Our Staff

Our top doctors and nurse practitioners are focused on making your care experience as personal, convenient, and comfortable as possible. We take the time to fully listen and understand your needs, and then work with you to develop an appropriate plan of action. We want you to be a full participating partner in your healthcare.

Michael Shank, D.O.

Specialty

  • FamilyMedicine
  • Geriatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Physicals
  • Acute & Urgent Care
  • Cardiac Evaluations
  • Disease Management
  • Preventive Health
  • Health Maintainence
  • Geriatric Health
  • Complex Conditions
  • Housecalls
  • Nursing Home Care
  • Memory Loss    
  • Geriatric Evaluations

Medical School

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

  • Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown, PA

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics
  • Certified Medical Director of Long Term Care Facilities, American Medical Directors Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Memorial Hospital

Awards/Appointments/Publications

  • Top Doctor, Main Line Today Magazine
  • Associate Professor, Department of Geriatrics
  • Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Medical Director

Care Philosophy

I try to fully address my patient’s problems at each visit. The key to practicing good medicine is to listen to the patient and include the patient in making decisions.

Personal Interests

cooking

Favorite Music

folk and popular music of the 60s/Eva Cassidy

Joseph Hope, D.O.

Specialty

Internal Medicine


Areas of Expertise

Annual Physicals
Disease Management
Preventive Health
Health Maintainence
Geriatric Health
Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
Complex Medical Conditions
Integrative Medicine

Osteoperosis


Medical School

Philadelphia College of  Osteopathic Medicine


Residency

Internal Medicine Residency


Board Certifications

American Board of Osteopathic    Internal Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

Riddle Memorial

Awards/Appointments/Publications

Top Doctor, Main Line Today Magazine

Care Philosophy 

I always try to listen to patients closely which helps me to understand where they are coming from. Explaining things in a way that each patient understands so that they leave the office with a clear insight of their health is one of my major goals on each visit. I also try to leave each patient with a plan for preventative medicine and a feeling that we are acting as a “team.”

Personal Interests

Family, sports, reading, travel, church

Favorite Books

Anything by Stephen King or Ken Follet

Favorite Music

Jimmy Buffet, James Taylor, Nora Jones

Favorite Movies

Backdraft

Michele Boornazian, D.O.

Specialty

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Geriatrics

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Memorial Hospital

Medical School

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

  • Memorial Hospital, York, PA

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • CAQ Geriatrics

Awards/Appointments/Publications

  • Associate Medical Director Riddle Transitional Care Center
  • Associate Medical Director Odyssey Hospice
  • Geriatric Physician Champion Riddle Memorial Hospital 

Care Philosophy

Patient Focused

Alexander Kiotis, D.O.

Specialty

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics

Medical School

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

  • City Line Avenue Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Memorial Hospital

Awards/Appointments/Publications

Chief of Geriatrics in the Department of Family Medicine of Delaware County Memorial Hospital


Aaron Best, D.O.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Physicals
  • Disease Management
  • Preventive Health
  • Health Maintainence
  • Geriatric Health
  • Complex Medical Conditions

Medical School

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABIM

Timothy Patterson, D.O.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Physicals
  • Disease Management
  • Preventive Health
  • Health Maintainence

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Memorial Hospital

Medical School

  • Philadelphia College of   Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

  • Lankenau Hospital

Board Certifications

  • ABIM

Care Philosophy

  • Focus on evidence based medicine
  • Holistic approach to patient care

Armen Sevag, D.O.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Physicals
  • Cardiac Evaluations
  • Disease Management
  • Preventive Health
  • Health Maintainence
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Geriatric Health
  • Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Men’s Health
  • Stress Management
  • Complex Medical Conditions
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Emotional Health, Depression, Anxiety
  • Infectious Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Medical School

  • PCOM

Residency

  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • ABIM

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Memorial Hospital

Awards/Appointments

  • 2010, 2011 Named “Top Doctor” in Main Line Today Magazine

Care Philosophy

My goal is to empower my patients to utilize their body’s self-regulating and healing mechanisms and avoid controllable stresses in their lifestyle, maximizing their quality of life.

Personal Interests

Professional Armenian musician, basketball

Julia Elcock-Vengen, M.D.

Specialty

General Medicine


Areas of Expertise

Disease Management
Preventive Health
Health Maintainence
Geriatric Health
Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
Emotional Health, Depression, Anxiety


Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine


Residency

St. Luke’s Hospital
St. Joseph’s Hospital
St. Francis Hospital


Board Certifications

Family Practice


Hospital Affiliations

Riddle Memorial Hospital



Dorothy Jenkins, M.D.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Physicals
  • Acute & Urgent Care
  • Disease Management
  • Preventive Health
  • Health Maintainence
  • Woman’s Health
  • Geriatric Health
  • Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Skin Rashes
  • Complex Medical Conditions
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Emotional Health, Depression, Anxiety
  • Infectious Disease

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Graduate Hospital

Board Certifications

  • ABIM

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riddle Hospital (pending)
  • Crozer Chester (pending)

Awards/Appointments/Publications

  • Top Doc Main Line Today
  • Phi Beta Kappa – Swarthmore College
  • Member of Sigma Xi – research society

Care Philosophy

I provide state of the art medical care in an informative caring way focusing on disease prevention and wellness. If a patient develops a problem I incorporate a team model with myself the patient and appropriate specialist, when necessary, to solve it. My goal is to allow patients to live long enriched lives with the help of the medical advances available today.

Personal Interests

Family vacations, hiking, snorkeling

Favorite Books

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lachs, Little Bee

Favorite Music

pianist, classical, pop and jazz

Favorite Movies

Apollo 13, Pride and Prejudice