About Us: Wisconsin Professional Team

About Us: Wisconsin Professional Team

Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab Professional Leadership Team

About Us: Wisconsin Professional Team

Jerry Amato, President and Chief Operating Officer

Jerry Amato is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab. Mr. Amato’s career in healthcare started as a Respiratory Therapist, and he has over ten years of CEO experience in the Long Term Acute Care Hospital setting, including The Specialty Hospital of Washington of Washington DC, Kindred Hospital of Kansas City and HealthSouth Hospital at Tenaya in Las Vegas. Among his many strengths are his ability to maintain strong relationships with physicians and administration while integrating into new market areas. Mr. Amato plays a pivotal role in making Lakeview a Center of Excellence providing quality health care.

Alfred Habel, MD, Pulmonologist, Executive Medical Director

Dr. Alfred Habel is the Executive Medical Director at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab and is on the pulmonary staff at United Hospital System in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Dr. Habel completed his undergraduate training at University of Parkside and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. His post-graduate training was completed in Minneapolis, MN at Hennepin County Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Habel is a member of the Education Committee, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Mayo Clinic, and Chairman of the Ethics Committee at the United Hospital System. He has published several articles and won the American College of Chest Physicians Young Investigator Award.

Mustansir Majeed, MD, President of MEC and Director of Clinic Services

Dr. Mustansir Majeed is board certified in Family Practice and is the Director of Outpatient Services for Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab. He is also an attending physician for the hospital and is vent certified. In addition, he oversees the medical direction of the residential programs. Dr. Majeed is a graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his externship in Brooklyn, New York followed by a residency with the Bassett-St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Program. After his residency in Family Medicine in Utica, New York, Dr. Majeed moved to Wisconsin where he has been affiliated with the Aurora System and is a staff physician at a multispecialty group practice in Milwaukee. In addition to his numerous professional affiliations, he has received several honors including Top Doctor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Joshua Bloom, MD, Pulmonologist

Dr. Joshua Bloom is a Pulmonologist at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab and is on the pulmonary staff at United Hospital System in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Dr. Bloom completed his undergraduate training at University of Illinois and his post-graduate training was completed at University of Illinois Hospital. Dr. Bloom is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He has practiced medicine in Kenosha since 1988 and serves as the Medical Director of Hospice Alliance.

Nicholas C Ketchum, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehab Program Director

Dr. Ketchum is the Physical Medicine and Rehab Program Director at Lakeview Specialty Hospital. He also is a Medical College of Wisconsin Physiatrist who sees patients with spasticity (muscle tightness) due stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, dystonia, specializing in botulinum toxin injections and baclofen pump management. He received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Medical School of Madison, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Robert M. Gullberg, MD, Infectious Disease Program Director

Dr. Robert M. Gullberg is the Infection Control Program Director Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab and is affiliated with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare All Saints. He graduated from the University of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine in 1981 and is board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine.

Bruce Semon, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist

Dr. Semon is a consultant with Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab and is a licensed psychiatrist with over a decade of experience in treating children, adolescents and adults. Dr Semon receive his medical training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has also been awarded a PhD in nutrition from the University of California, Davis. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a member of the American Society of Nutrition.

Cindy Sorenson, PsyD, Clinical Director of Behavior Health Services

Dr. Sorenson is Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab’s Clinical Director of Behavior Health Services. Dr. Sorenson received her PsyD from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and her BA from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. She finished her residency at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab with a specialty in Clinical Neuropsychology. She plays an intricate role in creating individualized behavioral and rehabilitation programs for program participants, and also counsel’s families, adults, and emotionally disabled children and adolescents in group and individual formats.