Dr. Avery F. Browne, D.O
Dr. Avery F. Browne, D.O. is the Medical Director of our AFC Urgent Care Centers in West Orange NJ and South Plainfield NJ. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York. Prior to joining AFC Urgent Care, Dr. Browne served as an Attending Family Practice Physician at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY; a faculty member of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and a house physician at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, NJ. Dr. Browne has extensive prior experience working in urgent care centers. He currently serves as a team physician for all athletic programs at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ; a ringside physician for USA Boxing and NY/NJ State Professional Boxing; and is a member of the NJ and NY State Athletic Commissions. Dr. Browne completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford NJ where he served as Chief Resident at Barnert Hospital. Dr. Browne holds a D.O. degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, prior to which he studied biological sciences at Rutgers University and obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Dr. Bassam N. Odatalla, M.D.
Dr. Bassam Odatalla is a staff physician at our AFC Urgent Care Center in South Plainfield. He is board-certified in family medicine and treats patients of all ages. Dr. Odatalla has worked extensively over several years as an urgent care staff physician, family medicine physician, and sports medicine physician with a variety of medical practices in New Jersey. Dr. Odatalla completed his residency in Family Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ and received his Medical Doctor degree from Ross University School of Medicine in New Brunswick, NJ. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and psychology from Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ. Dr. Odatalla speaks four languages and is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Izhar Hasan, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Izhar Hasan is a staff physician at AFC Urgent Care in South Plainfield, NJ. Dr. Hasan is board-certified in family medicine and has numerous years of experience working as a physician at several urgent care centers in New Jersey. He has most recently served as the Medical Director of an urgent care center owned by one of the nation’s largest private operators. Dr. Hasan is also an attending physician at Clara Mass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ. He completed his residency training at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ; prior to which he completed three years of training as a surgical resident as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He holds a Medical Degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan and recently earned a PhD in Medical Informatics from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.
Dr. Bennett Shenker, M.D.
Dr. Shenker is a staff physician at our AFC Urgent Care Center in South Plainfield NJ. He is board-certified in family medicine and treats patients of all ages. In addition to his work at AFC Urgent Care, Dr. Shenker in an Assistant Professor and Director of Research for the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Family Medicine Residency Program at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold NJ. Dr. Shenker completed a fellowship in primary care clinician research at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia PA and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington NJ. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Shenker also holds a Master of Science in Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia PA; a Master of Science in Physics from Rutgers University in Piscataway NJ; and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in Ithaca NY. He is also a fellow in the American Academy of Family Medicine Physicians.
Dr. Bunmi Ifabiyi, M.D.
Dr. Bunmi Ifabiyi is a staff physician at our AFC Urgent Care Center in South Plainfield. She is board-certified in family-medicine and treats patients of all age ranges. Dr. Ifabiyi has over 12 years of experience practicing medicine in urgent care and occupational medicine settings. She currently also works as a Deputy Medical Director for a public transit authority and has previously served as the center Medical Director for a large national urgent care company where she treated urgent care and occupational medicine patients. Dr. Ifabiyi completed her residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center (SVCMC) in New York City and holds a Medical Doctorate degree from O.A. University College of Medicine in Nigeria. Dr. Ifabiyi is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Dr. Gretchen Fahrenbruch
Dr. Gretchen Fahrenbruch is a staff physician at our AFC Urgent Care Center in South Plainfield. She is board-certified in surgery and treats patients of all ages. Dr. Fahrenbruch has over 20 years of experience practicing medicine in urgent care, employee health, and hospital settings. She completed her residency at UMDNJ-University Hospital in Newark, NJ where she was the Chief Resident in General Surgery and obtained her Doctor of Medicine and undergraduate degrees from East Carolina University. Dr. Fahrenbruch has previously served as a Clinical Professor of Surgery at New Jersey Medical School and has been published in several notable academic journals. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Medical Women’s Association amongst other professional groups.