Physician Information

George E. Bokinsky, M.D.

George E. Bokinsky, M.D.

Medical School:Medical College of Virginia

Residency:University of Colorado Medical Center

Fellowship:University of California, Maine Medical Center

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine

Area of Interest:Sleep Medicine

Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Stephen Gorman, D.O.

Stephen R. Gorman, D.O., M.B.A.

Medical School:University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:Lahey Clinic Medical Center

Board Certifications:Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest:Sleep Medicine, Endobronchial Ultrasound

President/Chief Executive Officer of Chest Medicine Associates; Medical Director of the Maine Sleep Center at Chest Medicine Associates, Medical Director; Maine General Medical Center Sleep Disorders Clinic and Sleep Diagnostics Center (Waterville/Augusta, Maine); Medical Director, Franklin Memorial Hospital Sleep Disorder Laboratory (Farmington, Maine); Clinical Assistant Professor, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Rachel E. Higginbotham, MD

Rachel E. Higginbotham, M.D.

Medical School:Duke University University School of Medicine

Residency:Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellowship:(Sleep Medicine) Oregon Health and Sciences University; Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR

Board Certifications:Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine

Area of Interest:Sleep Medicine

Elizabeth K Sundborg, FNP-C

Elizabeth K. Sundborg, FNP-C

Masters Degree:University of Southern Maine

Certifications:Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

M. Elizabeth Knauft, M.D.

M. Elizabeth Knauft, M.D.

Medical School:University of Vermont College of Medicine

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:University of Washington

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest:Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Program Director Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Maine Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Heather A. LaVallee, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-C

Heather A. LaVallee, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-C

Masters Degree:University of Southern Maine

Certifications:Family Nurse Practitioner

Patricia A. Lerwick, M.D.

Patricia A. Lerwick, M.D.

Medical School:New York Medical College

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Area of Interest:Critical Care Medicine

Physician with Chest Medicine Associates; Medical Director of the Respiratory Therapy Program at Southern Maine Community College; Clinical Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Teresa L. May, D.O.

Teresa L. May, D.O.

Medical School:University of New England College of Medicine

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center; Neurocritical Care Fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian

Board Certifications:Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, Neurocritical Care

Jennifer M. Palminteri, MD

Jennifer M. Palminteri, M.D.

Medical School:University of Vermont College of Medicine

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center

Board Certifications:Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care

Area of Interest:Pulmonary Vascular Disease & Interstitial Lung Disease

Usha K. Reddi, M.D.

Usha K. Reddi, M.D.

Medical School:Sri Venkateswara University of Medical Science

Residency:Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Medical College of Pennsylvania (Sleep Medicine)

Board Certifications:Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest:Sleep Medicine

Richard R. Riker, M.D.

Richard R. Riker, M.D.

Medical School:University of Vermont

Residency:Northwestern University

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Area of Interest:Critical Care Medicine

Member of the Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Director, Critical Care Research; Medical Director, Medical Critical Care at Maine Medical Center; Chair, Institutional Review Board at Maine Medical Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Edmund H. Sears Jr., MD

Edmund H. Sears, M.D.

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover NH; Brown Medical School, Providence RI

Residency: Brown Internal Medicine Residency, Providence RI

Fellowship: Brown Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, Providence RI

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care

Area of Interest: Cystic Fibrosis, General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Assistant Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at Maine Medical Center. Director, Respiratory Care, Maine Medical Center. Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residency.

David B. Seder, M.D.

David B. Seder, M.D.

Medical School:University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:: Maine Medical Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (New York)

Board Certifications:Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care

Area of Interest:Neurocritical Care, Resuscitation Science

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Director of Neurocritical Care at Maine Medical Center; Associate Director in Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at Maine Medical Center: Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Hannah L. Taylor, Ph.D.

Hannah L. Taylor, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology:Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA

Residency/Clinical Internship:Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Postdoctoral Fellowship:Sleep Disorders Service & Research Center at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Licenses:Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of Maine

Areas of Interest:Behavioral Sleep Medicine (CBT for Insomnia, CPAP adherence and desensitization), Smoking Cessation

Thomas E. Van der Kloot, M.D.

Thomas E. Van der Kloot, M.D.

Medical School:SUNY, Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Residency:University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics

Fellowship:University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest:Critical Care and ICU Telemedicine

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Interim Chief, Critical Care Services at Maine Medical Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Joel A. Wirth, M.D.

Joel A. Wirth, M.D.

Medical School:McGill University

Residency:Graduate Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine

Fellowship:Yale - New Haven Hospital

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine

Area of Interest:Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Research Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program Clinical Director, Maine Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME; Associate Clinical Professor (Medicine), Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Jason A. Yahwak, M.D.

Jason A. Yahwak, M.D.

Medical School:Creighton University Medical School

Residency:Maine Medical Center

Fellowship:Maine Medical Center

Board Certifications:Internal, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine

Area of Interest:Critical Care Medicine, Thoracic Ultrasound, Medical Simulation and Bronchoscopy

Member, Board of Directors of Chest Medicine Associates; Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Director of Critical Care Simulation at Maine Medical Center; Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Chest Medicine Associates.

Jonathan B. Zuckerman, M.D.

Jonathan B. Zuckerman, M.D.

Medical School:Brown University 7 year program in Medicine

Residency:George Washington University Medical Center

Fellowship:University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Board Certifications:Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Area of Interest:Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Advanced Lung Disease and Bronchiectasis

Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine. Admissions Subcommittee Member, Tufts University School of Medicine. Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at Maine Medical Center. Clinical Research Committee Member, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Steering Committee Member, Northern New England Cystic Fibrosis Consortium.