A Commitment to Healthcare: Paving the way for future generations
Dwight F. Matthias, MD ’92
Endocrinology and a Buffalo Bills Fan
Dwight F. Matthias practices both general endocrinology and internal medicine in Virginia, and twice yearly at a general endocrine clinic in Grenada. He received his BSc degree in Biological Sciences – emphasis in Genetics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He began graduate studies at NYU (New York University) in Biochemistry and transitioned to medical education at St. George’s University in Grenada – the isle of his birth. His internship and residency programs were at Albert Einstein college of Medicine the Jacobi Medical campus in New York City. He was the first graduate to complete the Women’s Health Tract in Internal Medicine at that institution.
Dr. Matthias was accepted at Stanford University to pursue a fellowship in endocrinology – his areas of focus were pituitary diseases and testicular dysfunction. He was an assistant professor of medicine in the department of medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School and subsequently transitioned to private practice. Dr. Matthias has lectured extensively in both America and the Caribbean region on diabetes and its complications, and is published in peer review journals. He is presently a member of Endocrine Society and on the Finance and Audit Committee, American Association Clinical Endocrinologists, and also the American Diabetes Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Matthias is a member of the Board of Directors of Saint George’s University Alumni association. He loves traveling and listening to music. His favorite artists Miles Davis and Jessye Norman, and recently became a fan of Jazz pianist Sean Mason.. He has been a Buffalo Bills fan since 1982.
Philip Lahrmann, MD ’81
A Lifelong Relationship with SGU
Dr. Philip Lahrmann graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 1981 and completed his residency at Sisters of Charity Hospital, in Buffalo, NY. He began his career with a solo obstetrics and gynecology practice in Connecticut, which eventually expanded to five physicians and three certified nurse midwives. After serving as the lead physician for 25 years, his interest in teaching led him, in 2010, to a full-time position at Hartford Hospital, where he teaches medical students at the University of Connecticut and Dartmouth University as well as residents in the University of Connecticut’s obstetrics and gynecology program.
In Dr. Lahrmann’s work he focuses on patient safety and adoption of new techniques, including advanced laparoscopic techniques in the hospital and in office-based surgery. He currently practices at the Women’s Ambulatory Health Services (WAHS) clinic at the Hartford Hospital Campus in Connecticut. Dr. Lahrmann also has a medical practice in West Hartford, CT named “A Woman’s Life Center”.
Dr. Lahrmann has maintained a lifelong relationship with his alma mater and is the Lead Women’s Health services provider for the SGU Physicians Humanitarian Network.
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