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St. John Hospital and Medical Center Appoints New Staff Physicians

St. John Hospital & Medical Center: Detroit
Wednesday, September 14, 2005


Media Contact: Wende Berry, (313) 343-7458

St. John Hospital& Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of nine new physicians dedicated to serving metropolitan residents. Doctors Rajiv Agrawal, MD; Michelle M. DeYoung, DPM; Jason P. Gross, MD; Michael Henein, MD; Alaa G. Mansour, MD; Jon Mojares, MD; Shilpa Majmudar Patel, MD; Vijayalakshmi Nagappan, MD; and Amy S. Taneja, MD, are now available to serve the community.

Rajiv Agrawal, MD, graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Family Practice at North Oakland Medical Centers. Dr. Agrawal treats newborns through adults and is fluent in Hindi and English. He is in practice at 23600 Harper Ave., Ste. 102, St. Clair Shores.

Michelle M. DeYoung, DPM, attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York. She completed her pediatric residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills. Dr. DeYoung is in practice with Shores Podiatry Associates, PC, 22151 Moross Rd. Ste. 213, Detroit.

Jason P. Gross, MD, of Ferndale, graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed a transitional year of residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center and completed his ophthalmology residency at Kresge Eye Institute. He is in practice with Eastside Eye Physicians, 25511 Little Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores.

Michael Henein, MD, of Grosse Pointe, attended Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency and practiced at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He then completed his fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at St. Vincent Health Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is in practice at 21510 Harper, St. Clair Shores.

Alaa G. Mansour, MD, of West Bloomfield, attended the University of Baghdad College of Medicine in Baghdad, Iraq. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is fluent in English, French and Arabic. Dr. Mansour is in practice at Mansour Mercy Medical Center, 19011 E. Ten Mile Road, Roseville. 

Jon Mojares, MD, of Sterling Heights, is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at William Beaumont Hospital and his fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Henry Fort Hospital-Heart and Vascular Institute. Dr. Mojares is in practice with Eastlake Cardiovascular Associates, PC, 24211 Little Mack, St. Clair Shores.

Shilpa Majmudar Patel, MD, of Birmingham, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio and her Infectious Disease fellowship at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She also completed a fellowship in STD prevention at the Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Patel in is practice with St. John Center for Internal Medicine, 19251 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods.

Vijayalakshmi Nagappan, MD, of West Bloomfield, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Sinai-Grace Hospital and her Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of Michigan Hospital. Dr. Nagappan is in practice with St. John Center for Internal Medicine. 19251 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods.

Amy S. Taneja, MD, of Grosse Pointe Park, graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine. She completed her Obstetrical and Gynecological residency at Oakwood Hospital. Dr. Taneja is in practice with Women To Women Health Center, PC, 23715 Little Mack, Ste. 100, St. Clair Shores.

St. John Hospital, a tertiary-plus facility, is a member of St. John Health, the largest provider of inpatient care in Southeast Michigan and one of the largest employers in metro Detroit. St. John Health provides comprehensive prevention, primary care and advanced treatment programs with more than 125 medical centers, and eight hospitals spanning five counties.