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Lorenc Malellari, MD

Colorectal Surgery

Dr. Malellari earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his Residency in General Surgery at New York Medical College- Westchester Medical Center and continued his training with a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at UC Irvine Health- University of California at Irvine. He is also trained in advanced laparoscopic and robotic Surgery procedures He is board certified in both General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

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Michael Oefelein, MD

Urology

Dr. Oefelein graduated Cum Laude with the highest distinction in biochemical research from the University of Rochester. He completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University, area of concentration in Immunology. His Surgical Internship and Residency were completed at Northwestern University, where he was resident instructor of the year. His Urological Surgical training was completed at Northwestern. Prior to joining GMA Healthcare Providers, Dr. Oefelein served as an Associate Professor of Urology and Oncology at Case Western Reserve University and the Ireland Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is certified with the American Board of Urology and a Diplomate of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member of the Society of Urological Oncology and the Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology.

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Pamela Smith, FNP-C

Wound Care

Pamela I. Smith, DNP is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) with 38 years of nursing experience and 27 years as a certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse (CWOCN). Her educational background includes graduating from California State University, Bakersfield with a BSN Nursing degree in 1976. She completed Tucson Medical Center’s Enterostomal Therapy (ET) Nurse education program in 1988, becoming nationally certified as a CETN now a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) that same year. Pam earned her MSN with a Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Phoenix in 2010. She became national board certified as a FNP-C in (DNP) from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2015. Her nursing experience includes Acute Care, Home Health, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Clinics, and Emergency Medicine. She provides care to infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.

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Edwin Youngstrom, DO

Urology

Dr. Youngstrom earned his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. He served his Urology Internship and Residency at Michigan State University/E.W. Sparrow Hospital Lansing, Missouri. While serving his residency, he was appointed Chief Resident and was a member of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty where he taught undergraduates and medical students the pathophysiology and physical evaluation of urologic disease processes. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at the University of Pennsylvania. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society and received the Pathology Award for Outstanding performance in pathology classwork. Dr. Youngstrom is board eligible in urology with the American Board of Osteopathic Surgeons. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Association. He is also a candidate member of the American Urological Association.

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Jing Zhou, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Zhou earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, in Nanjing, China. She attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Louisiana State University, where she earned her Master of Science degree in Mathematics. Her medical degree was earned at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- School of Medicine. Dr. Zhou completed her Residency in General Surgery at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia and served two years as Chief Resident. She is board eligible in General Surgery and a member of the American College of Surgeons.