About Our Physicians
All of our doctors are board-certified in the subspecialty of gastroenterology, remain active in professional societies, and participate in continuing medical education to keep current on the latest strategies. Each of our doctors also has areas of special interest and expertise while still offering general care for conditions of the digestive system. They have been involved in research, serve on editorial boards and various committees, have published in their field, and taught and invited speakers at several medical centers.
Dr. Craig R. Barash
Dr. Barash received his undergraduate degree in biology from New York University and earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he also served his residency. He earned his Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he completed an extra year in advanced endoscopy therapy. He served as a clinical instructor of Medicine and Gastroenterology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Barash is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology. He holds memberships in the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Bucks County Medical Society.
Dr. John A. Volpe
Dr. Volpe graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Princeton University and a Master's in Chemical Engineering. He graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, in the top one-quarter of the class. While interning at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, he was named Medical Resident of the Year in 1985 and 1987. He received the Teacher of the Year award three times for his instruction of interns. Dr. Volpe completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Fitzgerald Mercy Medical Center in Darby, Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Volpe is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, with a subspecialty in Gastroenterology. He holds membership in the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Pennsylvania Gastroenterology Association, and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Volpe is a former board member of Gilda's Club.
Dr. Milind Vaze
Dr. Milind M. Vaze graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India, in 1981. He immigrated to the United States in 1987 and completed his residency and fellowship at Cooper Medical Center in Camden, NJ. Dr. Vaze began his private practice in 1987 and was on staff at Holy Redeemer Hospital for 24 years and Frankfort Hospital for 25 years. Previously on the St. Mary Medical Center team, he is happy to return to St. Mary and is part of The Gastroenterology Group. He is board-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology.