Steven Dorf, DO
UNDERGRAD: Temple University 1980, Bachelor of Arts in Biology
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine
RESIDENCY: PCOM 1989
CLINICAL INTEREST: I am fully competent in all aspects of Otolaryngology; however, I enjoy working on nasal sinuses and sleep apnea in all age populations.
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Lititz, PA
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK: I enjoy cooking and baking. One of my favorite things to do is try to re-invent new recipes for my friends and family. I also love the outdoors and found a new love for backpacking and camping.
FUN FACT: In addition to being a surgeon, I am a novice artist. I enjoy drawing, sculpting, and creating. Music is also an important part of who I am, I love all styles and genres. You may hear me singing or whistling down the halls in the office!
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PHYSICIAN: Growing up, my father was a health teacher. There were always old textbooks in my house that I would sit and read, which initiated my love for medicine. I realized I was able to use those skills as I got older, in boy scouts making splints and as a lifeguard teaching water safety. I recognized that helping people was an innate ability and I cannot imagine my life doing anything else.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR PROFESSION: My favorite part about being a Physician is the incredible satisfaction that comes with making people feel better.
John W. Miller III, MD
UNDERGRAD: Bachelor of Natural Sciences Washington and Lee University, 1984
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Virginia, 1988
RESIDENCY: Indiana University, 1993
BOARD CERTIFICATION: AAO-HNS
CLINICAL INTEREST: Otology and Endocrine Surgery
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Manheim, PA
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK: I enjoy golfing, fishing, hunting, skiing, and going to church.
FUN FACT: I enjoy baking bread and I throw a mean frisbee
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PHYSICIAN: I enjoy the patient interaction and the challenge of form and function in the head and neck.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR PROFESSION: Being able to make a difference in my patient’s lives.
Victor Manuel Da Costa, MD, FAAOA
UNDERGRAD: University of California, Berkeley B.A. Molecular Cell Biology major, Music minor, 2001
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of California, Irvine M.D., 2007
RESIDENCY: Duke University, Otolaryngology, 2012
FELLOWSHIP: Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2013
BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Board of Otolaryngology, 2013
CLINICAL INTEREST: Pediatric hearing loss and sleep apnea, chronic sinus and allergic disease and voice disorders
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Lancaster, PA
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK: Spend time with my wife and two children, travel, and listen to jazz music
FUN FACT: I play the saxophone, piano, and flute, I was part of a swing dancing club in college, and I have a black belt in hankido.
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PHYSICIAN: I wanted the ability to improve a patient’s quality of life while connecting at a personal level that only a physician can.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR PROFESSION: Collaborating with other professionals to improve patient care and quality of life.
Maria Kuzio, PA-C
UNDERGRAD: St. Francis University: Bachelor of Health Science 2012
MEDICAL SCHOOL: St. Francis University: Master of Physician Assistant Sciences, 2013
BOARD CERTIFICATION: NCCPA
CLINICAL INTEREST: I am very interested in all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology, but I have a particular interest in otology.
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Lancaster, PA
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK: I have two dogs that I enjoy taking for long walks and hikes. I like to be active and outdoors.
FUN FACT: I went skydiving and lived to tell the tale.
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PA: I have always had an interest in medicine and wanted to be a healthcare provider since I was very young. I have a career that is driven by my interests where I am constantly evolving. In this field, I can excel professionally and grow as a person in virtually any field that I choose.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR PROFESSION: I work with wonderful coworkers who have grown to become friends. I have great relationships with so many of my patients, it makes coming to work easy and enjoyable.
Heidi Medina, PA-C
UNDERGRAD: James Madison University: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, 2005
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of the Sciences: Master of Physician Assistant Studies, 2017
BOARD CERTIFICATION: NCCPA PA-C
CLINICAL INTEREST: I am interested in all areas of otolaryngology, but I have a specific interest in vertigo and laryngology.
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Morgantown, PA
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK: I love to read, play with my children, and spend time with my husband and family. I also enjoy running and snowboarding.
FUN FACT: If I wasn’t a physician assistant, I would want to be a book editor.
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BE A PA: I love anatomy and physiology and was always attracted to the subject of medicine. Additionally, I loved the idea that I could leave a lasting positive impact on the life of a patient.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR PROFESSION: Getting to know patients and being a part of their medical solutions is one of the highlights of my job. I also love the collaborative nature of the physician assistant profession and enjoy learning new medicine daily.
Retired July 2016
Board-Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otorhinolaryngology, 1983
Otolaryngology Residency: Flint Osteopathic Hospital, 1976
DO: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1972
Member: AOA, POMA, LOMS, AOCOO-HNS, LCCMS, AMA, PMS