“New World Medical Network™ is committed to serving people and improving their health by providing high-quality, affordable healthcare services in safe, capable, accredited facilities that are an easy, short flight away. Our goal is to ensure the satisfaction of individuals, families and companies alike by exceeding their expectations.”

Executive Leadership

Tom McAteer

Tom McAteer

Chairman of the Board

Tom has served in recent years as an executive for large insurance companies including Aetna, HIP, and Vytra . He holds an MBA and a BBA from Hofstra University and an Honorary Doctorate in Commercial Sciences from Dowling College.

Cathy Nenninger

Cathy Nenninger

President

Cathy manages corporate direction, marketing and sales activities. She has 20 years in healthcare management and most recently held a VP of Marketing role for a national healthcare company. She holds an undergraduate accounting degree along with an MBA from Syracuse University.

Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson

Managing Partner, CFO

Terry has 25+ years in healthcare management with strength in operations, financial oversight and sales. He has served as a VP of a large national service provider and holds his MS in Management from Rollins College.

Tom Ockers

Tom Ockers

EVP of Business Development

Tom is the immediate past CEO of Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in NY and also held leadership positions at North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital and St. Francis Hospital. He has served as a board member of HANYS, on the Regional Planning Committee of the AHA and as a founder of the Long Island Health Network (LIHN). He holds a BA and an MHA from Stony Brook University.

Medical Advisory Board

Lanalee Sam, MD

Lanalee Sam, MD

Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Lanalee Araba Sam is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She graduated from the University of Toronto with an honors degree in Psychology, before attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She has recently founded Elite Obstetrics and Gynecology, a boutique-concept private practice committed to providing exceptional healthcare to discerning women.

Jacobo Zafrani, MD

Jacobo Zafrani, MD

Abdominal, Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr. Zafrani is a graduate of the University of Costa Rica in General Surgery. He specializes in gastric procedures and spent time studying gastric surgical technique at Cornell University in New York in 2005. He has completed more than 3500 surgeries and more than 200 of his specialty- Modified Lap Gastric Bypass, or Metabolic Reversal of Diabetes, Type 2.

Mark Denker, MD

Mark Denker, MD

OB/GYN and Fertility Specialist

Dr. Denker graduated medical school from Baylor College of Medicine and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michael Reese Hospital in Illinois. He completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of California. Dr. Denker’s special areas of interest are the immunology of infertility and pregnancy loss, and treatment of recurrent implantation failure. Dr. Denker started Palm Beach Fertility Center in 1994 with the idea that cutting edge technology should be both personal and affordable.