Dedicated. Supportive. Outstanding.
The relationship between residents and faculty is a crucial element of any successful residency program. At Geisinger, residents benefit from teaching physicians who are not only exceptionally knowledgeable, but also compassionate and supportive. From these skilled and committed physicians, graduates of our program gain a unique perspective resulting in a deep understanding in both the practice and art of obstetrics and gynecology.

Program leadership

  • John Nash, MD, Chairman, Division of Ob/Gyn, Geisinger Health System, Women's Health Services, Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Michael Paglia, MD, PhD, Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Interim Residency Program Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Director
  • Ashlee Smith, DO, Associate Residency Program Director, Associate, Gynecologic Oncology


Robin Adams, CRNP
Christina Appleman, CRNP
Michele Bafile, PA, Urogynecology/Gynecologic Oncology
Elaine Berberich, Certified Nurse Midwife
Jay Bringman, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Jason Cruff, DO, OB/GYN, GWV
Elisabeth Culver, Certified Nurse Midwife
Marcel Favetta, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Robert Donato, MD, OB/GYN
Birgit Dugan, Certified Nurse Midwife
Jennie Gell, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, GWV
Radhika Gogoi, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist
Erroll Goldstein, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Shilpa Gowda, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Felicia Hawkins, MD, OB/GYN, Bloomsburg
Christopher Hummel, DO, Gynecologic Oncology
Maurine Leonard, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Robert Lozo, MD, OB/GYN, Bloomsburg
Harry Mateer, MD, OB/GYN
Brytanie Marshall, MD, OB/GYN
Deanna Mascho-Cawley, MD OB/GYN
Shayla Matthews, MD, OB/GYN, Bloomsburg
Awathif Dhanya Mackeen, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Julie Messimer, MD, OB/GYN
Corinna Muller, DO, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Brian Murray, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Marsha Ann Nahra, MD, OB/GYN
Alfred Neubert, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Anna Pilzek, MD, Urogynecology
Bridget Roots, MD, OB/GYN
John Ross, DO, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Stephen Seymour, MD, Urogynecology
Robert Brian Shabanowitz, PhD, HCLD (ABB)
Gary Stoner, MD, OB/GYN
Paul Joseph Swanson, MD, OB/GYN
George Valenta, MD, OB/GYN, GWV
Daniel Victoria, MD, OB/GYN
Stacie Weil, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, GWV
Gehred Wetzel, DO, OB/GYN
James Young, MD, OB/GYN
Diane Zarconi, MD, OB/GYN, Medical Student Director