Vernose and McGrath Associates

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Turnersville: 856-875-0111
Marlton: 856-797-9961
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Gerard Vernose, MD

Gerard Vernose, MD

Dr. Gerard V.Vernose is Board Certified in Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Hahnemann Medical School, graduating in the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Vernose completed his Residency training in Otorhinolaryngology / Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and his General Surgery Internship at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Vernose has been in practice for more than 30 years, and has, through those years, trained more than 100 E.N.T. residents from all four medical schools. His practice involves all aspects of Head and Neck Surgery, Otology and Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Vernose is a member of the American Medical Association; American College of Surgeons; Pennsylvania Medical Society; and Philadelphia County Medical Society. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Methodist Division, and Clinical Affiliate at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


John McGrath, D.O., F.A.C.O.O.

John McGrath, DO

Dr. John McGrath is Board Certified in Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, and Otolaryngic Allergy. He earned his undergraduate degree from Villanova University. Dr. McGrath received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic Surgery at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. McGrath was Chief Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck/Facial Plastic Surgery. He had special training in Sinus Surgery at University of Pittsburgh-Shadyside Hospital, Head and Neck Surgery at Buffalo General Hospital and Medical College of Pennsylvania, Pediatric Otolaryngology at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and extensive training in Facial Plastic Surgery at Graduate Hospital.

Dr. McGrath is the Director of the only Comprehensive Allergy, Nasal and Sinus Centers in the Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey area with three locations. His primary goal is to provide patients with the highest quality of care. He is committed to promoting advances in the diagnosis and treatment of nasal, sinus, and allergy disorders. Dr. McGrath is well known for his expertise in Rhinoplasty and Nasal/Septal Surgery using no nasal packing for the relief of nasal obstruction, snoring and nasal deformity. He frequently shares his expertise by lecturing medical groups and training medical students and resident physicians. Dr. McGrath was recognized by SJ Magazine as Top Doc in Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Dr. McGrath is a Fellow of The American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of American Osteopathic Association, Philadelphia Osteopathic Medical Association, and American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. McGrath is a clinical instructor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.


Tasos Aslanidis, D.O., F.A.O.C.O.

Tasos Aslanidis, DO


Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,  1992

Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science,  1988

Bachelor of Science, Biology
Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pa          1985


 Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Oro-Facial Plastic
                      Surgery.      July, 1994    through  June  1997
Chief Resident 1995-1996 (PGY-4),  1996-1997 (PGY-5)  
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ,  School of Osteopathic
Medicine, University Medical Center,  Stratford,  New Jersey,
Program Director: Edward Scheiner, D.O.

General Surgery:   June 1993  through June 1994
 Northeastern Hospital, Philadelphia,  Director: Marcel Thonet, M.D.

Internship:   Chief Intern , May 1992 through May 1993,
UMDNJ-SOM, University MedicalCenter, Stratford , New Jersey.   


Paediatric Otolaryngology, Bronchoesophagology:
Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children,  Philadelphia
Directors:  Glenn Isaacson, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.O.H.N.S.
Ellen Deutsch, M.D.
Description:  Medical and Surgical management of chronic ear disease, aero-
digestive tract foreign bodies, management of the airway, reconstruction of congenital and acquired disorders of the airway, congenital neck masses,
tonsils and adenoids.

Otology, Otologic Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Neurotology, Head
and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery:
Allegheny University Hospital, Hospital of the Medical College of
Directors:   Frank Marlowe, M.D., F.A.C.S., (U.S.N) Ret.
Seth Zwillenberg, M.D.
Description:  Surgery for chronic ear disease, ossicular reconstruction,
Stapedectomy, Oncologic Surgery and reconstruction
of the Head and Neck, Salivary gland surgery, Facial trauma,
Participation in a wide variety of advanced Neurosurgical and
Neurotologic surgical cases requiring Otolaryngologic surgical
service involvement, Laryngology and Rhinology.

Endoscopic, Endonasal and Paranasal Sinus Surgery, Head and Neck
Surgery, Disorders of the Facial Nerve, Facial Paralysis, Reanimative
Reconstructive Surgery of the Face, Facial Plastic Surgery:
The Institute for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Disorders of the Facial
Nerve,  SHADYSIDE HOSPITAL, Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania.
Directors:  Mark May, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Barry Schiatkin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Description.:  Advanced endoscopic sinus surgery of the nose and paranasal
sinuses,  medical and surgical treatment of facial paralysis,
facial nerve grafting, reanastomosis, reanimation.

Facial Plastic Surgery ,  Aesthetic, Cosmetic and Restorative Surgery:
Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa,   The Newman Cosmetic Surgery
Center,  Wynnewood, Pa.
Directors:  Julius Newman, M.D. , F.A.C.S.,
Kirk Brandow, M.D.
Description:  Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Rhitidectomy, Rhinoplasty,
Blepharoplasty, Facial rejuvenation, Co2 laser resurfacing
Liposuction, lipotransfer augmentation.


     Osteopathic Physician , State of NEW JERSEY,  New Jersey State Board
     Of Medical Examiners,  License certificate no:  25MB061624

    Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon, State of PENNSYLVANIA,
    Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, License certificate no:OS008391L.,

    Registered Pharmacist,  State of PENNSYLVANIA,  inactive.

  American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and
  Facial Plastic Surgery.  Certified 1998

  FELLOW: American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and
  Otolaryngology  , Head and Neck Surgery, awarded 2003, San Diego,  CA  
  DIPLOMATE: American Osteopathic Board of Medical Examiners
  MEMBER: American Osteopathic Association Mentor Hall of Fame

   American Osteopathic Association
   New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
   American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, 
    Head and Neck Surgery (A.O.C.O.O.H.N.S.)
   American Medical Association

Active Member, Medical Staff,  METHODIST HOSPITAL DIVISION,   
             Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Surgery, Section
             of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Philadelphia,  
             Pennsylvania. , Clinical Instructor.  
            August, 2008 to Current.

Active Member, Medical Staff,  VIRTUA WEST JERSEY HOSPITALS,
             Virtua Health System, Voorhees , New Jersey,    Department of Surgery,
             Section of Otolaryngology.
September, 1997 to Current.

Active Member, Medical Staff,  SUMMIT SURGICAL CENTER,
            Voorhees , New Jersey.
September, 1997 to Current.

Active Member,  Medical Staff,  WIILS SURGICAL CENTER OF CHERRY 
             HILL,  Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
             October, 2008 to Current.

  Born: July , 1962    Thessaloniki, Greece
  Citizenship: United States of America

   English, Greek

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