Our Medical Team

Experience That Matters

Thanks to our on-site on-staff full-time physicians, Charles E. Smith Life Communities continues to be the provider of choice in the Washington Metropolitan area. Our Medical Team provides quality geriatric medical care to residents and patients across campus.

Elisa Gil-Pires, M.D., FACP, CMD

Vice President, Medical Affairs / Medical Director

Medical Education: St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. George’s, Grenada
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship in Geriatrics: UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care

Cathy Larrain, M.D.

Associate Medical Director

Medical Education: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency:  Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship in Geriatrics: The George Washington University
Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine

Sareena Brown, M.D.

Medical Education: University of Virginia
Residency: University of Virginia
Board Certification: Family Medicine

Mina Fazli, M.D., FACGS

Medical Education: University of Tehran School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Richard M. Jacobs, DPM

Medical Education: Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: St. Vincent Charity Hospital and Huron Road Meridia Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Board Certification: Podiatric Surgery and Wound Care

Joanne L. Kinney, M.D.

Medical Education: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Residency: Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Anthony J. Pellicane, M.D.

Medical Education: Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Board Certification: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Philip J. Schwartz, M.D.

Medical Education: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Residency: Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Pauline Muoneke, CRNP

Medical Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification: Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

We're here for you.

Our Medical Team is onsite at Hebrew Home and makes house calls to those residing elsewhere on campus at Cohen-Rosen, Landow, Revitz, and Ring House. In addition, many specialists visit our campus regularly. From wellness screenings to post-acute recovery to palliative care, we’re here for you.

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