Contact Us Today:

(732) 212-0060
Victor Battaglia, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Victor has over 24 years of financial and accounting management experience in private industry and public accounting. He served as CFO of several related healthcare companies with gross revenues of $150 million and has provided services across the US. Victor’s responsibilities include financial reporting, budgeting, cash flow analysis, bank and credit relations, compliance reporting, capital expenditures, and A/R collections.

At Physicians' Practice Enhancement, we are only as strong as our team and are proud to employ a variety of qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge to the practice in order to ensure you receive the most comprehensive treatment possible.

Please take a moment to read more about our individual staff members and learn how they allow our practice to continually be the absolute best at caring for your health needs.

Jaime V. Pitner, RN, MSN, MICP, CEN

Director, Clinical Services

Jaime is a high performing healthcare leader with extensive experience in operations, process improvement, program development and clinical education. His expertise spans prehospital emergency medical services, emergency department operations, observation services, holistic nursing practice and nursing administration. He holds a national certification in emergency nursing and is experienced as an ED clinical nurse specialist, chest pain center coordinator and educator.  He is a founding member of New Jersey prehospital advanced life support program and was the first chairman of the NJ state EMS council.  He has been honored by the VA for his work with the National Disaster Medical System. Jaime is also a contributing author to the ENA Core Curriculum. His talents include innovative approaches to improving the patient experience, throughput and effective staff development strategies. Jaime is an accomplished public speaker at many events including national conferences on topics ranging from emergency medicine to optimal health and wellbeing. Jaime has a proven track record in talent section, recruitment and retention.  He is experienced in successful Joint Commission survey requirements, Department of Health investigations and clinical quality reviews. Jaime is a consummate collaborator with a focus on team building and shared success.

Joseph J. Calabro, DO, FACOEP-Dist., FACEP 

President and Chief Executive Officer

Founder, President and CEO of Physicians' Practice Enhancement, LLC (PPE), a Medical Practice Management Group. Dr. Calabro is also Chairman and Professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Seton Hall University and has a longstanding background in academic medicine, research and healthcare management.

Dr. Calabro is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and the subspecialty EMS. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Medical Corps, Director of Ambulatory Care and Emergency Services at Letterman Army Medical Center for the Northern/Central California region, Officer-in-Charge of the Western U.S. Nuclear Chemical Disaster Response team, and VIP physician for US Presidents and Vice Presidents. After his military career, he served as Chair of the San Francisco Emergency Medical Care Committee, overseeing S.F. Emergency Medical Services and was Principal Investigator for the California Statewide Loma Prieta Earthquake Response research project. Dr. Calabro has been involved in residency training for over 20 years, having founded and served as Residency Program Director/Chair of two emergency medicine residency programs.  In addition, Dr. Calabro has held numerous positions of medical leadership both regionally and nationally. He is the Regional Assistant Dean and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM), President of MRI (medical malpractice insurance company), and is past President of the Northeastern Osteopathic Medical Education Network (NEOMEN). He is a reviewer for numerous medical journals and has been involved in many research trials and projects and serves on numerous corporate and philanthropic boards. Dr. Calabro has also published numerous articles and chapters on various topics and is a nationally known figure in physician and healthcare management.

Dr. Calabro is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center (Tacoma, Washington). Dr. Calabro also completed a flexible internship at Tripler Army Medical Center (Honolulu, Hawaii) and completed aviation medicine specialty training (flight surgeon) at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Anne White 

Chief Operations Officer/Chief Information Officer

Anne is a business professional who began her career with AT&T. Her focus broadened through marketing and telecommunication systems integration and business development. Anne applies her business experience with industry giants such as Polo Ralph Lauren, the Kroger Company and Time, Inc. to the growth and development of our health resource company in the areas of business system integration, marketing, and strategic planning and has been involved with healthcare management for over 10 years. She is the focal point for all technical and operational services, including physician recruitment, physician contracting, client services, physician scheduling, and reimbursement. Anne is responsible for all operations concerning PPE's physician and clinical practices.

Samantha Clayton, RN, BSN

Director, Clinical Marketing and New Business

Samantha is a highly accomplished Registered Nurse with extensive experience in management and administration of health services at numerous facilities, ensuring the delivery of integrated services in accordance with corporate regulatory guidelines.  Samantha has held leadership positions such as Assistant Director of a high volume Emergency Department, management of a busy Urgent Care Department, and an Occupational Health Center at a Fortune 500 corporation.  With over 20 years’ experience in the acute care setting, she is accomplished in developing, reviewing, and implementing successful clinical protocols.  Her areas of expertise include the development and execution of practice guidelines, health promotion, and disease prevention programs and services.  Her expertise in occupational case management and interfacing with risk management to evaluate case management outcomes has earned her the praise of her peers.

The PPE Team

Judy Lagana, RN, BSN, MSM, NE-BC

Director, Clinical Services

Judy has a highly diversified and successful background as a Registered Nurse and healthcare executive leader. She has been involved in the development and implementation of many high quality and effective healthcare programs and services. Throughout her career, Judy has managed and led hospital based emergency services, outpatient urgent care centers, primary care practices, occupational health centers and ambulatory clinics. She has a long tenure in acute care, and is well versed in the development of medical care protocols and systems that result in high value to the organization and to the patients they serve. Judy holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Thomas Edison State College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from William Paterson University, and is currently certified as a Nurse Executive by the ANCC.