New Patient Care Departments Formed at Summit Medical Group

Last updated: Jul 23, 2012

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – July 18, 2010 – To address rapid growth in several of its existing patient care services, Summit Medical Group, New Jersey largest private multispecialty physician group, is pleased to announce the formation of new departments in orthopedics and family medicine.

Eric Mirsky, M.D., board certified orthopedic surgeon, has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Orthopedics. Dr. Mirsky has been Assistant Team Physician for the New York Knicks and New York Liberty basketball teams. He also has provided orthopedic care for the Professional Arena Football League, Professional Golf Association Championship, and local high school football teams. A current member of Summit Medical Group’s Board of Directors, Dr. Mirsky has served on the Board for nine years.

Eight additional orthopedic specialists serve Summit Medical Group’s community: Joseph T. Barmakian, M.D., David D. Bullek, M.D., Joseph T. Corona, M.D., Matthew J. Garberina, M.D., John Hurley, M.D., Stephen Kocaj, M.D., Michael Shindle, M.D., and Albert B. Thrower, M.D. Patients can choose from three New Jersey locations for their orthopedic care: 1 Diamond Hill Road in Berkeley Heights, 95 Madison Avenue in Morristown and 202 Elmer Street in Westfield.

John F. Tabachnick, M.D., has been selected as the interim Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, John F. Tabachnick, MD, is Attending Physician in the Department of Family Medicine at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in New Brunswick, and he is a preceptor for the Overlook Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Tabachnick is board certified in family medicine.

Ten additional physicians provide care in family medicine: Robert W. Brenner, M.D., MMM, Elizabeth A. Delaney, M.D., Christopher L. DeMasi, D.O., Nicole Henry-Dindial, M.D., Kathleen Leistikow, M.D., Shani Lipset, M.D., Richard T. Paris, M.D., Jamie L. Reedy, M.D., MPH, and Claudia A. Wagner, M.D. Family medicine services are available at Summit Medical Group’s 1 Diamond Hill Road in Berkeley Heights and in Westfield at 552 Westfield Avenue and 563 Westfield Avenue.

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