Faculty

Program Director

College: Pennsylvania State University
Medical: State University of NY at Buffalo, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine
Boards: ABEM - Certified
Contact: Jestin.Carlson@ahn.org or jcarlson@usacs.com  

Associate Program Director

College: Auburn University, AL
Medical: Ohio State University
Residency: Ohio State University
Boards: ABEM - Certified
Contact: Brett.Forehand@ahn.org

Associate Program Director

College: Grove City College, PA
Medical: LECOM
Internship: Clarion Hospital, PA
Residency: Saint Vincent Health Center - Emergency Medicine
Boards: AOBEM - Certified
Contact: Melody.Milliron@ahn.org

Emergency Medicine Core Faculty

Irtaza Asar, D.O.

College: University of Pittsburgh

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Emergency Medicine Residency

Boards: ABEM - Eligible 

Contact: irtaza.asar@ahn.org

Scott DuCharme, D.O., EMTP

College: University of Toledo

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Emergency Medicine Residency

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Contact: scott.ducharme@ahn.org

Chuck Feronti, D.O.

College: Gannon University

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: AHN Alleghany General Hospital 

Boards: ABEM - Certified

Contact: chuck.feronti@ahn.org

Christopher Karns, D.O.

College: Allegheny College

Medical: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Emergency Medicine Residency

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Contact: christopher.karns@ahn.org

Katherine Lund, D.O.

College: University of Pittsburgh

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center North

Boards:  ABEM - Certified

Contact: katherine.lund@ahn.org

Emergency Medicine Attending Physicians

Richard Anderson, M.D.

College: Denison University, Ohio

Medical: Hanemann University, PA

Residency: Geisinger Medical Center - Emergency Medicine

Boards: ABEM - Certified

Jason Ball, D.O.

College: Grove City College & Edinboro University

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship: Wellington Regional Medical Center

Residency: St. John Westlake Hospital

Boards:  AOBEM - Certified 

Carrie Colleran, D.O.  - Medical Director

College:  Duquesne University

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Geisinger Medical Center - Emergency Medicine

Boards: ABEM - Certified

Paul Greissinger, D.O.

College: University of Pittsburgh

Medical: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 

Internship: St. Francis Central Hospital

Residency: St. Luke's Hospital

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Frederick Havko, M.D.

College: Indiana University of PA

Medical: University of Pittsburgh Medical College

Residency: Shadyside Emergency Medicine

Boards: ABEM - Certified

Wayne Jones, D.O., FACOEP

College: Edinboro University

Medical: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship: Metro Health Center

Residency: Memorial Hospital Emergency Medicine

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Matthew T. McCarthy, D.O., FACOEP

College: St. Bonaventure University

Medical: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Chicago College of OSteopathic Medicine - Emergency Medicine

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Angela McDermott, D.O.

College: University of Rochester

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Hamot Medical Center

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Daniel Myers, M.D.

College: Indiana University of PA

Medical: Jefferson Medical College

Residency: Geisinger Medical Center - Emergency Medicine

Boards: ABEM - Certified

Dhimitri Nikolla, D.O.

College: Union College

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Emergency Medicine

Boards: AOBEM - Certified

Shawn Simko, D.O.

College: Coastal Carolina College

Medical: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Residency: Saint Vincent Emergency Medicine Residency

Boards: AOBEM - Certified