The Editorial & Advisory Board

Dr. Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

Critical care medicine fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Yasser's dedication to his online patients and numerous articles have proved an invaluable resource for The Doctor's Lounge.

Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, M.D.

Dr. Gordon graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and then went on to complete both his Internal Medicine residency and Hematology-Oncology fellowship training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He subsequently joined the medical staff of the Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

He is now on the faculty of the UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Gordon is also the Medical Director of Hematology-Oncology Services and Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT. Dr. Gordon is Board Certified in both Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Chan Lowe, M.D.

After graduating from medical school at The University of Arizona, Dr. Lowe completed his pediatric residency at The University of Arizona/Arizona Affiliated Hospitals in 2006. He subsequently joined the University Physicians Healthcare Pediatric Hospitalist group and serves on the faculty of The University of Arizona as an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics. His interests include resident education, the care of critically ill children and child abuse.

Dr. Riham Zein, Pharm.D.

Pharmacy Doctor; Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacological sciences, Heart and Kidney Institute; Texas, United States.

Dr. Riham is a Forum Moderator and participates in all areas of the health forums, with special interests in renal, urology and cardiac pharmacology.

Dr. Alberto J. De la Guerra, M.D.

Surgeon (General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Oncology); at the Departamento de Investigacion, Docencia y Atencion Quirurgica en Torax at the National Cancer Institute, Lima, Peru.

Dr. Alberto is a Moderator on the health forums answering questions related to the areas of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, as well as Chest Diseases.

Dr. K. Eisele, B.S., M.D.

Dr. Eisele is a psychiatrist. She is the principal moderator of the psychiatry forums. Her expertise and dedication has made the psychiatry forum a great resource for patients and peers alike.

John Kenyon, CNA, CCT, EMT.

Mr. John Kenyon is an allied health professional. He is a certified nurse assistant as well as a certified cardiology and critical care technician. His vast amount of knowledge and expertise has been an asset our website.

Mr. Kenyon works in association with Dr. Yasser and Dr. Madia as moderators of the Cardiology Forums. We rely heavily on him to answer most of the cardiology questions.

Theresa Jones, RN

Registered Nurse, specialized in Surgery and Internal Medicine and located in North Central, WV, United States.

Theresa is the Senior Nurse and a Principal Moderator on the health forums as well as an Editor of many articles published on our website.

Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D.

Medical Oncologist, specialized in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. He is currently practicing at the National Cancer Institute, Cairo University. He was awarded the Physician of the Year Award, 1999, by the Cairo Medical Syndicate.

Dr. Safaa Mahmoud, M.D.

Clinical Oncologist, Cancer Researcher, and a specialist doctor in Internal Medicine. Dr. Safaa was a research fellow at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy. She is currently an assistant lecturer at the Medical Oncology Department, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University.

Dr. Safaa is an Editor who writes medical articles related to her various areas of expertise.

Marceline F, RN

Marceline has been in medicine since late 70's. She has extensive experience in EMT, OR Tech, RN, Home care, Critical care (ER, CCU, MICU, TICU, Neuro ICU, CVICU), Telemetry, Psych, Psych ER.

Debbie Miller, RN

Debbie is a registered nurse with an extensive nursing background in the areas of maternal/child health, bariatric surgery, psychiatry, communicable diseases.

She is helping patients through The Doctors Lounge medical forums. Her replies are sincere and informative and her style is polite and caring.

Dr. Apurva Madia

Consultant Cardiologist. Ahmedabad, India.


Dr. Mihai Mavru

Primary surgeon - Caritas University Hospital Bucharest, Romania.


Dr. Russell Musthafa

Asst. Surgeon, (on leave) Govt. Health Services, Kerala, S India. Presently training with the glaucoma research group of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States.


Dr. Anthony Solomon, M.D.

Consultant Physician & Medical Director, specialized in Tropical Medicine and Genitourinary Medicine.

Dr. Anthony is the Principal Moderator of the Infectious Diseases Forum but also responds to questions related to Tropical Dermatology, Genital Dermatology, Travel Medicine and other areas of medicine. His vast and up to date knowledge has been an asset for The Doctors Lounge.

Dr. Tino Anthony Solomon, BSc (Hons) Infection, MB BS

Senior House Officer in Surgery located in London, UK and former intern in Respiratory Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. M. Shank, M.D., Ph.D.

Endocrinologist and President of the Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Ohio, United States.

Dr. Shank responds to questions related to Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.

Carolyn Merritt - LVN Care Coordinator; Director of Staff Development

Recently retired; specialized in Geriatric nursing and Alzheimer's care located in Northern California, United States.

Carolyn is a Moderator on the health forums and Editor of numerous articles posted on our website. P.S. Carolyn is temporarily on leave due to health issues.

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