ENTAA Care Otolaryngology Team
- Alec Beningfield, M.D.
- Warren L. Buchalter, M.D.
- Marc Hamburger, M.D.
- Thomas D. Lee, M.D.
- Avron Marcus, M.D.
- Jeffrey T. Pacheco, M.D.
- Sharareh Salamian, PA
- Diana Schrieber, CRNP
- Nancy Solowski, M.D.
Dr. Beningfield graduated from the University Of Florida College Of Engineering in Gainesville, Florida. After practicing engineering for eight years, he attended the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine before completing his General Surgery internship and Otolaryngology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Beningfield spent four years in active duty as an otolaryngologist for the United States Air Force and was previously on the faculty of the University of South Florida. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Beningfield is involved in all aspects of general adult and pediatric otolaryngology with a special interest in thyroid and parathyroid disease as well as management of obstructive sleep apnea. When not caring for patients, he spends his free time playing guitar and flying his antique aircraft.
Dr. Buchalter is a graduate of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed three years of a General Surgery residency and four years as an ear, nose, and Throat resident at SUNY/Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Hamburger received his medical degree cum laude from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Rochester before his general surgery internship at the University of Maryland, where he also completed his Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery residency and was an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Otolaryngology from 1999–2007. Dr. Hamburger is board-certified and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently the Chairman of the Division of Otolaryngology at Howard County General Hospital. Dr. Hamburger specializes in medical and surgical care of pediatric and adult ear, nose, and throat disorders including sinusitis, voice disorders and sleep apnea. He also has a special interest in the treatment of head and neck neoplasms including cancer and thyroid nodules. When not caring for patients, Dr. Hamburger enjoys skiing, working out, photography, playing video games, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Lee is a graduate of the accelerated Honors Program in Medicine at the University of Miami. As one of the top four in his class, he was elected vice president of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Lee continued his academic achievements during his surgical internship and Otolaryngology residency programs, scoring in the 98th percentile nationally on the American Otolaryngology Board Examination before graduation. Dr. Lee is experienced in all routine ear, nose, and throat procedures for adults and children. A father of two young children, he especially enjoys building rapport with pediatric patients. He has also developed a special interest in sinus conditions and therapies after developing sinus problems himself in Maryland. Dr. Lee is passionate about doctor-patient communication and education. He strongly feels that the patient’s understanding of the rationale for diagnoses and treatments is essential to building trust and, ultimately, to the outcome of care. Dr. Lee is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Marcus is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine in Georgia. He completed his general surgery internship and Otolaryngology residency at Emory University School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in otology and neurotology at the Silverstein Institute in Florida. Dr. Marcus is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Pacheco is a graduate of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine in Florida and the University of Vermont. He completed his general surgery internship, Otolaryngology residency and clinical research rotation at the University of Miami. Dr. Pacheco is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. When not caring for patients, Dr. Pacheco enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing racquetball.
Sharareh (Sheri) Salamian obtained her undergraduate degree from The State University of New York at Stony Brook. Soon after graduation she realized her calling was to provide care in the healthcare field. She pursued a physician assistant program and completed her degree at St. John’s University in New York in 1996.
After graduating, Sheri worked in emergency and occupational medicine before determining her passion to be in otolaryngology, which she has been practicing for the past 15 years. Sheri strongly follows one key lesson she learned at St. John’s – to be compassionate about patients, listen to them and build a trust.
During Sheri’s free time she enjoys cooking, reading and traveling with her family.
Diana Schrieber obtained her undergraduate degree from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD. After working as an ICU/ED shock trauma registered nurse for more than ten years, she obtained her graduate degree at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. She performed her residency throughout D.C. and Baltimore in multiple areas of medicine and with patients of all ages. Mrs. Schrieber is nationally and state certified. She is experienced in all routine ear, nose, and throat procedures for adults and children. Mrs. Schrieber always takes a holistic and empathetic approach to the practice of medicine and truly cares for her patients. In her free time, Mrs. Schrieber enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids at the beach, in the mountains and on the quarter mile.
Dr. Solowski received her medical degree from MCP-Hahnemann University (now Drexel University College of Medicine) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and did her residency training in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University in St. Louis. She then completed a laryngology fellowship at Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia.
Dr. Solowski is board certified in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck surgery. She sees both pediatric and adult patients with diseases of the thyroid/parathyroid glands, sinonasal diseases, head and neck cancers, and other general Otolaryngologic disorders. She treats skin cancers and performs MOHs surgery reconstructions. Dr. Solowski also specializes in treatment and care of recreational and professional voice users, to include singers, teachers, sales personnel as well as those with swallowing difficulties and reflux disorders.