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Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Emergency Medicine Faculty

MMC Bramhall Campus

Robert S. Anderson, M.D.
Position:  Faculty, DEM
Years at MMC:  3
Medical School:  University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency Training:  University of Maryland Medical Systems
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine
Academic Interests: Geriatrics
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Michael R. Baumann, M.D., FACEP
Position: Chief of Emergency Medicine
Years at MMC: 13
Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency Training: University of Pittsburgh in Emergency Medicine
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Interests: Health Services Research, Healthcare Quality, Hospital Flow, Triage Systems
Academic Rank: Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Rebecca B. Bloch, M.D.
Position:  Faculty:  DEM, Medical Director of Brighton First Care, and Associate Medical Director at Maine Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Women's Health Issues
Years at MMC:  7
Medical School: University of California - San Diego
Residency Training:  Maine Medical Center
Academic Interests:  Women's Health
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Garreth C. Debiegun, M.D.
Position:  Attending Physician
Years at MMC:  2
Medical School:  University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
Residency Training:  Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Mark D. Earnshaw, M.D., FACEP
Position: Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility: Patient Satisfaction
Years at MMC: 24
Medical School: University of Mississippi Medical School
Residency Training: University Hospital, Jackson, MI, in Emergency Medicine 
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Timothy Fallon, M.D.
Position: Attending Physician
Years at MMC: new hire
Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency Training: the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston

Carl A. Germann, M.D.
Position: Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility:  Director 4th Yr TUSM-MMC Program
Years at MMC: 7
Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Matthew T. Hamonko, M.D.
Position:  Faculty, DEM
Years at MMC:  3
Medical School:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency Training:  Resurrection Medical Center
Fellowship Training:  EMS/Wilderness Medicine
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank:  TBD

Samir A. Haydar, D.O., MPH, FACEP   
Position:  Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility:  Associate Director of Resident Research, Director of Quality and Performance Improvement
Years at MMC:  6
Medical School:  Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency Training:  Yale University School of Medicine
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine 
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor, Tufts School of Medicine

George L. Higgins III, M.D., FACEP
Position: Attending Physician
Years at MMC: 36
Medical School: Tufts University College of Medicine
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center in Internal Medicine 
Academic Interests:  Cardiovascular Medicine, Visual Diagnosis, Healthcare Quality Improvement
Academic Rank: Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Jeffrey A. Holmes, M.D.
Position:  Assistant Professor
Area of Responsibility:  Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Simulation
Years at MMC:  5
Medical School:  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency Training:  University of Cincinnati
Academic Interests:  Simulation, Evidence-based Medicine, Resident Education, Wilderness Medicine
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Christine B. Irish, M.D.
Position: Faculty, DEM and Associate Medical Director
Area of Responsibility: Director - Emergent Ultrasonography
Years at MMC: 9
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center
Academic Interests:  Ultrasound and related fields, including critical illness, trauma, and alternative imaging techniques.
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

David MacKenzie, M.D.
Position: Attending Physician
Years at MMC: new hire
Medical School: McGill University
Residency Training: Brown University Emergency Medicine
Fellowship Training: Massachusetts General Hospital Emergency Ultrasound

Casey Z. MacVane, M.D.
Position: Faculty, DEM and Associate Residency Program Director
Years at MMC: 4
Medical School: Harvard
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center
Academic Interests:  Education, Pulmonary Embolism
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

John Martel, M.D.
Position: Attending Physician
Years at MMC: new hire
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency Training: University of Michigan Medical Center

Nathan W. Mick, M.D., FACEP
Position: Medical Director, Pediatric and Adult Emergency Medicine
Years at MMC: 7
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine
Fellowship Training: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's Hospital of Boston
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine / Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Academic Interests:  Pediatric Fever, Pediatric Airway management (Faculty, The Difficult Airway Course, Pediatric Content Director, Airway World), Pediatric Minor Head Injury
Academic Rank:  Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Sara W. Nelson, M.D.
Position:  Faculty, DEM and Director of Medical Student Education
Years at MMC:  4f
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency Training: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine
Academic Interests:  International Medicine and Emergency Medicine in the Developing World, Wilderness Medicine, Medical Education
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

William B. Owens, M.D., FACEP
Position: Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility: Associate Director, Emergent Ultrasonography
Years at MMC: 17
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center in Family Medicine
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine, Emergent Ultrasound
Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Andrew D. Perron, M.D., FACEP, FACSM
Position:  Residency Program Director, DEM
Years at MMC: 10
Medical School: Dartmouth
Residency Training: Carolinas Medical Center
Fellowship Training: Sports Medicine - Carolinas Medical Center
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine/Sports Medicine
Academic Interests:  Orthopedics, Cardiology, Sports Medicine
Academic Rank:  Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Christopher R. Pruitt, M.D.
Position: Attending Physician
Appointment Date: 2013
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Maine Medical Center
Specialty Certificaion: Emergency Medicine 

Amber M. Richards, M.D., FACEP
Position:  Faculty, DEM
Years at MMC:  3
Medical School:  University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency Training:  Wake Forest University
Fellowship Training:  Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine/Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank:  Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Stephen P. Sanders, M.D.
Position:  Faculty, DEM
Years at MMC:  6
Medical School:  University of Louisville
Residency Training:  Maine Medical Center
Specialty Certificate:  Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank:  Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine

John R. Saucier, M.D., FACEP
Position: Per Diem Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility: Wilderness and Disaster Medicine
Years at MMC: 36
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency Training: Saint Louis Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Emergency Medicine
Specialty certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Interests:  International Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, General Interest in Chapter / Topic Scientific Writing, Experiential Learning and Mentoring in Wilderness and International Medicine
Academic rank: Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Tammi Schaeffer, D.O.
Position: Medical Director, Northern New England Poison Center
Area of Responsibility: Toxicology
Years at MMC: new hire
Medical School: University of New England
Residency Training: Atlantic Health System Morristown Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Training: Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center Medical Toxicology

J. Matthew Sholl, M.D.
Position: EMS Director, DEM
Area of Responsibility: EMS & Wilderness Medicine
Years at MMC: 9
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency Training: Boston Medical Center
Fellowship Training: EMS - Boston Emergency Medical Services
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Tania D. S. Strout, PhD, R.N., M.S.
Position: Director of Research
Years at MMC:  15
Nursing School:  University of Southern Maine College of Nursing and Health
Professions
Graduate School:  University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public
Service
PhD Doctoral Program:  Boston College
Academic Interests:  Emergency Department Crowing, Access to Care, Triage Systems, Pain and Analgesia, Instrument Development, Measurement, Psychometrics, Agitation, Acute Psychiatry, Statistics
Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Timothy W. Sweeney, M.D.
Position: Faculty, DEM
Area of Responsibility: Radiology
Years at MMC: 13
Medical School: University of Massachusetts College of Medicine
Residency Training: Maine Medical Center in Emergency Medicine
Specialty certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Samantha L. Wood, M.D.
Position:  DEM
Years at MMC:  New Hire
Medical School:  Yale University  School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of Maryland Medical Center
Specialty Certification:  Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Kate D. Zimmerman, D.O., FACEP 
Position:  Faculty, Co-Director, Medical Student Education
Years at MMC:  7
Medical School:  University of New England
Residency Training:  Maine Medical Center
Specialty Certification:  Emergency Medicine
Academic Interests:  Medical Student Education, Women in Medicine, Departmental Guidelines
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine


                  MMC Brighton Campus (Brighton FirstCare)
 

Thomas M. Eslinger, D.O.
Position: Attending Physician
Years at MMC: 19
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Residency Training: Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center in Family Medicine
Specialty Certification: Family Medicine
Academic Rank: Clinical Instructor, UVM

Jo Ellen Linder, M.D., FACEP
Position: Per Diem Faculty, DEM
Years at MMC: 13
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine
Residency Training: University Medical Center of Fresno in Emergency Medicine 
Specialty Certification: Emergency Medicine
Academic Rank: Associate Professor, Tufts School of Medicine
  

 

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