One Born Every Minute Hospital Staff
Dr. Stuart JonesChief of Women's Health
Dr. Stuart Jones has been at Riverside for 18 years. When he's not in a delivery, you can usually find him hanging out at the nurses' station, joking with the residents or posing for the family albums, holding the baby he's just delivered.
Dr. Tom Harmon
Dr. Tom Harmon became interested in medicine in high school. His father was in optometry. He has been a doctor for 23 years, 19 of which has been at Riverside. Dr. Harmon finds his job to incredibly rewarding and is honored to share in birth experience with patients.
Dr. Kimberly ShepherdObstetrics/Gynecology
Texas native Dr. Shepherd has been at Riverside for 11 years and has three boys of her own. She feels lucky to get the chance to see women through their journeys from adolescence to parenthood. Work to her seems more like getting to talk to forty friends a day.
Dr. Jason Melillo
Dr. Jason Melillo has been a doctor for 15 years. Dr. Melillo didn't choose medicine; it chose him. He studied English in college, but after spending a day shadowing a general surgeon, he was hooked.
Dr. Mini SomasundaramLabor and Delivery Attending
Dr. Mini has been at Riverside Methodist hospital for seven years. Coming from three generations of doctors, she was destined to follow in their footsteps. Among the residents she is known as a strict teacher.
Mary EnglehartLabor and Delivery RN Nurse Manager
Mary Englehart has been at Riverside Methodist hospital for 21 years. She has two adopted sons and although she has never experienced labor herself, she can relate to her patients, mother to mother. Englehart loves the high-risk emergency cases where the whole team flies into action to save a baby and mom against all odds.
Jen ThompsonTriage RN
Inspired by her mother who is also a nurse, Jen has worked in nursing for almost nine years and at Riverside for four. She loves the chaos that comes along with working in the triage and enjoys getting to work with some of her closest friends.
Tovie DeweyLabor and Delivery RN
Tovie has been a nurse for 13 years, eight of them at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She loves the people — both the patients and the staff — and the daily adventures that come along with being a Labor and Delivery RN.
Amanda MonaghanLabor and Delivery RN
Amanda Monaghan has been working at Riverside Methodist for six years. She enjoys working nights because the nurses and residents like to have fun when things are slow. They do everything from birthing-ball races to IV-pole dancing.
Linda KaskiwLabor and Delivery RN
Linda has been a nurse for 28 years, 20 of which have been spent at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Linda has two children and four grandchildren and she loves spending time with her family — a love that's followed closely by her love of chocolate. Linda says the best part of her job is sharing in the most important day of her patients' lives. In retirement, Linda plans to travel the world.