Oncologist joins the staff at Carroll County General
Marcos Tepper, M.D., a radiation oncologist who has taught radiation oncology at Yale University, Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland, recently joined the medical staff at Carroll County General Hospital.
Dr. Tepper, who also completed a fellowship in radiation therapy at Yale University School of Medicine, is certified by the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.
Prior to joining the staff at CCGH, he was head of the division of radiation oncology at Sinai Hospital. He is currently director of the radiation oncology center at Northwest Hospital Center (formerly Baltimore County General Hospital).
Dr. Tepper was also a consultant in radiation oncology at Union Memorial Hospital and the Homewood Medical Center.
He is a member of numerous professional and medical societies, including the American College of Radiology, the American Society of Radiation Oncologists, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and the InterAmerican College of Radiology.
Information: Dr. Tepper's office, (410) 521-7190.
Joan Hoff joins CCGH emergency staff
Joan Hoff, a graduate of West Virginia University School of Nursing, was recently named nurse manager of the Emergency Department at Carroll County General Hospital.
Ms. Hoff has worked at CCGH since 1973 when she joined the staff as a part-time nurse's aide while attending high school and college. She has served in many capacities at the hospital, including night shift nurse supervisor, and was previously head nurse of the emergency department in the 1980s.
Ms. Hoff, who lives in New Windsor, is a native of Carroll County and a graduate of Francis Scott Key High School. She also attended Shepherd College and will complete her master's degree at West Virginia University this spring.
2 endocrinologists added to CCGH staff
Endocrinology is a growing specialty at Carroll County General Hospital with the arrival of two endocrinologists at CCGH, Craig Haber and James Dicke.
Both physicians are board certified in medicine, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolic disorders and have completed residencies and fellowships at university centers and teaching hospitals.
A native Carroll countian, Dr. Dicke became interested in endocrinology during his residency at the University of Maryland when he realized that this field would enable him to pursue his special interest in biochemistry and pathophysiology.
Dr. Dicke attended North Carroll High School and the University of Maryland at Baltimore County. He graduated from the University of Maryland Medical School, where he also won a fellowship to study endocrinology, diabetes and the metabolism. is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland Medical School.
Dr. Dicke's office, 828-7417.
Dr. Haber grew up in New York City where he attended City College and Downstate Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at Maimonides Medical Center before accepting a research fellowship in lipid metabolism and diabetes at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1979.
Dr. Haber, who was also an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland Medical School, has a strong research background in how endocrine disorders affect lipid metabolism. Because lipid problems are especially serious for diabetics who are already at high risk for cardiovascular disease, he frequently consults with cardiologists to help reduce cholesterol levels in these patients.
Dr. Haber also works with gynecologists and urologists in evaluating female and male infertility problems. He specializes in caring for patients with thyroid disease, blood disorders, electrolyte imbalances and osteoporosis.
Information: Dr. Haber's office, 833-8095.
In addition to Dr. Haber and Dr. Dicke, Dr. Philip Levin has maintained a practice here in endocrinology since 1982. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland and treats both adults and children. Information: Dr. Levin's office, 328-3410.