Kelli Daniels, MD
Residency Program Director, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
A graduate of the University of Cincinnati Medical School, Dr. Daniels completed her resident training at Drexel University/Hahnemann Hospital. She served as the Program Director for the department of OB/GYN at Hahnemann University Hospital prior to its closing in 2019. She has received multiple teaching awards, including the CREOG National Faculty Award for Resident Education in 2017. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
“I love the congenial and collaborative culture here at Virtua that is fostered from the top down. I’m really excited to be a part of this opportunity to train and teach Virtua OB/GYN residents.”
Nicole Lamborne, MD, MBA
Medical Director for Women’s and Children’s Services
Dr. Lamborne completed her medical school at Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and her residency at Cooper University Medical Center. She has primary oversight for the safety and quality of women’s services throughout the organization and works to ensure Virtua provides a healthy learning environment at both Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Virtua Mount Holly Hospital. Dr. Lamborne has championed Virtua’s initiatives to improve maternal outcomes while providing supervision of practice patterns and trends, CMS indicators, and Joint Commission standards.
“Virtua’s culture fosters progress and innovation. The focus of the organization is on the future for medicine and for our community. I love being part of a forward-thinking health system!”
Michelle Salvatore, MD
Site Director, Virtua Mount Holly Hospital
Michelle Salvatore, MD, has served as the site director for Drexel University College of Medicine students and Jefferson OB/GYN residents at Virtua Mount Holly Hospital since 2018. Dr. Salvatore has been in academic medicine, teaching medical students and residents, since 2003. Previously, she was course director for the UME Women’s Health Course and OB/GYN teaching core faculty at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.
“As a busy mother of three teenage boys, working as an academic laborist at Virtua has allowed me to balance family and career.”
“Mindset is everything: Be positive, be happy, and don’t forget to breathe.”
Theresa Adeliyi, MD
Director of Center for Women
Dr. Adeliyi graduated from The University of Toledo College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Adeliyi has been with Virtua since 2021. She is happy to be a part of Virtua and loves teaching the residents.
“I enjoy the opportunity to challenge the residents outside their comfort zone to constantly seek elevation in surgical skills, medical knowledge, and patient advocacy”.
Minda Green, MD
Director of MIGS, Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Dr. Green completed her medical school, residency training, and fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital. She served as the Assistant Fellowship Director for MIGS at Drexel until 2016. She has an interest in gynecologic surgery. Dr. Green has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the APGO and SASGOG awards. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, dining, and traveling.
“I am inspired by the collaboration and innovation that goes along with being able to provide comprehensive medical care for women.”
Dipak Delvadia, DO
Site Director, Virtua Voorhees Hospital
A graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Delvadia completed his residency at UMDNJ School of Medicine. He has spent his entire career in medical education, and has a special interest in global medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and research. He served as the Associate Program Director at Hahnemann University Hospital from 2006 to 2019. In his spare time, he likes to travel and stay in touch with friends and family.
“What I like about Virtua is the culture of teamwork within a large medical group. Everyone has the support needed to do their job.”
Amy Zehnder, DO
Site Director, Obstetrics at Virtua Voorhees Hospital/Laborist
Dr. Zehnder graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and completed her residency at St. Luke Hospital. She has been a physician at Virtua for 10 years and has been a laborist for five. She truly enjoys teaching residents and medical students. When not working, you will find her spending time with her husband, two kids, dog, and seven chickens, or at the shore.
“Focusing on obstetrics and working exclusively on the labor floor has allowed me to do what I truly love doing every single day.”
Randolph Deger, MD
Lead Educator for Gynecologic Oncology
A graduate of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Dr. Deger completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been in clinical practice for over 27 years and has held various academic appointment in different institutions.
Luisa Galdi, DO
Core Faculty/Generalist OB/GYN
A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Galdi completed her residency training at Reading Hospital. She has an interest in minimally invasive surgery, is NAMS certified, and is a master trainer in Team STEPPS.
Maria Keating, MD
Dr. Keating completed her medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and her OB/GYN residency at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital. She has previously worked in both private practice and academic medicine before joining the faculty at Virtua. She loves her “hybrid” role as a Laborist and Center for Women (CFW) doctor, where she has the opportunity to mentor and teach the Virtua residents in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Outside of work, her husband and three children keep her busy! In her free time, you might find her playing soccer or reading a good book.
Shailen Shah, MD
Lead Educator for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dr. Shah completed his medical school, residency, and fellowship training at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He is board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine and has mentored numerous residents and fellows throughout his career.
Brett Smith-Hams, M.D., MPH
Dr. Smith-Hams (they/them/theirs) completed medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center. They are particularly passionate about family planning and pelvic, sexual, and reproductive healthcare for LGBTQIA+ folks. They are an enthusiastic teacher and mentor to physicians in training. When not in the hospital, Dr. Smith-Hams enjoys time outside with their partner and their dog, cooking and baking, and family game nights.
Peter G. Van Deerlin, M.D.
Director of IVF Programs
Dr. Van Deerlin is a board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist in a busy private fertility practice near Virtua Marlton and Voorhees campuses. He has been training residents throughout his for 26 years as an attending at Virtua. He performs surgeries such as laparoscopic tubal reversals and all manner of myomectomies [mostly robotic and hysteroscopic] and performs lysis of complete uterine septa via hysteroscope. He earned a medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis where he also did his residency training (Barnes Hospital). He received his fellowship training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Lead Educator for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
A graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Whitmore completed her residency in urology at UCLA. She served as Chair of Urology and Director of FPMRS from 2007 to 2019 at Drexel University. She founded and served as Fellowship Director for FPMRS from 2009 to 2019 at Drexel. She has multiple publications in the field and has served as a mentor to countless fellows and residents.
Justice Harris, BA, MS
OB/GYN ME Coordinator
Justice has been with the OB/GYN residency program since November 2020. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies in December of 2018 from Rowan University. She returned to Rowan for her Master’s and graduated in May 2022 with a degree in Higher Education Advising. A fun fact about Justice: She absolutely LOVES Chick-fil-a!
“I want to see all my residents succeed. My door is always open and I will do all I can to help make their experience the best it can be. And allow them to grow into the best versions of themselves during their time in the program.”
Ilia Peregudov, MD
Medical School: Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic State University
Interests: cooking, baking, outdoor activities, and working out at the gym
Madanika Subhash, MD
Medical School: Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Interests: cooking and outdoor activities with her family
Yevgeniy Luts, DO
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: working out at the gym with his wife and taking their dogs on walks
JaQuellah Taylor, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Interests: traveling the world, reading fantasies, and spending time with family
Erinn Allred, MD
Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Interests: spending time with her dog, baking sweet treats to share with friends and colleagues, and trying out new restaurants
Nissa Brekke, MD
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Interests: reading, doing house projects on her home, and watching the bachelorette
Sarah Frank, DO
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: yoga, running, being outdoors, and spending time with her family
Vinita Gottipati, MD
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Interests: baking, cooking, staying active, reading, and exploring new places
Daniel Pinto, DO
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: spending time with his cat, Cassie, and his family
Eleanor Williams, DO
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: eating out, enjoying the outdoors, and binge watching reality TV
Heather Gatens, MD
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Interests: spending time with her husband and their mini golden doodle, Rosie; hiking, and kayaking with family and friends.
Brittanie Hazzard-Bigby, MD
Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts
Interests: spending time with her husband and family
Rachael Smith, MD
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Interests: exploring the city, trying new restaurants, working out, and spending time with family
Aditi Trivedi, MD
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Interests: playing ping pong, watching K-drama, hiking, and camping
Cayla Metzmeier White, MD
Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Interests: spending time with her husband and their two dogs, watching movies, adventuring outdoors, and exploring nature
Emily Young, DO
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: walking her dog, exploring new hiking trails, and going to the beach