Chief Medical Officer

Lawrence Kay, MD, FAAFP is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Empath Health. As a key member of the executive team, Dr. Kay oversees all medical programs throughout the organization, providing clinical strategic direction and managing all physicians throughout Empath Health’s integrated network of care. He is a board-certified family physician with extensive patient care and health care management experience. Most recently, Dr. Kay was senior medical director for Clinical Services at Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he managed Medical Policy and Quality. Prior to that, he served as CMO for Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation, a largely commercial managed care plan owned by an integrated delivery system in Madison, Wisc. Dr. Kay earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Georgetown University and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He then completed the UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and later on the National Institute for Program Director Development fellowship program.

Our Physicians

Alexandra S. Owens, MD

Alexandra S. Owens, MD

Ann-Marie Cholowski, MD

Ann-Marie Cholowski, MD

Brian MacDowell, MD

Brian MacDowell, MD

Carol Li, DO Hospice Medical Director

Carol Li, DO Hospice Medical Director

Charles L. Suggs, MD

Charles L. Suggs, MD

Daniel Thomgren, III, MD

Daniel Thomgren, III, MD

David Doeringer, DO

David Doeringer, DO

Donald Gibertini, DO

Donald Gibertini, DO

Douglas Baird, DO

Douglas Baird, DO

Jane Williams, MD

Jane Williams, MD

Janet Keating, MD

Janet Keating, MD

Jasmin Jerez-Marte, MD

Jasmin Jerez-Marte, MD

Jeff Prosser, MD

Jeff Prosser, MD

Juan Escobales, MD

Juan Escobales, MD

Karla Pope, MD

Karla Pope, MD

Kristen Berlin, MD

Kristen Berlin, MD

Mary Waechter, MD

Mary Waechter, MD

Michelle Salvat, MD

Michelle Salvat, MD

Mihaela Soran, MD

Mihaela Soran, MD

Sayyed Hussain, MD

Sayyed Hussain, MD

Susan Wehr, MD

Susan Wehr, MD

Tahirih Jensen, DO

Tahirih Jensen, DO

Tanya Horne, MD

Tanya Horne, MD

William Burt, MD PACE Medical Director

William Burt, MD PACE Medical Director

Our ARPNs

Ann Sapp, APRN

Ann Sapp, APRN

Barbara Dobron, APRN

Barbara Dobron, APRN

Brian Kidd, APRN

Brian Kidd, APRN

Brittney Addis, APRN

Brittney Addis, APRN

Candace Dornstauder, APRN Palliative Care Program Director

Candace Dornstauder, APRN Palliative Care Program Director

Carly Johnson, APRN

Carly Johnson, APRN

Catherine P. Emmett, PhD, APRN

Catherine P. Emmett, PhD, APRN

Eman Harb, APRN

Eman Harb, APRN

Gail Clemson, APRN

Gail Clemson, APRN

Janet Roman, DNP, APRN<br>Director Cardiac Programs

Janet Roman, DNP, APRN
Director Cardiac Programs

Jennifer Mistretta, APRN

Jennifer Mistretta, APRN

Jessica Liebelt, APRN

Jessica Liebelt, APRN

Katelyn Johnson, APRN

Katelyn Johnson, APRN

Kelly Wright, APRN

Kelly Wright, APRN

Laura Bradshaw, APRN

Laura Bradshaw, APRN

Loida Buaquina, APRN

Loida Buaquina, APRN

Mary Lynn Guarino, APRN

Mary Lynn Guarino, APRN

Mary Snyder, APRN

Mary Snyder, APRN

Megan A. Gerage, APRN

Megan A. Gerage, APRN

Natalya Bundy, APRN

Natalya Bundy, APRN

Nicole Hammani, APRN

Nicole Hammani, APRN

Paige Vallely, APRN

Paige Vallely, APRN

Robin Richins, APRN

Robin Richins, APRN

Tameckia Reece, APRN

Tameckia Reece, APRN

Vicky Duhaime, APRN

Vicky Duhaime, APRN