Physician Advocates

PAVE Physician Advocates are retired physicians who will help you become more knowledgeable about your medical condition and how the healthcare system works.

Jack De Laria, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Arnold P. Gass, M.D.

Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

Stephen Gormican, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Stephen Hughes, M.D.

Family Medicine

Ronald J.Ignelzi, M.D.


Rosemarie Johnson, M.D.


Ira Levine, M.D.

General Surgery

Harvey Shapiro, M.D.

Anesthesiology & Neurologic Critical Care

All PAVE Physician Advocates Are Retired From Clinical Practice