Berkeley Heights Urgent Care

Our Office Staff:

patrice_cihak.jpgPatrice Cihak, Director of Urgent Care Operations, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2013. She brings a wealth of experience in practice management, strategic planning and business development to the position. Most recently she served as the Administrator of the faculty practice for the department of medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. She successfully directed the specialty practices of dermatology, gastroenterology, allergy, pulmonology, endocrinology, internal medicine, geriatrics, infectious disease, nephrology, hematology, rheumatology and a 35-seat call center.

Ms. Cihak served as Vice President of Practice Operations at The Exigence Group, Buffalo, N.Y., where she led and managed the daily operations of six urgent care centers, increased patient satisfaction from 85 percent to 98 percent within six months, and decreased length of stay from 90 minutes to 60 minutes.

She also served as the Executive Director at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where she coordinated the research efforts for the national AIDS Clinical Trials Group with the NIH and CDC.

Ms. Cihak holds a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and a master’s degree in public health from New York Medical College, Westchester, N.Y. She is a member of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Monmouth Chamber of Commerce.

 
linda_bio.jpgLinda Balling, RN, RT, CMM, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 1987 as a Radiology Technician. She was promoted to Office Manager for Berkeley Heights and subsequently to the position of Practice Manager for both the Berkeley Heights and Middletown offices. As a 27-year veteran with the company, Balling’s experience, dedication and commitment to the company is invaluable.

Ms. Balling is a certified medical manager and is involved as a local and national member of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management and the Urgent Care Association of America.

Ms. Balling holds a nursing degree from Muhlenberg Hospital School of Nursing, Plainfield, N.J., and received her radiology certification from Overlook Hospital School of Radiology, Summit, N.J. She is member of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad, Youth Explorer Advisor and Union County Medical Reserve Corps.

 

Our Medical Director:


jane_senett.jpgJane Sennett, DO, is the medical director for eMedical Urgent Care. She joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2014. She is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Sennett earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her emergency medicine residency at Union Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Sennett holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Rutgers University. She also is an attending physician at Monmouth Medical Center and Robert Wood University Hospital at Rahway.
 

Our Physicians:

David Stuhlmiller, MD.

 

Vincent Eletto, MD, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2014. He is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Eletto completed his residency at Lincoln Hospital Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

 

Steven Kim, MD, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2014. He is board-certified in internal medicine. Dr. Kim completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City.

 

Dr. Michael HernandezMichael Hernandez, MD, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2003. He is board-certified in internal medicine. He completed his residency at University Hospital in Newark, N.J.

 

Dr. Niraj PatelNiraj Patel, MD, joined eMedical Urgent Care in 2002. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. He completed his residency at Newark (N.J.) Beth Israel Medical Center.

 
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