LancasterGeneralHealth Family Medicine Residency Program

Faculty

Matthew J. Beelen, M.D.

Dr. Beelen graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health in 2002. He then completed Faculty Development Fellowships at Lancaster General Health and Michigan State University. Dr. Beelen completed his Geriatric Fellowship in 2005 and has his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. He is currently the Director of the Geriatric Fellowship Program and serves as part-time faculty for the Family Medicine Residency Program. He serves as the Geriatric Liaison to the Lancaster General Hospital trauma department, and is a medical consultant for the LG Health Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Program. His clinical and academic interests include: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, Inpatient Geriatric Consultation, Geriatric Trauma, Dementia, Delirium, and Geriatric Curriculum Development.
 
 

 

J. Kenneth Brubaker, M.D., C.M.D.

Dr. Brubaker, board certified in family medicine, completed a post graduate fellowship at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center, and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. He graduated from Hahneman University and completed his family medicine residency program at Lancaster General Health. Dr. Brubaker was in private practice from 1973 until joining the fellowship faculty in 2001. Clinical interests include assessing decision-making ability of patients with dementia. In collaboration with the Masonic Village, he has developed a decision-making tool that is used within the nursing home setting. He also has developed significant expertise serving as a medical director of nursing facilities. He currently serves as Chief Medical Director of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging Office of Long-Term Living. He also is serves on the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) Board of Directors, and was voted as AMDA’s “Medical Director of the Year” in 2008.
 
 

 

R. Scott DeLong, MD

Dr. DeLong received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health in 2007. He also completed his Geriatric Fellowship there in 2008 and has his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. His subspecialty interests include Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Nursing Home Care, and Inpatient Geriatric Consultations. He currently serves as Medical Director of Spang Crest Nursing Facility in Lebanon PA, and is a Co-Medical Director or AseraCare Hospice in Lancaster.

 
 

 

Amy C. Hancock, MD

Amy C. Hancock, MD received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. She completed a Family Medicine Residency at Lancaster General Health in 2011. She also completed a Geriatric Fellowship there in 2012. Dr. Hancock participates in geriatric consultations for the LG Health Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Program and inpatient Geriatric Consult Service. She also provides geriatric primary care in the outpatient and nursing home settings.
 
 
 

 

Robert M. Howse Jr., M.D., C.M.D.

Dr. Howse graduated from University of Maryland Medical School and completed the Lancaster General Health Family and Community Residency Program. He is board Certified in Family Medicine, has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics and is a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care. His areas of interest are capacity evaluation, medical direction and medical education. He currently is a medical consultant for the Lancaster County Office of Aging providing formal capacity evaluations for elderly individuals. He is the Assistant Director of the Geriatric Fellowship Program and also serves as the Medical Director and fellow preceptor at Moravian Manor Retirement Community in Lititz, PA.
 


 

Dale K. Hursh, M.D., C.M.D.

Dr. Hursh received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia in 1989. He finished his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Hospital in 1992, and practiced primary care medicine in Lancaster County until 2001. Dr. Hursh then completed a geriatric fellowship at Lancaster General in 2002, and has his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. He is also a Certified Medical Director. Dr. Hursh’s clinical interests include geriatric long-term care medicine, medical direction in long-term care, and medical education. He currently serves as the Medical Director for Landis Homes Retirement Community in Lititz, PA.
 
 

 

Leon Kraybill, M.D., C.M.D.

Leon S. Kraybill, M.D., board certified in family medicine, received his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health in 1988. In 2004, after 15 years of family practice, Dr. Kraybill completed his geriatric fellowship at LG Health and now possesses a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. He is the Medical Director at Mennonite Home Communities in Lancaster and at Luther Acres in Lititz. Dr. Kraybill has received a 2004 Quality Initiative Award from the American Medical Directors Association for research in geriatrics. He is the Chair of the Lancaster General Hospital Division of Geriatrics, and the Medical Director of the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Additionally, he has been actively involved in the Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association (PMDA) and has recently been named President Elect of PMDA.
 

 

Laura K. Moyer, M.D.
 

Laura K. Moyer, MD, received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia in 2009. In 2010 Dr. Moyer completed a Geriatrics Fellowship at the University of Virginia and is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. She provides care in a variety of settings including outpatient, nursing home, and on the inpatient Geriatric Consultation Service. I enjoy providing comprehensive geriatric care tailored to each individual.
 
 

 

Kristen M. Nebel, D.O.


Dr. Nebel received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship at Lancaster General Health and is board certified in both. She serves as medical director at United Zion Retirement Community in Lititz, PA. Her interests lie in long-term medical care, medical direction, capacity evaluations, and dementia care.
   


 

Neelofer Sohail, M.D., C.M.D.

Dr. Sohail received her medical degree in Karnataka-Sri Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences in Karnataka, India. She completed her residency in family medicine at Conemaugh Medical Center, Johnstown, Pa, practicing as Chief Resident. Dr. Sohail worked for one year in a local private practice, and completed her geriatric fellowship at LG Health in 2006. She is board certified in family medicine and has her Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. She has served as Medical Director for a local PACE program (Albright Life) in Lancaster and also serves as Medical Director of Conestoga View Nursing Home in Lancaster. She is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association (PMDA) and in several inpatient initiatives at LG Health such as Transitions of Care, POLST, and the inpatient Geriatric Consultation Service. Dr. Sohail loves to work with the older patient population and their families with various medical and social issues.

 

Christi Ann Stewart, M.D.

Dr. Stewart received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia. She completed her family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health in 2006. She then completed LG Health’s Geriatric Fellowship in 2007 and Palliative Medicine Fellowship in 2009. She is board certified in both Geriatrics and Hospice/Palliative Care. Dr. Stewart is interested in care at end of life, and in pain and symptom management. She is currently Co-Medical Director of AseraCare Hospice in Lancaster, and is the Medical Director of LG Health’s recently developed Medical House Call Program.
 

Maria Vasiliadis, DO.

Dr. Vasiliadis received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA and a geriatric fellowship at Temple Continuing Care Center, Philadelphia, PA. She has her Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. Dr. Vasiliadis has greater than ten years experience in Geriatric Medicine. She is involved in outpatient care, nursing home care, and serves in a consultant role on the inpatient Geriatric Consult Service at Lancaster General Health.
 

 

Jane Miller, RN, M.S.N., C.R.N.P.

Jane graduated from Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing in 1976 and has extensive experience in community/home health, hospice and palliative care. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Millersville University in 1986 and Masters of Science in nursing in 2004. Jane has been board certified as a family nurse practitioner since 2004. Areas of interest include long term care and dementia. She provides outpatient and nursing home care, and has also been providing care at the local PACE program in Lancaster (Albright Lifecare).


 

Margarite Waller, R.N., M.S.N., C.R.N.P.

Margarite Waller graduated in 1972 with a diploma in nursing at Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA and 1975 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Millersville University in 2010 with a Masters Degree in Nursing. Margarite is a board certified ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner. She participates in geriatric care in multiple settings including outpatient, inpatient consultation, and nursing home settings. Extensive experience in community health and advanced cardiac nursing. Areas of interest include trauma, wound care, cardiac care, dementia, and caregiver support.
 


 

Lesetta Weaver, R.N., M.S.N., C.R.N.P.

Lesetta graduated from Hesston College in 1978 with an Associate Degree in Nursing, and from Eastern Mennonite University in 1998 with a B.S. double major in Management and Organizational Development and Nursing. In 2003, she completed a Master of Science Degree in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Program from Widener University, Chester, PA. She is accredited in Family Practice by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She currently participates in geriatric care in the outpatient and long-term care settings.