University of Pennsylvania Health System

Physician Announcements

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Get to Know: Christopher J. Lyons, MD, Of Penn Orthopaedic Surgery

Christopher J. Lyons, MD, has joined the department of orthopaedic surgery at Penn Medicine. Dr. Lyons  received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently completed a residency in orthopaedics at Temple University Hospital.
Dr. Lyons treats a wide range of orthopaedic conditions from arthritis to fractures, and performs minimally invasive total knee arthroscopy and total hip replacement surgery. He also has extensive experience as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon.
Dr. Lyons sees patients at Penn Orthopaedics Southern Chester County and Penn Orthopaedics Exton.


John P. Manta, MD, joins Penn Orthopaedics


John P. Manta, MD, has joined the department of orthopaedic surgery at Penn Medicine.  Dr. Manta  received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed a general surgery internship and  residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Manta continued his training with a fellowship in sports medicine at Georgetown University.
Dr. Manta specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, and has extensive expertise in meniscus surgery of the knee and arthroscopic rotator cuff and instability repair of the shoulder.
Dr. Manta sees patients at Penn Orthopaedics Southern Chester County and Penn Orthopaedics Exton.


Monday, May 4, 2015

New Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation Christian A. Bermudez, MD, joins Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine is pleased to welcome Christian A. Bermudez, MD, as the new surgical director of lung transplantation and director of thoracic transplantation. A cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Bermudez received his medical degree from the University of ConcepciĆ³n School of Medicine, in ConcepciĆ³n, Chile. He subsequently completed an advanced fellowship in cardiac surgery at the Mayo Clinic, followed by a fellowship in cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Bermudez' clinical expertise includes advanced procedures for heart failure, including revascularization, valvular procedures and thrombo-endarterectomy for chronic pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Bermudez is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He sees patients at the Heart and Vascular Center and the Harron Lung Center in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spruce Internal Medicine, Penn Medicine Washington Square welcomes Erica Wolf, MD

Erica Wolf, MD, is now seeing patients at Spruce Internal Medicine, Penn Medicine Washington Square. Dr. Wolf received her medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Nina Rosano, MD, joins Penn Endocrinology

Nina Rosano, MD, has joined Penn Endocrinology. Dr. Rosano received her medical degree from St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia. Subsequently, she completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in endocrinology, at the UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Dr. Rosano is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine and metabolic conditions including thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, thyroid dysfunction, diabetes and pre-diabetes, adrenal, pituitary, bone, lipid and calcium disorders. Her clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and peribariatric endocrine care.

Dr. Rosano is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. She sees patients at Penn Medicine Cherry Hill and Penn Medicine Woodbury Heights.




New at Penn Endocrinology: Eyad Hamoudeh, MD

Eyad Hamoudeh, MD, has joined Penn Endocrinology.  Dr. Hamoudeh received his medical degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in endocrinology, at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
Dr. Hamoudeh is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases including diabetes, thyroid dysfunctions, hypogonadism, hypercalcemia, metabolic bone diseases and lipid disorders. His particular clinical interests include the management of diabetes mellitus and insulin  pumps. Dr. Hamoudeh is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. He sees patients at Penn Medicine Cherry Hill and Penn Medicine Woodbury Heights.



Penn Neurology Valley Forge welcomes Roderick Spears, MD, FAHS

Neurologist Roderick Spears, MD, FACS, has joined the faculty at Penn Neurology, Valley Forge. Dr. Spears received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, and completed residencies in internal medicine (Akron General Medical Center) and neurology (Albert Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center). In addition, Dr. Spears received Fellowship training in headache/facial pain  at the Headache Institute at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City.  
Dr. Spears specializes in facial pain, head injury and neck pain, headaches, migraines and neuropathic pain. He is board certified in Neurology.

Sleep Specialist Burton Mark, DO, joins Penn Internal Medicine, East Marschall Street

Burton Mark, DO, is now seeing patients at Penn Internal Medicine, East Marshall Street, in West Chester, PA. Dr. Burton received his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO, and completed his internship at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at Embreeville State Hospital in West Bradford, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Mark is a sleep specialist. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine.



Now at Penn Ob/Gyn Washington Square: Victor Zachian, MD, FACOG

Victor Zachian, MD, FACOG, is now seeing patients at Penn Ob/Gyn, Washington Square. A graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Zachian completed his internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr Zachian specializes in general obstetrics and gynecology, prenatal and post-pregnancy care and uterine fibroids, and has been a practicing clinician in Philadelphia for more than 30 years. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Samantha Shah, MD, Now at Penn Internal Medicine East Marshal Street

Samantha Shaw, MD, has joined the faculty at Penn Internal Medicine East Marshall Street, in West Chester, PA.
A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Shah completed her internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She is board certified in internal medicine.