Shilpa Amin, M.D.
Accepting New Patients May 2018
Dr. Shilpa Amin is an original native of the Washington DC area, born and raised at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland. Dr. Amin completed a bachelor of science in Biology with double minors in Sociology and Religion at The George Washington University. She received her medical degree from and completed a subsequent residency in family medicine at The George Washington University. She completed two fellowships in geriatrics (University of Pittsburgh St. Margaret’s program, Pittsburgh, PA) and women’s health clinical research program (Mayo Clinic, Rochester). Dr. Amin received a Masters in Biomedical Sciences (Clinical Research) from the Mayo Graduate School. She received her boards certification in integrative medicine from the ABPS in July 2017. Dr. Amin is board certified in family medicine, geriatrics, integrative medicine and has an active department of transportation certification.
Joanna Macapinlac Delaney, D.O.
Dr. Joanna M. Delaney received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis and medical degree at Midwestern University-Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Georgetown University where she also served as chief resident. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is currently an assistant professor at Georgetown University and was on faculty with the Georgetown University Family Medicine Residency Program prior to joining PPA. Dr. Delaney practices traditional and osteopathic medicine, providing care for infants, children and adults.
Seth M. Garber, M.D.
Dr. Seth M. Garber received his undergraduate degree at Swarthmore College and his medical degree at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his family medicine residency at the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center in affiliation with Duke University. Dr. Garber is a Board Certified Physician by the American Board of Family Medicine and has been in practice since 2007. Dr. Garber practices full spectrum Family Medicine, providing care for infants, children and adults and has a special interest in office based procedures.
Rebecca Musher Gross, M.D.
Dr. Rebecca Musher Gross received her undergraduate degree at Harvard College and her M.D. at Baylor College of Medicine in 1998. She completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and is board-certified both by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Gross cares for newborns, children, teenagers and adults for both preventive care as well as the management of acute and chronic diseases. She is fluent in Spanish.
Bradley J. Hunter, D.O.
Dr. Bradley J. Hunter received his undergraduate degree at Shippensburg University and his D.O. at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1999. He completed his residency in family practice at Albany Medical Center and is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He cares for newborns, children and adults, providing traditional medical as well as osteopathic care. Dr. Hunter is an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine.
Uma Jayaraman, M.D.
Dr. Uma Jayaraman received her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Georgetown University where she also served as chief resident and is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Prior to joining PPA, she completed a fellowship in medical editing and faculty development with American Family Physician and Georgetown University. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University department of Family Medicine. Dr. Jayaraman practices full spectrum Family Medicine, providing care for infants, children and adults.
Shadi Pezeshki, M.D.
Dr. Shadi Pezeshki received her medical degree at Dr. Ambedkar Medical College and completed her internship at Islamic Azad University. She then received additional training/ internship at Esfahan medical university and completed Iran board examinations. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Prince George's Hospital Center in Maryland in 2008. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Pezeshki has been a practicing internist since 2008.
Richard H. Pollen, M.D.
Dr. Richard H. Pollen received his undergraduate degree at Union College and his M.D. at University of Rochester. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington and his fellowships in endocrinology at the University of Washington and University of California – San Francisco. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as by the American Board of Endocrinology. Dr. Pollen is a former Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Holy Cross Hospital and a former assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown University.
Steven M. Schwartz, M.D.
Dr. Steven M. Schwartz is a family physician, the Medical Director of Potomac Physician Associates, and the Chief Medical Information Officer of PPA. Dr. Schwartz received his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University and his M.D. at Tufts University School of Medicine in 1994 and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Georgetown University. He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Schwartz is the former associate dean and Director of Medical Student Education at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Schwartz currently maintains his association with Georgetown University and is a volunteer associate professor. Dr. Schwartz special interests include sports medicine, dermatology and integrative medicine, and he provides comprehensive primary care to newborns, children, and adults.
About Our Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants (PA's) are skilled professionals who provide medical services under the supervision of the physicians. For example, PA's take medical histories, perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses and order and interpret laboratory tests. Patient education and counseling are also important aspects of a PA's daily activities.
Janine Griffith, PA-C
Janine Griffith received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY in 2007. She graduated from Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, PA with a Master of Science in Health Science, Physician Assistant Program in 2009. Janine is a board-certified physician assistant with experience in Family Practice/Internal Medicine.
Amanda Smith, PA-C
Amanda Smith received her Bachelor of Science degree in General Biology with a minor in Spanish Language and Literature in 2009 from University of Maryland, College Park. She then completed her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies in 2016 at Midwestern University Glendale, College of Health Sciences. Ms. Smith has worked as a Spanish medical translator and is passionate about patient education and disease prevention. Amanda is a board certified Physician Assistant.
Megan Winsor-Lovely, PA-C
Megan Winsor-Lovely completed her Master of Music degree from Indiana University. She then graduated from George Washington University’s Physician Assistant Program with a Master of Science in Health Sciences and a Masters in Public Health. Megan is a board-certified Physician Assistant and has been in Practice since 2013.