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  1. Shore Physicians Group Welcomes Family Medicine Specialist Seblewongel Bulcha, M.D.

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    (SOMERS POINT, NJ – July 11, 2013) In its ongoing effort to provide South Jersey families with the very best in patient-centered care, Shore Physicians Group (SPG) today announced that family medicine specialist Seblewongel Bulcha, M.D., has joined its 2605 Shore Road office in Northfield, NJ, at the site of the former House & Garden.

    “At Shore Physicians Group, we are passionate about treating people through all stages of life, and Dr. Bulcha’s background in family medicine makes her an excellent addition to our exceptional team of physicians, nurses and clinicians,” said SPG Chief Administrative Officer Mark Stephens. “The community can rely on her to provide the compassionate, individualized care that families have come to expect and trust.”

    Dr. Bulcha is a graduate of the University of Gondar College of Medicine & Health Sciences in Gondar, Ethiopia, where she also did post-graduate work in obstetrics and gynecology. She completed her residency in family medicine at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY. Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Bulcha is a diplomat of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

    SPG’s family practitioners specialize in caring for the entire family’s well-being. By taking the time to listen, physicians get to know the families they treat, providing care based on the family’s health history and other circumstances that can affect general health. SPG’s family practitioners believe that preventing a health problem is better than having to treat one, and can help families make the right choices needed to stay healthy. SPG’s family physicians are trained in the most advanced diagnoses, treatments and technologies, and provide high quality care to families through all stages of life.

    Dr. Bulcha’s contact information and hours of service are as follows:

    Tel: 609-365-5300

    Fax: 609-365-5301

    Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

    Shore Physicians Group has offices in Egg Harbor Township, Somers Point, Northfield and Ocean City, NJ, with providers specializing in internal, family, pulmonary and critical care medicine, gynecology and general, laparoscopic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.

    For more information about Shore Physicians Group, visit ShorePhysiciansGroup.com.

  2. Shore Physicians Group Physicians Bios

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    Jerry O. Batley, Jr., MD, FACS, specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Breast surgeries. He is a graduate of Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY, and completed his General Surgery Residency at Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Batley is also a member of the American Association of Breast Surgeons.

    Steven R. Bowers, DO, is a 2007 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Bowers is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association

    Dr. Sallustio Del Re, MD, FCCP received his Doctor of Medicine from Padova School of Medicine in Padova, Italy. He did his internship in internal medicine and was Chief Medical Resident in internal medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Del Re did his fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center – Tufts School of Medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, is Board Eligible, American Board of Internal Medicine in Critical Care and holds an E.C.F.M.G. Certification.

    Grace Fiorentino, DO, is a 1997 graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Fiorentino completed her post-graduate training at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford, NJ, and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Physicians and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.

    Sara L. Gualtieri, MD, is a 1994 graduate of the Faculty of Medical Science of Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Ecuador and completed her residency in internal medicine at the Atlantic City Medical Center. Dr. Gualtieri is Board Certified in internal medicine.

    William E. Hooper, MD, is a 1974 graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Rodger Williams General Hospital in Providence, R.I. Dr. Hooper is Board Certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the New Jersey Medical Society, the Atlantic County Medical Society and a former member of the American Society of Internal Medicine.

    Peter R. Jungblut, MD, MBA, was Vice President of Medical Affairs at Shore Medical Center from 2003 to 2012. He joined Shore Memorial Hospital in March of 2003 after serving as Medical Director at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ, where he was involved in graduate medical education for acute inpatient care. He graduated from Weill-Cornell Medical College in 1994, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago in 1997. From 1997 through 2001, he was a full-time clinician and served as Chief of Hospitalist Services for Group Health Cooperative in Seattle.

    Howard M. Karp, DO, FACP, has practiced internal medicine in our community since 1974 and is Board Certified by the National Osteopathic Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of Andrew Taylor Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in nephrology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ. Dr. Karp, a past president of the Medical Staff at Shore Medical Center, serves as Chairman of Shore’s Department of Medicine and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and is an active member of the Medical Staff Executive Committee.

    David P. May, MD, FACS, specializes in Minimally Invasive, Oncologic and Breast surgeries. Dr. May has instructed other practicing surgeons in advanced laparoscopic hernia repair techniques He graduated as a member of the AOA Honor society from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he completed his General Surgery Residency as Chief Resident. Dr. May is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgery, Medical Society of New Jersey and Society of Laparo-endoscopic Surgeons.

    Dr. James J. O’Connor III, MD comes to Shore Physicians Group from Atlantic Shore Pulmonary and Sleep Associates. A graduate of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. O’Connor did his internship in internal medicine and was the Chief Medical Resident in the internal medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He did his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. O’Connor has certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine Boards, Critical Care Medicine Boards, as well as the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

    Mohit Sood, DO, comes to Shore Physicians Group and the Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he completed a Fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery as the program’s Chief Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow. He has trained with world-class surgeons at leading tri-state medical centers including Jefferson University Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Westchester Hospital/New York Medical College, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Reading Hospital.

    Dr. Sood is a graduate of the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

    Angelo Sparagna III, MD, DABFP, is a family medicine physician who has been practicing in our community for more than 30 years. Dr. Sparagna is a 1974 graduate of The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark, and completed his family medicine residency at Hahnemann Hospital. He has maintained Board Certification in family medicine since 1977. He is the former Vice President of Medical Affairs and a former Board member at Shore Medical Center.

    About Shore Physicians Group

    Shore Physicians Group is a multi-specialty medical group created with one goal in mind – “Treating People Well.” Shore Physicians Group is comprised of the area’s most highly skilled, caring and passionate physicians, nurses and clinicians, who provide quality care and the best medical outcomes in the fields of family medicine, internal medicine, general, laparoscopic, plastic and reconstructive surgery and pulmonary medicine. While Shore Physicians Group’s facilities feature the most advanced medical technology, the foundation of the exceptional care offered is humanistic and people centered. 


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