|New Certified Nurse Midwife Malika Iton– Joins Oswego County OB-GYN, P.C. |
Certified Nurse Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Malika Iton has joined the professional staff at Oswego County OB-GYN, P.C. and the medical staff at Oswego Health.
Ms. Iton relocated from NYC, where she provided care at several NYC hospitals as an obstetrical nurse. She has also worked at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, where she served as a lecturer and clinical instructor.
She earned her master’s degrees in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in 2013. She is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and the National Certification Corporation as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner.
Ms. Iton said she is eager to provide a range of women’s services, including well women’s care and gynecological/obstetrical services. Ms. Iton will be sharing 24-hour hospital obstetrical coverage at Oswego Hospital alongside Daniel Coty, D.O; Raj Mahajan, M.D; and Theresa Naro, C.N.M.
Oswego County OB-GYN, P.C. has been providing obstetrical and gynecological services to the women of Oswego County for more than fifty years. In addition to routine obstetrical and gynecological services, staff members offer gynecological surgery, infertility and a medically supervised weight loss program.
The practice has two convenient office locations in Oswego and Fulton. To make an appointment with Ms. Iton, C.N.M., W.H. N.P. patients can call the Oswego office at (315) 343-2590 or the Fulton office at (315) 593-8393. Appointments can also be made by visiting the website at www.ocobgyn.net.
PHYSICIAN RETIRES AFTER 52 YEARS OF SERVICE IN OSWEGO COUNTY Joseph Edmund Mather, M.D. , F.A.C.O.G.
Obstetrician/Gynecologist of Oswego County OB-GYN, P.C. has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2013. Dr. Mather Sr. has been providing women’s health care in Oswego since 1961 while maintaining privileges at Oswego Hospital until his retirement.
Dr. Mather started his college education at St. John’s University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1950. He began medical school at the State University of New York at Syracuse where he also graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1954. For his residency and internship, Dr. Mather Sr. trained at Nassau County Medical Center from 1954-1959.
Before moving to Oswego Dr. Mather was a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He was stationed at Womack Army Hospital in Fort Bragg, North Carolina where he worked as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist from 1959-1961. When Dr. Mather moved to Oswego in 1961 he joined Dr’s Quigley and Grant and the practice evolved into Oswego County OB-GYN P.C. when Dr. Uva joined him in 1980. The practice continues today as the only OB-GYN practice in Oswego County. The practice consists of Dr. Ronald Uva, Dr. Daniel Coty, Dr. Raj Mahajan, Dr. Venkata Dasari, Judy DiMarco, Nurse Practitioner and Catherine Tambroni-Parker Certified Nurse Midwife and numerous medical and clerical staff members. The practice will continue to care for his patients in the years to come.
Aside from his work at Oswego County OB-GYN and Oswego Hospital, Dr. Mather was an associate professor at SUNY Upstate in OB-GYN from 1980-1996. Dr. Mather is also certified by the National Board for Hypnotherapy and Anesthesiology as a Medical Hypnotherapist and a Hypnotic Anesthesiologist. Dr. Mather served as the OB/GYN Department Chief at Oswego Hospital for twenty-two years. He is a Past President of Oswego County Medical Society, Past President of CNY Association of OB-GYNs and Past Chairman of ACOG District II Section 5. He currently still serves as a member of the Oswego County Board of Public Health.
Dr. Mather has been fortunate to have worked with three of his sons, and his wife throughout his career and a grandson has also become a physician. Dr. Joseph Edward Mather his eldest son followed in his footsteps in the OB-GYN field. Dr. Mather Jr. also worked at Oswego County OB-GYN and at Oswego Hospital from 1986 until his death in 2012. His wife Mary Jane was a Nurse Practitioner and worked at the practice for many years. His son Daniel has been the Practice Manager of Oswego County OB/GYN since 1986 and his son Patrick is the practice’s Certified Public Accountant. Dr. Mather’s eldest grandson Dr. Joseph A. Mather is completing his residency in family medicine in New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Mather instilled an exceptional work ethic in his family, staff and colleagues who all wish him a long and happy retirement and he will be missed greatly by all of the lives he has touched.
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