Englewood Health names 3 new division chiefs, staff president

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Englewood Health appointed three new chiefs to lead plastic surgery, otolaryngology and neurosurgery, as well as a new medical staff president, Dr. Ana Maria Burga, the center announced March 24.

Drs. Troy Callahan, Bryan Ho and Kevin Yao will serve three-year terms as chiefs of their divisions, Englewood Health said in the announcement. They will fill the roles formerly served by Drs. David Abramson, David Henick and Marc Arginteanu, whose contributions “are numerous and impactful,” Englewood Health President and CEO Warren Geller said in a statement.

Callahan

Callahan, the new chief of plastic surgery, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures, including breast reconstruction and hand surgery; trauma and burn recovery; and plastic and reconstructive microsurgery. He received his M.D. from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, followed by a general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and a post-doctorate fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco. Callahan completed his plastic surgery training at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island. He went on to obtain additional fellowship training with the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group.

Callahan is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons. At Englewood Health, he is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Education Council. He succeeds Abramson, who served as Englewood’s chief of plastic surgery for 10 years.

Ho

Ho, the new chief of otolaryngology, is a board-certified otolaryngologist, as well as a head and neck surgeon. His clinical expertise includes image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery, thyroid surgery and parathyroid surgery. Ho received his M.D. from the Icahn School of Medicine, followed by an otolaryngology/head and neck surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has served as a clinical instructor at both Harvard Medical School and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has mentored medical students and residents during their clinical rotations at Englewood Health.

Ho also serves on the board of the Foundation of Photo/Art in Hospitals. Ho follows Henick, who led the department as chief for 10 years.

Yao

Yao, who is continuing his 2021 appointment as chief of neurosurgery, is board certified in neurological surgery. His clinical expertise includes complex brain and spine surgery to remove tumors; spinal surgery for herniated discs and stenosis; endoscopic pituitary surgery; and radiosurgery. Yao received his M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, followed by a neurosurgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a neurosurgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Yao also is chair of Englewood Health’s Cancer Committee at the Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center. He succeeds Arginteanu, who served as chief of neurosurgery for nearly a decade.

Burga

Burga was elected president of Englewood Health’s medical staff. In this post, she leads the team of more than 1,150 physicians and other providers. The medical staff executive board is responsible for medical staff governance; physician credentialing and privileging; and quality assessment and improvement.

Burga also serves as chief of pathology at Englewood Health. She is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and received her M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. Burga completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine; followed by additional fellowship training in oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan; as well as training in breast and gynecologic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda, Maryland.





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