Office News

Doris “Dot” Pliskin, MD Retires

With mixed emotions, Riverside Surgical Associates announces that Dr. Dot Pliskin has decided to retire.  Dr. Pliskin was the first female general surgeon in the Merrimack Valley.  She has served the Lowell community for the past 37 years.  She is well loved and her patients, the staff, and the doctors she worked with over the … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 Office News

Riverside Surgical Associates Welcomes Breast Surgeon Lerna Ozcan, MD

We are pleased to welcome Lerna Ozcan, MD, a breast surgeon, to Riverside Surgical Associates. Dr. Ozcan completed her fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA under the mentorship of world-renowned breast cancer specialist, Dr. Armando Giuliano.  Prior to that, she completed her residency in General Surgery … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 Office News

Welcome Dr. John Hwang!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome John Hwang, MD to Riverside Surgical Associates. Dr. Hwang grew up in Flushing Queens.  He went to Tufts University School of Medicine, following which he did his General Surgery residency in Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT.  He then spent one year doing an advanced laparoscopy and bariatric … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 Office News