill,Virtua Marlton Hospital (Voorhees, Willingboro)
Directorship: Our Lady of Lourdes Camden CC1, Advantage Sleep Lab, Kennedy Sleep Lab
Alan R. Pope, M.D., FACP, FCCP
Alan R. Pope is a diplomate of the American Boards of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. In addition he has served as Chief Medical Officer for the Lourdes Health System and is now Medical Director of Operations at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes and Virtua Willingboro Hospitals. Doctor Pope has been named a Top Doc by multiple publications including New Jersey and South Jersey Magazines. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and fellowship at the Harvard University Combined Pulmonary Training Program. His professional memberships include the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.
Honors: He has held leadership positions in a number of local and state professional organizations and boards including service as president of the Camden County Medical Society. He has a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals and holds faculty appointments at Jefferson Medical College and the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Nicholas Roy, D.O.
Dr. Nicholas Roy is a board certified Pulmonary/Critical Care physician in the South Jersey area. He attended the University of Rhode Island where he received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2005. He then went on to the University of New England where he received his Doctor of Osteopathic medicine degree in 2010. He relocated to South Jersey for his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care at UMDNJ.
Affiliations: Dr. Roy currently serves on the Medical Executive Board for Jefferson Health New Jersey as well as the bioethics committee for Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes. He is also internal medicine site director for Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Camden.
Antonio Q. Velasco, D.O., FCCP, FACOI
Dr. Antonio Q. Velasco is a pulmonologist in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He has been in practice between 11-20 years.
He attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and did his Residency at UMDNJ-School of Medicine and his Fellowship. He is board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine Nursing Home Affiliations with CareOne at Moorestown, CareOne at Evesham Hospital Affiliations: Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital of Camden, Acuity Speciality Hospital of Southern Jersey, Jefferson Health at Cherry Hill, Virtua, Marlton Hospital (Voorhees, Willingboro)
Srirekha Dayanidhi, MS, PA-C
Mrs. Srirekha Dayanidhi is a Physician Assistant based out of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and her medical specialization is Physician Assistant. She practices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and has the professional credentials of PAC, and has more than 19 years of experience.
In 2002 to 2004 she worked in both Acute and Subacute facilities to implement and supervise treatment plans for boht Orthopedic and Non-Orthopedic. In 2005 Dr. Srirekha has worked in Family Medicine in a single physician practice, assisting with urgent and chronic medical ailments. Continued into emergency Medicine in 2006-2007, helping to manage patients ranging from pediatric to the Geriatric population, including Ob/Gyn patients, did minor suturing and I & D procedures. In 2008-2016 she worked for a Solo Gastroenterologist, managing physician's inpatient census, seeing and managing both new and follow-up patients.
Presently assist with managing Critical Care patients and Acute Long-term Vent Units. Also seeing new and follow-up patients for Pulmonary Medicine. Has worked in Nursing Homes (SilverCare) helping manage patient's Chronic long-term ailments as well as Vent Management.
She has BS in Biochemistry in 1993, Health Science Center @ SUNY at Stony Brook: Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology in 1995, Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Arcadia University in 2001
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Rebecca Kelly, APN
Rebecca started her career as a Registered Nurse in 2011 after graduating from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has eight years of experience as a registered nurse in various areas of interest including the operating room, cardiology, pulmonary, forensics, and pediatrics.
Honors: During her nursing career, she was the recipient of Virtua Voorhees Hospital “Superstar Award for High Performance Team” in 2014; “Nurse of Year, Nurse Excellence Award” and “Superstar Award – Relationship Based Care Award” in 2015; and was featured in South Jersey Magazine as a “Top Nurse” in 2015. In 2016, she was awarded the highest professional development level – expert. That year she was also part of the acute pulmonary care team to receive the AMSN Prism award for exemplary practice. In 2018, she again graduated from The Catholic University of American, this time with her Master of Science in Nursing. She has been in practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2019 and is accredited through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Jennifer Lenzi, APN
Jennifer Lenzi is an Acute Care Nurse practitioner who has been in practice since 2016. She graduated from Rowan University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. She was drawn to the medical field and graduated from Helene Fuld School of nursing in 2005 as a Registered Nurse. She worked for one year in the PCU. She had a passion for critical care and a desire to learn. She quickly transferred into the ICU where she was an ICU nurse for 10 years.
She holds a national critical care certification. In 2016 she graduated from Rutgers University, Magna Cum Laude, with her Master of Science Degree in nursing in the area of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. She is board certified as a Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Because of her passion for critical care and the immense respect for the intensivists who shaped her into the critical care nurse she had become, she joined Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey upon graduation.
Jacquelyn Ross, APN
Jacquelyn Ross is a Nurse Practitioner who has been in practice since 2019. She started her career as a Registered Nurse in 2007 where she graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing. As a registered nurse she specialized in Cardiothoracic Surgery as well as Critical Care. During her nursing career she earned several accomplishments and recognitions.
Honors: She was recognized by her patients as well as the hospital receiving a Guardian Angel Award in 2018 and the Daisy Award in 2016. She was also recognized by her peers in 2010 and received Nurse Excellence Award. Because of her love for medicine and her dedication to patient care she was eager to further her education. In 2019 she graduated with honors from Rowan University with a Master in Science as a Nurse Practitioner. She holds a National Board Certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Jacquelyn currently works for Pulmonary Sleep Associates of South Jersey. She is affiliated with Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes in Camden, Willingboro, Virtua Voorhees, Marlton, and Jefferson in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Brian Shannon, APN
Mr. Brian Shannon, APN, is a Nurse Practitioner specialist. He has 20 years in Nursing, last 5 years as an Advanced practice nurse.He is affiliated with many hospitals including Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center. Jefferson Health at Cherry Hill, Virtua Marlton Hospital (Voorhees, Willingboro)
He is educated at Rutgers University School of Nursing, Stratford, NJ Master’s of Science in Nursing with High Honors – Family Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing, Camden NJ Diploma in Nursing with High Honors.
Recipient of Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing Award, Recipient of Sister Elizabeth Corry Nursing Award, President's List Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ Associates in Science with High Honors
Achievements and Organizations: Member-Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Recipient Guardian Angel Recognition-OLLMC Recipient Ambassador of Excellence Award OLLMC Four-time nominee, 2 time finalist for OLLMC Sister Elizabeth Corry Values in Practice Award Member American Nurses Association Member American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Debra L Mazzetti
Debra has used her 20+ years of Executive Management experience, accomplishments, and knowledge to expand and develop profitable businesses. She is currently the COO of
Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of South Jersey, LLC, where she is responsible for the entire financial operations of the practice and the supervising of both administrative and medical
personnel. Debra is also accountable for creating and implementing policies and procedural manuals, while keeping up with the latest HIPAA and safety compliance procedures. Prior to joining PSASJ, Debra owned and operated her own Consulting Company providing Small business owners with the ability and insight to run a highly efficient office. Along with being a business owner, Debra is a Health Coach with Optavia, working with clients to achieve their daily health goals. Debra's many abilities and accomplishments have made her the best choice of COO for PSASJ.
Debra currently resides in Marlton, NJ with her family. She enjoys cooking and boating and is a certified Life Coach.
Marlton Office Manager: Yolanda Young
Cherry Hill Office Manager: Kathy Sieg