Meet Our Team

Alfredo AbudAlfredo R. Abud, MD

Dr. Alfredo Abud received his medical degree from the National University of Mexico City. He completed his residency and internship in general surgery at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton prior to completing his fellowship of vascular surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Lisa AllenLisa R. Allen, MD, FACS

A fellowship trained breast surgeon, Dr. Lisa Allen is director of the Capital Health Center for Comprehensive Breast Care. She provides surgical care for patients with both benign and malignant breast disease, and treats other breast conditions which require the expertise of a surgeon specializing in breast care.

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Jooyeun Chung, MDJooyeun Chung, MD

Dr. Jooyeun Chung is a fellowship trained bariatric surgeon who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorders with a focus on minimally invasive gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, placement of lap band and other surgical procedures with potential to successfully affect obesity and diabetes.

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Joseph M. DellaCroce, MD, FACSJoseph M. DellaCroce, MD, FACS

Dr. Joseph DellaCroce is a board certified general surgeon with more than three decades of experience as an attending surgeon at Capital Health. He received his medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and completed his surgery internship and residency at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

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Cataldo DoriaCataldo Doria, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS

Dr. Cataldo Doria is an internationally renowned surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with benign conditions and cancer of the liver, pancreas, and bile duct.

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Joshua Eisenberg

Joshua A. Eisenberg, MD, FACS

Dr. Joshua Eisenberg is a fellowship trained open and endovascular surgeon who specializes in full spectrum treatment of the vascular system, including abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, peripheral artery disease (PAD), peripheral vein disease (PVD), carotid blockages, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and other related conditions. He is director of the Capital Health Heart & Vascular Institute.

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Niveen Hanna MDNiveen Hanna, MD, FACS

Dr. Niveen Hanna is available to both medical and surgical colleagues alike for immediate consultation on complex or unusual acute care, surgical critical care and general surgical cases. She specializes in elective as well as emergent general surgical procedures, including complex re-operative surgery, complex abdominal wall reconstruction/hernia repair using component separation and complex wound care and fistula care management.

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Steven JohnsonSteven A. Johnson, MD, FACS

Dr. Steven Johnson is medical director of both the Multi-Specialty Surgical Practice and Surgical Critical Care at Capital Health. In addition to providing state-of-the-art surgical care to critically ill and injured patients at Capital Health, Dr. Johnson is available to both medical and surgical colleagues alike for immediate consultation on complex or unusual general surgical and trauma cases. He is also available to assist other subspecialists in acute emergency situations that may arise in the operating room, emergency room, ICU, inpatient or outpatient setting (e.g. pelvic bleeding intraop for OB/GYN, massive hemorrhage during vascular emergencies, the outpatient acute abdomen, multisystem trauma, etc.).

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Michael KalinaMichael Kalina, DO, FACOS, FACS

Dr. Michael Kalina, medical director of Acute Care Surgery, is a board certified general surgeon who holds specialty certification in surgical critical, trauma, and acute care surgery.  Dr. Kalina has extensive experience in emergency general surgery, neurologic critical care, complicated soft tissue wound management, and complex hernia repair.

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Michael KellyMichael E. Kelly, DO

Dr. Michael E. Kelly is a fellowship trained critical care surgeon with extensive experience in general surgery and trauma surgery. Prior to joining Capital Health, Dr. Kelly was a surgical critical care fellow at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, NJ where he received training in both trauma surgery and critical care.

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Daniel J. Lee, MD, FACSDaniel J. Lee, MD, FACS

Dr. Lee is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY and completed his general surgery internship and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Lee was fellowship trained in clinical vascular surgery and research vascular surgery at Allegheny University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Lee is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a former member of Capital Health’s Board of Directors.

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Christine LottoChristine Lotto, MD

Dr. Christine Lotto is a board certified, fellowship trained general and vascular surgeon. After receiving her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Lotto completed her general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where she completed a research fellowship in fibrotic diseases, conditions that affect the connective tissues of organs such as aneurysmal diseases (blood vessels), cardiomyopathy (heart) and cystic fibrosis (lungs).

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Rose E. Mustafa, MDRose E. Mustafa, MD

Dr. Mustafa is a fellowship trained breast surgeon who specializes in surgical care for breast disease, both benign and malignant, as well as other breast conditions. Dr. Mustafa joins Dr. Lisa Allen as part of the Capital Health Surgical Group – Breast Surgery practice and Capital Health Center for Comprehensive Breast Care, both located at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell.

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Yuri RojavinYuri Rojavin, MD

Dr. Yuri Rojavin is a fellowship trained critical care surgeon and board certified general surgeon. He received his fellowship training in surgical critical care at the University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT. He is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

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Ashlee N. Godshalk Ruggles, MDAshlee N. Godshalk Ruggles, MD

Dr. Ashlee N. Godshalk Ruggles is a board certified, fellowship trained colorectal surgeon with a focus on minimally invasive procedures. After receiving her medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Godshalk Ruggles completed her internship and general surgery residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She continued her education by completing two fellowships at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX—the first in minimally-invasive colon and rectal surgery where she focused entirely on a laparoscopic and robotic approach to colorectal surgeries. She furthered her expertise by completing an additional fellowship in colon and rectal surgery the following year, this time expanding her focus to include advanced endoscopy and all approaches to surgery.

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Raja SalemRaja Salem, MD

Dr. Raja Salem is a fellowship trained and board certified critical care surgeon and general surgeon. He received his fellowship training in surgical critical care at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, NJ. He is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery.

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Joyce Varughese, MD, FACOGJoyce Varughese, MD, FACOG

Dr. Joyce Varughese is a board certified, fellowship trained gynecologic oncology surgeon who specializes in performing minimally invasive procedures using the Da Vinci® robotic surgery system. Dr. Varughese completed her fellowship training in gynecologic oncology and residency in obstetrics and gynecology, serving as administrative chief resident, at Yale University. She received her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York and her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard University.

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Africa F. Wallace, MD

Dr. Africa Wallace is a board certified thoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive cardiothoracic procedures. Dr. Wallace obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Harvard University and received a medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Wallace completed her general surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital and her cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pennsylvania. In addition, she completed postgraduate training as a minimally invasive thoracic and esophageal surgery fellow at UPMC.

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