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Lavonne G. Gifford, LE

Lavonne G. Gifford is a Licensed Esthetician and Cosmetic Skin Therapist.  Specializing in the overall health and well-being of the skin for the past 13 years, she has experience in a wide variety of procedures and is affiliated with board-certified Internal Medicine and Dermatology practices. 

Kim Kuhar D.O.

Niccole Oswald, MD

Polly james, CRNP

Elizabeth Romeo, Ph.D., CRNP, FNP-BC

Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and her MSN and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Binghamton University.  In 2010,while teaching full time she completed her Ph.D. from Villanova University.  The majority of Elizabeth’s 30 year career in nursing has been in academia while practicing part time as an FNP since 1997.  She has practiced in allergy and immunology and an adult clinic settingsprior to joining Dr. Kuhar’s practice in 2017.  Elizabeth is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Polly received her undergraduate degree from Gwynedd Mercy University and worked as RN in Orthopedics and on a progressive care unit at Grandview Hospital for 15 years.   
While working as a nurse she completed her graduate degree from De Sales University as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2014.  She obtained a Master of Science in Nursing, and became a Family Nurse Practitioner.  After graduation, Polly practiced in Pulmonary and Sleep medicine providing both inpatient and outpatient care. Polly joined Dr. Kuhar's practice in June, 2016. She is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Dr. Kuhar is a native of Philadelphia, PA. She went to St. Joseph's University for her undergraduate degree in biology. She subsequently completed her medical degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Pennsylvania/ Presbyterian Medical Center. She practiced internal medicine in Bala Cynwyd, PA for two years before accepting a full time position in Emergency Medicine at Presbyterian Medical Center/ University of PA in Philadelphia. She later joined the staff of Grandview Hospital where she built a strong patient following at their Souderton, PA office. In April, 2002 she moved just two miles away to her current Silverdale , PA office to open her independent practice, Kim P Kuhar, D.O., Internal Medicine, P.C. She is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

After obtaining her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Dr. Oswald completed her residency at the University of North Carolina in 2002. At UNC, she served on the faculty as an associate clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine. She taught and practiced medicine in a rural county adjacent to the University. For the next three years she practiced OB, ER, outpatient and inpatient medicine before returning to PA to be closer to family. She joined Dr. Kuhar in March of 2007. Dr. Oswald enjoys spending time with her large family, including two young children, as well as gardening. 

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