Gamal H. Eltabbakh ~ MD, FRCOG, FACOG
Dr. Eltabbakh graduated with honors from Alexandria Medical School, Egypt in 1978 as one of the top one percent in his class. Dr. Eltabbakh has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology for approximately 25 years. He was the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Fletcher Allen Health Care between the years 1998-2002. He became full professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Internal Medicine at the University of Vermont in July 2001. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Gynecologic Oncology and is a fellow of both the American & Royal Colleges of OBGYN. He has published 110 papers in different areas of gynecologic oncology and two textbooks. Dr. Eltabbakh's book, Myths and Facts about Ovarian Cancer has been listed as the most popular book on ovarian cancer by Dr. Eltabbakh has been selected as one of the best doctors in america.

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Georgia Eltabbakh ~ MS, PA-C
Georgia was trained as a Physician Assistant in Buffalo, NY and she has been practicing in Vermont since 1998 in women's health. The areas of particular interest to her are contraception, health changes in menopause, STD prevention and gynecologic oncology. Prior to becoming a PA, she worked on her Ph.D. and did research in both basic science of endocrinology and clinical research on STD's and Pap smears, and the effect of HRT on cardiovascular risk in menopause. Georgia is also a clinical faculty member of the University of Vermont.

Erin M. Donovan ~ MSN, RN, WHNP, ANP
Erin graduated with her MSN and BSN from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA, where she focused on Adult and Women's Health. Erin was inspired to become a Nurse Practitioner during the five years she worked as a Clinical Administrative Specialist in the Neuro-Oncology Center at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She is also a graduate of Saint Michaels College.

Joanne Moody ~ RN, OCN
(Oncology Certified Nurse) chemotherapy certified
Joanne obtained her Associate Degree of Science Cum Laude in Nursing from the University of Vermont in 1987. She has worked as a registered nurse in different areas of Fletcher Allen Health Care for 15 years. For seven years, she has been the senior nurse in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. Joanne has extensive experience in gynecologic oncology patient care, chemotherapy, and triaging. She is certified in chemotherapy administration and is also an Oncology Certified Nurse.

Audra Lamothe ~ RN,Chemotherapy nurse
Audra started her nursing career as an LPN in 2000, where she worked as a pediatric nurse. In 2003, she returned to school and earned her Associates Degree in Science, Nursing at VTC. She began her RN career in Pediatrics, and also worked in Labor and Delivery at Northwestern Medical Center until 2009. She then went on to become the Head Nurse/Clinical manager at Urology Associates in Plattsburgh. In March of 2013, she came to work at LCGO, where she has learned all aspects of the clinic including chemotherapy. She has been described by some of our patients as: compassionate, loving, knowledgeable with wonderful follow-through with patient care, she always has a smile, and does a great job making patients feel comfortable. She has been a very nice addition to our team.

Debra Nugent ~ CPhT
Certified Pharmacy Technician
Debra has worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Fletcher Allen Health Care (FAHC) for 20 years. She has been a Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician Specialist at FAHC for approximately 9 years specializing in Investigational / Research and Chemotherapy preparation. She has been at Lake Champlain Gynecologic Oncology since August 2002. Debra received her Pharmacy Technician Certification in September 1993 and Vermont State registration in October 2003. Debra has been the Technician Representative for the Vermont Society of Health Systems Pharmacist for the last 6 years.

Sheila Clayton ~
Clinical Office Assistant
Sheila has been a Clinical Office Assistant for 5 years. She worked for 3 1/2 years in a pediatrician's office and then transferred to the Women's Health Care Service. Sheila joined Lake Champlain Gynecologic Oncology in November 2003. She particularly enjoys the personal approach to customer service.

Donna Circe ~
Billing Specialist
Donna obtained her certificate of coding from the American Academy of Professional Coders in August, 2003. She has worked in the Billing/Coding field of Business for 20 years. She worked at Fletcher Allen Healthcare for 5 years in the Professional Revenue Department. She strives at paying attention to detail and is a great team player.

Michele Nydegger ~
Michele is our volunteer, who has been with us since our start. Michele fixes lunch for our chemo patients, and does laundry and ironing. Michele feels a deep sense of gratitude and friendship not only to the entire office but in particular to Dr. Gamal Eltabbakh, who is responsible for Michele's good health. In July 2001, Michele had ovarian cancer (stage 3), Dr. Eltabbakh operated on her twice and managed her chemotherapy treatment and subsequent visits. Dr. Eltabbakh has always been there for her and she feels very strongly about giving back to him.