Allied Surgical Joins Summit Medical Group
Last updated: Oct 01, 2012, 00:33 AM
By Joy Pierce Mathews for Summit Medical Group
We are pleased to announce that
the outstanding Allied Surgical team,
including William L. Diehl, MD, FACS, Mitchel Carter, MD, FACS,
Carey Dolgin, MD, FACS, Kennedy O. Gabre, MD, FACS, Michael Most, MD, FACS,
and Michelle A. Oliver, MSN, RN,
has joined Summit Medical Group!
For more information or to schedule an appointment
with any of the Allied Surgical at Summit Medical Group surgeons,
please call 973-267-6400.
Surgical oncologist William L. Diehl, MD, FACS, specializes in cancer surgery of the breast, pancreas, liver, biliary tract, esophagus, colon, rectum, and skin. Dr. Diehl also has expertise in general surgeries, including hernia repair, gallbladder removal, and acute surgical emergencies such as diverticulitis and appendicitis. He is board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Diehl is among the first surgeons to perform sentinel node mapping — a technique to identify the spread and stage of cancer and help determine the best therapy. At Morristown Medical Center, he performed the first single-site laparoscopy (SSL), also known as single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS), which is now commonly used to remove the appendix, gallbladder, and sections of the colon. Because it is performed through a single incision in the belly button, single-site laparoscopy leaves no visible scarring.
In addition to his position with Allied Surgical of Summit Medical Group, Dr. Diehl is a surgical researcher. He is involved in developing surgical techniques with the da Vinci surgical robot that enhance therapy and shorten recovery times. He also teaches in the Morristown Medical Center Surgical Residency Program. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Medical Association, Medical Society of New Jersey, and Morris County Medical Society.
Dr. Diehl has practiced privately since 1988. From 2004 until 2009, he was Medical Director of Saint Clare's Hospital Women's Breast Health Center. From 1997 until 2011, he was Director of the Morristown Medical Center Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Panel. He is Past President of the Morris County Medical Society and American Cancer Society Morris Unit. After earning his MD at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Dr. Diehl completed his internship in general surgery at Indiana University Medical Center, and he completed his residency in general surgery at Morristown Medical Center. Dr. Diehl completed his fellowship in general surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Mitchel S. Carter, MD, FACS, has expertise in laparoscopic surgery and general surgery for benign and malignant disease of the appendix, breast, gallbladder, esophagus (including treatment for reflux disease), spleen, hernias, colon, and pancreas. To his credit, Dr. Carter performed the first laparoscopic gallbladder surgery at Morristown Medical Center. He was integral in developing the Morristown Medical Center Laparoscopic Surgery Program. He is board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Carter is Former Chair of the Morristown Medical Center Surgical Invasive and Procedure Committee. He has supervised other surgeons during laparoscopic procedures and he has taught laparoscopic courses at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences as well as Ethicon, Inc., a laparoscopic equipment manufacturing company.
Dr. Carter earned his MD at Chicago Medical School, where he was valedictorian. After graduating, he completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Montefiore Hospital and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
A sought-after speaker, Dr. Carter has delivered local, regional, and national invited presentations for the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Gastroenterology, and American Society of Geriatric Medicine. He is the author or coauthor of articles and abstracts, which are published in American Journal of Surgery. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Medical Society of New Jersey and Morris County Medical Society.
Carey Dolgin, MD, FACS, specializes in vascular surgery, general surgery, and treatment for varicose veins. He is board certified in general surgery.
In addition to his position with Allied Surgical at Summit Medical Group, Dr. Dolgin is Medical Director of the Morristown Memorial Hospital Wound Care Center and Chair of the American College of Surgeons New Applicant Interview Committee. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Eastern Vascular Society, New Jersey Medical Society, Underwater and Hyperbaric Medical Society, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Dolgin has been Assistant Medical Director of the Morristown Medical Center Hyperbaric Medical Unit. He has been an instructor for Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a member of the New Jersey State Medical Expert Advisory Panel and Morristown Medical Center Department of Surgery Resident Education Committee.
After earning his MD cum laude at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Dolgin completed his internship and residency in general surgery and his fellowship in vascular surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
Dr. Dolgin has coauthored articles and abstracts that are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, and European Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Kennedy O. Gabre, MD, FACS, has expertise in a wide range of general and minimally invasive surgical procedures, including those involving hernias as well as benign and maglinant diseases of the appendix, spleen, gallbladder, esophagus (including treatment for reflux disease), stomach, pancreas, colon and rectum. Dr. Gabre is board certified in general surgery.
Before joining Allied Surgical at Summit Medical Group, Dr. Gabre was Attending Surgeon for Northwest Hospital / Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was previously Attending Surgeon for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Spokane, Washington.
Dr. Gabre earned his MD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Morristown Medical Center and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. During residency, Dr. Gabre was designated Chief Resident. He completed his fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery at Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Gabre is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Michael D. Most, MD, FACS, has expertise in surgical techniques, including robotic surgery, for head and neck cancers. He is board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Most earned his MD at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine in Haifa. He completed his residency in general surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center, where he was designated Chief Resident. He also completed his fellowship in head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center.
Dr. Most is a fellow of the the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Thyroid Association, American Head and Neck Society, and New York Head and Neck Society.
Before joining Summit Medical Group, adult nurse practitioner Michelle A. Oliver, MSN, RN, worked with the Morristown Medical Center Surgical Neurology Unit and Respiratory Step Down Unit. She also has worked with Fast Track Urgent Care of Morris Plains, Internal Medicine of Morristown, and the Medical Institute of New Jersey as part of her clinical training.
Ms. Oliver earned her BSN and MSN at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersy School of Nursing. She is a recipient of the Daisy Award for Excellence in Nursing. Ms. Oliver is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.