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SCRUBS RRG Board of Directors

Deepak A. Kapoor, M.D. F.A.C.S., Chairman

Dr. Kapoor is certified by the American Board of Urology and has over 20 years of experience. He is one of the youngest physicians to have been board certified in Urology in the United States. Dr. Kapoor received his B.S. magna cum laude from the Pennsylvania State University and his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in the Accelerated Five Year Honors Program. He completed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, after which he served as Assistant Professor of Urologic Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. His background is diverse in both laboratory and clinical experience.

Dr. Kapoor is the Chairman of the Board of Managers and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Medical Professionals, a multi-specialty physician group operating in the greater New York Metropolitan area. He is a founding member and serves on the Board of Directors of the Large Urology Group Practice Association, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Allied Urological Services, the largest lithotripsy partnership in the United States where he also functions as Chairman of the Finance Committee. Dr. Kapoor has published and lectured extensively on both clinical and business medical issues and continues to enjoy an active clinical practice along with his administrative duties with IMP.

Richard Harris, M.D. F.A.C.S., Vice Chairman

Dr. Harris is a board certified Urologist, licensed and practicing in the state of Illinois since 1981. He received his M.D. from the Chicago Medical School. He completed both General Surgery and Urology residency from Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Harris is the President and Chief Executive Officer of UroPartners, an integrated practice of more than 55 experienced urological specialists, pathologists and radiation oncologists serving the city of Chicago and surrounding vicinities. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Large Urology Group Practice Association and is a certified member of the American Board of Urology. His also a member of the American Urological Association and the American College of Surgeons.

Tobey Williams, M.D., Secretary

Dr. Williams is CEO and co-founder of SCRUBS RRG. He is responsible for all day to day activities of the company. He is an emergency medicine physician who founded and created the unique concepts utilized by EMPAC RRG, a risk retention group dedicated to the malpractice liability insurance needs of practicing emergency medicine physicians. Dr. Williams has created SCRUBS RRG using the same physician run and underwritten model that has made EMPAC a strong and viable company. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Miami Medical School. Dr. Williams completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at LSU-Charity Hospital, New Orleans. Dr. Williams was named Chief Resident of his program and received the prestigious "Albert J. Lauro, M.D. Award" given for "outstanding service and leadership" to his residency program.

Ernest Sussman, M.D. F.A.C.S., Treasurer

Dr. Sussman is also a co-founder of SCRUBS RRG. He is a board certified Urologist, licensed and practicing in the state of Nevada since 1991. He received his M.D. from the University of Miami. He completed a Urology residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo. After residency training, Dr. Sussman completed a fellowship in female Urology and pelvic floor reconstruction at UCLA Medical Center. He was recertified by the American Board of Urology in 2002 and is a member of various Urologic subspecialty societies.

Dr. Sussman is a member of the Clark County Medical Society and the Nevada State Medical Association. He is the Nevada representative to the American Association of Clinical Urologists.

Carl Gerardi, M.D. F.A.C.S., At-Large

Dr. Gerardi undergraduate training was at Fordham University at Rose Hill and medical school at SUNY Health Science center at Brooklyn.  After completing medical school he was accepted to New York University Medical Center Urology program. His training included general surgical and urologic training at NYU, Bellevue and the Manhattan Veterans Hospital. He also spent time in specialized cancer training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He then became board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Dr. Gerardi began practicing Urology in New York City and Westchester county where he was then involved in teaching residents at both locations. He became Associate Clinical Professor at New York University. His practice group, including 5 other urologists, provides comprehensive state of the art care predominantly in the Westchester community as well as NYC.

Ghasoub "Gus" Harb, M.D. F.A.C.S., At-Large

Dr. Harb graduated with honors from First I.P. Pavlov Medical School in St. Petersburg Russia.  He completed his residency in at the University of Louisville Hospitals where he placed first and second in the Residents Competition in 1995 and 1994, respectively.

Dr. Harb has been a practicing urologist since 1995,  He is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Harb provides general adult and pediatric urology services, with clinical interests in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.  He currently serves as Chairman of Surgery-Urology at Trinity Medical Center.

Vincent Lanteri, M.D. F.A.C.S., At-Large

Dr. Lanteri received his medical diploma at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico, and his Urologic Surgical training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Lanteri also completed a Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute of Health in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Lanteri, the founder of the New Jersey Center for Prostate Cancer & Urology, is recognized as a pioneer and authority in the field of robotic surgery for the treatment of Prostate Cancer. Over the years he has participated in the research and development of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, co-authored the textbook “Urologic Robotic Surgery,” and has trained other surgeons in both the technology and surgical techniques.

Dr. Lanteri currently serves as Co-Director in Urologic Oncology at Hanckensack University Medical Center. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an active member of several medical societies including: the Society of Larapoendoscopic Surgeons, the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association and the American Urological Association.

Kathleen L. Latino, M.D. F.A.C.S., At-Large

Dr. Kathleen Latino has practiced Adult Urology in Rockland County since July 1999. She considers herself a General Urologist but has special areas of interest in stone disease and female voiding dysfunction.

Dr. Latino received a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She received her M.D. from New York Medical College. She completed both a General Surgery and Urology residency from New York Medical College Consortium. Dr. Latino has been a board certified member of the American Board of Urology since 1997. She is a member of the American Urological Association, American College of Surgeons, and Medical Society of the State of New York.

Jason Shelnutt, At-Large

Jason Shelnutt is the Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Urology.  Georgia Urology provides has 28 offices and ambulatory surgery centers through out the Atlanta metro area.

Daryl B. Williams, At-Large

Mr. Daryl B. Williams received his business degree from Florida State University. He brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry with expertise in marketing, program management, reinsurance, underwriting, and loss projection. In 2000 Mr. Williams started Risk Transfer Holdings, a Managing General Agency (MGA) for distressed lines of business. During his time with the company he managed in excess of 200 million dollars of  business insurance premiums.  The company successfully made Insurance Journals “Top 100 Agencies in America” in its first 5 years of business.

Mr. Williams is the co-founder of EMPAC Risk Retention Group (RRG) and is CEO of EMPAC Managers, the attorney-in-fact managing the operations of the RRG. EMPAC is a single specialty RRG that writes medical professional liability coverage for emergency room physicians. The EMPAC model was used to develop similar single specialty programs, like SCRUBS RRG; where he also serves as a director and chairman of the finance committee. In 2012 Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company acquired the management companies of EMPAC and SCRUBS to offer alternative risk programs to physicians, clinics, hospitals, their respective single/multi-state associations, and other healthcare facilities.  He continues to manage the day to day operations of EMPAC while working to increase the RRG footprint nationwide. 

Daryl dedicates his resources to improve the operations of nonprofit organizations.  He currently serves on the board of directors for ECOLIFE Conservation. This charity is helping to balance global communities with sustainable solutions.  On a personal note, he spends his free time in the Yellowstone Ecosystem where he owns an equestrian and recreational ranch in Southwest Montana.
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