New physicians join Affinity Medical Group
08 / 14 / 2006
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
MENASHA, Wis. – Two new physicians have joined the Affinity Medical Group clinic at 1550 Midway Place in Menasha.
- Dr. Timothy Edison is a gastroenterologist specializing in treating disorders of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract, with a special interest in liver disease and related disorders. He is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Edison earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Chicago Medical School, and completed an internal medicine residency and a fellowship in gastroenterology at Loyola University Medical Center Foster McGraw Hospital in Maywood, Ill.
- Dr. Tagreed Khalaf specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and has a special interest in spine care and sports-related injuries. She is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Khalaf earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison and completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed a musculoskeletal fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
For the Editor:
Affinity Health System, a faith-based regional health care network, is the Fox Valley’s second-largest employer, according to the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry. For the fourth consecutive year, Affinity has been named one of the nation’s top 64 health systems based on clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. For ten consecutive years, Affinity Health System has been named to the SDI (formerly Verispan) Integrated Health Network Top 100, an annual assessment of the 100 most highly integrated health care networks in the nation. Both St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton and Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh rank among the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in terms of quality and efficiency, as determined by the 2007 Premier | CareScience Select practice National Quality Award. Members of Affinity include Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Foundation, Oshkosh; St. Elizabeth Hospital and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Appleton; Affinity Medical Group, a regional network of 25 family practice and specialty clinics – 22 of which are recognized as NCQA Level III medical homes, the highest level of recognition – in 14 communities; Calumet Medical Center, Chilton; and Affinity Occupational Health.