Month: June 2018

E.D. and Low Testosterone

Dr. Michael D. LaSalle is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology/Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, New Jersey as well as a practicing urologic surgeon in Florham Park, New Jersey. He graduated as a George H Cook Honor’s Scholar from Cook College, Rutgers University in 1987. He obtained his medical degree at UMDNJ in 1991 and also completed his Surgery/Urology residency at UMDNJ in 1997. He received fellowship training at the Boston University School of Medicine in Male Reproductive Medicine, Erectile Dysfunction and Reconstructive Microsurgery in 1998. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. LaSalle has co-authored over 30 research abstracts, publications and book chapters in peer reviewed journals and texts. He has received awards of distinction such as the SmithKline/Boston Biomedica Award, the American Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Urology Best Clinical Research Finalist and the Charles L. Brown Award for his basic science and clinical research contributions. He has been honored as one of New Jersey Monthly’s Top Doctors for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Dr. LaSalle has lectured nationally on various aspects of urological surgery including erectile dysfunction, male factor infertility and microsurgery.

Dr. LaSalle assisted with the successful clinical and educational launches of Pfizer’s blockbuster drug Viagra™ as well as GlaxoSmithKline / Bayer Corporation’s Levitra™ and Eli Lilly / Icos Corporation’s Cialis™ in collaboration with the internationally renowned Dr. Irwin Goldstein at the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. Utilizing pre and post operative penile rehabilitation protocols with these medications, various injectable erectogenic agents and the unique non-cautery athermal nerve sparing robotic surgical technique developed by Dr. Michael Esposito, the patients undergoing laparoscopic robotic assisted surgery for prostate cancer have a very high recovery rate of preoperative sexual function.

Metabolic Weight and Wellness

Kenneth J. Storch, MD, PhD is the Medical Director of the Center for Advanced Metabolic & Functional Medicine (Formerly Storch Nutritional Medicine Associates) in Florham Park,  NJ.  He has held previous positions such as the Medical Director of the Metabolic Medicine Department of Overlook Hospital as well as The President of the American Board of Nutrition Specialists. He has also been an assistant professor of medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, NY.

Dr. Storch earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and then received his medical degree (M.D.)  at the State University of New York at Brooklyn and doctorate in nutritional biochemistry (PhD) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) in Cambridge, Mass.

He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at The Staten Island University Hospital and his Nutrition and Cancer Fellowship at the Beth Israel – Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Dr. Storch is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Nutrition.

Smoking Cessation

Roland Romano, LPC, Ctts, RRt, is the Community Outreach Coordinator for Saint Barnabas Lung Cancer Institute.

Radiation Oncology

Alison Grann, MD, Chairwoman, board-certified Radiation Oncologist, joined the Depar tment of Radiation Oncology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Februar y 2000. Previously, Dr. Grann practiced at Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan where she worked in the Depar tment of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Grann graduated cum laude from George Washington University in Washington, DC, followed by her medical degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed residencies in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA, and in radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Grann is committed to research and is a thought-leader in the field of radiation oncology and has served as principal investigator on several different clinical trials. She has completed over 20 research projects, publications, conference proceedings, abstracts, and book chapters. In addition, she is a member of numerous medical organizations including; American Society for Therapeutic Radiology Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, Metropolitan Breast Group and Society of Breast Diseases.

Dr. Grann takes a special interest in the treatment and research of breast cancer, brain tumors, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancers. She has extensive expertise in various treatment options; including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurger y (SRS), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), and low-dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy, proton therapy, intraoperative radiation therapy, hyper thermia.

Dr. Grann has received numerous awards and honors and is consistently listed in “Top Doctors” in NJ Monthly Magazine and “Best Doctors in America” Castle Connelly. In addition, Dr. Grann serves on the Board of Trustees for Saint Barnabas Medical Center and is committed to service in the community.

Emergency Room

Dr. Marc Milano is a critical care specialist in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Barnabas Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Healthcare System-Paterson. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years.

Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Brian Slomovitz is the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is also the Co-leader of the Gynecologic Cancers Site Disease Group at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Fellowship Director for the Division. Prior to joining Sylvester, Dr. Slomovitz was an Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He was also the Director of Cancer Research at Atlantic Health Systems in Northern New Jersey.

Dr. Slomovitz has a keen interest in applying the principles learned from the lab to the clinical setting. He is a principal investigator in a number of Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) clinical trials focusing on endometrial and vulvar cancer. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and has lectured extensively.

Dr. Slomovitz received a Master’s degree from Georgetown University in 1993, graduated from medical school at the Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School in 1998, and completed his residency at New York Presbyterian – Cornell Medical Center in 2002. At the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, he completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology in 2006. He is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.

Summer Safety and Health

Dr. William Gluckman is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and has worked in some of the busiest Emergency Departments in New Jersey and New York. He has extensive experience in minor-major injuries, including worker related injuries and chronic wound care management. Dr. Gluckman serves as the Medical Director/Medical Team Manager for New Jersey’s Urban Search and Rescue Team, NJTF-1, the EMS Medical Director for the Morris Minute Men rescue squad, the Medical Director for the County of Morris Special Operations Group, and has previously served as the Medical Director for the New Jersey EMS Task Force and UMDNJ University Hospital EMS in Newark, NJ.

Neuropsychology

Dr. Karen Ann Tennyson, CP specializes in Clinical Psychologist in East Orange area and has over 15 years of experience in the field of medicine.

Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Bilof began his career as a vascular surgeon where he continuously saw chronically ill patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. Dr. Bilof was frustrated by the overwhelming acceptance of maintaining the comorbidities (eg., obesity) associated with type 2 diabetes and believed there had to be something more doctors could do to help. In 2003, upon the urging of his wife, Dr. Bilof left his successful vascular practice and retrained in general surgery, specializing in bariatrics.  In April 2007, he founded Garden State Bariatrics and began offering lifesaving solutions for individuals with obesity and related diseases.

Lung Cancer

Dr. Andrew Brown is a medical oncologist in Livingston, New Jersey and is affiliated with St. Barnabas Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College and has been in practice between 11-20 years.