worc-168_providersAt Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center our combined staff of 350 people speaks 29 languages and comes from 35 countries.  Seventy-two percent of our staff are bilingual, of which 13% are trilingual.  We employ staff whose backgrounds reflect the diversity of our client community.  Increasingly, we recruit trilingual staff (primarily fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese).  All staff members receive ongoing cultural competency training.

All of our physicians are residency trained and board certified.  Our Medical Team includes family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, optometrists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, registered nurses, chronic disease nurse case managers, medical assistants, nursing assistants, licensed dieticians, certified diabetes educators, HIV counselors and case managers, childbirth educators, certified lactation counselors and consultants, and patient navigators.  We have specialists on site including: obstetricians, gynecologists, podiatrists, cardiologists, dermatologists, infectious disease specialists, pulmonologists, and ophthalmologists.

Our Dental Team includes dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental educators, and dental lab technicians, along with support staff who provide services at two dental sites in Worcester, one in Clinton, and one in Framingham.

Our Behavioral Health and Social Service team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed social workers, psychotherapists, caseworkers, and home visitors.

Our staff also includes health educators, youth educators, patient advocates, community health workers, and interpreters for Spanish, Portuguese, Albanian, Nepali and Arabic.  These positions are critical to effective service delivery, outreach to hard-to-reach underserved communities, providing health education, helping clients navigate the health care system, and advocating for clients.

Current List of Providers

WORCESTER

Medical Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Ahenkorah, Ama FNP
  • Atienza, Laura MD
  • Deglialberti, Jessica FNP-C
  • D’Ottavio, Gina MD
  • Dobles, Elizabeth MD
  • Eisley, Robin FNP
  • Forbes, Bernice MD (Pediatrics)
  • Grecchi, Greta NP
  • Hernandez, Pablo MD (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Kahn, Willa MD
  • Kostecki, Anita MD
  • Lasser, Daniel MD
  • Mathews, Abigail NP
  • Mcmahan, Anna MD
  • Norton, Cynthia DO
  • Poku-Mensah, Dilys NP
  • Quinn-Beitscher, Alison NP
  • Randall, Julia MD
  • Raymond, Donna FNP
  • Sullivan, Brian MD
  • Teixeira, Amaryllis (Pina), FNP
  • Walsh, Meredith FNP-C
  • Willett, Holly PA-C
  • Williams, Bronwyn NP

Specialists: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Infectious Disease: Bebinger, David MD
  • OBGYN: Papa Debra, MD, OB/GYN
  • Ophthalmology: Keamy, Jean MD
  • Optometry: Pugliese, David OD
  • Optometry: Wheeler, Scott OD
  • Podiatry: Schechter, Mark DPM

Dental Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Genna, Brian DMD (VP, Dental)
  • Jabah, Ehab DMD
  • Nadimpalli, Parvathi DMD
  • Pappu, Aruna DMD
  • Shi, Chen DDS

Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Costigan, Laurie PsyD
  • Durning, Caroline LICSW
  • Fierro, Mary PhD, LICSW
  • Maneri, Lucia LMHC
  • Marles Ortiz, Randy MA
  • Martins, Tatiana MA
  • Moeuy, Vannary LCSW
  • O’Callaghan, Edileia
  • Pratt, Nancy MD
  • Vandroux, Adriana LMHC

FRAMINGHAM

Medical Providers: 354 Waverly Street

  • Cotulbea, Elena MD
  • Dellhiem, Miriam NP
  • Hernandez, Pablo MD (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Kraft, Jessica NP
  • Marwill, Sandra MD
  • Matz, Marianne NP
  • Seibel, Mary Josephine MD
  • Shah-Canning, Deval MD (Pediatrics) (Medical Director)
  • Super, Dinah NP
  • Watkins, Timothy MD (Pediatrics)

Dental Providers: 32 Concord Street

  • Tarek, Elmajie DMD
  • Nader Vakili, DMD

Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: 354 Waverly Street

  • Fontes, Marcia MSW
  • Marconato, Flavia MA
  • Terrazas, Grace LCSW

MILFORD

Medical Providers: 42 Cape Road

  • Caulfield, Heather PA
  • D’Ottavio, Gina MD
  • Hernandez, Pablo MD (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Kells, Deirdre NP
  • Montagne, Megan PA-C
  • Norton, Cynthia DO

CLINTON

Dental Providers: 200 High Street

  • Chopra, Jasmine DMD
  • Gimbrone, Carl DMD
  • Pappu, Aruna DMD
  • Swarup, Azeez DMD