Bethlehem Faculty

Bethlehem Faculty

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Scott Melanson, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Program Director
Emergency Medicine Residency

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
  • Board Certified: 1991
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: ED Sonography, Imaging in EM, International Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Orthopedic EM, Trauma Care

Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP
Associate Program Director

  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Baystate Medical Center
  • Board Certified: 2004
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic / Research Interests: Resident Education, Emergency Department Productivity

John Prestosh, DO, FACOEP
Program Director
Osteopathic Residency

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Board Certified: 1988
  • Academic/Research Interests: Resident Education 

Adam Colombo, DO
Assistant Program Director - Osteopathic Residency

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Lehigh Valley Hospital
  • Board Certified: Board eligible
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Autonomic Nervous System Autoregulation, Wilderness Medicine 

John Patterson, MD, FACEP
Network Chair of Emergency Medicine
Core Faculty

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University (Internal Medicine) (1981)
  • Board Certified: IM - 1981, EM - 1986
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound 
  • Academic/Research Interests: Patient Flow, Patient Satisfaction
  • EMS Medical Director: City of Bethlehem ALS

Jonathan Shingles, DO, MBA, FAAEM
Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke's University Hospital
  • Board Certified: 2007
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Resident Education, Patient Satisfaction, ED Operations 

Jennifer Axelband, DO
Critical Care Faculty
EM Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke's University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care (St. Luke's University Hospital)
  • Board Certified: 2007
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Critical Care/Emergency Medicine Research, Resident Education 
Dr. Charles Bendas

Chuck Bendas, MD
Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke’s University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Trauma / Critical Care (St. Luke’s University Hospital)
  • Board Certified: 2013
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Critical Care, Sepsis

Eric Dornblaser, DO
Clinical Attending

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Naval Aerospace Regional Medical Center
  • Board Certified: EM - 1998
  • Academic/Research Interests: Clinical Emergency Medicine 

Mary Eberhardt, MD
Director of Resident Wellness
Core Faculty

  • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Medical Center of Delaware (Christianna Care)
  • Board Certified: 1992
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Dermatology, Resident Education, Resident Wellness
Dr. Brandon Fumanti

Brandon Fumanti, MD
Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: St. Luke’s University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Trauma / Critical Care (St. Luke’s University Hospital)
  • Board Certified: 2013
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Trauma, Critical Care

Donald Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Baystate Medical Center
  • Board Certified: 2004
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic / Research Interests: Ultrasound

Tony Luizza, MD
Medical Critical Care Faculty
EM Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Drexel University
  • Residency: St. Luke's University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care (St. Luke's University Hospital)
  • Board Certified: 2012
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound

Rachel Patterson, MD
Director of Medical Student Education

  • Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
  • Residency: Cooper University Hospital
  • Board Certified: 2011
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: High Fidelity Simulation, Medical Student Education, Toxicology
Dr. Jonathan Pester

Jonathan Pester, DO
Director of Emergency Medical Simulation

  • Medical School: Western University of the Health Sciences
  • Residency: St. Luke’s University Hospital
  • Board Certified: Board Eligible
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: High Fidelity Simulation, Technology in Medicine, Pain Management, Critical Care and Resident Education

Marc Portner, MD
Trauma/Critical Care Faculty
EM Clinical Facutly

  • Medical School: Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke's University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care (St. Luke's Hospital)
  • Board Certified: 2009
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Ultrasound applications in critical care

David Pronchik, MD
Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Board Certified: 1991
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound  
  • Academic/Research Interests: Clinical emergency medicine

Guhan Rammohan, MD
Medical Critical Care Faculty
EM Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Ohio State University
  • Residency: St. Luke's University Hospital
  • Board Certified: 2009
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound

Philip Salen, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Research

  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Temple University Hospital (Internal Medicine), Medical Center of Delaware (Emergency Medicine)
  • Board Certified: 1998
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Ultrasound, Radiation Screening, Geriatrics
  • EMS Medical Director: Nazareth EMS ALS
Dr. Scott Sparks

Scott Sparks, MD, RDMS RDCS
Assistant Director for Emergency Ultrasound
Director, Medical Student Ultrasound Elective
Core Faculty

  • Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital System
  • Board Certified: Board Eligible
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Advanced Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Tactical Medicine, Echo Based Resuscitation, Ultrasound in Medical Education
Dr. Karl Weller

Karl Weller, DO
Clinical Faculty

  • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
  • Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital (Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine)
  • Board Certified: Board Eligible Emergency Medicine, Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Credentialed in ED Ultrasound
  • Academic/Research Interests: Acute Coronary Syndromes