Our HealthCare Team

At APG OB/GYN we believe that personalized comprehensive care can make a difference at every stage of a woman’s life.  We partner with you to keep your body healthy from adolescence through maturity because we believe that healthy women create healthy communities.  Our providers combine specialized education and training with state-of-the-art technology to provide a full range of care for you.

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Physicians

Blair Bergen, MD, FAOG, FACS

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Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Bergen is chairman of the OB/GYN Department at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, where he also completed his internship and residency. Dr. Bergen is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the American College of Surgeons. He is the chair of the Public Education/Awareness Subcommittee of the New Jersey Advisory Council on Black Infant Mortality. In 2006, Dr. Bergen received AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s prestigious Physician Performance Improvement Award.

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Yvette Bridges, MD

Bridges-Yvette-MD-FACOGYvette Bridges, MD completed her undergraduate education at Princeton University. She then attended University of Medicine and Dentistry Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Bridges is certified by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been in practice for over 27 years.

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Asuncion Ciceron, MD

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Dr. Ciceron is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She received her medical degree from Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Philippines and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Ciceron joined APG OB/GYN after many years of serving women of all ages at her practice in Somers Point. In addition to English, Dr. Ciceron speaks Spanish and Filipino.

 

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Marissa Magid, DO

Magid Marissa DOMarissa Magid, DO, was born and raised in South Jersey. She completed her undergraduate education at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. She then attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland, New Jersey.

Dr. Magid is certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the American College of Obstetricians, American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Seva Milov, MD

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Dr. Milov received his medical degree from the Astana State Medical Academy, Kazakhstan, and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey. While at Newark Beth Israel, he received their Resident of the Year award as well as the “Resident for Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures” award from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Certified in the use of the da Vinci® robot-assisted surgical system, Dr. Milov is a member of the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to English, Dr. Milov speaks Russian, Hebrew and Spanish.

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Danielle Pieri, DO

Pieri-Danielle-DO Danielle Pieri, DO completed her undergraduate education at University of Massachusetts. She then attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship in Osteopathic at University of Medicine and Dentistry and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooper University Hospital.

Dr. Pieri is certified by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Maanasi Silk, DO

Silk Maanasi MD Maanasi Silk, DO completed her undergraduate education at West Virginia University.  She then attended West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.   She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals in Michigan.
Dr.  Silk is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American Osteopathic Association and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
Dr. Silk has a special interest in golf, ethnic cuisine and antiquing.

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Louis Wesley, MD

Wesley-Louis-MD-ACOGLouis Wesley, MD completed his undergraduate education at St. Augustine College in North Carolina. He then attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester in New York.

Dr. Wesley is certified by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been in practice for 28 years.

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Nurses and Midwives

Courtney Chambers, WHNP-BC

Chambers Courtney WHNP BC Courtney Chambers, WHNP-BC, completed her undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in health administration and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She then attended Rutgers University for her masters in nursing.

Courtney is certified by the National Certification Corporation and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. Prior to joining AtlantiCare, she worked as a medical-surgical nurse for five years. In her spare time Courtney has special interests in running, going to the Jersey Shore, and spending time with her husband Steve and their son Landon.

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Jeanne M. Dadura, RN, CNM

Dadura Jeanne CNMMs. Dadura received her nursing degree from Atlantic Community College and her Nurse Midwifery Certificate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). She has spent the past 16 years as a nurse midwife and the preceding eight years as a labor and delivery nurse. Ms. Dadura serves as a clinical preceptor for both the University of Pennsylvania OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner Program and the UMDNJ Nurse Midwifery Program.

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Shirley George-Cook, CNM

George-Cook ShirleyMs. George-Cook has been a certified nurse-midwife for 18 years, having received her Nurse Midwifery Certificate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1991.

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Joanna McGrath, MSN, CNM, WHNP

McGrath Joanna CNM Joanna McGrath, MSN, CNM, WHNP, completed her undergraduate education at Thomas Jefferson University. She then attended University of Pennsylvania where she received her master of science in nursing (MSN) in perinatal nursing in 1992 and Georgetown University where she received her MSN in midwifery in 2014.

Joanna McGrath is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board as a midwife and by the National Certification Corporation as a women’s health nurse practitioner and is a member of American College of Nurse Midwives. Joanna has over 20 years of experience as a labor and delivery nurse and nursing faculty at Villanova University College of Nursing. Joanna enjoys providing care to women of all ages and especially loves helping women to achieve the birth experience they desire.

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Jasmine Perez, CNM, WHNP-BC, MSN

JasminePerezMs. Perez obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in 2008. She sub matriculated into the Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program and obtained her Master of Science in Nursing in December 2010. Jasmine is a Certified Nurse Midwife and a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Rose M. Scaffidi, DrNP, CNM

Scafidi Rose CNM-DrMPMs. Scaffidi has spent almost 30 years as a nurse in the field of obstetrics, first as a labor and delivery nurse and then as a nurse midwife. She earned both her master’s degree in nursing and a Nurse Midwifery Certificate from University of Pennsylvania.

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Claire Smart, DNP, MSNM, CNM

ClaireSmartDr. Smart was born in Trinidad and educated in the United States. She moved from New York City to South Jersey after September 11th, 2001 and practiced midwifery in Vineland. She has 19 years of nursing and 12 years of nurse-midwifery experience. Dr. Smart earned her doctoral degree from UMDNJ School of Nursing in nursing practice. She is a clinical professor in the baccalaureate and masters programs on the Stratford campus of UMDNJ. She is certified in electronic fetal monitoring, advanced cardiovascular life support, and advanced life savings in obstetrics. Dr. Smart enjoys her life work, serving women throughout the life span.

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Jamie Sosa, CNM

Sosa Jamie CNMJamie Sosa, CNM completed her undergraduate and graduate education at Thomas Jefferson University. She then attended Philadelphia University to obtain her post master’s certificate in Midwifery.
Jamie Sosa is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Delta Rho Chapter.

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Tarika White, CNM

White Tarika CNM Tarika White, CNM completed her undergraduate education at Royal Thai Navy College of Nursing in Bangkok, Thailand. She then attended The Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University to obtain her Masters of Science degree in Midwifery.
Tarika White is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives.

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