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russ shelton

Meet Crittenton Chairman of the Board and Patient: Russ Shelton

Russ Shelton is a longtime supporter of the Rochester community and Crittenton Hospital Medical Center. In fact, he has been with Crittenton from the very beginning, attending the groundbreaking ceremony with his father in 1965. Since then, he has become … Read More >

dr. marc silver

Meet Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Marc Silver

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Marc Silver makes critical decisions in a high stress environment every day. After all, that’s a skillset he says is a “must-have” when your day includes operating on the human heart. However, when Dr. Silver first considered … Read More >

PG Bernardez

Crittenton Nurse of the Year 2016

Crittenton 2016 Nurse of the Year, Purita Gonzales Bernardez   Congratulations to Purita Gonzales Bernardez Purita Gonzales “PG” Bernardez, RN, 4 West, Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is Crittenton’s Nurse of the Year 2016. PG has cared for Crittenton patients for 33 years and is known as … Read More >

pamela johnson MD

Meet Dr. Pamela Johnson

Dr. Pamela Johnson is an accomplished surgeon with a passion to help things live and flourish where they are. She has pursed that passion in multiple facets of her life both as a mother and an avid gardener. However, it … Read More >

Meet Crittenton's Dr. Karsten Fliegner

Meet Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Karsten Fliegner

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Karsten Fliegner started his medical career as an aspiring research scientist. Rather than pursuing the standard MD or DO degree, Dr. Fliegner went one step further and added a PhD to his list of degrees. Through a … Read More >