David Abraham, MD
Spine/Pain
1-610-372-1140

David J. Abraham, MD received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his surgical internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Abraham is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and The Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society.

Board of Certification

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowships

Detroit, Michigan

Intership and Residency

Surgical Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

Undergraduate: Franklin & Marsahll College, Lancaster,PA
Graduate: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Medical License

Pennsylvania

Societies

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
North American Spine Society
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

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Mohammad Akbar, M.D.

Medical School

King Edward Medical College
Lahore, Pakistan, 1973

Residencies

Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1979

General Surgery
Long Island College Hospital, New York, NY
July 1, 2975 to June 30, 1976

Internship

Surgical Intern
Logal Memorial Hospital, New York, NY
July 1, 1974 to June 30, 1975

Board Certification

Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology 1979

Hospital Affiliations

Schuylkill Medical Center: East & South

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Adam Altman, MD
Refractive Cataract Surgery, Lasik, Cornea

Adam J. Altman M.D. joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in September 1995. Dr. Altman received his undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Magna Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985. He performed an ophthalmology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina from 1986 to 1989, being elected chief resident in 1989.

Dr. Altman completed a Cornea and External Eye Disease fellowship at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1990. In 1992 Dr. Altman co-founded Wills Eye Hospital's Refractive Surgery Service.

Dr. Altman has published extensively in the peer-reviewed medical literature, and has presented numerous papers at Wills Eye Hospital's Annual Conferences. He served as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology on the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital.

Dr. Altman's particular interests include refractive cataract surgery and astigmatism correction, and LASIK laser vision correction.

He has medical staff privileges at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, as well as The Pottsville Hospital and Warne Clinic, and he served as medical director at the Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center.

Dr. Altman is an active member in the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Reading Ophthalmologic Society
  • Berks County Medical Society
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Daniel Bobrowski, MD
Surgery

Board of Certification

American Board of Surgery

Undergraduate

Wilkes College
Wilkes Barre, PA

Medical School

Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA

Hospital Affiliation

Schuylkill Medical Center East/Schuylkill Medical Center South
St. Luke’s Miners Memorial Center

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Thomas Boran, Sr., M.D. FACS

Education

Undergraduate:

  • (1974-78) B.S., St. Joseph's University, Philadephia, PA
  • (1978-82) M.D., University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelpha, PA

Post-Graduate:
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • (1982-83) Intern - General Surgery
  • (1983-84) Resident - General Surgery
  • (1984-87) Resident - Otolaryngology

Private Practice

(1987-Present) Schuylkill Medical Center, South Jackson, Pottsville, PA
(1996-Present) Schuylkill Medical Center, East Norwegian, Pottsville, PA
(7/87-11/1/98) St. Joseph Hospital, Reading, PA
(7/89-11/1/98) Community General Hospital, Reading, PA

Licensure

(10/14/83) Pennsylvania Medical Licensing Board; MD-030208-E

Board Certification

(10/09/87) American Board of Otolaryngology

Academic Positions

(1987-05) University of Pennsylvania, Department of Otolaryngology, Visiting Clinical Facility
(2000-Present) PAAOHNS Executive Committee
(2005-Present) University of Pennsylvania, Medical Alumni Advisory Committee
(2010-Present) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Board of Directors
(2010-Present) The Commonwealth Medical College, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Schuylkill County Medical Society, Vice President
Pottsville Hospital & Warne Clinic, Medical Staff President (1994-98)
Pottsville Hospital & Warne Clinic, Board of Directors (1994-08)

Published Contributions to Medical & Surgical Literature

Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Mandible, Ear, Nose & Throat Journal
Volume 68, Number 7, July 1989

Effects of Locus Ceruleus and Olfactory Bulb Stimulation on Rat Olfactory Tubercule Neuron Activity, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Volume 98, Number 2, February 1988

Office Information

Address:
100 Schuylkill Medical Plaza
Suite 105
Pottsville, PA 17901

Phone: (570) 621-5010
Fax: (570) 628-2525

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Jared J. Cicero, DPM

Dr. Cicero is a board qualified forefoot and rearfoot /ankle podiatric surgeon and a native of Schuylkill County, PA where he graduated from Pottsville Area High School in 2008. He graduated cum laude from Lebanon Valley College in 2013 where he played football and golf. He completed his podiatric medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia in 2017 and was inducted into the Pi Delta National Honor Society. From 2017-2020 he completed his podiatric medical and surgical / reconstructive rearfoot and ankle residency at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY. In Louisville his training was focused on surgical and conservative treatment of foot and ankle pathology with emphasis on rearfoot and forefoot reconstructive surgery, ankle arthroscopy, lower extremity trauma care, diabetic limb salvage and sports medicine.

Specializes in care of the following: Bunions and Hammertoes, Foot and Ankle Fracture Care, Ankle and Foot Arthritis, Achilles Tendon Pathology, Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprains, Skin Lesions, Plantar Fasciitis, General Heel Pain, Neuromas, Sports Medicine Injuries of the Lower Extremity, Diabetic Ulcerations, Charcot Neuroarthropathy, Routine Diabatic Foot Care, Diabatic Limb Salvage, Wound Care, Plantar Warts, Ingrown Toenails, Fungal Infections and more.

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Neil Fisher, DO
Surgery

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Surgery

Undergraduate

Albright College
Reading, PA

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Residency

UMDNJ Kennedy Hospital
Stafford, NJ

Hospital Affiliation

Schuylkill Medical Center East/Schuylkill Medical Center South
St. Luke’s Miners Memorial Center

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Glenn Freed, DO
Gastroenterology

M.D.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
1978

Internship

Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center
1979

Residency Program

Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center
1981

Fellowship Program

St. Louis University School of Medicine
1982
Loyola University Medical Center
1983

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David Goldberg, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus, Oculoplasics

David S. Goldberg, M.D., F.A.A.P. received his fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Scottish Rite Children's Hospital in Atlanta. He also received training in Oculoplastic surgery. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Goldberg was chief resident in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He has published research on pediatric cataract surgery, congenital defects and pediatric ocular trauma. His research on strabismus surgery has been presented at national meetings of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, an organization of which he is a member. Dr. Goldberg has also presented at the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Dr. Goldberg is Board Certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Goldberg is experienced in the management of complicated strabismus. He has a particular interest in Oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery in both adults and children. Dr. Goldberg is on staff at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center, The Pottsville Hospital and Warne Clinic, Phoenixville Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, the Reading Rehabilitation Hospital, and Pottstown Hospital.

Dr. Goldberg's Professional Memberships Include:

  • The American Medical Association
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Berks County Medical Society
  • Reading Ophthalmologic Society
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Y. Katherine Hu, MD
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Y. Katherine Hu, M.D. joined The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in February, 2009 as a comprehensive ophthalmologist.

Dr. Hu received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Summa Cum Laude. She subsequiently attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Master degree in Biochemistry. She completed her medical education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honorary Society, and graduated first of her class in 2004. She also received the American Medical Women's Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award for academic excellence. After serving an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia Medical Center, she performed her Ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore from 2005 to 2008.

Prior to her medical career, Dr. Hu was involved in medical research, as a graduate student as well as research scientist at the National Institute of Health. She also has interests in international ophthalmology. She had visited and worked in eye hospitals in China and India after her residency.

As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Hu has special interests in h elping patients obtaining better vision through cataract surgeries. She also has strong interests and experiences in medical management of diabetic eye diseases and age-related macular degeneration.

Dr. Hu is an attending surgeon at the Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center, the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, and the Surgery Center of Pottsville.

Dr. Hu's profession memberships include:

  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania and Berks County Medical Societies
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Chinese American Ophthalmologic Society
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Mehul H. Nagarsheth
Glaucoma Specialist

Mehul H. Nagarsheth, M.D., our newest glaucoma specialist, joined The Glaucoma Center at Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania after completing his Glaucoma Fellowship at Tufts New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in July 2013. He joins Dr. Werner as glaucoma specialists.

He grew up in Marlboro, New Jersey and received his Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with a dual major in Political Science from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2004. Dr. Nagarsheth received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in June 2008 where he continued to complete his internship. He performed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio from 2009 to 2012. During his chief year of residency, Dr. Nagarsheth also traveled abroad to Hyderabad, India where he completed a medical and surgical ophthalmology elective at the LV Prasad Eye Institute.

Dr. Nagarsheth has extensive experience in medical research of the eye. He has presented several projects at national conferences and published studies in numerous scientific journals. He received the Best Resident Research Award at Case Western Reserve University Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology Annual Research Symposium in June 2012. He was also the recipient of the National Eye Institute Travel Grant in May 2011. He remains interested and active in pursuing new and innovative ways of managing glaucoma both medically and surgically.

As an ophthalmology resident and glaucoma fellow, Dr. Nagarsheth was very active in teaching junior trainees and medical students. Dr. Nagarsheth also performed refractions and ophthalmic screenings at MedWorks and the Philadelphia and Cleveland Free Clinics throughout his postgraduate training.

Dr. Nagarsheth is currently on staff at the Pennsylvania Eye & Ear Surgery Center, LLC, the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Physician’s Care Surgical Hospital and the Surgery Center of Pottsville.

His medical society memberships include:

  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • The American Glaucoma Society
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Abishek K. Nemani
Glaucoma Specialist / Cataract Specialist

Glaucoma Fellowship
Scheie Eye Institute

Residency
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Internship
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Medical School
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr. Abhishek K. Nemani is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of Glaucoma and Cataracts. He joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in October 2016 from the renowned Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he served as full-time faculty member and the Assistant Residency Program Director. Dr. Nemani received his Glaucoma fellowship training at the Scheie Eye Institute where he was honored with the “Fellow of the Year” teaching award and where he later practiced. He received his medical degree and completed his residency at the State University of New York, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. He will be seeing patients in our Wyomissing, Pottsville and Pottstown locations.

Dr. Nemani is an attending surgeon at the Pennsylvania Eye & Ear Surgery Center, the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Physicians’ Care Surgical Hospital and Surgery Center of Pottsville.

His medical society memberships include:

  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Academy of Opthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Opthalmology
  • American Medical Association
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Jason C. Phillips
Orthopedic Surgery

Education:
Undergraduate: Wilkes University (2000)
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2001-2005)
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia (2005-2010)
Fellowship / Orthopedic Sports Medicine: Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas (2010-2011)

Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Professional Societies:
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon (AAOS)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Dr. Phillips is native to Schuylkill County, attending Pottsville High School.
After completion of his medical training at Georgetown University School of Medicine he received specialized training in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, and shoulder reconstruction at the renowned Steadman-Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas under the direction of Dr. Richard Hawkins.

He is currently a master instructor of hip arthroscopy for AANA, where he assists in teaching other surgeons the techniques of arthroscopic surgery. He has authored numerous book chapters on shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Phillips is also a reviewer for “The Journal of Arthroscopy” which is one of the leading and most highly respected orthopedic sports medicine journals published.

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Jonathan Primack, MD
Cornea, External Disease, Refractive Surgery Specialist

Jonathan D. Primack, MD, a corneal specialist, joined The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in March 2006.

Dr. Primack received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis. He attended the Washington University School of Medicine and subsequently served as an Intern at Lenox Hill Hospital. He performed his Ophthalmology Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Primack next completed a two year Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School. While at Harvard, he was a recipient of the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship.

For over four years, Dr. Primack served as the Director of Refractive Surgery at the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Long Island, New York. Dr. Primack is Board certified by The American Board of Ophthalmology.

As a leader in corneal, cataract, and refractive surgery. Dr. Primack spends a significant amount of time speaking and writing about the latest issues surrounding LASIK technology. Dr. Primack has published extensively in the peer-reviewed medical literature and regularly delivers lectures to other physicians.

He has medical staff privileges at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, as well as The Pottsville Hospital and Warne Clinic and the Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center.

Dr. Primack is an active member in the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Heed Ophthalmic Society
  • The Cornea Society
  • Pediatric Keratoplasty Association
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American, Pennsylvania and Berks County Medical Societies
  • Reading Ophthalmologic Society
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Joseph V. Puzzi, MD

Education:

Undergraduate: University of Massachusettes (Bachelor of Science)
Cornell University (Master of Science)
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Internship: General Surgery: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency: Otolaryngology Head and Neck surgery Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certifications:
Diplomat of American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Societies:

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Rhinologic Society
American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Medical Society

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Scott E. Rosenthal, DO
Anesthesiology / Pain Management

Dr. Scott E. Rosenthal was formerly a partner in Southeastern PA Pain Management, Ltd. and United Anesthesia Services, PC, serving Abington Jefferson Hospital and its affiliates. He was the founding partner and medical director of the Langhorne Surgical Center, Langhorne, PA. Dr. Rosenthal has served as Chairman of the division of Anesthesiology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2005.

Dr. Rosenthal received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994. From 1995 through 1999, Dr. Rosenthal completed a residency in Anesthesiology and Fellowship in Pain Management at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Rosenthal is certified with the American Board of Anesthesiology and has an additional certification in Pain Management.

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Michael C. Smith, MD

Michael Smith, MD is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of Glaucoma and Cataracts. He joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in July 2020. Previously, he served as the Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at the National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed Army Hospital) and was also appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Service University in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Smith completed his military career as a Glaucoma Specialist at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.

Dr. Smith received his Glaucoma fellowship training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida in 2015 following the completion of his Ophthalmology Residency at the National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) in Bethesda, Maryland in 2013. He was the Chief Ophthalmology Resident in his final year. He completed his Transitional Internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2010 and received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia in 2009.

His medical society memberships include:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Pennsylvania and Berks County Medical Societies
  • Society of Military Ophthalmologists
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Calvin Stoudt, DO


College:

Moravian College
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
B.S. In Biology
08/74 - 06/81

Graduate School:

Temple University
1801 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
M.A. Molecular Biology
08/81 - 06/84

Medical:

The University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kansas City, Missouri
Doctor of Osteopathy
07/86 - 06/90

Internship:

Community General Osteopathic Hospital
4300 Londonderry Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109
Rotating
07/90 - 06/91

Residency:

Millcreek Community Hospital
Erie, Pennsylvania
07/91 - 06/95

Trauma Surgery
Tampa General Hospital
Roy Sanders, M.D., Dolphi Herscovici, D.O., Thomas DiPasquale, D.O.
10/94 - 11/94

Sports Medicine
Tampa General Hospital
David Leffers, M.D.
06/94

Board Certification:

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
4/4/03

Hospital Affiliations:

Schuylkill Medical Center

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Nathan Tiedeken, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Nathan Tiedeken is an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeries.

Education

Temple University School of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA 2006-2010
Villanova University - Villanova, PA, Bachelor of Science in Biology (Summa Cum Laude) 2002-2006

Post Graduate Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburg, PA 2015-2016 (Orthopedic Surgery Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship)

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, PA 2010-2015 - Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Licensures

PA Medical License

Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Academic Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha - Temple University Medical School Chapter 2010
Temple Medical School: Class of 1954 Scholarship Award 2006-2010
Summa Cum Laude - Villanova University 2006
Thi Beta Kappa Society - Villanova University Chapter
Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honors Society - Villanova University Chapter
All-American Collegiate Scholar 2005

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