LifeBridge Health is pleased to welcome the following new physicians to the LifeBridge Health family.
Paul Apostolo, M.D., will join the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at Northwest Hospital. He is board certified in hand surgery.
Dr. Apostolo is a graduate of the Albany Medical College of Union University, and completed residencies in general surgery and orthopedic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, respectively. He also completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Apostolo was chief of the Section of Hand Surgery at St. Agnes HealthCare. He is also a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Maryland.
Deborah Counts, M.D., will join the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology.
Dr. Counts is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of St. Louis at the Washington University Medical Center.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Counts was chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism for the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Pediatric Endocrine Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics. A published author, Dr. Counts speaks locally and nationally on pediatric endocrinology.
Vincent Giminaro, D.O., a primary care physician who specializes in osteopathy, will soon join LifeBridge Health.
Dr. Giminaro is a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines. He completed his internship at the Flint Osteopathic Hospital, a residency in internal medicine at the Nassau County Medical Center, and a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the Hackensack University Medical Center.
He has extensive clinical and administrative experience in primary and subspecialty care, as well as medical certification from the American College of Osteopathic Internists, the American College of Specialists in Geriatric Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine and others.
Dr. Hesham is a graduate of Albany Medical College. She completed an internship in surgery and residency in otolaryngology at Georgetown University Hospital.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, she was a staff otolaryngologist and then chief of the ENT Section at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Husbands-Onyeukwu is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Mountainside Hospital in New Jersey.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Husbands-Onyeukwu was an attending physician with NMS HealthCare in Hyattsville.
Jenny J. Kim, M.D., will join the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Sinai Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine and oncology.
Dr. Kim is a graduate of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles and her fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Kim was an assistant professor of oncology and co-director of the bladder cancer MDC at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. She is a member of the American Association of Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is also a published author.
Charles F. Shieh, M.D., will join the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Northwest Hospital. He is board certified in thoracic surgery and specializes in lung cancer, esophageal cancer, mediastinal and pleural disease, and minimally-invasive thoracic surgery.
Dr. Shieh is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Lankenau Medical Center in Philadelphia and his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Yale University.
Prior to joining LifeBridge Health, Dr. Shieh was a staff surgeon with Sacramento, California−based Mercy Medical Group’s Division of Thoracic Surgery and was also Medical Director of Thoracic Services at Mercy Hospital of Folsom in California. The author of a number of chapters and papers, Dr. Shieh speaks frequently about thoracic oncology and minimally-invasive thoracic surgery.
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