Dr. Vikas Batra
Dr. Vikas Batra is an established and highly skilled physician with over 15 years of experience in pulmonary, sleep and critical care. He is well regarded in the community, earning numerous accolades for his quality and patient centered care.
Dr. Batra obtained his medical degree at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. His residency in internal medicine was at State University of New York, health science center at Brooklyn, and he completed his fellowship training in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
He has special interest in asthma and lung cancer. He is Fellow member of American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians and American academy of Sleep Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Reetu Singh
Dr Singh specializes in diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders like Diabetes, insulin pumps, thyroid disorders including thyroid cancers, disorders of adrenal gland, pituitary gland etc. She finished her fellowship training in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is board certified in Endocrinology.
Caryn B. Chasanov, APRN
Caryn Chasanov is originally from Bridgeville, Delaware. She received her nursing degree from Delaware Technical and Community College in 1991. She returned back to college while raising three children, working in Intensive Care at Nanticoke Memorial and Bayhealth- Kent Campus. Caryn obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Delaware, in 2000, and then completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program through Wilmington University in 2010.
Caryn worked in Intensive Care for 18 years; worked as Nursing Supervisor at Kent General; and taught as adjunct faculty for Delaware Tech-Terry Campus as a clinical instructor, and nursing laboratory instructor. She started her Nurse Practitioner career in urgent care at Express Care in Dover, Delaware in 2010. Later that year she joined Sussex Pulmonary and Endocrine Consultants to work with Dr. Batra and Dr. Singh taking care of Pulmonary, Sleep and Endocrine patients. Currently, Caryn focuses on patients with Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and dogs. She likes running, biking, yoga, and outdoor activities..
Christina E. Phelan-Bajana, APRN
Christina E. Phelan-Bajana is originally from New York City where she attended Molloy College for her undergraduate degree and earned her BSN in Nursing. Christina practiced as a registered nurse at Lenox Hill Hospital in the Upper East Side in New York City. She started her career on a busy medical surgical floor for many years, and transitioned to pediatric and maternal child health nurse. Christina later went back to Molloy College to obtain her Master’s Degree for Family Nurse Practitioner. Christina had many clinical rotations in Manhattan NYC while working on her Masters of Science and that is when she found her love and passion for Endocrinology. After completely her Masters in Science she began to teach as an adjunct professor for Pace University’s accelerated nursing program and really enjoyed teaching future nurses.
Christina loves caring for patients, building relationships and finds gratification in helping them establish their healthcare needs and goals.
Scott L. Bowden, RRT
Scott is a native of Sussex County. He attended Lee University, and also attended Cleveland Community College while living in Tennessee. He graduated from California College for Health Sciences where he studied respiratory care. He is a member of the NBRC, and the AARC.
Scott has been in the respiratory care field since 1985. Over the years he has worked at Bayhealth – Milford hospital, Bradley County Memorial Hospital, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Bayhealth- Kent General Hospital, and Beebe Medical Center. He has held positions as staff therapist, lead therapist, and Respiratory Supervisor while working in the hospital setting. He also has over 12 years of experience in home healthcare where he specialized in PAP therapy, oxygen therapy, and non-invasive ventilation. While in the home healthcare setting he held positions of staff therapist, operations & clinical director. Scott joined Sussex Pulmonary and Endocrine Consultants in January 2016. He performs pulmonary function testing, and works with patient’s using PAP therapy.
Spending time with his family is what he enjoys most on his off time. He also enjoys being outdoors, golfing, swimming, and target shooting.