Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Renee Frankel

Stuart R. Geffner, MD

(Courtesy of NJ Israel Bonds) NJ Israel Bonds will pay tribute to Dr. Renee E. Frankel of Short Hills and Dr. Stuart R. Geffner of Livingston at its annual Health Professionals Dinner, Monday evening, December 11. The glatt kosher dinner will take place at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston at 6:30 p.m.

The special guest speaker will be Dr. Salman Zarka from Sefad, Israel. Dr. Zarka is the medical director of the Ziv Medical Center, the only hospital serving the 250,000 residents of the Upper Galilee and Northern Golan Heights. Receiving medical treatment at Ziv are people from towns and agricultural settlements and include Jews, Muslims, Christians and Druze.

Dr. Frankel is a board-certified and Yale-trained infectious disease physician practicing at Allied Medical Associates and Morristown Medical Center. She will be installed as the president of the medical staff of Morristown Medical Center in January. Dr. Frankel has had a longtime association with the Ryan White Services HIV and AIDS Program at the Family Health Center of Morristown Medical Center.

Dr. Geffner has been the director of renal and pancreas transplant surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center since 1995, helping to build the program into one of the largest in the United States. He was appointed chairman and surgeon-in-chief of the department of surgery in May, 2017. Dr. Geffner has done significant work with New Jersey Sharing Network, a non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for those in need of a life-saving transplant.

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