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ElisaElisa B. Mandel, M.D.

Dr. Elisa B. Mandel is board certified in Internal Medicine (a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine) and has been practicing in the area for over 20 years. She is a member of many professional organizations including the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Bucks County Medical Society. She received her M.D. from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia (1990) where she also completed her residency training in Internal Medicine. During her training, Dr. Mandel was bestowed with the distinguished "Intern of the Year" award by her colleagues and was later appointed to the prestigious position of "Chief Resident in Internal Medicine". Dr. Mandel completed her undergraduate studies at Dickinson College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the esteemed Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Mandel conducted research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She has been named Philadelphia magazine's Top Doc TM for Internal Medicine for several years running.

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ChipCarolyn G. Ryan, D.O.

Dr. Carolyn G. Ryan is board certified in Family Practice (a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice) and has been practicing in the area for more than 20 years. She maintains membership in a variety of professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Ryan received her D.O. from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (1989) and completed her residency training in Family Practice at Abington Memorial Hospital, where she also served in the esteemed position of Chief Resident in Family Practice. She completed her undergraduate studies at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Ryan cares for patients of all ages. She is frequently invited to contribute as a medical expert on a variety of health-related broadcasts.

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RickRichard S. Mandel, D.O.

Dr. Richard S. Mandel is board certified in Family Practice (a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice) and has been practicing in the region for the past 15 years. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the Politically Active Physicians Association and serves as a Delegate for the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medicine Association. Dr. Mandel received his D.O. from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (1996). He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Frankford Bucks County Hospital. During his training, Dr. Mandel was elected to the honored position of Chief Intern by his colleagues. He completed his undergraduate studies at Arcadia University. Dr. Mandel cares for children and adults of all ages.

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DrSchneiderDoron Schneider, M.D.

Doron Schneider, MD is Vice President for Population Health at Tandigm Health. He joined September 2020 after spending 23 years at Abington Health as a practicing internist, educator and Chief Safety and Quality Officer. He led that system using the principles and science of high reliability to multiple regional and national recognitions for performance excellence, quality and safety. Nationally Dr. Schneider has been active with the American College of Physicians (ACP) as a national faculty member in their quality improvement programs. He has also actively engaged with the IHI, ABIM, NQF, ASHRM, and AAHE on various projects and programs to advance performance excellence. Dr. Schneider has a passion for diabetes and serves as the Section Editor for Quality Improvement Stories in the journal Clinical Diabetes. He lives in Montgomery County, PA with his with his wife, 4 kids and 2 dogs and enjoys playing tennis, hiking and biking with his family and friends.

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Dr Francine RyanFrancine M. Ryan, D.O.

Dr. Francine M. Ryan is board certified in Internal Medicine (a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine) and has recently begun her career in the area. She received her D.O. from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2019. Dr. Ryan completed her Internal Medicine residency training at Jefferson Abington Health. During her residency she was selected to become a member of the Gold Humanism Honors Society which recognizes medical personnel for their compassionate care. She was one of the recipients of the 2022 Richard C. Gozon Compassion in Medicine Award and the recipient of the 2022 Lana K. Lehman Ambulatory Medicine Award. Given her dedication to primary care, Dr. Ryan was chosen as a Tandigm Scholar. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of Maryland as a member of the honors college. Dr. Ryan is available to provide care to patients 18 years and older.

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DrJulianneJulianne Tobin, CRNP

Julianne Tobin, CRNP is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in Family Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from West Chester University and then went on to receive her Associates of Applied Science in Nursing, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. In 2016, Julianne received her Masters of Science as a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner at Drexel University, also graduating Magna Cum Laude. Julianne worked as a cardiac care nurse for 12 years prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as well as International Honor Society of Nursing. Julianne joined Buxmont Medical Associates in the summer of 2017 and enjoys caring for the patients in our community.

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Brittany SandsBrittany Sands, CRNP

Brittany Sands, CRNP is a Family Nurse Practitioner, double board certified in both the Adult and Family Practice specialities by the American Nurse Credentialing Center.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University. Brittany had 5 years of Medical/Surgical and Medical Progressive Care nursing before she went on to receive her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. After working as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, she then completed her Post- Master's as a Family Nurse Practitioner at University of Pennsylvania. Brittany enjoys caring for patients throughout the lifespan, and takes a special interest in adolescent health.

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Christopher Della RoccaChristopher Della Rocca, MSN, FNP-C

Christopher Della Rocca, MSN, FNP-C is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Chris' nursing background includes pediatric emergency, geriatric care, long-term care, nursing management, and pharmaceuticals. In 2017, Chris received his Masters of Science as a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University. He graduated as the highest-ranked student in his cohort, maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout the duration of the program. Since 2017, Chris has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Philadelphia at a Family Practice setting, caring for patients of all ages. Chris joined Buxmont Medical Associates in May of 2019. Chris is motivated to help patients across the lifespan achieve their health goals and live a healthy lifestyle.

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