These are the Physician Assistants (PAs) and Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs) of Abington Medical Specialists.

Sarah Weckerly, PA-C

Sarah has been a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant since 2009. She attended Thomas Jefferson University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Diagnostic Imaging in 2002. She went on to work in the Cardiac Catheterization/EP lab at Doylestown Hospital from 2002-2007. She then attended DeSales University where she earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2009. She spent the beginning of her PA career working in Emergency Medicine at both Abington Hospital Jefferson Health and Jefferson Lansdale. She joined AMS Cardiology in summer 2022. Sarah is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Colleen Suter, CRNP

Colleen has been a nurse practitioner since 2001. She attended the University of Pennsylvania, earning her BSN in 1997 and MSN in 2001. She is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She has worked at Abington Medical Specialists since 2004. Prior to then, she was a nurse practitioner at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, working in the inpatient setting for the Heart Failure/Transplant program. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Collen was a nurse in the cardiac intermediate care unit at Penn. Is also a member of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.

Alice Eidenzon, CRNP

Alice joined Abington Medical Specialists in October of 2017 as a new graduate of Thomas Jefferson University with a degree in the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program and was board certified in November, 2017 through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Alice received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2012 at Thomas Jefferson University and gained several years of experience as a nurse in the Coronary Care Unit at Einstein Medical Center and subsequently in home and hospice care for cardiac patients at Abington Memorial Hospital. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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Karim Hemady, PA-C

Karim Hemady joined AMS Cardiology in 2020. He attended the University of the Sciences of Philadelphia, earning his M.S.P.A.S. in 2017. Karim earned his B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Prior to working for AMS Cardiology he worked as a PA in Cardiology and in the Emergency Department at the Crozer Health System. Before becoming a PA, Karim worked as an EMT at Centre Lifelink EMS where he was awarded an academic scholarship. He also partook in international medical missions with the ophthalmology department at the University of Maryland.

Seamus Winters, PA-C

Seamus Winters, PA-C

Seamus joined AMS Cardiology in November 2021. He attended Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 2017 and Master of Health Science in 2019. Before, joining AMS, he worked as a PA in cardiology in West Chester, PA for 2+ years. Seamus is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Rhiannon Whyte, CRNP

Rhiannon Whyte, CRNP joined AMS Cardiology in October 2021.  She completed her undergraduate education at Grand Canyon University and received her Master’s degree from Widener University in 2021.  Prior to coming to AMS, Rhiannon spent 6 years as a Registered Nurse.  She has experience in general medicine, emergency medicine, and has spent the last 3 years at Abington Jefferson Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit.  Rhiannon uses her well-rounded medical experience to provide a full-picture approach to patient care.

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