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Family Practice

Kamau Karanja, MD
Medical Education: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
Residency: San Francisco General Hospital in Family Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Barbara L. Mendes, MD
Undergraduate Education: Brown University, Providence, RI
Graduate Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Language: English


An K. Phan, MD
Medical Education: University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Languages: English, Vietnamese



Jean Alves, MD
Undergraduate Education: University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Graduate Education: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA; Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA (internal medicine program)
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole


Kathleen Barry, ANP 
Undergraduate Education: University of Lowell, Lowell, MA
Graduate Education: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Language:  English


Harvey Bidwell, MD
Undergraduate Education: Atlantic Union College, Lancaster, MA
Graduate Education: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Medical Education: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Languages: English, Albanian


Joseph A. Ingelfinger, MD
Undergraduate Education: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Cape Verdean Creole

Giovanna Leddy, MD
Undergraduate Education: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Medical Education: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Languages: English

Talya Salant, MD
Medical school: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Languages: English






Anthony Bonacci, B.A., M.D. Anthony Bonacci, BA, MD
Undergraduate Education: Boston College, Boston, MA
Medical Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Language: English


Sabina Kumar, BA, MD
Undergraduate: Tufts University, Medford, MA  
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, MA

Taylor Ricketson, MSN CPNP
Undergraduate:  Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing, Newton, MA
Graduate School: Boston College William F. Connell Graduate School of Nursing, Newton, MA


Celeste Royce, MD
Undergraduate Education: BA with honors in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Zoology University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Medical Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Internship and Residency: Harbor /UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Language: English

Ebony S. Woolcock, MD, MPH
Medical Education: Boston University, Boston, MA
Internship/Residency: Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Lindsay Wells Ryan, WHNP
Undergraduate Education: BSN of Nursing, Boston College, Boston, MA
Graduate Education: MSN of Nursing, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration
Language: English


Joseph P. DeAngelis, MD
Undergraduate Education: Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Medical Education: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Residency: University of Connecticut, Mansfield, CT 
Language: English

John-Paul Hezel, MD
Medical Education: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Internship: Saint Vincent Hospital in Internal Medicine, Worcester, MA
Residency: Temple University Hospital in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics in Sports Medicine, Chicago, IL

Preeti S. Shastri, MD
Medical Education: Jagiellonian University, Poland
Internship: Michael Reese Hospital in Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: National Rehabilitation Hospital in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Washington, DC
Fellowship: St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Sports Medicine, Belleville, IL


Jessica Burch
Undergraduate Education: Johnson and Wales University, Providence, RI
Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA




Paul Murray, OD
Undergraduate Education: Boston State College, Boston, MA
Medical Education: New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA
Language:  English


Physical Therapy

James Giebfried, PT, MA, EDT, CPJames Giebfried, PT, MA, EDT, CP Undergraduate Education: New York University, NY
Graduate Education: New York University, NY
MBA: Suffolk University, Boston, MA
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Simmons College, Boston, MA
Language: English



Susan DorrySusan Dorry, DPM 
Undergraduate Education: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
Medical Education:California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA
Language: English

Shannon Thompson, DPM
Medical Education: Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami Shores, FL
Residency: Palmetto General Hospital in Podiatric Surgery, Hialeah, FL

Mental Health/Counseling

Mary Kate Little, LICSW
Undergraduate Education: Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota
Graduate Education: Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, Massachusetts

Kim Banovic, LICSW
Undergraduate Education:  William Smith College, Geneva, NY
Graduate Education:  Boston College, Boston, MA
Language:  English


Amy Brow, LICSW
Undergraduate Education:  Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Graduate Education:  Simmons College, Boston, MA
Language:  English


  Gabriel Goldberger, M.D.

Gabriel Goldberger, MD
Undergraduate Education: Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Medical Education: A. Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Languages: English, Russian, Yiddish


 Bennett Gurian, MD
Medical Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA