MEDICAL TEAM

 

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AMER ALNAJAR, M.D.

PHYSICIAN, CO-Founder

Dr. Alnajar is a firm believer and avid advocate of improved delivery systems of healthcare, particularly among senior citizens. Dr. Alnajar’s work is based on a vision: higher quality healthcare without the administrative redundancies or waste of the current antiquated systems at an unparalleled cost. Inspired by this, Dr. Alnajar has led the company from the perspective of clinical and services development, working to innovate and provide the kind of experience for patients and caretakers that is progressive yet familiar. Dr. Alnajar received his MD degree from Drexel University College of Medicine.

 

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SAMIR W. KHALIL, M.D.

PHYSICIAN, MEDICAL Director

Dr. Samir W. Khalil is a Board-certified Family Medicine Physician, and is currently Medical Director at Vytalize Health. Dr. Khalil oversees medical operations, the dedicated team of nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals, and is wholeheartedly committed to improving quality and accessibility of primary care medicine for seniors.

Dr. Khalil completed his residency and internship in Family Medicine at New Jersey’s Virtua, one of New Jersey’s largest nonprofit health systems.  Prior to joining the team at Vytalize Health, Dr. Khalil practiced as an Urgent Care physician as well as a hospitalist at St. Barnabas Hospital, a 577-bed nonprofit teaching hospital in Livingston, New Jersey. He is an active advocate of preventive medicine and optimizing the quality of life of the elderly, evidenced by his work with seniors since his residency at Virtua, where elderly patients were cared for during house call visits.

 

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SUSAN GUIRY, NP

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Susan Guiry is a Geriatric/Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who joined Vytalize in 2017 and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where she earned both her Baccalaureate and Masters degree in Advanced Practice Nursing with a specialty in Adult and Geriatric Primary Care. Prior to becoming a Nurse practitioner, Susan enjoyed a long career in nursing which began with her training in the U. S. Army Reserves, Academy of Health Sciences in Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. She has an extensive background caring for geriatric clients in a variety of settings including inpatients medical/surgical, long term care, interventional cardiology and outpatient same-day surgery clients. As a Nurse Practitioner she has diagnosed and managed clients with diabetes, cardiovascular and nutritional and orthopedic challenges to achieve their optimal health status.
 

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NATHALIE REYNOSO, CMA

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Nathalie Reynoso is a bilingual Certified Medical Assistant at Vytalize Health. Nathalie completed her Medical Assistant training at the American Institute in Clifton, New Jersey. Following her passion to further pursue a career in healthcare, Nathalie registered at Berkeley College in Woodland Park New Jersey, where she is currently enrolled in the nursing program working towards a Registered Nurse degree. Her medical interests include Maternity & Geriatrics. She enjoys working at Vytalize Health coordinating care for the senior population in New York City and New Jersey.

 

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NATALIA TORRES, CMA

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Certified Medical Assistant at Vytalize Health, Natalia Torres focuses on delivering improved and personalized care to all of our members. Under the direction of staff Nurse Practitioners, Natalia helps implement individual care plans specifically designed to assist patients in remaining healthy and out of the emergency room. Natalia has been in the healthcare industry since 2007 and truly believes in quality preventative healthcare and management of Chronic Care conditions. Natalia is fluent in Spanish and has been instrumental in the company's expansion efforts to Spanish speaking communities. 


MANAGEMENT TEAM

FARIS N. GHAWI

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

M&A in Healthcare and Telecom at Ernst & Young
M.B.A from Columbia Business School

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OMAR N. ELRABIE

CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Founder of One International (business development & services for SMBs)
Founder of ONE Construction Materials


ADVISORY TEAM

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CLAY LIFFLANDER

Advisor

Partner, Hudson River Capital
Former President, Millbrook Capital Management

JAMES FOY

Board Member

Partner, Hudson River Capital
Former CEO, Riverside Health System

GRANT KNAGGS

ADVISOR

Chief Strategy Officer, Trinitas Regional Medical Center

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ROBERT HOWE

BOARD MEMBER

Founder, IBM Consulting Group
Former Chairman/CEO, Scient, Inc.

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JANINE MCDOWELL

ADVISOR

Northeast Director of Provider Relationship Management, Humana

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ROBERT GOFF

advisor

Former Executive Director and CEO of University Physicians Network (UPN)

  

KHALED KANAAN

ADVISOR

Managing Director, Mawared Investments
Chairman, Medical Development & Supply Co.

MICHAEL LOVDAL

ADVISOR

Emeritus Partner, Oliver Wyman
Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School

PAUL GOLDBERG

ADVISOR

Former Chief Financial Officer, Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center, East Brooklyn