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MCMC Internal Medicine Residency Program Faculty & Staff

Meet Our Faculty

Our program has a faculty of more than 80 full-time, part-time and voluntary physicians who possess outstanding academic qualifications and are dedicated to developing skilled physicians who are well prepared to meet today’s health care challenges. MCMC physician-educators actively participate in all aspects of the program’s curriculum, which has greatly added to residents’ patient interactions.

Eric Green, MD, MSc, FACP

Manzoor A. Rather, MD, MRCP, FACP

  • Manzoor A. Rather, M.D., MRCP, FACP Internal Medicine Residency Associate Director, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Director, Hospitalist Program, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialty: Internal Medicine



Kevin S. Fleming, MD, FHM, FACP

  • Kevin Fleming, MDInternal Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Specialty: Internal Medicine

Michael J. Korman, MD, FACP, FCCP

  • Internal Medicine Residency Assistant Director, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Specialties: Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine
  • Recognized as a Top Doc in Pulmonary Medicine, Philadelphia magazine, May 2014

Dominic J. Valentino, III, DO, FCCP

  • Dr. Dominic ValentinoMedical Director of Critical Care, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Director of Osteopathic Medical Education, Mercy Catholic Medical CenterProgram Director, Transitional Year Residency and Rotating Internship, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


Eugene J. Choi, MD

Dr. Eugene Choi
  • Specialty: Hematology/Oncology

Mervyn D. Danilewitz, MD, FACP, MBA

  • Dr. Mervyn DanilewitzSection Chief, Gastroenterology, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
  • Specialty: Gastroenterology

Scott Forman, DO

  • Scott Forman, DOProgram Director, Osteopathic Internal Medical Residency, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ravindra Hallur, MD

  • Director, Hospitalists Program, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
  • Dr. Ravindra HallurSpecialty: Internal Medicine

Jay Hubsher, MD

  • Dr. Jay HubsherSpecialty: Nephrology

Steven Lichtenstein, DO

Steven Lichtenstein, DO
  • Section Chief, Gastroenterology, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialty: Gastroenterology

William B. McNamee, Jr., MD

  • Section Chief, Infectious Diseases, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialty: Infectious Diseases 



José Missri, MD

  • Dr. José MissriChair, Department of Medicine, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Designated Institutional Official
  • Specialties: Internal Medicine and Cardiology



Mary Musuku, MD

  • Dr. Mary MusukuSpecialty: Geriatric Medicine

Martin O'Riordan, MD

  • Dr. Martin O'RiordanSection Chief, Cardiology, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Ajay Pillai, MD

  • Dr. Ajay PillaiMedical Director, Sleep Disorders Centers, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialties: Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Richard M. Plotzker, MD

  • Specialty: Endocrinology

Michael Rachshtut, MD

  • Dr. Michael RachshtutSpecialty: Hematology/Oncology

Edward Ruby, MD

  • Section Chief, Endocrinology, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
  • Specialty: Endocrinology

Meet Our Staff

Pam Fierro
Administrative Director, Graduate Medical Education
Betty Rogers
Graduate Medical Education Coordinator
Beth Silver-Cummons
Program Coordinator
Stefanie Cordoue
Administrative Secretary
Janet Thorp
Administrative Assistant

More Information

For more information about the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, please call 610.237.4958.

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