Dr. Rekha GohelMedical Director
Dr. Rekha Gohel, M.D. is a Geriatrician and Internist under the practice named Elite Medical Care, located in Freehold, NJ, and is affiliated with CentraState Medical Center. She has extensive experience in providing diagnostic, therapeutic & preventive medical services to geriatric population, taking care of patients in office, hospital, nursing homes & assisted facilities. She is involved in clinical trials specializing in Alzheimer’s dementia-performing neurocognitive assessments on the research participants & procedures involved from the informed consent stage to patient’s evaluation, reviewing clinical data, diagnostic studies, & supervising the staff. Dr. Gohel completed a Geriatric Fellowship in Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing NY, and has had hospital appointments in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge and CentraState Medical Center, Freehold.
Dr. Ayesha ChaudarySub Acute Director
Dr. Ayesha Chaudhury, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, served as a hospitalist for the past 15 years, previously at Capital Health System and currently at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold. She ensures high standards of quality and competent care to a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. She implemented and managed multiple initiatives involving patient flow, length-of-stay and patient satisfaction through an in-depth knowledge of operational strategies and team building approaches. Dr. Chaudhury completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center Affiliate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. Lev Simkhayev, MDRussian Medical Director
Dr. Lev Simkhayev, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in East Brunswick, NJ and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy and Old Bridge.
Dr. Gregg Berkowitz, MD, FAAOSDirector of Orthopedic Rehab
Dr. Gregg S. Berkowitz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Vice President at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute in Freehold, New Jersey. Dr. Berkowitz takes pride in providing orthopedic care using the latest techniques with an emphasis on personalized, compassionate care. His interests include arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle, as well as the treatment of fractures, total joint replacement, and general orthopedic problems. Dr. Berkowitz completed his undergraduate education at Binghamton University, and then earned his M.D. degree at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, before coming to Freehold New Jersey. Dr. Berkowitz is on staff at CentraState Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge Division.
Dr. Aaron VanHise, DODirector of Cardiac Rehab
Dr. VanHise graduated from Rutgers University and received his medical degree from the NY College of Osteopathic Medicine at NY Institute of Technology. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ. He then completed his General Cardiology training at Deborah Heart and Lung Center.
Dr. VanHise also received advanced sub-specialty training in Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, and Venous Disease at Deborah Heart and Lung. He continues to be a Clinical Instructor of the Cardiology Fellowship teaching Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, and Venous Disease Treatment. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Endovascular Medicine. Dr. VanHise is affiliated with CentraState Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Dr. Joshua Shua-Haim, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMDDirector of Memory Care
Dr. Shua-Haim, Geriatrician and Internist, is currently the President and CEO of Mid Atlantic Geriatric Association. He is affiliated with Community Medical Center in Toms River. He served as the Program Director of the geriatric medicine fellowship program associated with JSUMC. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ-RWJ, New Brunswick.
He also serves as the Principal Investigator for the Alzheimer’s Research Corporation (ARC) housed in his Manchester Township Office. His clinical interests are Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Disorders Specialist, Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials and Researcher
Dr. Yisroel CofskyJewish Medicine
Dr. Steven NeumanPhysiatry Program
Rebecca Reiff, A.P.N.
Jennifer Drew, A.P.N.
Jillian Gutowski, A.P.N
Lauren Torpey, A.P.N.
Dr. Stacy MillerPhysiatry Program
Dr. Vandana SharmaPalliative Care
Dr. Sharma is a trained board-certified physician specializing in Palliative Medicine with over 14 years of palliative care experience. She joined VNA Health Group in July 2018 and was instrumental in starting a community-based palliative program. This initiative helped to provide palliative care to patients in their homes, long-term care, and assisted living facilities. Prior to joining VNA Health Group, Dr. Sharma worked at Montefiore Medical Center in New York as a Palliative Medicine consulting physician for 12 years. She is dedicated to bringing her expertise, compassion, and vast knowledge in palliative care to her patients with chronic and life-limiting illnesses and to improving their quality of life.