Axia Women’s Health is proud to have seasoned professionals leading our organization so that physicians can devote more time and attention to patient care and clinical excellence while leveraging the industry’s best non-clinical support services.
Axia Women’s Health Clinical Practice Leadership
Stephen Krell, M.D., F.A.C.O.G
Executive Chairman & CEO, Clinical Practices
Thomas R. Kay, M.D.
Chief Compliance Officer
Alan Silverberg, M.D., MHCM
Vice President, Medical Affairs for PA
Leisa O’Flynn, D.O., Esq.
Vice President, Medical Affairs for NJ
Elizabeth Cherot, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Vice President, Medical Affairs for NJ
She completed undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and obtained her medical degree at the University of Rochester in New York. While a resident at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Strong Memorial Hospital, she engaged in several research projects resulting in publications and was honored with membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Upon completion of her residency, Dr Cherot headed south working as a OB/GYN at Eastside Women’s Specialists in Birmingham, Alabama. From there she relocated to New Jersey taking a position at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as faculty and clinician. Here her leadership skills were demonstrated as she was instrumental is creating and overseeing a new residency training program at a local community hospital. In this role, she created an award-winning curriculum, established a financially independent business model, recruited faculty and mentored medical students. She is currently Assistant Clinical Professor at this institution.
Dr. Cherot is currently a managing partner at Brunswick Hills OB/GYN. In addition to engaging in full scope clinical practice, she has spearheaded several projects, resulting in promoting best practices and implementing progressive change in an OB/GYN practice. These activities include but are not limited to: improving client and employee satisfaction through various activities and tools, reducing malpractice costs and streamlining business practice, promoting new technology in a practice setting, serving as principal investigator in several medical studies/trials and researching and implementing new approaches to cesarean delivery (resulting in reduction of hospital costs, improved patient recovery time, reducing surgical postoperative pain levels as well as opioid use and increasing patient satisfaction rates).
She completed the Executive MBA at Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business in 2016. She has been awarded numerous honors throughout her career including several National Excellence in Teaching Awards. She has given numerous presentations including such topics as “Value Based Specialty Care” and “Enhanced Recovery Program for Cesarean Delivery”. She has been instrumental in launching a midwifery program and newly designed Birthing Center to be opened in the Fall of 2018 at St Peters University Hospital.
She resides in Central New Jersey with her husband, two children, 3 dogs and 10 chickens. She enjoys gardening, skiing and triathlons.
Axia Women’s Health MSO Leadership
Frank J. Caso, eMBA
Executive Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
LeAnne Stewart, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
LeAnne has 30 years of finance experience, most recently in healthcare. LeAnne began her career at Ernst & Young, has a BA in accounting from the College of St. Benedict and her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
In her most recent role, LeAnne was Chief Financial Officer of 21st Century Oncology, a global provider of integrated cancer care, sponsored by Vestar Capital Partners and CPPIB. Previously, LeAnne was Chief Financial Officer of CRC Health Group, a national behavioral health organization sponsored by Bain Capital Partners, wherein she played an integral role in the successful sale of CRC Health to Acadia Healthcare for $1.2 billion. Prior to her roles in healthcare, LeAnne was the Chief Financial Officer of Granite Construction, heavy civil construction and construction materials company. She also was the Chief Financial Officer of Nash Finch Company, a grocery distributor and retailer.
Liz Rodrigues, MBA
Chief Operations Officer
Liz Rodrigues has over 15 years of healthcare finance and operations experience. Most recently, Liz was West Region President for IntegraMed Fertility, a privately held provider of fertility Services throughout the United States and Canada, sponsored by Power Corp. Previously Liz spent 10 years at Davita Inc. in various roles. During her time there she oversaw the management and expansion of DaVita’s hospital service operations in the Southwest region before moving to South America for 2 years to lead the integration and expansion of outpatient operations in the company’s Colombia, South America region. Liz began her career working in finance with Johnson and Johnson and holds a BA in French literature and international business from Washington University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Robert Baron, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Development Officer
Vice President, Human Resources
Jay Getto is Vice President, Human Resources for Axia Women’s Health. Jay leads an HR organization that acts as stewards of the Axia culture and is responsible for developing and guiding Axia’s talent management philosophy, compensation philosophy, and for articulating the organization’s strategy for acquiring, developing, rewarding, and retaining the best talent. Jay is helping to accelerate Axia’s integration and transformation through talent and leadership development, building a culture of engagement, attracting top talent, and for optimizing workforce outcomes through talent analytics and data.
Jay has worked in healthcare HR for over 15 years in HR leadership roles at Epocrates, athenahealth, Reed Elsevier, and MTBC.
He earned a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from West Chester University , West Chester, Pennsylvania, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.