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Our Physicians


Kenneth W. Faistl, MD, Program Director
Dr. Kenneth W. Faistl is a 1975 graduate of the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  He completed his family medicine residency training in 1978 at the Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey.  Dr. Faistl is Board Certified in family medicine and also Addiction Medicine.  He received a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics in 1996.  He has been a Program Director for 9 years. Dr. Faistl is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Rutgers (formerly UMDNJ).  He is a Past President and Chairman of the Board of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and in 2010 was selected the NJ Family Physician of the Year. 

Everett Schlam, MD

New Jersey Family Physician of the Year 2009, Assistant Director, Mountainside Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
MD, Rutgers Medical School, Camden, NJ
Residency: HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Medicine Residency, Chief Resident
Fellowship: Faculty Development - The Institute for Urban Family Health
Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine and Adolescent Medicine
Interests: Community involvement, physician for Mahwah Public School System, Midland Park Public School System and Student Health Services at Montclair State University. Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School Chair and Professor - Department of Family Medicine, St. George’s University Medical School


George Miller, MD

Associate Director, HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Medicine Residency Program
MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry-NJ Medical School, Camden, NJ
Residency Training: HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Practice Associates
Fellowship: Addiction Medicine, HackensackUMC Mountainside
Interests: Addictions, Occupational Health Medical Research, and Practice Management
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ  -School of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

Ruth Dietz, MD
Assistant Director, HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Medicine Residency Program
MD, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Residency: Family Medicine, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center
Interests: Women’s Health, Prenatal Care in Underserved, Breastfeeding and Family Systems
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine, St. George’s University Medical School


Shakira Slater, MD
MD, Ross University School of Medicine
Residency HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital
Professional License: New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
State CDS: New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners
Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine 
 

Nancy Ruddy, Ph.D
Behavioral Scientist, Psychologist - HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Medicine Residency Program
Licensed Psychologist; Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor in American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Faculty at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry – Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry 1992-2000
Hunterdon Family Practice Residency, 2001-2008
Interests: Collaborative healthcare, children in family medicine, domestic violence, somatization

Mark Faber, MD
Behavioral Scientist, Psychologist - HackensackUMC Mountainside Family Medicine Residency Program
Licensed Psychologist; Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor in American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Faculty at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry – Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry 1992-2000
Hunterdon Family Practice Residency, 2001-2008

Interests: Collaborative healthcare, children in family medicine, domestic violence, somatization