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Welcome New Physicians to The Chester County Hospital

Released: November 30, 2012

The following physicians were featured in the 2012, Vol. 2 edition of Synapse magazine. They hold Medical Staff privileges at The Chester County Hospital but they are not necessarily employees of The Chester County Hospital and Health System.

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Urmila Chaudhry, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology. Dr. Chaudhry graduated from GSVM Medical College in India, completed an internship at Civil Hospital in India, a residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and a fellowship at Mount Sinai and the University of Illinois Medical Center. Dr. Chaudhry is Board Certified in Neonatology and is part of CHOP Newborn Care at The Chester County Hospital.
David Chen, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology. Dr. Chen graduated from Drexel University School of Medicine, completed a residency at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University and a fellowship at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Chen is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has joined Arthritis Associates of the Main Line, PC.
Jennifer Cohen, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology. Dr. Cohen graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, and completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Cohen is Board Certified in Neonatology and is part of CHOP Newborn Care at The Chester County Hospital.
Lisa Drinker, MDLisa Drinker, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology. Dr. Drinker graduated from Penn State College of Medicine, completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Drinker is part of CHOP Newborn Care at The Chester County Hospital.
Celeste Durnwald, MDCeleste Durnwald, MD
Department of OB/GYN, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine.Dr. Durnwald graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, completed a residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio and a fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Dr. Durnwald is Board Certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine and is part of Maternal Fetal Medicine Services of the University of Pennsylvania.
Barbara Elko, MDBarbara Elko, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine. Dr. Elko graduated from The Medical College of Pennsylvania, completed an internship at the Naval Medical Center in Virginia and a residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Elko is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has joined Medical Inpatient Care Associates of Chester County (MICA).
Elaine Goldhammer, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine. Dr. Goldhammer graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at Tulane University. Dr. Goldhammer is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has joined Medical Inpatient Care Associates of Chester County (MICA).
Sony John, MDSony John, MD
Department of Family Medicine. Dr. John graduated from the Medical University of Silesia in Poland and completed a residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. John is Board Certified in Family Medicine has joined Kennett Care Medical Associates.
Sarah Kang, DO
Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kang graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed an internship at Crozer Chester Medical Center and a residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Kang is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has joined Medical Inpatient Care Associates of Chester County (MICA).
Robert Elliott, MDRobert Elliott, MD
Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery. Dr. Elliott graduated from New York University School of Medicine, and completed an internship and residency at New York University.
Ronald Krauser, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology. Dr. Krauser graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina, completed an internship and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital and a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Krauser is Board Certified in Rheumatology and his office practice is Arthritis Associates of the Main Line, PC.
Richard Oyelewu, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine. Dr. Oyelewu graduated from the University of Lagos College of Medicine in Nigeria, completed an internship at the University of Lagos and a residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Oyelewu is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has joined Medical Inpatient Care Associates of Chester County (MICA).
Francis Schanne, MDFrancis Schanne, MD
Department of Surgery, Section of Urology. Dr. Schanne graduated from Jefferson Medical College, completed an internship at Pennsylvania Hospital and a residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Schanne is Board Certified in Urology and is in practice with Urologic Surgical Associates of Delaware.
Jagruti Shah, MD
Department of Radiology. Dr. Shah graduated from Topiwala National Medical College in India, completed an internship at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, residencies at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University College of Medicine and a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shah is Board Certified in Radiology and is part of Community Radiology Associates of the University of Pennsylvania.
Michael Sobel, MDMichael Sobel, DO
Department of OB/GYN, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology. Dr. Sobel graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, completed an internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, a residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and a fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Sobel is part of Abington Reproductive Medicine, P.C.
Michael Welsh, DOMichael Welsh, DO
Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Welsh graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship and residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading. Dr. Welsh is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has joined Unionville Family Medicine.

Last Updated: 12/19/2012