Washington Township Medical Foundation is led by a team of compassionate,
dedicated, and well-respected professionals in the health care industry
and community. Our leadership reflects the commitment we have to not only
the highest quality of patient care, but accessibility and convenience
as well. And, as part of the Washington Hospital Healthcare System, our
leaders are able to collaborate with some of the most experienced and
knowledgeable health professionals in Northern California.
Together, we strive to ensure Washington Township Medical Foundation represents
the very best in patient care. Learn more about our leadership team below.
Albert Brooks, MD, President, Washington Township Medical Group, and Chief
Washington Township Medical Foundation
Albert L. Brooks, MD, is President of the Washington Township Medical
Group and Chief Medical Officer of Washington Township Medical Foundation.
In his leadership roles, Brooks collaborates with administration, physicians,
clinical leaders and staff to ensure delivery of the highest quality of
care and service. Long a passionate advocate for women’s health,
he attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, where
he completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Later, at Alta
Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, Calif., he became Chair of the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, President of the Medical Staff,
and served on the Board of Trustees. Arriving at Washington Hospital in
2004, Brooks helped establish the successful OB Hospitalist program, and
served as its director before assuming a role as Chief of Medical Services
at the Hospital. In 2007, he became president of the newly founded Washington
Township Medical Group, and in 2010 was named Chief Medical Officer of
Washington Township Medical Foundation.
Galen Hamilton, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Township Medical
Galen Hamilton, MBA, joined Washington Township Medical Foundation in
2017, where he provides strategic direction, overall management and day-to-day
leadership of the third-largest primary care and multispecialty medical
group in the Silicon Valley. He brings to WTMF more than 30 years of leadership
and management experience at some of Northern California’s top health
care organizations, including Dignity Health Medical Foundation, where
he was the executive director for the San Francisco Bay Area; and Kaiser
Permanente, where he held director positions with Kaiser Foundation Hospital,
Kaiser Foundation Healthplan, and The Permanente Medical Group. A specialist
in process improvement, operational growth and performance excellence,
Hamilton holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in Business Administration
and a Master of Business Administration degree cum laude from Saint Mary’s
College of California.
Ranjana Sharma, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Washington Township Medical Group
Ranjana Sharma, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Washington Township Medical
Group, has an extraordinary reputation for delivering the highest quality
of care. A board-certified family physician and longtime Fremont resident,
Sharma has been practicing in the Tri-City communities since 1989 and
has a passion for community-based activities. She received her medical
degree from Aligarh University Medical School in India, followed by a
fellowship in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Hiroshima University School
of Medicine in Japan. Her experience is deep. After moving to the U.S.,
Sharma completed her Family Practice residency at the University of California,
San Francisco, and also became Assistant Clinical Professor. She has served
as Medical Director of the Physician Assistant program at Stanford University
School of Medicine and was Assistant Clinical Professor at the Department
of Family and Community Medicine at Stanford. At Washington Hospital,
Sharma is past Chair of the Department of Family Practice and formerly
Chief of Medical Staff. She was named Chief Medical Officer of the Washington
Township Medical Group in 2009.
Daniel Nardoni, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, Washington Township Medical
As Chief Financial Officer of the Washington Township Medical Foundation,
Daniel Nardoni, MBA, is responsible for the daily and long-term financial
operations of the organization. He has served in a variety of top financial
positions in his 25-year career. Nardoni has experience as a Public Accountant
with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen and their health care practice,
and he was a Senior Accountant for Sutter Health in Northern California.
Joining Washington Hospital Healthcare System in 2000 as a Senior Accountant,
he later became Budget Manager. At the Hospital, Nardoni has also held
positions as Senior Director of Budgeting and Ancillary Financial Services,
and in 2015 became Assistant Chief Financial Officer. In 2017, he accepted
the position of Assistant Chief Financial Officer of Washington Township
Medical Foundation, and became Chief Financial Officer in 2018. Nardoni
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an
emphasis in accounting from California State University, East Bay, and
earned his Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration
from University of California, Irvine.
Michelle Hudson, MPA, Senior Director of Operations and Administrative Services
Michelle Hudson has been an integral part of Washington Township Medical
Foundation since 2017, when she came on board as Director of Human Resources.
In 2018, she was named Director of Administrative Services, and in 2019
was appointed Senior Director of Operations and Administrative Services.
In her role, Michelle provides oversight and leadership to the daily operations
of WTMF clinics, and also manages Human Resources, Communications and
Administration. In addition, she plays a key role in the implementation
of new programs and services, and is passionate about the mentoring and
development of staff. Michelle received a Bachelor of Science degree in
Organizational Behavior and Leadership, and also a Master of Public Administration
degree, from the University of San Francisco.