Our Medical Team

Dr. Rishi Likhi

Medical Director

Dr. Rishi Likhi, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Medford, MA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PUNE / ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE in 2003. He is affiliated with Melrose Wakefield Hospital. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Jin Byung Chae

Subacute Medical Director

Dr. Chae graduated from Kyungpook National Medical School, South Korea in 2000 and completed his residency at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ. He is a Hospitalist affiliated with Beverly Hospital, Metrowest Medical Center, Spaulding Hospital North Shore, Salem Hospital, and Spaulding Hospital Cambridge. Dr. Chaei is on the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Essam Ansari, MD


Dr. Essam Ansari began his internal medicine, pulmonary, and critical care medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ansari received a Master’s degree in Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health. He is board-certified in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and is a Sleep Medicine Specialist.

Dr. Ansari, a physician leader, has a passion for Patient Safety, Quality Care, and Patient Experience. He serves as the CEO for InCare, PLLC, which provides pulmonary, sleep medicine, and intensive care unit services. He also has a solid background in Process Improvement. Dr. Ansari’s interests include Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep disorders, Asthma and COPD.

He enjoys reading, listening, and reading audiobooks, as well as spending time with his children.

Steven Ritucci Jr, D.O, FAAPMR


Steven Ritucci Jr, D.O. who is a board-certified physiatrist since 2019. He completed a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency through NOVA-Southeastern/ Larkin Community Hospital (Miami, FL) in 2017. He graduated from Nova Southeastern College with his D.O. in 2013.

Dr. Faisal Malik

Attending Physician

Dr. Faisal Malik, MD Dr. Malik is an internal medicine physician with extensive knowledge and experience in taking care of patients across the care continuum. Dr. Malik graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan, followed by residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. He started his career as an inpatient attending at Melrose Wakefield Hospital and served as the associate medical director of the hospitalist program. His responsibilities included working on recruitment, staffing, and day-to-day operations of the group. Dr. Malik provided medical directorship and oversight of the hospitalist program at Heywood Hospital before transitioning to urgent care and post-acute setting. He is the co-founder and chief medical officer of HealthPlus Urgent Care and provides medical directorship for two of its urgent care centers. Dr. Malik also acts as a mentor and trusted advisor for the medical staff. He has been working with various skilled nursing facilities and rehabs for the past four years, providing superior patient care and experience. He is affiliated with Tufts Medicine, Melrose Wakefield Hospital. Dr. Malik is most passionate about taking care of seniors. He actively works with hospital and SNF teams to increase collaboration, promote warm hand offs and enhance patient outcomes. He loves to travel, play cricket and spend time with his family during his time off.

Marcia Dumornay, RT

Respiratory Therapist

Marcia is a Respiratory Therapist for more than 19 years and has worked with acute care patients in all aspects of the respiratory field including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care therapy. She is a graduate of the respiratory therapy program at Massasoit Community College. She is excited to be part of the new ventilator floor at North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, working alongside our therapy team and pulmonary doctor.

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