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Physician Members

Dr. Shonola Da-Silva

Professor of Pediatrics Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toledo College of Medicine AVPMA, Promedica Children’s Hospital. Prior to his appointment at ProMedica, Dr. Da-Silva was the section chief for critical care services at St. Christopher’s Hospital as well as Director of the Critical Care Fellowship Program. Before that he served as the section chief for critical care medicine at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health systems for 11 years as well as the director of the critical care fellowship program.

Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi

Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi, a Virtua hospitalist, focuses on the care of patients while they are in the hospital and transitions them back to their primary care physician. Dr. Oyeyemi has also opened a free health clinic after years of treating patients who avoided going to the doctor because they didn’t have insurance. Dr. Oyeyemi and his team at the Cherry Hill Free Clinic  have served about 750 patients and held more than 1,500 appointments on weekends at the clinic

Dr. Adegboyega Adebayo

Dr. Adebayo is a Board Certified Internist since 1996. He completed his residency training at Mt. Sinai Sch. of Medicine program in New York from July 1993 – 1996. Upon licensure in New York State, he joined the practice of Harlem community Physicians PC. This culminated into starting his own practice: Trigents Integrated Medical, Lenox Terrace Harlem in Jan 2000 because of his compassion for his patients in the Harlem community. He attained his dream by building a practice around his ideal which includes spending more time with the patients, which also extended to home care services and home visits when medically necessary.

Dr. Edward Wingfield

Dr. Wingfield joined Hamilton Cardiology Associates in July 2010.  A 
Graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center and General Cardiology training in Cardiovascular Diseases at Drexel University College of Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital, where he also served as Chief Cardiology Fellow.  He returned to New York Presbyterian Hospital for Interventional Cardiology training.  Dr. Wingfield is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation.  In addition, he completed Level II training in Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Transesophageal Echocardiography.   His areas of focus include Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease. Dr. Wingfield is the Vice President of the Medical Staff, Chairman of the Department of Cardiology, Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab and former Secretary/Treasurer at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Hamilton where he is currently Chairman of the PCI Task Force and serves as a member of the Critical Care Committee.  At St. Francis Medical Center, he is the Medical Director of the Vascular Lab, a member of the Utilization Management and is a former member of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.  

Dr. Duane Monteith

Duane R. Monteith, MD, FACS is an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon serving southern New Jersey including Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Atlantic counties. He specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (robotic and VATS) and thoracic surgical oncology. He also promotes the importance of lung cancer screening and lung nodule surveillance.

Dr. Nathaniel Evans Jr.

Dr. Nathaniel R. Evans, II 

is Medical Director of an Occupational Medicine center in Northeast Philadelphia. A graduate of the Howard University undergraduate pre-med program and of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Evans is board certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Occupational Medicine.  He also serves as medical consultant to plaintiff and defense lawyers in selected cases involving medical care.

 

Dr. Evans is a strong proponent of the power of education to generate benefit for individuals and for society.  He is the grateful father of three: a thoracic surgeon, a college professor, and a senior executive at a multinational corporation.

Dr. Nicholas Calder

Dr. Nicholas Calder is an Internal Medicine Physician working as a hospitalist at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Calder attended The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton PA for Medical school and completed his internal medicine residency at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.

Dr. John Porter

John M. Porter, MD, FACS is Medical Director of Cooper University Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center and Head of the Division of Trauma. 

Dr. Porter has more than 20 years of experience in trauma, most recently as Chief of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center. He also served in the United States Army Reserve as Captain of the Medical Corps. 

Dr. Porter received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College in North Carolina and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He also completed a fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Jeffrey Ogbara

Dr. Ogbara received his M.D. degree from Brown University. He completed Internal Medicine Residency and fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. He continued at the University of Pennsylvania and completed fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Lawrence Daniels

Dr. Daniels is a pediatric neurosurgeon comfortable adult and pediatric neurosurgery. After graduating from UCLA’s School of Medicine, Dr. Daniels was awarded the Washington Scholars Research Fellowship at the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute. During this fellowship Dr. Daniels worked on the development of a dendritic cell vaccine for malignant brain tumors.  Dr. Daniels completed his neurosurgical residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and pediatric neurosurgical fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr.Orlando Kirton

Dr. Orlando C. Kirton is Chairman of Surgery and Surgeon-inChief at Abington Jefferson Health. Dr. Kirton received his undergraduate degree from Brown University in Providence, RI and his medical degree, cum laude, from Harvard Medical School. He served his internship and residency in surgery at SUNY and then completed fellowships in surgical critical care and surgery of trauma at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery and University of Miami School of medicine in Florida. Dr. Kirton is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery with additional qualification in Surgical Critical Care. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians and member of the Society of University Surgeons and the American Surgical Association.

Dr. Sanul Corrielus

Dr. Corrielus’ clinical interest is on providing comprehensive and well-integrated care to his patients with an emphasis on preventive cardiology.  He is a board certified cardiologist, with 16 years of clinical experience who has merged traditional values and standards of patient care with heart centered holistic techniques that provide the patient with an understanding for sustainable journeys of progressive wellness.

Dr. Corrielus completed his internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital. He subsequently worked as a primary care provider before entering his cardiovascular fellowship at Howard University Hospital. He also earned a Healthcare Executive M.B.A. from Alvernia College in Reading, Pennsylvania. His medical education is from the University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and he graduated Magna cum Laude from Brooklyn College with a B.A. in chemistry. He is currently President and CEO of Philadelphia Premier Cardiovascular Consultants LLC.

Dr. Paul Audu

Dr. Audu, MD is a practicing Anesthesiologist at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ. Dr. Audu graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine in 1987 and has been in practice for 32 years. He completed a residency at Graduate Hospital/Tenet Healthcare. 

Dr. Menachem Leasy

Dr. Menachem Leasy specializes in family practice and has over 9 years of experience in the field of medicine. He is affiliated with numerous hospitals, including Temple University Hospital. Dr. Leasy attended medical school at University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine

Dr. George Dalembert

George Dalembert, MD, MSHP is an attending physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Faculty Scholar at the CHOP PolicyLab and a member of the CHOP Possibilities Project team, a pediatric primary care innovation and redesign initiative. He serves as an Assistant Program Director for the CHOP Pediatrics Residency Program.

Dr. Dalembert’s academic and research areas of interest include adolescent health, health equity, and increasing patient/family engagement in the primary care setting. He utilizes qualitative, hypothesis-generating research to inform pragmatic quality improvement and innovation in primary care service delivery, with a goal of advancing holistic improvements in patient health. Dr. Dalembert also has a passion for medical education. He engages in curricular design in implicit bias and quality improvement, as well as direct teaching in the inpatient, ambulatory, and classroom settings for residents and medical students.

Dr. Troy Randle

Dr. Troy L. Randle is a Board Certified cardiologist at Lourdes Cardiology South Jersey Heart Group where his outpatient practice is at the Cherry Hill and Stratford locations. He has achieved honors and recognition as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI). He is a member of the board of directors for the group and practices clinical cardiology. Dr. Randle is the Program Director of the cardiology fellowship at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM). In addition, he provides education to the medical students atRowanSOM, interns and residents, as well as advanced-practice nursing students at Wilmington University and Rutgers University. In addition, he serves as a member the RowanSOM alumni board.

Dr. Lawrence Wells

Lawrence Wells, MD, is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedics surgery residency at the University of California-San Francisco and a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery in Cincinnati, OH.

In 1990, Dr. Wells joined the Permanente Medical Group in South San Francisco, CA, and worked as a staff physician at the Kaiser South San Francisco facility. Dr. Wells also provided care for children at University of California-San Francisco as an Assistant Clinical professor of Orthopedic Surgery. In 1998, Dr. Wells was appointed Assistant Physician-in-chief at Kaiser South in San Francisco.

Dr. Wells was recruited to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2002.

Dr. Wells’ academic interests include pediatric sports medicine. He has written extensively and lectured nationally about injury recovery and prevention in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. His special interests include arthroscopic surgery for shoulder injuries and major knee ligament injuries (ACL) in pediatric and adolescent athletes with open growth plates.

Dr Alexis Tingan

Alexis S. Tingan, MD joined the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation leading our growth in outpatient spine and musculoskeletal services. Dr. Tingan works in concert with our sports medicine physicians and other Penn departments with sports medicine activities to broaden our department’s team coverage.

Born and raised in Beaumont, TX, Dr. Tingan received his Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology from Princeton University in 2005. After receiving his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine in 2010, Dr. Tingan completed an internship in the Department of General Surgery at Penn. From 2011 to 2015, he was a resident in our training program and served as Chief Resident during his final year. In 2015, he was recognized as our department’s Resident Educator of the Year. Dr. Tingan then completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tingan was the Assistant Team Physician for the University of Pennsylvania men’s varsity soccer team from 2012 to 2015. With his extensive personal experience and interest in running, he served as the event physician for Penn Relays, the Philadelphia Marathon, and the Philadelphia Triathlon. He was also the team physician for West Philadelphia High School in 2015 and 2016. Dr.Tingan is currently the team physician for the University of Pennsylvania’s Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field teams, the Medical Director for the Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon, and the Medical Director for the Penn Relays.

Dr. Deric Savior

Dr. Savior is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and currently serves as the head of Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital (TUH). Dr. Savior completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Georgetown University Hospital/National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. as well as his Internal Medicine Residency in Philadelphia at Graduate Hospital. After his residency Dr. Savior went on to complete his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA. Dr. Savior specializes in treating lung, head and neck cancers. As chief, one of his top priorities will be strengthening cancer research efforts, especially by enrolling more patients in the many clinical trials underway at both Fox Chase and TUH.Dr Savior is a leader whose influence has been felt throughout the Temple Healthcare institution, as he has served on the Cancer Committee, Institutional Review Board, Diversity Committee, and in the Faculty Senate. Dr. Savior has also been a faculty advisor to the Student National Medical Association/Latino Medical Association and Hematology/Oncology Interest Group at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine. He joined the medical oncology faculty at Temple in 2009.

Dr. A. Scott Mcneal

Dr. A. Scott McNeal is the president and CEO for Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc. (DVCH), which operates eight federally qualified health centers in the Philadelphia region. DVCH provides high quality, culturally appropriate, primary care services to underserved communities.

Dr. McNeal is also the medical affairs consultant at North Philadelphia Health Systems (NPHS). NPHS operates the Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard which provides comprehensive behavioral medicine services. As the former senior vice president of medical affairs and chief academic officer for NPHS, he oversaw the family medicine residency program for more than 20 years. He was instrumental in the training of countless residents and interns, many of whom now work in underserved communities. As a mentor and champion of diversity in medicine, Dr. McNeal has guided the careers of hundreds of healthcare professionals.

Dr. McNeal maintains staff privileges at Temple University Hospital. He serves on the City of Philadelphia's Board of Health. In addition to serving on the board of trustees, Dr. McNeal is a clinical professor at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. McNeal received his bachelor's degree in biology from Hofstra University, and is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and family practice residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Philadelphia and completed additional training at Harvard University School of Public Health in managing community health centers. He is board certified in family practice.

Dr. Jeffrey E. Thomas

Dr. Jeffrey E. Thomas, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dr. Jeffrey Thomas Stroke Shield Foundation, is a cerebrovascular neurosurgeon with special expertise and interest in stroke. His neurosurgical practice is based at Washington Township Medical Foundation and Washington Hospital. One of very few neurosurgeons in the United States with dual expertise in microsurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology (microcatheter-based minimally invasive brain blood vessel surgery), Dr. Thomas earned both his undergraduate and medical degrees at Columbia University in New York, and completed his internship and neurosurgical residency training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the University of Southern California, respectively. He completed his fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and his research fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Center of Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston

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Dr. Thaddeus S. Boucree II, MD, DDS

Dr. Thaddeus S. Boucree II, MD, DDS is one of the few fully trained plastic & oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the world and is recognized as a leader and innovator in both specialties.  He completed dental school at the University of Southern California and a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then went on to receive a medical degree at Meharry Medical College and completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Henry Ford Medical Center in Detroit, MI.  

He begins every consultation with an extensive conversation about one’s aesthetic concerns and desired enhancements.  Dr. Boucree’s extensive training and surgical techniques are transformative in the field of oral, implant and cosmetic facial surgery.  He achieves success by balancing his surgical skills with the highest level or professionalism leading to patient satisfaction time and time again.  He currently practices plastic surgery and oral surgery in New York City.

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Dr. Jean Sebastien Rowe, M.D.

Dr. J. Sebastien Rowe is a senior Diagnostic Radiology resident at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. After earning his M.D. from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, he completed an Internal Medicine internship at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Upon graduation from residency in 2021, he is looking forward to completing his fellowship training in Emergency/Trauma Imaging at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. 

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Dr. Michael Itidiare

Dr. Michael Itidiare is a first generation Nigerian-American. Early in his life he developed a keen interest in the field of science and medicine. Upon receiving multiple college acceptances and scholarship offers, he decided to attend Rutgers College at The Rutgers State University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

After arriving on campus his guiding principle was the voice of his Nigerian father. He recalls one of many impactful lines, “Remember who you are and where you come from!” Guided by this cranial voice, he cultivated his interest in medicine by joining programs such as ODASIS (a program focused on increasing the matriculation of underrepresented minorities in medicine), sought employment in Rutgers Science and Research Department, and volunteered as a First Responder.

In 3 years, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and was accepted to graduate school at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. During his time in there, he worked as full time a Critical Care Technician in the Intensive care unit while carrying a full masters course load.

As his passion to pursue medicine grew, he was introduced to study of Osteopathic Medicine. The blending of this holistic approach to medical training captured his attention. As fate would have it, his roommate asked him to attend an open house at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine—PCOM. By the end of tour he met with the Assistant Dean of Admissions who encouraged him to apply. Four years later he graduated from PCOM with D.O. —Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

Presently Dr. Michael Itidiare D.O, MBS, is a Board Certified Internist, speciality trained Gastroenterologist with a interest in the Gut Health and Nutrition.

Andre Cole DO

Andre Cole received his Bachelors of Science in Biology and Minor in Chemistry with honors from Kean University in Union, NJ. Prior to attending medical school, Andre Cole worked at Rutgers University as a research associate assisting in the publication of several papers in Neurocellular Biology. He earned his medical degree with honors from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school he completed his General Surgery Residency at Rowan University SOM/Jefferson NJ/Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes in South, New Jersey. He is scheduled to complete his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Deborah Heart and Lung Vascular Surgery starting in July of 2023. 


Andre Cole holds several professional memberships including American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Society of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Society. He is very active in research and has presented at several national meetings. 


In congruence with his attitude of selfless service, Andre Cole had recently commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Reserve.

Steven Spencer MD

Steven Spencer, MD serves as the Director of Population Management for Abington Health Physicians. He completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology at Brown University and Medical Degree at Brown Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island. He also completed his Master’s Degree in Public Health focusing on Health Care Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Spencer is board certified in Internal Medicine, and a fellow in the American College of Physicians. Dr. Spencer has published and presented numerous articles including his most recent presentation on mammogram screening at the Pennsylvania Public Health Association. Dr. Spencer has an interest in community outreach with a special focus on primary health prevention. He has been on the medical staff at Abington Hospital since 2006 and currently practices Internal Medicine in Jenkintown. Dr. Spencer is a proud member of Abington Health Physicians, a network of over 200 primary care and specialty physician

Barrett Woods MD

Barrett Woods was born and raised in the city of Pittsburgh, PA, the oldest of three sons to Donald and Suzanne Woods.  He attended college at Clemson University obtaining a degree in biological science.  His path to medicine was assisted by the mentorship of several surgeons within the Pittsburgh community. His inspiration came from his desire to improve peoples lives. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School Medicine and continued residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UPMC where he served as a clinical assistant professor.  Barrett pursued specialty training in spinal surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, currently rated the preeminent spinal fellowship in the country.  Currently, Dr. Woods is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon for Rothman Orthopaedics in Southern New Jersey.  He specializes in traumatic, degenerative, and deformity conditions affecting the spine.  

Dr. Woods has conducted extensive research in the field of orthopaedics and continues to do so, specifically in the treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathologies.  He has authored numerous publications, book chapters, abstracts, poster and podium presentations and is a member of a number of professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, J Robert Gladden Society, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Research Society.  He has received numerous awards including Top Doctor South Jersey, Pittsburgh’s 40 under 40, City of Pittsburgh History Makers and most recently North American Spine Societies Top 20 spine provider Under 40 in the United States.

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