Dr.Ravi K.Kamepalli is a Board certified Infectious Disease physician and a certified wound specialist practicing at Regional infectious diseases and infusion center, Lima, Ohio since 2003. Dr.Kamepalli received his medical degree from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, AP, and India. He did his residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical center, Brooklyn, New York and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, New York. He has also been conferred Fellow of Infectious Disease Society of America (FIDSA) for achieving professional excellence in infectious diseases. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences.
He was the Past Medical director of hyperbaric clinic and chief of division of Infectious Diseases at St.Ritas Medical Center. He has passion for all things infection and wound related with a particular emphasis on Healthcare delivery and Transition of Care. He has participated on multiple Expert Consensus Panels and has been a speaker at multiple national and international conferences. He is actively involved in clinical research in over 52 Clinical trials
David Andrew Friedman, MD is an adult clinical cardiologist at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and an assistant professor of cardiology at the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and an Associate Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine. As current Chief of Heart Failure Services at Franklin Medical Center, a NS-LIJ affiliate hospital, Dr. Friedman helps manage patients with various forms of cardiovascular disease as well as cardiomyopathies. He manages patient care at several medical offices and hospitals within the North Shore-LIJ System including North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and North Shore Franklin Hospital.
After graduating from The City University of New York Medical School Program, the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Dr. Friedman then transferred with advanced standing to Albany Medical College of Union University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital with a post-doctorate year in research cardiomyopathes, and went on to cardiology fellowship at Winthrop Hospital, affiliate of the Stony Brook School of Medicine. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, adult echocardiography, nuclear cardiology & exercise stress testing, as well as internal medicine. He has been an online medical contributor to a number of media outlets including WebMD, Healthday, and Medpage and has appeared for medical segments on local and national radio and television programs. In his free time, Dr. Friedman volunteers at a community family clinic and serves as course faculty for the American College of Cardiovascular Nursing. As a PADI-certified recreational scuba diver, he has interests in Sports Cardiology & Diving Medicine. He actively contributes medical blogs on the Sermo.com Cardiology Section where he also serves on the advisory board.
Dr. Hussein is a Family Physician practicing in Morganton, North Carolina since 2002. Dr. Hussein received his medical degree from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt in 1978. He completed one year rotating Internship in Cairo University Hospitals in Egypt, one year Internship in Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, three years Family Practice residency in Somerset Medical Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Dr. Hussein was granted a Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1983.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Hussein has served as Senior Research Office in the Ministry of Health in Egypt, Chief of Preventive medicine at the Armed Forces Hospitals-Southern Region in Saudi Arabia, Chairman of the Family Practice department at Grace Hospital in Morganton, NC, Chairman of Burke County Medical Society in Morganton, NC and a Delegate to the North Carolina Medical Society.
Dr. Hussein is board certified in Family Medicine and is a member in the American Academy of Family physicians and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
James P Kelleher, MD, MBA is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College and a healthcare business consultant. He has been Chief Medical Officer of Four Winds Hospital Saratoga and a Guest Lecturer at Columbia Business School.
Dr Kelleher has held clinical, research, and administrative positions at St. Vincent's Westchester, Zucker Hillside, and McLean Hospitals. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at New York University and Mount Sinai, residency and fellowship training at Harvard, and business education at Columbia.
He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is the recipient of multiple awards for pharmacology research. Dr Kelleher is a frequent contributor to media discussions of healthcare topics.
James P. Mason is President and Chief Executive Officer of SynerMed, Inc. Since his appointment in 1999, Mason has grown the company from a handful of clients and several hundred members to more than 850,000 members, 10,000 physicians and $600,000,000 in healthcare spend.
As one of the largest Managed Services Organizations (MSO) in the country, SynerMed is poised to address the emerging issues related to healthcare reform. Powered by an integrated suite of products, the company deploys healthcare management solutions to help physicians remain independent through innovative technology, evidence-based medicine, streamlined workflow and advanced management processes.
One of Mason’s passions is to keep the practice of medicine a profession and ensure that it plays a leading role in healthcare reform. For the past decade, he has been an active member of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) and currently sits on its Board of Directors. He is involved in advocacy programs and legislative initiatives aimed at protecting the interests of California’s physician community. He also supports the California Medical Association (CMA) and serves on the boards of local non-profit organizations that support children and education.
Mason began his career in Los Angeles by developing Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) contracts for medical groups with the state of California. In 1994, Mason joined SCAN Health Plan, a HMO in Long Beach, where he spearheaded a Medi-Cal managed care plan to help the Frail Elderly. In the late 1990s, Mason was instrumental in the development of SCAN’s Independent Living Program (ILP), which provided members resources and support services to live independently at home, instead of being sent to nursing homes.
Today, SynerMed is innovating healthcare and preparing physicians for the future of healthcare delivery. Using the power of cloud-based technology, SynerMed plans to deploy a sustainable accountable care model throughout the United States. This healthcare experience will offer higher quality of care, lower costs and greater patient satisfaction.
Mason received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.
Michael focuses on revenue growth through strategic partnerships and sales.
He is a recognized expert in digital media, having held senior sales and business development positions for leading website companies including: Internet Movie Database (IMDb), theglobe.com (one of the first social media sites), and FortuneCity.com. He co-founded the first Sales and Marketing Internet Trade Association in San Francisco (SIASF) dedicated to education and inspiring innovation in digital marketing and advertising. Michael specializes in sales growth for software, SAAS, digital media, and Ad Tech.
Dr. Mascia is the founder and President of Veritas Health Care (VHC), a global non-profit that is dedicated to Building Better Health and Health Care through Patient-Physician Cooperation and Cooperatives. Currently working clinically as an Intensivist, he cares for critically ill and injured patients at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Mascia obtained his combined MD, MPH degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health in 1972. After his Family Medicine internship, he served as a resident and chief resident in the University of Miami department of Family Medicine. His 14 year Family Medicine career in rural Maine included, but was not limited to full spectrum patient care, preventive care, care of the sick and injured at the local hospital, private homes, area nursing homes and his office, writing (he co-authored "The Stress Management Workbook: An action plan for taking control of your life and health"), community action (he founded The Health Development Institute, a non profit community health education organization), served as Chief of Staff and on many local hospital committees, and counseled many patients on health and wellness through his office practice and the hospital programs he helped develop. In addition, he designed and built the Continuous Quality and Performance Improvement program for the local hospital that raised the bar on QIPI to a scientific standard.
Dr. Mascia's Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine training at the University of Maryland and Shock Trauma was completed by the end of 1991 and since early 1992, he has limited his clinical work to Anesthesiology and Critical Care in several academic tertiary care centers. Board certified in Critical Care and Anesthesiology, he established the Anesthesiology Critical Care Division and Fellowship at SUNY in Syracuse, New York, and continued clinical, teaching, research and administrative work at Tulane, West Virginia University, and most recently at Geisigner Medical Center.
When not caring for critically ill and injured patients, Michael F. Mascia, MD, MPH has a professional focus on writing (The Stress Management Workbook, Inside Katrina), building quality and performance improvement tools (StepWisley®™©, IQFirst™©, B2=Best Care™©, Take The Best Care™©, Building Best Practices) and Building Better Health and Health Care through VHC (the non profit) and his private consulting company. He is currently exploring and expanding provision of care and supervision, teaching, administration and research through www, telephone, telemedicine, internet and all electronic means that are likely to enhance front line patient care. Outside of his professional work, he enjoys writing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, walking in the woods, sculpture, painting, landscape, visiting family and other fun things.
Dr. Druz is a nationally recognized expert in cardiology, with a focus on prevention and cardiac imaging. She has a long-standing interest in functional medicine, and developed comprehensive programs utilizing genomic and metabolic approaches in cardiac care. Dr. Druz graduated in the top 10 of her class from the Cornell University Medical College in 1995. She completed her residency in internal medicine in 1998, and her cardiovascular fellowship training in 2001, both at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Druz brings over a decade of experience gained in academic and private settings into fulfilling her professional dream: integrating functional medicine into the care of EVERY cardiac patient. Dr. Druz is board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine with subspecialty certifications in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Echocardiography and Cardiac Computed Tomography. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She is a board member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and plays an active role in the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership Council. Dr. Druz has authored numerous peer-reviewed research publications. She is an Associate Professor at the Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine.
Dr. Druz is the creator of the pioneering programs-Fit In Your Genes, H.E.A.R.T. and H.E.A.R.T. Protect, WellPath - that are based on cutting edge functional medicine approaches to weight-loss and heart disease and wellness. Dr. Druz provides a suggestion on the nutritional and supplemental therapies for every patient during a typical office visit, tailoring her interventions based on genetic profiles and advanced lipid, metabolic and nutritional testing. She has assembled a team of outstanding experts committed to preservation of wellness and health through nutritional intervention, personalized yoga and fitness regimens, and wellness counseling. Dr. Druz is a passionate believer in creating web-based and mobile tools for patient engagement. In 2013, Dr. Druz launched a start-up company, iVisitMD, Inc. that connects patients seeking evaluation for urgent symptoms with healthcare professionals for walk-in, phone or video visits.
Dr Robert Kelly is an Interventional Cardiologist and Head of Cardiology at Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. He is Cardiology trained at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading UK.
He practices as an Interventional Cardiologist and has interests in risk factor evaluation, assessment and treatment. He is interested in bringing disruptive digital healthcare interventions through social media and telehealth into Cardiology practice in Ireland. Dr Kelly has recently become the Head of Innovation partnerships at Beacon Hospital in a new role that aims to bring business, innovation and clinical medicine together in ways that transform healthcare for all.
Dr. Michael Wieser graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Wieser is a founding member of the Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio and the Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery in Lima, OH.
He has been a District III Delegate to the Ohio State Medical Association and a board member of the OSMA PAC. Dr. Wieser has traveled to Washington, D.C. to discuss medical issues with Ohio’s congressmen and senators.
Dr. Wieser is a partial owner and board member of a startup company, Gentegra, which offers a suite of stabilization products for ambient temperature storage of DNA, RNA, and fluid bio specimens.
Since 1988 Dr. Wieser has been a sideline physician for local Ohio high schools covering football, basketball and wrestling.