Pulmonary, Sleep Specialist Joins Princeton Health Medical Associates

Dec 17, 2010

Dr. Ashgan A. Elshinawy, a triple board certified internist who specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine, will join the medical staff at Princeton Health Medical Associates on January 3, 2011. Elshinawy-optimized

Dr. Elshinawy will see patients at two locations: 11 Centre Drive, Suite A, Monroe Township, and the University Medical Center at Princeton (UMCP) Sleep Center, 253 Witherspoon St., Princeton.

Dr. Elshinawy, who began her clinical practice in 2005, is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and sleep medicine.

She graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, N.J., in 1999 and then completed a three-year internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan.

Dr. Elshinawy completed her pulmonary fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan and her sleep medicine fellowship at New York University Medical Center.

At the Monroe office, Dr. Elshinawy will evaluate and treat adults for pulmonary disorders such as asthma; cough; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD; cystic fibrosis; emphysema; interstitial lung disease; lung cancer; pulmonary embolism; and respiratory infections including bronchitis, pneumonia and tuberculosis.

Dr. Elshinawy will evaluate and treat pediatric and adult patients for sleep disorders - including obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, and abnormal behaviors such as sleep walking and restless leg syndrome - at both the Monroe office and the UMCP Sleep Center.

To schedule an appointment, call (609) 395-2470. Dr. Elshinawy accepts Medicare and most private insurance plans.

Princeton Health Medical Associates is an affiliate of Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS), one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey. The full continuum of care provided by PHCS includes acute care hospital services through University Medical Center at Princeton; behavioral healthcare; acute rehabilitation; home care; hospice care; ambulatory surgery; and fitness and wellness services.