Our Leadership

Southern Ocean Medical Center Leadership

The executive 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.

Regional President


Vice President of Nursing, Chief Nurse Executive

Micki Patrick, R.N., MSN, NEA-BC

Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness and Medical Affairs Theodore G. Zaleski, M.D., J.D.

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 nine department chairs who are responsible for ensuring that our patients receive safe, appropriate, high-quality care.

2018-2019 Officers

Shikhar Soni, M.D.

Vice President
James Orlando, M.D.

Joseph Schirripa, M.D.

Member at Large
Paul Mastrokyriakos, D.O.

Department Chairmen

Department of Anesthesiology
Vincent Cirella, M.D.

Department of Emergency Medicine
Paul Mastrokyriakos, D.O.

Department of Family Medicine
Harry Larkin, M.D.

Department of Medicine
Jatin Desani, M.D.

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

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Ludmilla Engelbach, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics
Michael Bleiman, M.D.

Department of Radiology
Alicia Daniels, M.D.

Department of Surgery
Jeffrey Hager, D.O.