Englewood Health : New Physician Leaders , Medical Staff President
Compiled by John Joseph Parker Contributing Editor
Englewood Health has appointed three new chiefs to lead neurosurgery , otolaryngology ( ear , nose and throat ) and plastic surgery . Drs . Kevin Yao , Bryan Ho and Troy Callahan will serve three-year terms as chiefs of their respective divisions . In addition , Ana Maria Burga , M . D ., was elected president of Englewood Health ’ s medical staff .
Englewood Health is one of New Jersey ’ s leading hospitals and healthcare networks . Composed of Englewood Hospital , the Englewood Health Physician Network and the Englewood Health Foundation , the health system delivers nationally recognized care in a community setting to residents of northern New Jersey , New York and beyond .
New Physician Leaders
Troy Callahan , M . D ., has been named chief of plastic surgery at Englewood Health . A board-certified plastic surgeon , Dr . Callahan specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures , including breast reconstruction and hand surgery ; trauma and burn recovery ; and plastic and reconstructive microsurgery .
Dr . Callahan received his M . D . from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan , followed by a general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and a post-doctorate fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco . Subsequently , Dr . Callahan completed his plastic surgery training at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow , Long Island . He went on to obtain additional fellowship training with the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group .
Dr . Callahan is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons . At Englewood Health , he is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Education Council . In his new role , Dr . Callahan follows David Abramson , M . D ., who served as Englewood Health ’ s chief of plastic surgery for 10 years .
Bryan Ho , M . D ., has been appointed chief of otolaryngology . Dr . Ho is a board-certified otolaryngologist , as well as a head and neck surgeon . His clinical expertise includes image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery , thyroid surgery and parathyroid surgery .
Dr . Ho received his M . D . from the Icahn School of Medicine , followed by an otolaryngology / head and neck surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center . He has served as a clinical instructor at both Harvard Medical School and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has mentored medical students and residents during their clinical rotations at Englewood Health .
Dr . Ho also serves on the board of the Foundation of Photo / Art in Hospitals , a nonprofit organization dedicated to placing carefully chosen art and photography in hospitals to give comfort to patients and their families . As chief of otolaryngology , Dr . Ho follows David Henick , M . D ., who led the department as chief for 10 years .
Kevin Yao , M . D ., was appointed chief of neurosurgery in 2021 and continues his current term leading the department . Dr . Yao is board certified in neurological surgery . His clinical expertise includes complex brain and spine surgery to remove tumors ; spinal surgery for herniated discs and stenosis ; endoscopic pituitary surgery ; and radiosurgery .
Dr . Yao received his M . D . from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons , followed by a neurosurgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a neurosurgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston .
He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons , as well as a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons . Additionally , Dr . Yao is chair of Englewood Health ’ s Cancer Committee at the Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center . Dr . Yao succeeds Marc Arginteanu , M . D ., who served as chief of neurosurgery for nearly a decade .
New Medical Staff President
Ana Maria Burga , M . D ., was elected president of Englewood Health ’ s medical staff . In this post , Dr . Burga leads Englewood Health ’ s medical staff of more than 1,150 physicians and other providers . The medical staff executive board is responsible for medical staff governance ; physician credentialing and privileging ; and quality assessment and improvement .
Dr . Burga also serves as chief of pathology at Englewood Health . She is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and received her M . D . from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago . Dr . Burga completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine ; followed by additional fellowship training in oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan ; as well as training in breast and gynecologic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda , Maryland .
Troy Callahan , M . D . Bryan Ho , M . D . Kevin Yao , M . D . Ana Maria Burga , M . D .
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