Meet Our Professional Staff

Dr. Jeff Paley


Dr. Jeff Paley founded Access Medical in 2003 after spending 5 years on the full-time academic faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. He trained at Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. At Cornell, he served as Director of Clinical Research at the Cornell Internal Medicine Associates and has been a principal or co-principal investigator on several studies of diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol disorders. Additional clinical interests include: sleep disorders, weight loss, adult attention-deficit disorder, and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Dr. Doron Katz


Dr. Doron Katz joined Access Medical Associates in 2004. He has been recognized as a Top Doctor by the International Association of Internists for 2017 and was awarded the Doctors Choice Award in 2015. Dr. Katz has been voted the 2nd Best Internist in Bergen County on four occasions by The Jewish Standard Newspaper and was awarded the 2017 Best of Englewood Awards for Physicians.

Recognized for being “very professional” and “extremely patient,” Dr. Katz works to combine the compassion and attention of old-fashioned medical care with new and modern day medical diagnostic technology. Offering patients an individualized experience, Dr. Katz ensures each patient is given the proper care and consideration they deserve.  His special interests include the treatment of hypertension, asthma, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, and smoking cessation.

Dr. Katz completed his undergraduate and medical training at the University of Pennsylvania, Yeshiva University and at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He has attending privileges at the Mount Sinai Hospital and the NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City and at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ. He resides in Bergen County with his wife Micol and their four children.

Shana Koslowe

Physician Assistant

Shana Koslowe is a board-certified Physician Assistant who practices Primary Care.   She graduated from Stern College in New York, NY with a B.A in Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude; from Columbia University’s Teachers’ College with an MA in Mathematics Education; and from Touro School of Health Sciences PA Program in New York, NY with an MA in Physician Assistant Studies, with an award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement.  Shana is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the National Board of Medical Examiners in New York and New Jersey.  Following a career as a Middle and High School Math teacher, Shana decided to pursue a long-time dream to join the medical profession.  She has been working at a Primary Care practice in Rockland County, and as a 23-year resident of Bergenfield, she is now excited to work closer to home alongside Drs. Paley and Katz at Access Medical Associates.

Linda Torres

Office Manager

Linda Torres serves as an office manager and medical assistant at Access Medical. Before joining our practice Linda worked for three orthopedic surgeons in NYC. She was also a bookkeeper at a church for over 15 years. You will always see Linda smiling in the office and she is a tremendous asset for our patients on the phone and in person.

Melissa Carr

Melissa Carr graduated from Montclair State University. She’s always motivated to help patients in any way she can with a smile on her face. Melissa is excited to work along with Drs. Palley, Katz, and Koslowe and of course all of our patients.