Our Leadership

Southern Ocean Medical Center Leadership

A four-member management team oversees the day-to-day operations of Southern Ocean Medical Center. Each senior executive is accountable to the President. Collectively, the senior management team ensures that Southern Ocean Medical Center delivers the highest quality health care in a safe and compassionate setting for the members of our community.

Robert Adams, Jr., FACHE
Vice President of Nursing and Operations & Chief Nurse Executive
Myrna Capabianco, R.N., MSN, PCCN, NEA-BC
Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness
Theodore G. Zaleski, M.D., J.D.
Senior Manager of Patient Care Services
Kimberly Clements, R.N., MSN, CCRN, CNRN
Senior Manager of Operations
Michelle Morrison, R.N., BSHA, MPH

Medical Staff Leadership

Southern Ocean Medical Center's medical staff is led by four officers and ten department chairs who are responsible for ensuring that our patients receive safe, appropriate, high-quality care.

2016 Officers

Lynn Bezpalko, D.O.

Vice President
Rosenio Medenilla, Jr., M.D.

Shikhar Soni, M.D.

Member at Large
James Orlando, M.D.

Department Chairmen

Department of Anesthesiology
Mordechai Bermann, M.D.

Department of Emergency Medicine

Paul Mastrokyriakos, D.O.

Department of Family Medicine
Ashokvardhan Veldanda, M.D.

Department of Medicine
Jatin Desani, M.D.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Todd Liu, M.D.

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Nagy Mikhail, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics
Michael Bleiman, M.D.

Department of Radiology
Alicia Daniels, M.D.

Department of Surgery
Orest Bezpalko, D.O.

Department Vice-Chairmen

Department of Medicine
Tommasina Papa-Rugino, M.D.

Department of Surgery
Jonathan Reich, M.D.