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Dr. Dresner

Jeffrey H. Dresner, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Chairman/Medical Director
/Internal Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey H. Dresner is a Board Certified specialist in Internal Medicine and has been with the group since 1987. Dr. Dresner served his internship and residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Program in Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island where his experience included primary patient care, supervision of medical intensive and cardiac care units with extensive emergency room and trauma center experience. He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, receiving the institution's "Cor et Manus" Service Award. A Cum Laude graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, he also was awarded a master's degree in biochemical pharmacology from the State University of New York/Roswell Park Graduate Division in Buffalo, New York. Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Dresner is a member of the American College of Physicians, Palm Beach County Medical Society, and the Florida Medical Association. Dr. Dresner joined the Palm Beach Medical Group after spending two years as a physician specialist in Internal Medicine at the Ruskin Community Health Center in Ruskin, Florida. He has also conducted extensive research in biochemical pharmacology and is the author of several professional articles and papers. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern University. Having served as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at West Palm Hospital (formerly Columbia Hospital) in West Palm Beach for several years, he is currently the hospital's Chief of Staff and he also maintains staff privileges at Jupiter Medical Center.  Dr. Dresner is married and has two children.

 

Dr. Beaver
Brian M. Beaver, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Cardiology/Internal Medicin
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Dr. Brian M. Beaver is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He has interests in pacemakers, echocardiography, preventive cardiology, and wellness. Dr. Beaver hopes to help patients who wish to take responsibility for their health. The key is to educate the patient about their disease to the point at which they can be involved in making choices to halt or reverse the disease process. Dr. Beaver did his undergraduate studies at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received his MD from the University of Cincinnati. Five years of postgraduate training including a two year fellowship in Cardiology were completed at Ohio State University Hospitals. Board Certification and election to Fellow of the American College of Cardiology were attained in 1977.
Dr. Bernhoft Hans B. Bernhoft, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Dr. Hans B. Bernhoft is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has been practicing with the Palm Beach Medical Group for 21 years.  He received his medical degree at Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio where he also completed his internship and residency training.  He served as the Chief Resident and Instructor in Medicine at Medical College of Ohio.  Dr. Bernhoft has served as director of the Department of Medicine and as Chief of Medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital in West Palm Beach.  He is on staff at West Palm Hospital and Jupiter Medical Center.  He is a member of the Florida Medical Association and the Palm Beach County Medical Society.  In his spare time, he enjoys family, traveling, and is an avid fisherman.  Dr. Bernhoft was voted one of Florida’s Best Doctor’s by Miami Metro Magazine.
Dr. Molina

Victor M. Molina, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Dr. Victor M. Molina is a native of Havana, Cuba.  At the age of eleven, he and his family immigrated to the United States.  He is fluent in both Spanish and English, he attended Rutgers College of Pharmacy in Piscataway, New Jersey and received his pharmacy degree in 1980.  He graduated from Rutgers Medical School in 1984 and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in June 1987.  Dr. Molina joined the Palm Beach Medical Group in July 1987. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American College of Physicians, Florida Medical Association, and the Palm Beach County Medical Society.  He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and an active member of the Medical Staff at West Palm Hospital and past Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and children.  Dr. Molina has been  serving his patients for over 20 years in Palm Beach County as part of the Palm Beach Medical Group.

Dr. Stern
David J. Stern, D.O., F.A.C.O.I.
Internal Medicine

Dr. David J. Stern joined the Palm Beach Medical Group in November of 2000 after being in private practice in the West Palm Beach area for the previous 17 years.  He received his DO degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his BA degree in biology from LaSalle University. He completed his residency training at the Detroit Osteopathic Hospital/Bi-County Community Hospitals from 1979-1983. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists.  He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Internists, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Florida Medical Society and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association.  Dr. Stern was the Chief of Staff at Columbia Hospital for eight years from 1998-2006. He is on active staff at the Jupiter Medical Center in addition to West Palm Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Stern spends his free time playing tennis, reading, working with computers and enjoys spending time with his wife and their three daughters.
Dr. Sohn

Kenneth D. Sohn, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Dr. Kenneth D. Sohn was born and raised in Oceanside, N.Y. He completed his undergraduate education at State University of New York at Binghamton, graduated from medical school at SUNY Downstate in 1991, and completed his residency at Stony Brook in 1994. He has been board certified in Internal Medicine since that time. Dr. Sohn was a partner in a private practice in East Hills, New York and had been an active member of the teaching staff first at Nassau County Medical Center and then at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital. In 2004 he joined the Palm Beach Medical Group in order to be closer to family and to enjoy a more active outdoor lifestyle with his wife and daughters. Dr. Sohn strives to educate his patients regarding their illnesses. He is a firm believer that his role is to be the “quarterback” to help manage and coordinate the complexities of medical care sometimes with sub-specialists in the 21st Century. He continues to educate internal medicine residents at West Palm Hospital. Dr. Sohn promotes and enjoys a partnership relationship with his patients with hard work, dedication, and humor. He facilitates and motivates patients to make sometimes difficult lifestyle changes toward better health.

Ellis

Minerva M. Ellis, D.O.
Internal Medicine
The newest member of the Palm Beach Medical Group, Dr. Ellis was born at the U.S.M.C. base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  She’s been a Florida resident for the greater part of her life and is fluent in both English and Spanish.  She received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL.  Dr. Ellis completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at West Palm Hospital in West Palm Beach, FL.  She believes in healthcare being a ship with the patient as the captain and the physician as the navigator—only the patient can control their decisions with guidance from the physician.  Photography, the outdoors, SCUBA diving, and tennis are incorporated into her free time.  As the newest member of the Palm Beach Medical Group, she enjoys spending time with her husband as well as her new role as mother of a daughter who was born in May 2012.

   
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