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Samaritan Medical Team

Samaritan Medical Team

Hospice & Palliative Physicians

Samaritan physicians are board certified in hospice and palliative care, family medicine, internal medicine, or geriatrics.  Hospice physicians oversee the interdisciplinary team and the plan of care. Palliative Medical Partners physicians meet with patients and their families to discuss palliative care options.

Stephen Goldfine, MD
Chief Medical Officer
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Sara Pagliaro, DO
Associate Director of Palliative Medicine
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John Bertagnolli, DO
Hospice Physician
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Jennifer Chiesa, DO
Hospice & Palliative Physician
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Whitney Huston, DO
Hospice & Palliative Physician
Sanjiv Patel, MD
Hospice Physician
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Robin Plumer, DO
Hospice & Palliative Physician
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Nurse Practitioners

Samaritan nurse practitioners provide palliative care consultations and related medical care to patients in their homes, facilities, hospitals, and office settings.

Rolma Buruschkin
MSN, RN, APN, NP- C
Hannah Cho
MSN, RN, AGPCN-BC, ACHPN
Sharon Colgate
MSN, RN, NP-C
Jeannette Kates
PhD, MSN, AGPCNP-BC
Jordan Hopchik
DNP, FNP-BC
Catharine Hogan
RN, BSN, MSN, MBA, NP-C
Mackenzie Juckett
MS, APN, FNP-BC
Lindsay Makrinos
APN-BC MSN
Kelly Sharkey
APN, NP-C
Nannette Smith
MSN, RN, APN-C, PCCN
Theresa Robinson
MSN, RN, APN, AGPCNP-C
Jennifer Vecere
AGNP-BC, MSN

Director of Clinical Support / Wound Care Specialist

 

Eva Russell
MSN-Ed, RN, CWS, CHPN, CLNC

Hospital Nurse Liaisons

Samaritan nurse liaisons serve as an intermediary between hospital staff and patients in the emergency department and ICU. They specialize in difficult conversations about palliative care options, healthcare wishes, and comfort care.

Robin Black
RN
Beverley Pfeffer
BSN, RN, CHPN
Dolores Klinewski
RN, CCRN
Tracy Giunta
BS, RN
John Pozniewski
BSN, RN