The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Introducing the Leadership Team


Sharmila K. Makhija, MD, MBA 

Professor and University Chair
The Chella & Moise Safra Chair
Sharmila K. Makhija, MD, MBA 


Mark Levie, MD 

Associate Chair 
Mark D. Levie, MD 

Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH 

Vice Chair
Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH 

Unified  Administrator
 Ana Ignat, MBA 


Hospital Site Leaders

Erika H. Banks, MD, Director of Gynecology, Weiler Division

Ashlesha Dayal, MD, Director of Obstetrics, Weiler Division

Rodney Wright, MD, MS, Director, Wakefield Division

Mark D. Levie, MD, Director, Moses Division


Division Directors

Family Planning, Nerys Benfield, MD 

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery: Mark D. Levie, MD (Interim)

Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound, Peer Dar, MD 

General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mary Rosser, MD, PhD 

Gynecologic Oncology, Dennis Yi-Shin Kuo, MD (Interim) 

Maternal Fetal Medicine, Peter S. Bernstein, MD, MPH 

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Mark D. Levie, MD 

Reproductive and Medical Genetics, Susan D. Klugman, MD 

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Harry J. Lieman, MD 


Program Directors

Family Planning Fellowship, Nerys Benfield, MD 

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Ava Leegant, MD 

Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship, Dennis Yi-Shin Kuo, MD 

Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship, Peter S. Bernstein, MD 

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship, Co-Directors - Mark D. Levie, MD  

Medical Genetics Residency, Susan D. Klugman, MD 

Physician Assistant Program, Zeidy Flores, PA-C 

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship, Erkan Buyuk, MD 

Quality, Patient Safety and Simulation Program, TBN 

Residency Program, Erika H. Banks, MD; Associate Program Directors, Erika Levi, MD and Kristin Powell, MD 

Undergraduate Medical Education Program, Staci Pollack, MD 



Jacobi Medical Center 

Michael Zinaman, MD, Chair

Daryl Wieland, MD Vice Chair

St. Barnabas 

Mark Rosing, MD, MPH, Chair

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