Dory Altmann     Anthony Altobelli     Jeanne DeMoss     Amit Kalra 

          Erwin Mermelstein     Brandon Oberweis    David Schaer     Marc Scheiner     Dwayne Siu

Cardiology Associates of New Brunswick, PA. 2018 @ All rights reserved

Dory Altmann, MD, SM, FACC

Interventional and Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. Altmann holds degrees from Harvard College, the Yale University School of Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health.  He completed his internship and residency at New England Medical Center in Boston and his cardiology fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, where he won the Department of Medicine Research Award.  After completing a second fellowship in interventional cardiology at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C, Dr. Altmann joined the medical school faculty of Cornell Medical College.  There he was Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at New York Hospital.  He subsequently moved to Central Jersey and joined Cardiology Associates in 1998.

 

Dr. Altmann serves on the Board of Directors of  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and previously served on its Medical Board. He has been listed in Castle Connolly's "New York Metro Top Doctors', "America's Best Doctors" and the top doctors lists of New Jersey Monthly and Inside Jersey Magazine.  He is Clinical Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  

 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Anthony Altobelli, III, MD, FACC

Non-invasive Cardiology

 

A native of Elizabeth, New Jersey who was educated in the Cranford public school system, Dr. Altobelli received his undergraduate degree with honors from Georgetown Unversity where he won the Department of Biology Medal for Academic Excellence. He was admitted as a college sophomore to Georgetown Medical School, and graduated in 1997. Dr. Altobelli completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and his cardiology fellowship all at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell. His cardiology training focused on echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Altobelli is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the national societies of echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He has had several medical publications.

 

Board Certifications: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine.

Jeanne L. DeMoss, DO, FACC

Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. DeMoss has undergraduate degrees from both Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania and the Medical University of South Carolina. Her first career was as a cardiac perfusionist for patients undergoing open heart surgery. She served as Chief Perfusionist, Clinical Coordinator, and Clinical Education Coordinator for a facility in California and also worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. DeMoss subsequently entered medical school, receiving her degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1990. She completed her intership, residency, and cardiology fellowship within the UMDNJ system. Dr. DeMoss is a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

 

Dr DeMoss has been involved over the years with supporting a variety of programs and projects at The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh PA. Many of these programs include ongoing local and international outreach, with focus on nutrition, education and sustainability. In recognition of her long term dedication to the mission of Phipps she was awarded the distinction of Chief Horticulturist at Phipps and recently was elected to the Board of Trustees.

 

Board Certifications: Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Amit Kalra, MD, MS, FACC
Non-invasive Cardiology 

 

Dr. Kalra received his undergraduate and masters degrees in biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in Baltimore. Dr. Kalra completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and his fellowship in cardiology at Hahnemann Hospital, both in Philadelphia. He also completed advanced training in cardiac CT angiography at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 

 

Dr. Kalra is board certified in Internal Medical, Cardiovascular Diseases, Sleep Medicine, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.  His cardiovascular interests include general cardiovascular care and preventive cardiology, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease and cardiovascular imaging. His imaging expertise includes echocardiography, vascular ultrasound, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT. Dr. Kalra also has a vested interest in sleep medicine and its relationship to cardiovascular disease and is one of the few cardiologists around the country who are double boarded in Sleep Medicine.  He currently serves as the director of the Cardiology Associates of New Brunswick Sleep Center.

 

Dr. Kalra is a Fellow of the Amercian College of Cardiology and is a member of the American Society of Sleep Medicine and the American Society of Echocardiography.

 

Board Certifications: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine.

Erwin Mermelstein, MD, FACC

Interventional and Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. Erwin Mermelstein attended Columbia University and Cornell Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center. After a cardiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, he joined Cardiology Associates of New Brunswick. 

 

Dr. Mermelstein has authored numerous research papers. He is Clinical Instructor in Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has been listed in 'America's Best Doctors' and 'New York Metro Area Top Doctors.'

 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Brandon Oberweis, MD, FACC

Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. Brandon Oberweis earned his Medical Degree from Penn State College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York, New York, where he was chosen as both intern and resident of the year.  He also was selected as the Senior Chief Resident. In addition, he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Columbia University Medical Center also in New York, New York, where he served as the Chief Cardiology Fellow. He has authored numerous publications. His cardiovascular interests include general cardiology, preventative cardiology, cardio-oncology, valvular and ischemic heart disease, congestive heart failure, critical care cardiology, and advanced cardiovascular imaging.  

Board Certifications: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine.

David H. Schaer, MD, FACC

Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Interventional and Non-invasive Cardiology

 

A native of New York City, Dr. David H. Schaer attended Sheepshead Bay High School. After receiving his BA degree in Music from Vassar College, Dr. Schaer attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego. Upon graduation, Dr. Schaer pursued internal medicine with a three year residency at New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center. He completed further specialty training in cardiovascular disease with a three year fellowship at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Schaer joined Cardiology Associates of New Brunswick in 1987. 

 

Dr Schaer has been listed in 'America's Best Doctors.' In addition to his position at Cardiology Associates, he has served as the Editor of New Jersey Cardiology, the newsletter for the N.J. Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Schaer has also served as an officer at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick. He helped to found the Partners in Education program where local professionals work with teachers in inner-city schools. Dr. Schaer writes music for piano and performs annually at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital during the Physicians and Their Arts Festival. Dr. Schaer lives in East Brunswick with his family.

 

Board Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Marc Scheiner, MD, FACC

Electrophysiology and Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. Marc A. Scheiner was educated at Yeshiva Univesity and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Following a three-year cardiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Dr. Scheiner completed a second fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at Cornell University - New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

 

Board Certifications: Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Dwayne, Siu. DO, FACC

Director, Arrhythmia Services, Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Electrophysiology and Non-invasive Cardiology

 

Dr. Dwayne Siu received his B.S. in Biology at the University of Oregon. He attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and later transferred to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. His post-graduate training included internship and residency in internal medicine at the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark and fellowship training in cardiology at the New Jersey Medical School. He received additional training in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital-Columbia University in New York City. In addition to his position at Cardiology Associates of New Brunswick, Dr. Siu is Director of Arrhythmia Services at St. Peter's University Hospital

Dr. Siu was awarded added qualifications in cardiac pacing and defibrillation by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. Dr. Sui's clinical interests include the treatment and molecular biology of cardiac arrhythmias, biventricular pacing for congestive heart failure, and the evaluation and treatment of syncope (loss of consciousness.) Outside interests include reading, movies, computers, and karate.

Board Certifications: Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine

Nurse Practioners

Sue Ann Reese, MSN, ACNP-BC

 

Sue Ann Reese earned her diploma in nursing from St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton. She then completed a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with high honors from Rutger’s University, Newark, and a Master’s degree in nursing from Monmouth University, West Long Branch. During her graduate studies, she was awarded several scholarships for excellence in scholastic achievement, along with grants and awards for nursing research. In 1999, Sue Ann received certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. 

 

Sue Ann’s professional nursing activities include memberships in the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for which she is certified as a critical care nurse, the New Jersey State Nurses Association, and the New Jersey Forum for Advanced Practice Nursing. In 1995, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and currently holds dual membership in the Alpha Tau and Lambda Delta chapters. 

 

Her professional nursing experience encompasses twenty-five years of critical care nursing which include work as a nurse, nurse manager, and nurse educator in critical care nursing. Before joining Cardiology Associates in 2003, Sue Ann worked three years as a nurse practitioner managing complex cardiac surgery patients. 

 

Sue Ann’s outside interests include fitness, sports, and she is an avid New York Yankees fan.