Meet the Suburban Geriatrics Team

Our team of compassionate caregivers is looking forward to meeting you. Learn more about them below, and contact us to schedule a visit.

Dr. Robert Pearlstein

Dr. Pearlstein is a Geriatric Specialist who has practiced in Norristown since 1993 after  completing a geriatric fellowship at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center. He enjoys participating in all aspects of geriatric care, including home-care, hospice, teaching and research. Additionally, Dr. Pearlstein is an active board member with the Alzheimer's Association and works closely with other senior community organizations.
E-mail: info@suburbangeriatrics.com

  

Dr. Andrew Graf

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Dr. Graf attended Albright College where he did his undergraduate training. He then went on to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Bradenton. Afterwards, Dr. Graf completed his Residency at Suburban Community Hospital. He participates in all aspects of geriatrics and internal medicine including hospital rounds, office hours, nursing home care and home visits. Dr. Graf is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and his clinical interests are dementia care and short term rehab. 

                                       E-mail: info@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Dr. Alexander Kiotis

Dr. Kiotis grew up in the tri-state area and attended Villanova University. After graduating in 1978 he completed medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982. He completed his internship at PCOM as well. Dr. Kiotis entered practice in Delaware County affiliated with Delaware County Memorial Hospital where he served as Director of Geriatrics in the Department of Family Practice for 22 years. After transitioning this practice to Riddle Hospital Main Line Health, he soon joined Suburban Geriatrics. He is Board Certified in Family Practice and has concentrated his work in                                                                          geriatrics for over 25 years.  E-mail: info@suburbangeriatrics.com
                                          

Dr. Carl Burnett

Dr. Burnett is Board Certified in Family Practice. He has extensive experience in Family        Practice in both Virginia and Pennsylvania. He is also experienced in Occupational      Medicine   and non-operative spine care. He attended PCOM and completed his residency at Temple University. He enjoys being a part of Suburban Geriatrics and working with the geriatric population.

 

 

Dr. Kimberly Feltner

Dr. Feltner specializes and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She completed her degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL, however, is a native to the tri-state area. Shortly after graduating residency at Suburban Community Hospital in 2017 where she was chief resident, she joined Suburban Geriatrics January 2018. She participates in hospital medicine, critical care, as well as nursing home care. Dr. Feltner also has a Ph.D in behavioral neuroscience and has taught at several universities in the area including Gwynedd Mercy, Temple, and Jefferson. She enjoys all aspects of geriatric medicine and is passionate about patient centered care. During her free time, Dr. Feltner enjoys hiking local trails with her family.

 

Dr. Deborah Rattananai

Dr. Rattananai grew up in Modesto, CA and received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed residency training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Rattananai's main area of interest is geriatric medicine. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancée, son Benjamin and bulldog Moony.

 

 

Dr. Madeeha Hafeez

Dr. Hafeez was born and raised in Pakistan. She now lives in Abington, PA where she completed Internal Medicine and Geriatric fellowship training at the Abington Hospital. She is passionate about making her patients transition to skilled nursing and rehabilitation seamless. Dr. Hafeez is a life-long learner and enjoys teaching and research. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and an active member of American Geriatric Society and American College of Physicians.

 

 Dr. Michele Shrikanthan

Dr. Shrikanthan is originally from Brooklyn. She moved to Pennsylvania and attended The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. From there, she trained in Internal Medicine in Pittsburgh as well as in Geriatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. After her training she worked at Coatesville VA Medical Center serving a geriatrics population for 9 years in the private sector. She now has the privilege of serving Veterans once again at The Southeast Veterans Center in Spring City.  Dr. Shrikanthan looks forward to working closely with patients and their families to meet their goals for their health while maintaining their well being. She is happy to be part of Suburban Geriatrics and looks forward to serving the community in so many ways. 

 

Dr. Ardeth Copeland

Dr. Copeland graduated from Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and then completed her Internal Medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.  She has over 20 years’ experience caring for adult patients, and continues to feel privileged to form bonds and develop working relationships with these people. Dr. Copeland reside in Bethlehem, PA with her husband, daughter, and two sweet but crazy cats.

 

 

Dr. Doug Lawson

Dr. Lawson is board certified in Family Medicine. He earned his degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. After receiving his degree, Dr. Lawson completed his residency in the North Philadelphia Health System. He has 15 years of experience in nursing home along with house calls, and office care. Dr. Lawson looks forward to continuing caring for the Montgomery county area with Suburban Geriatrics.

 

 

Dr. Ronald Julia, Jr.

Dr. Julia was raised in the Lehigh Valley. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine with a Masters in Medical Science. After, Dr. Julia attended St. George's University in Grenada, receiving his Doctorate of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Lehigh Valley Hospital, then served as a hospitalist for several years afterwords. He is now looking forward to helping the geriatric population with their transitions of care and beyond.

 

Dr. Rida Shah

Dr. Shah is a board certified physician specializing in Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree at Services Institute of Medical Sciences in Pakistan. Her residency was in Internal Medicine at Flushing Hospital Medical Center followed her Fellowship training in sleep medicine at Drexel University. Dr. Shah looks forward to her future and role at Suburban Geriatrics.

 

 

Colleen Moran, RN, CEO

Colleen is a registered nurse who has been with Suburban Geriatrics since 2006. She has worked in various geriatric settings including long term care and assisted living facilities for almost 25 years. Colleen is passionate about the issues surrounding Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
E-mail: colleenm@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Nop Williams, CRNP 
Nop is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and has been with Suburban Geriatrics since 2007. She is a 1991 graduate of the West Chester University School of Nursing and completed her graduate studies at University of Pennsylvania in 1993. Nop has spent the last 17 years in the area of wound care and a over 23 years in the medical nursing field.
E-mail: info@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Tom Gavin, PA-C
Tom is a Physician Assistant who has been with Suburban Geriatrics since 2002. Tom grew up in North West Philadelphia and graduated from the Physician Assistant program at Hahneman Medical College in 1981. Tom has been practicing in geriatrics since that time, including twenty years of service at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center. When Tom is not running to service his patients, you can find him running marathons.
E-mail: tomg@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Marcia Foster, PA-C
Marcia is a Physician Assistant who has been with Suburban Geriatrics since 2006. Marcia grew up in Malvern and graduated from the Physician Assistant program at Hahneman Medical College in 1988. Marcia has been practicing in Geriatrics for over 20 years, including serving at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center for many years.
E-mail: marciaf@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Lindsay Spencer, PA-C

Lindsay is a Physician Assistant who graduated from Drexel University. She grew up in Virginia Beach and has a background in emergency medicine. Lindsay enjoys being apart of the Suburban Geriatrics team and caring for geriatric patients. She has been with the practice since 2009. 
E-mail: lindsays@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

 Sean Yaeger, PA-C

Sean is a Physician Assistant and graduated from Salus University. He is new to the Philadelphia area after moving from western New York where he attended undergrad and worked in medical research. He has spent many years as an advanced EMT, firefighter and is an avid outdoors man. He is very passionate about caring for the senior population and enjoys immersing himself in the various aspects of care that Suburban Geriatrics offers.
E-mail: seany@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Amanda Sadowl, PA-C

Amanda is a Physician Assistant who graduated from Salus University. She is from the Philadelphia area and received her Bachelor of Science form Mount St. Mary's University. She is excited to serve the geriatric population in many different settings.

Email: amandas@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Raisa Caltagirone, PA-C
Raisa is a Physician Assistant who joined Suburban Geriatrics after graduating from Salus University. She grew up in the Philippines and York, PA, receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at York College of Pennsylvania. Raisa also received her Master’s degree in Pharmacology at Georgetown University prior to attending PA school. She enjoys caring for the geriatric population and has been continuing her excitement since joining Suburban Geriatrics team.

Email: raisac@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Pradhan Sharma, PA-C

Pradhan Sharma is a Physician Assistant who graduated from the University of the Sciences. Prior to PA school, he obtained his Masters in Biology at Rutgers University where he worked as a clinical researcher and a part-time lecturer in Anatomy Physiology. Originally from North Jersey, he has relocated to Philadelphia. Aside from practicing medicine, he enjoys traveling, attending live music events, spending time with friends,family and curating artistic experiences for his non-profit organization. 

                                         Email: pradhans@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Anthony Rosario, PA-C

Anthony is a Physician Assistant from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Biology and went on to earn his PA degree from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. He is passionate about Mental Health and Healthcare delivery for the vulnerable aging population.

E-mail: anthonyr@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Mackenzie Murray, PA-C

Mackenzie is a Physician Assistant who graduated from Lock Haven University. She is from Westminster, Maryland and attended Lebanon Valley College where she studied Neuroscience and Psychology. Mackenzie was a CNA and CMT in an assisted living setting prior to attending PA school and she is excited to continue serving and caring for the geriatric population with Suburban Geriatrics.

Email: macm@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Liz Park, PA-C 

Liz is a physician assistant who graduated from Arcadia University. She is from Philadelphia and received her Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University. She is passionate about providing care to geriatric patients while addressing and overcoming language barriers in healthcare and patient-provider communication.

Email: lizp@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Brooke Meaney, ANP

Brooke is a Gerontology Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor's in Nursing and a Master's in Nursing from Stony Brook University.  Brooke is a Philadelphia native. She is excited to be practicing back in the state of Pennsylvania after working and living on Long Island.

E-mail: brookem@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Eucabeth Ouma, CRNP

Eucabeth is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She joined Suburban Geriatrics in 2012. She is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a BSN and York College of Pennsylvania with her Masters Degree. Eucabeth enjoys caring for the geriatric population and happy to be a part of Suburban Geriatrics.
E-mail: eucabetho@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Teena Thomas, CRNP

Teena is a certified Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her Bachelor's degree and completed her graduate studies from La Salle University School of Nursing. She has worked with the older population and worked as a critical care nurse prior to joining Suburban Geriatrics. She is excited to be part of Suburban Geriatrics and looks forward to serving the geriatric population in the Philadelphia area.

Email: teenat@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 Heather Kratz, CRNP

Heather is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner specializing in Adult Health and  Geriatrics. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with her MSN in 2002. With nearly 20 years of practice experience, Heather has mostly worked in the area of short-  term rehab and long-term care. She is happy to be a part of the Suburban Geriatrics team.

Email: heatherk@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Anne Gitu, CRNP

Anne is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She has a Master’s degree in Nursing from Neumann University, a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Villanova University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Egerton University, Kenya. Anne has worked as a registered nurse in various geriatric settings, as well as in Mental Health. She has more than 8 years of experience in geriatric care. Anne is very excited to join Suburban Geriatrics.   

 

Tram Nguyen, CRNP

Tram is a Certified Registered Family Nurse Practitioner who is a member of the American Academy Nurse Practitioners. She graduated from Montgomery Community College with an Associate Applied in Nursing, West Chester University with a Bachelor’s in Nursing, and received her Master’s in Nursing at Clarkson College. As a registered nurse, Tram has worked in various settings such as geriatric, psychiatric, staff development, acute care, and post-operative. Tram has joined Suburban Geriatrics in July 2018, and she is looking forward to serve and advocate for the geriatric population. 

 

Lisa Padvelskis, CRNP

Lisa is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelors in Nursing and received her Masters at Chamberlain University.  Lisa comes to us working from the acute rehabilitation field and enjoys working with the geriatric population. She is a lifetime resident of the greater Philadelphia area and resides here with her family. 

Email: lisap@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Shannon Westbrook, CRNP 

Shannon is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Widener University with a Bachelors in Nursing and received her Masters at Thomas Jefferson University. Shannon has worked as a registered nurse on a Heart Failure/Cardiac Critical Care Unit. She is passionate about advocating for her patients and is happy to be a part of Suburban Geriatrics. Email: shannonw@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Stephanie Schlesman, CRNP

Stephanie is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor's in Nursing and completed her graduate studies at Gwynedd Mercy University. Prior to joining the Suburban Geriatrics team, she worked as a nurse in the SDU and as a clinical instructor for nursing students. She enjoys adventuring with her husband and two sons, Jax and Ben. Email: stephanies@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 Anastasia Lee, CRNP

Anastasia Lee is an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. She has had the opportunity to see life through many different lenses and due to this, has grown tremendously through the years. One factor has remained constant through her experiences, her dedication to care for others. Her journey first began in 1999 at Montgomery Community College where she earned her Associates in Nursing Science. Following this, she was employed for 17-years at Albert Einstein Medical Center. In 2012, she advanced her Associate’s by earning her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy University and in August 2018 she polished it up by earning a Master of Science in Nursing. She now is grateful to hold the position of a primary caregiver within the Sunrise community.  

 

 

Cindy Levengood, CRNP

Cindy is a board certified Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Alvernia University.  She then attended Neumann University where she completed her graduate studies and earned her Masters in Science in Nursing. Cindy has always enjoyed working with the geriatric population and looks forward to continuing her work with Suburban Geriatrics. Originally from Montgomery county, Cindy now reside in Berks County with her daughter Caitlyn.

 

 

Dehcontee Guar, CRNP

Guar is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He received his bachelor’s degree in nursing at Holy Family University and holds a Master’s degree in nursing from Widener University. Guar has 4 years of experience in the field and takes pride in his quality of care to patients with positive outcomes. Guar enjoys the health care field and loves working with both the patients and their families to bring the best care possible.

 

 

Beth Gatsch, CRNP

Beth is an experienced Adult-Geriatric Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She is passionate about caring for the geriatric population. Beth received her Masters Degree at Gwynedd Mercy University. She was formerly a certified oncology nurse (OCN), and has been a resident of Berks County, PA for the last thirty years.  

 

 

Christene Nyaboke, CRNP 

Christene is a board certified Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She holds a Master’s degree in nursing from the Univ. of Pennsylvania and Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University. In 2017, she completed her graduate studies and started working at Greater Philadelphia Health Action as a nurse practitioner. During this time she also worked at Montgomery County Emergency Services serving clients experiencing mental crises. Christene has experience teaching gerontology and Medi-Surg courses to nursing students at Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, Lancaster PA.

 

Jennifer Hill, CRNP

Jennifer is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She earned her Master’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University and holds Bachelor’s degrees in nursing and psychology.  Her prior nursing experience includes critical care, hospice, and healthcare for the homeless. She resides in Philadelphia with her husband, two daughters, and three cats.

 

 

Holly Haney, CRNP

Holly graduated with her nursing degree from West Chester University and got her Masters in nursing from Neumann University. She has worked in a hospital setting as well as oncology and home care experience. Holly was born, raised, and resides now in Chester County with her two cats. Holly is thrilled for opportunity to care for the  geriatric population.

 

Ryan Anne Pishock, CRNP

Ryan Anne is a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor's in Nursing and a Master's in Nursing and is enrolled at Drexel for her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. Ryan also teaches Gerontology at St. Luke’s School of Nursing and has spent her entire nursing career caring for older adults. She is from Barto, PA and now lives in Montgomery County with her family.

E-mail: ryanp@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Alicia Abel Powers, LCSW
Alicia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been with Suburban Geriatrics since 1998.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work as well as a Certificate in Gerontology from Temple University School of Medicine. Alicia has experience in home-care, hospice, geriatric partial hospitalization, hospital and long term care. Alicia serves on the Mercy Suburban Hospital Bio-Ethics Committee and other local healthcare advisory boards.

E-mail: aliciaa@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Nancy Short, SW

Nancy is a graduate of Kutztown University with a BS in Psychology and a Minor in Social Work. She has over 25 years experience working with the senior population in the healthcare industry. As a member of local networking groups, Nancy serves on the advisory board at a local assisted living facility. Nancy is passionate about helping seniors get connected with services and resources that can improve their quality of life.
E-mail: nancys@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

 

Sue Feiser, LCSW

Sue received her Master's Degree in Social Work from West Chester University and holds a BA in Social Work from Bloomsburg University. She has experience in partial hospitalization, drug and alcohol counseling and after school programs. Sue interned with Alicia Powers, LCSW and the Montco SAAC social work, and meals on wheels services.

E-mail: suef@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

Letitia Levis, LCSW

Tish received her Master's Degree in Social Work as well as her B.S. in Psychology from Arizona State University. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of Social Work with an emphasis on assessment, trauma, and advocacy. Tish is passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues and currently sits on a board as an advisor for a non-profit group.

E-mail: tishl@suburbangeriatrics.com

 

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