Annadel Medical Group is starting two specialty practices and adding a
total of 13 more physicians – including primary care and specialists
– to better serve Sonoma County. The upcoming practices include
gastroenterology, which focuses on the digestive system, and obstetrics
and gynecology. These important medical specialties will enable the group
to provide more comprehensive care to the community.
The expansion brings the number of providers in Annadel to 60, including
50 physicians and 10 nurse practitioners. The following physicians will
start seeing patients as part of Annadel Medical Group and the St. Joseph
Heritage Healthcare medical practice foundation, effective on these dates:
Gastroenterology – Aug. 27
Joshua P. Beirne, MD, joins Annadel Medical Group as a board-certified gastroenterologist after
maintaining a private practice in Santa Rosa for the past several years.
He served as a teaching fellow in the division of gastroenterology at
the Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital,
where he also completed his fellowship. He received his doctor of medicine
from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
A. Michael Lustberg, MD, AGAF, a board-certified gastroenterologist, comes to Annadel Medical Group
after having served the Santa Rosa community for many years in a well-respected
private group practice. He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology
at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and received
his doctor of medicine from the American University of the Caribbean School
of Medicine in the British West Indies. He has been honored among "Top
Docs" in patient satisfaction at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.
Obstetrics and Gynecology – Sept. 4
Julie D. Clark, MD, FACOG, comes to Annadel Medical Group as a board-certified obstetrician and
gynecologist with seven years of private practice experience, most recently
at Petaluma Women's Health in Petaluma, where she served as the managing
physician since 2008. Dr. Clark received her doctor of medicine from Cornell
University and completed her residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New
York. She has twice been honored among "Top Docs" in patient
satisfaction at Petaluma Valley Hospital.
Anthony P. Kosinki, MD, joins Annadel Medical Group as a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist
with more than eight years experience in a private practice – most
recently in Petaluma at Petaluma Women's Health. He received his doctor
of medicine from the University of Illinois – Chicago, and spent
five years as the clinical instructor for OB/GYN residents and medical
students from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Kosinski serves as vice president of the medical staff at Petaluma
Valley Hospital, and also has been honored among "Top Docs"
at Petaluma Valley.
Annadel Medical Group is also pleased to welcome the following physicians:
Joel Paine, MD – Aug. 20
F. Scott Chilcott, MD – July 9
Marisha Lockwood-Chilcott, MD – July 9
Jeannette Currie, MD – July 28
Philippe Edouard, MD – Aug. 1
Daljeet Samra, MD – July 11
Critical Care Intensivist
Aaron Hegg, MD – Sept. 10
Greg Houghton, MD – Aug. 22
Hyun Kang, MD – Aug. 22
With these new physicians, the Annadel group broadens its base of long-time
Sonoma County practitioners, along with several newcomers and physicians
who have recently relocated to the area. The expansion increases consumers'
choices and access to care through the Annadel group, which partners with
the St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare medical practice foundation and St.
Joseph Health in Santa Rosa and Petaluma.
"We are excited not only to welcome these 13 doctors, but also to
provide gastroenterology and women's health services here in Sonoma
County," said David L. Smith, MD, President of Annadel Medical Group.
"These additions to our team will improve our ability to care for
existing patients while also making our services more accessible to the
About Annadel Medical Group:
Annadel Medical Group is the local physician organization which partners
with the St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare medical practice foundation and
St. Joseph Health. Physicians employed by the medical group provide outpatient
and hospital-based services at facilities operated by St. Joseph Health
throughout Sonoma County, including Petaluma Valley and Santa Rosa Memorial
hospitals. Annadel Medical Group formed in Santa Rosa in October 2008,
and has expanded to serve a broad range of patients, with growing primary
care and specialty bases in Sonoma County.