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    Medical Staff

    Note: All Spring Grove medical staff members may be contacted through the SGHC Operator - 410.402.6000 ​

    Spring Grove Hospital Center Medical Staff
    (Spring Grove Bicentennial, 1997)​

    David Dunnigan, MD
    M.D., 1986, University of Maryland; B.A., 1973, 
    University of  Maryland, College Park.  White B Unit

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    Beverli Goldberg, MD
    M.D., 1977, University of Maryland: B.S., 1974, 
    University of Maryland, College Park. 

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    Ronald Gray, MD
    M.D., 1973, Meharry Medical College: B.S., 1967, 
    Johnson C. Smith University.  Unit Director, Noyes Unit


    David Helsel, MD

    David Helsel, MD
    M.D., 1980, University of Cincinnati: Residency in 
    Psychiatry, 1984, University of Maryland. Chief Executive Officer


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    David Herman, MD
    M.D., 1973, University of Maryland: B.S., 1969, University of 
    Maryland, College Park. Director of Somatic Services


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    Rochelle Herman, MD
    M.D., 1975, University of Maryland; Residency in Psychiatry, 
    University of Maryland, 1980. Utilization Review/Forensic 

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    Devika Krishnan, MD
    M.D., 1968, Thanjavur Medical College; Residency in 
    Psychiatry, Nassau County Medical Center, 1977.  
    Clinical Director/Chief of Staff 

    CR.jpg (46553 bytes) Charles Richardson, MD
    M.D., 1985, University of North Carolina: M.A., 1981, 
    Cultural Anthropology, University of North Carolina. 
    Unit Director, Treatment Research Unit, Tawes A (TRU)
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    Ruth Shaw-Taylor, MD
    M.D., 1973, Ghana Medical School. 
    Treatment Research 
    Unit, Red Brick Cottage 1

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    M.D.,1977, University of Minnesota.  Bridge Unit (Residential Program)
    SPEF Unit (Dayhoff D)

    Not Pictured Staff

    • Syed Ali, MD  Dayhoff A Unit
    • Maxmilian Badoy, MD
    • Neil Blumber, MD  Director, Forensic Services
    • Willem Bosma, MD.  Red Brick Cottage IV
    • Sara Bull, MD  Red Brick Cottage 2
    • Hemalata Devadoss, MD.  Red Brick Cottage IV
    • Del Dressel, MD  White B Unit
    • Chinenye Echo, MD.  Red Brick Cottages III
    • Kenneth Fligsten, MD.  Red Brick Cottage I
    • William Gaver, MD.  Somatic Services
    • Kenneth Glick, MD.  Somatic Services.
    • Shankari Kumarachandran, DDS, Director of Dental Servics
    • Gali Misra, MD.  White D
    • Kevin Laser, MD.  Smith Uni
    • Naseem Majid, PA  Somatic Services
    • George McMahon, MD.  Noyes Unit
    • Gali Misra, MD  White D Unit
    • Arramraju Nagraju, MD ("Dr. Raju").  Red Brick Cot. III
    • Kalpana Nanavati, MD.  White C Unit
    • Lily Nwaka-Oraegbu, PA. Somatic Services
    • Adeleke Ogunmefun, MD. White D Unit (Director)
    • Shanta Powell, MD. Dayhoff B Unit
    • Abner Pasatiempo, MD.  Dayhoff C Unit
    • Mohammad Saleem, MD.  Somatic Services
    • Elaina Santoro, MD  Dayhoff C. Unit.
    • Suresh Shandelya, MD. Redd Brick Cottage 2
    • Ajab Sidhu, MD. Somatic Services
    • Jeyanthi Sirithara, MD  Smith Unit
    • Quang Ngoc Tu, MD. Somatic Services
    • Gopal Vyas, MD.  Tawes A Unit

     Consultant Staff

    • Chrysologue Gakuba, M.D.    Cardiology
    • Christopher Sinha, M.D.   Otolaryngology   
    • Moges Gebremariam, M.D.    Nephrology 
    • Jay Karpa, M.D.   General Surgery
    • Marc Lipton, DPM - Podiatry
    • Weerasak Lima, M.D.   Orthopedics
    • David Saks, M.D. - Radiology 
    • Paul Rusonis, M.D. - Dermatology
    • Kofi Shaw-Taylor, M.D.    Urology 
    • Sheo Sharma, M.D.  GYN
    • Leon Strauss, M.D. - Ophthalmology

    Medical Staff Office

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    Juanita White, 
    Medical Staff Co-Coordinator

    Theresa Gordon
    Medical Staff Cordinator
    Phone Number: 410.402.7455
    Fax Number:  410.402.7094


    Medical Staff Office
    Administration Building, Room 305
    Spring Grove Hospital Center
    P.O. Box 3235
    Catonsville, MD 21228


    • Devika Krishnan, MD - Chief
    • Vacant - Vice Chief
    • David Dunnigan, MD - Executive Committee Member
    • David Herman, MD - Executive Committee Member
    • Kevin Laser, MD - Executive Committee Member
    • Shanta Powell, MD - Executive Committee Member
    • Charles Richardson, MD - Executive Committee Member