Business Portfolio Sept. 15, 2013

Stephen Weiss

Stephen Weiss


Wajid A. Siddiqui


Linda I. Walden


Stephen Weiss, M.D., has joined Dr. Thomas Bozzuto at Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, a member of the Phoebe Physician Group.

Weiss is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, and completed his surgical internship and residency at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and surgical oncology training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. His 33 years of surgical experience in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Southeast Georgia included both private and public practice and surgical department chairmanships. Most recently, Dr. Weiss served as the medical director of the Advanced Wound Care Center at Somerset (Pa.) Hospital.

He is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Weiss lives in Albany with his wife. He has two sons.

Wajid A. Siddiqui, M.D., has joined Phoebe Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, a member of the Phoebe Physician Group.

As an infectious disease physician, Dr. Siddiqui specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, with a specific interest in treating bone infections and HIV. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Having trained and worked as a physician in Pakistan, Dr. Siddiqui completed his residency in internal medicine at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa.. He served as a hospitalist at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass., and then completed his infectious diseases fellowship at Palmetto Health Richland, a hospital affiliated with the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.

Siddiqui and his wife, Rabia Bajwa, have a son, Murtaza.

Linda I. Walden, M.D., has recently been appointed to the Mercer University School of Medicine Admissions Committee.

Walden was a member of the first graduating class of the Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Residency in 1996. Since completing residency, Dr. Walden has been mentoring you students from Albany State University and other areas. Last year three of those students finished medical school and this year, Emantavious Williams, MD, is the first to follow Dr. Walden’s footsteps into the Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Residency program.

In March, Walden was a Woman of the Year honoree at the Remarkable Women Banquet at the Jack Hadley Black History Museum.