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Our Team

Your Provider is Part of Our Team

The treatment you receive at our wound center is designed to complement the care you receive from your own provider, ensuring that everyone on your health care team is working together toward the treatment that's right for you.

Your provider participates in developing your treatment plan and is informed of your progress every step of the way.

Meet Our Wound Care Specialists

Howard N. Langstein, M.D.
Howard N. Langstein, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Jose G. Christiano, M.D.
Jose G. Christiano, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ronald P. Bossert, M.D.
Ronald P. Bossert, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of the URMC Life After Weight Loss Program
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ashley Amalfi, M.D.

Ashley Amalfi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Elaina Chen, M.D.

Elaina Chen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Plastic Surgery

Lisa Wallin, ANP-C

Lisa Wallin, ANP-C
Nurse Practitioner
Senior Wound Specialist

Julia Schliff, FNP

Julia Schliff, FNP
Nurse Practitioner

Cynthia Mack, ACNP-BC

Cynthia Mack, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

 

Program Administrator

Tammy Roman
Tammy Roman, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists

Our team also includes Registered Nurses, respiratory therapists, and clinical technicians who receive additional training to care for patients with wounds.

Registered Nurses

Rebecca Bush
Rebecca Bush, RN, BSN, CHRN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Jennifer Alden
Jennifer Alden, RN, BSN, CHRN

Level 3

Elizabeth Douglas
Elizabeth Douglas, RN-BC, BS

Level 3

Yvette Hale
Yvette Hale, RN

Renee Merklinger
Renee Merklinger, RN, BSN

 

Respiratory Therapist

Janice Cifelli
Janice Cifelli, RRT, CHT

 

Hyperbaric Certifications

Team members working with patients receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy hold certification and membership in hyperbaric organizations including Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society and the Baromedical Nurses Association. All team members participate in continuing education directly related to hyperbaric medicine.
 

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