Board of Medical Advisors

A special thanks to all the Doctors and Nurses who serve on our Board of Medical Advisors. Each has given countless hours to Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. and their contributions have not only been instrumental to our success as an organization, but to so many of our patients' successes as well.


  • Dr. Bernard A. Heckman, M.D. - Chairman
  • Dr. Arnold G. Levy, M.D. - Vice Chairman
  • Barry H. Epstein, M.D.
  • Debra Ford, M.D., FACS
  • Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
  • Susan D. Stein, M.D., FACS
  • Paul H. Sugarbaker, M.D., FACS
  • Mohan Verghese, M.D., SACS, SICS
  • Geraldine Adams, R.N., WOCN
  • Ty Mulikin, R.N., WOCN
  • Elizabeth O'Connor, R.N., WOCN
  • Erlinda Cruz Paguio, R.N., WOCN
  • Carol Pettus, R.N., WOCN

Coming to a MMOA meeting I see how others are not just coping but living a full life. It gives me confidence I can tackle any obstacle.