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The William W. Backus Hospital

Medical Staff Administration
November 1, 2017 – October 31, 2018

VPMA, East Region Robert D. Sidman, MD

CMIO, East Region Jennifer C. Bellino, MD
Medical Director Nader M. Bahadory, DO
Chief, Department of Surgery David A. Kalla, MD
Chief, Perioperative Svs Paul A. Pudimat, MD
Chief, Department of Medicine Sandeep Varma, MD
Medical Director, Quality William Horgan, MD
President of Medical Staff Dennis E. Slater, MD
Vice President David A. Coletti, MD
Secretary/Treasurer Mark D. DePonte, MD


Diagnostic Imaging Phillip Kohanski, MD
Emergency Services Kyle McClaine, MD
Family Practice Mark D. DePonte, MD
Internal Medicine James E. Sullivan, MD
Cardiology John A. Foley, MD
Dermatology Howard W. Rogers, MD
Gastroenterology Vaibhav Mehendiratta, MD
Hematology/Oncology Dinesh Kapur, MD
Hospitalist Mohammad Qureshi, MD
Infectious Disease Michael J. Rajkumar, MD
Nephrology Altef Rasool, MD
Palliative Care Thinesh Dahanayake, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Donna Romito, DO
Rheumatology Sandeep Varma, MD
Occupational Medicine
Neurology Nader M. Bahadory, DO (Acting Chief)
Pediatrics Ramindra Walia, MD
Psychiatry Deborah A. Weidner, MD
Therapeutic Radiology (Co-Chief) Nicole A. Anderson, MD
Therapeutic Radiology (Co-Chief) Susan Y. Kim, MD


Anesthesiology Adam Goldstein, MD
Dentistry Richard J. Martin, DMD
General Surgery Sergio R. Casillas-Romero, MD
Genitourinary Surgery Brandon C. Stahl, MD
Neurosurgery Gregory R. Criscuolo, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology Stephen T. Briggs, MD
Ophthalmology Ron W. Slocumb, MD
Orthopedic Surgery William R. Cambridge, MD
Otolaryngology Steven J. Green, MD
Pathology Lisa A. Laird, MD

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