Meet Our Clinicians

Noah S. Marco, M.D.

Jewish Home Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Dr. Marco is the son of two Holocaust survivors and is a Los Angeles native. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from UCLA in 1980, and received his M.D. from UC Davis School of Medical in 1985. His Internal Medicine internship and residency were performed at Children’s Hospital of San Francisco (now called California Pacific Hospital). He is board certified in Internal Medicine. After completing his residency, he worked in a six-person Internal Medicine group in Sherman Oaks. Dr. Marco left private practice and went to work at Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills in 1994. At Kaiser, he held numerous leadership positions including co-chair of the Bioethics and Quality Committees, and president of the medical staff. In addition, he was Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, at USC School of Medicine. He was selected to be "Internist of the Year" for the Woodland Hills Medical Center in 1999, and "Teacher of the Year" for 2004. He left Kaiser in 2006 to become the Vice President of Medical Affairs of Northridge Hospital Medical Center (NHMC). At NHMC he had numerous leadership responsibilities and served on a wide range of committees, which included Clinical Operations Improvement, Physician Communication, Palliative Care, and the noted Dignity Health Physician Leadership Development Program. While at NHMC, Dr. Marco collaborated with the Jewish Home on "Care Transitions," an award-winning program created by the Jewish Home to reduce unnecessary hospital re-admissions of seniors. A prolific writer and sought-after speaker, Dr. Marco has presented numerous papers and led workshops on a range of medical issues and topics, which include elder care, doctor-patient communication, and physician training. Dr. Marco is married to the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, and has two daughters and a step-daughter. He and his wife volunteer at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, and he is a life-long fan of the L.A Dodgers.

Staff Geriatricians

Dr. Ilana Solomon

Ilana Solomon, MDJewish Home Staff Geriatrician
Originally from Russia, Dr. Ilana Solomon received her medical degree from Touro University Nevada-School of Osteopathic medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) in Whittier California, where she received an “ Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” award by the clinic staff. Having a knack for bedside medical procedures, she worked in several urgent care facilities in southern Los Angeles before starting her Geriatric Medicine fellowship at UCLA-David Geffen School of Medicine. Upon completion of her fellowship, Dr. Solomon joined the Jewish Home in 2020 and has been primarily involved with the residents on the Grancell Village (GV) campus.

During her employment in the Jewish Home, Dr. Solomon has been an active participant in improving the health care of her patients. She has worked alongside Cerner information technology (IT) specialists to create clinician note templates in the electronic health system at the Jewish home, which has allowed for an efficient use of clinician time with their patients. At present, Dr. Solomon is involved in optimizing the innovative telehealth technology available at the Jewish Home; a complement for patient visits as it allows families to partake virtually in the visit. At every patient encounter, Dr. Solomon aims to fulfill dignity, quality and excellence that is reflective of the values at The Jewish Home. Dr. Solomon is fluent in Russian and conversational Spanish. She is dual board-certified in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, with added qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. She is a Member at Large on the Medical Staff at The Jewish Home.

During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and learning about Jewish Medical ethics (halakhah).

Dr. Mairead Torsney-Weir

Dr. Mairead Torsney-WeirJewish Home Staff Geriatrician
Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Torsney-Weir earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her family medicine residency in 2012 and her geriatrics fellowship in 2013, both at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA. Dual board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics, she was thrilled to join the staff at the Jewish Home in 2019. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, cooking and reading.

Hangnga Vu, M.D.

Jewish Home Staff Geriatrician
A native of Vietnam, Dr. Hangnga Vu earned her M.D. degree with honors at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (2003). She did her residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California (2003-2006). Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Vu joined the Jewish Home in 2006. She plays music and writes poetry in her leisure time.

Medical Directors

Aaron Shelub, MD

Aaron Shelub, MDInfection Disease Medical Director
Earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his medical degree from Sackler Medical School of Tel Aviv University. He went on to an Internal Medicine Residency at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California, and Harbor-UCLA in Torrance, California. Dr. Shelub then completed a UCLA-affiliated Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, where he received extensive training by internationally recognized experts in HIV. He has spent two years practicing at AIDS Healthcare Foundation. A board-certified Infectious Disease Specialist and Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Shelub has been in private practice since 2008. His practice focuses on care for critically ill, septic and all hospitalized patients with severe infections. He also specializes in outpatient infectious diseases and HIV care and is an expert in C.Diff colitis, Valley Fever, Coccidioidomycosis and MRSA infections of all types. In addition, Dr. Shelub leads a Travel Medicine Clinic that helps prevent travel-related illness and injury as well as treats post-travel illness. His knowledge extends into many areas of care that include infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, quality assurance, telemedicine, and health care information technology. A published author and frequent lecturer on infectious disease subjects, Dr. Shelub is on the Infection Control Committee at Tarzana Medical Center, Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Sherman Oaks Hospital. Dr. Shelub is also an active researcher and a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America, American College of Physicians, HIV Medical Association, Infectious Disease Association of California and California Medical Association.

Keyvan Shirazi, MD

Keyvan Shirazi, MDMedical Director, Community Clinicians
Keyvan Shirazi is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Encino, who has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, and completed his internship and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Shirazi is affiliated with Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center and Encino Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Farsi and Hebrew.

Thomas Yadegar, MD

Thomas Yadegar, MDMedical Director for Mark Taper
Thomas Yadegar is a quadruple Board Certified physician specializing in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Once finished with his training at Keck Medicine at the University of Southern California, he returned to his home of the San Fernando Valley to care for his most vulnerable community members. Having joined the Medical Staff at Providence Tarzana Medical Center in 2002, he swiftly established himself among his colleagues as a figurehead. For nearly 15 years, as Director of Hospitalist Services and Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit and Pulmonary Medicine Department, he conceived and implemented interdisciplinary protocols that elevated the standard of patient care while simultaneously fostering an environment of collaboration amongst his peers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he was entrusted as the head of COVID-19 protocols at Providence Cedars Sinai Tarzana Medical Center. Working with regional Providence administrative and research departments, he expanded the use of several novel therapies that significantly improved patient outcomes during the most tumultuous time in recent medical history. As a result of his efforts, he was recently awarded the 2020 Murray Mazur Physician of the Year by his medical staff for his contributions to the advancement of COVID-19 diagnostics and therapeutics. While maintaining his private practice in Tarzana, he has solidified his status as a community physician leader with key insight into the dimensional practice of medicine.

Nurse Practitioners

Doreen Delgado, MSN, RN, ANP-BC

Doreen DelgadoJewish Home Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Delgado received her under graduate degree at California Lutheran University and her graduate degree at CSU, Long Beach. Doreen originally joined the Jewish Home as the first nurse practitioner in the 1980’s and returned in 2012 as the Clinic Administrator and clinical nurse practitioner. During her absence, she worked 20 years at Motion Picture and TV Fund, where she developed and ran their geriatric assessment program. Doreen has been teaching at CSU, Dominquez Hills for 30 years and continues to educate the next generation of nurses. When not working she enjoys time at home with her husband, 3 cats, dog and 13 koi fish.

Eti Nodel, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Eti NodelJewish Home Nurse Practitioner
Eti Nodel graduated from Tel Aviv University in nursing with honors in 1996 and completed a Master’s Degree in Nursing as an Adult/ Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from UCLA in 2013. She also has board certifications in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and Progressive Care Certified Nurse Certification. She currently works with the LAJH IPA and provides direct care to residential and long term care residents. When not working she enjoys time with her husband and 3 children.

Darla Rae Oak, D.N.P., G.N.P. - B.C.

Darla Rae OakJewish Home Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Oak earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The George Washington University. She is licensed in California as a Board Certified Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse. Dr. Oak received her Master of Science from UCLA and her Bachelor’s Degree from Loma Linda University. Prior to the Jewish Home, she spent more than six years at Glendale Adventist Medical Center caring for patients in the surgical intensive care unit. Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Dr. Oak has a wonderful family and son.

Elizabeth Yung, ANP, APRN-BC

Elizabeth YungJewish Home Nurse Practitioner
Elizabeth Yung graduated from Simmons College in Boston for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She was an Oncology Nurse Practitioner for 15 years, working at Massachusetts General Hospital and a private Oncology practice. In 2012, she began a new career as a Palliative Care NP at Skirball Hospice/Palliative Care. She joined LAJH IPA medical group in 2017, providing care to residential and long term residents on the Eisenberg campus. Elizabeth is a busy mother of three children, one cat and her dog Hazel.

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