Dr. Erina Kunwar, MD
Dr. Erina Kunwar received her medical degree from Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta University in India.
She completed Internal Medicine Residency at the Elmhurst Hospital Center affiliated to the Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Thereafter, she completed Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.
Her clinical and research interests include management of severe sepsis and septic shock, various bacterial and fungal infections including multi drug resistant organisms, HIV infection and antimicrobial stewardship.
Dr. Kunwar is a member of Infectious Diseases Society of America, American College of Physicians and American Society for Microbiology.
She is fluent in English, Hindi and Bengali.
Dr. Thomas Birch graduated from the University of Wisconsin with degrees in Science (Biochemistry) and Doctor of Medicine. He received his post graduate training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Birch is an Attending Physician at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ where he also previously served as Medical Staff President. He is also an Attending Physician at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and a Consulting Physician at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
Dr. Birch serves in a variety of medical staff leadership and governance positions, and is the recipient of various awards including New York / New Jersey Best Doctors chosen by his colleagues yearly from 1999 to the present. Dr. Birch is also the founder of the Institute for Clinical Research at Holy Name Medical Center. His clinical interests include: Lyme disease, complicated infections associated with surgery, cancer chemotherapy and immunosuppression, travel medicine, HIV management and hospital infection prevention. Research activities focus on new antibiotic development and hospital infection prevention.
Dr. Thomas Birch, MD
Tom has been named Top Doctor, Infectious Diseases, NY Metro Area for fifteen straight years by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Dr. Benjamin De La Rosa was born in New York and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo and received a degree in Doctor en Medicina (Doctor of Medicine). He was an intern and resident in Internal Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, New Jersey.
During his residency, Dr. De La Rosa received awards and recognitions including Outstanding Student Teaching and PGY-3 Leadership Award. Dr. De La Rosa also served as Chief Resident at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. After residency, Dr. De La Rosa completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. De La Rosa is an Attending Physician at both Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ, and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. He is also a Consulting Physician at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
His clinical interests include: Management of HIV infection, prevention and treatment of infections in immunocompromised patients, clinical microbiology and drug resistant bacteria.
Dr. De La Rosa is bilingual in English and Spanish.