Neponset Health Center Providers

Pediatrics

Robert Hoch, MD

Title: NHC Pediatrician, HHSI Corporate Medical Director
Board Certified: Pediatrics
Graduated: SUNY, Upstate Medical Center, NY
Employed since: 1980
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English

 

Ann Nutt, MD

Title: Pediatrician
Board Certified: Pediatrics
Graduated: Dartmouth Medical School, NH
With NHC/HHSI since: 1992
Professional Affiliations: American Board of Pediatrics
Speaks: English

 

Paul B. Gustafson, MD

Title: Physician
Board Certified: Pediatrics
Graduated: State University of New York at Buffalo
Employed since: 1977
Professional Interests: Developmental & School Problems
Professional Affiliations: Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics, Member-Committee on Community Pediatrics
Speaks: English

Dianne Morris, MD

Title: Pediatrician
Board Certified: Pediatrics
Graduated: University of Massachusetts, Medical School in Worcester, MA
With NHC/HHSI since: 2005
Medical Interests: Infectious diseases, Nutrition & Exercise
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English

Sarah O’Brien, FNP-BC, RN

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: Yale University School of Nursing
Employed since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Speaks: English

 

Family Medicine

Thomas Fantes, MD

Title: Medical Director & Staff Physician
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: New Jersey Medical School
Professional Interests:
Professional Affiliations: United States Navy Reserve Medical Corps (current Captain)
Speaks: English, Spanish

 

 

Samuel Rivers, MD

Title: Physician
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI
Professional Interests:
Professional Affiliations: Diplomat of National Board of Medical Examiners
Speaks: English

 

Patti RosenfieldPatti Rosenfield, AANP-FNP, MSN

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Employed since: 2007
Professional Affiliations: MCNP, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Speaks: English

 

Daisy Salamanca, MSN, FNP-BC

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: University of Massachusetts Boston
Employed since: 2015
Professional Affiliations: Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics, Member-Committee on Community Pediatrics
Speaks: English, Spanish

Elly Tsai, MD, MPH

Title: Physician
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: Tufts University of Medicine, Boston, MA
With NHC/HHSI since: 2008
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English

 

Janice Pegels, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, DABMA

Title: Physician
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: University at Buffalo School of Medicine
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Family Physicians, Institute for Functional Medicine
Speaks: English

Leigh Tiedemann, FNP

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: The MGH Institute for Health Professionals
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Speaks: English, Spanish, French

 

Lauren A. Schroder, MSN, APRN-BC

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine, AIDS Certified Registered Nurse by HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board
Graduated: Boston College
With NHC/HHSI since: 2004
Professional Affiliations: Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Speaks: English

Sonia Lipson, NP-C, MSN, ANCC

Title: Family Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: Simmons College, Graduate School of Health Professions
With NHC/HHSI since: 2007
Professional Affiliations: American Nurses Credentialing Center
Speaks: Spanish, French

 

Caitlin Trilla, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: Simmons College
With NHC/HHSI since: 2014
Professional Affiliations: Sigma Theta Tau and AANP
Speaks: English, French

 

Kristin Hennessey, DNP, FNP-C

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Graduated: University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing
With NHC/HHSI since: 2012
Professional Affiliations: AANP, Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
Speaks: English

 

Adult Medicine

Charmaine Desir, NP-C

Title: Adult Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Adult Medicine
Graduated: University of Massachusetts
With NHC/HHSI since: 2004
Professional Affiliations: Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, International Honor Society of Nursing
Speaks: English

Phyllis Baer, MD, MPH

Title: Physician
Board Certified: Adult Medicine & Hematology
Graduated: Hahnemann University of Medicine, PA
Employed since: 1979
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English

 

Pam Schuster, RNC, APRN, BC

Title: Adult Medicine Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Adult Medicine
Graduated: Mass General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
With NHC/HHSI since: 2008
Professional Affiliations: American Nurses Credentialing Center, National Certification Corporation
Speaks: English, Spanish

John Roberts, MSN, ANP-BC

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Adult Medicine
Graduated: Simmons College, Yale University School of Nursing
Employed since: 1991
Professional Affiliations: American Nurses Credentialing Center
Speaks: English

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Women’s Health

Alexandra Shea, MSN, CNM

Title: Midwife-Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certified: American College of Nurse – Midwives
Graduated: Yale University School of Nursing
With NHC/HHSI since: 1994
Medical Interests: Women’s Health, adolescent pregnancy, nutrition and exercise
Professional Interests: Pregnancy and childbirth, family planning, cultural variations and preferences of women during pregnancy
Professional Affiliations: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, American College of Nurse Midwives, Massachusetts Nursing Association, Yale School of Nursing, Harvard Medical School
Speaks: English, Spanish

Allison Foley, WHNP-BC

Title: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Women’s Health
Graduated: Boston College
With NHC/HHSI since: 2003
Professional Affiliations: NCC
Speaks: English

Meghan Grimes, MD

Title: Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Board Certified: In Residency Training
Graduated: University of Massachusetts Medical School
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: ACOG
Speaks: English, Basic Spanish

Megan L. Evans, MD, MPH

Title: Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Board Certified: Board Eligible
Graduated: The George Washington School of Medicine
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: ACOG, AMA
Speaks: English, Basic Spanish

 

Denis A. Vaughan, MD

Title: Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Board Certified: In Residency Training
Graduated: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: ACOG, ASRM
Speaks: English, Basic French

Jillian Haies, WHNP-BC

Title: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified: Women’s Health
Graduated: Columbia University School of Nursing
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Professional Affiliations: NCC
Speaks: English

 

Urology

Leonid Kotkin, MD, PhD

Title: Urologist
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Graduated: Moscow Medical School
Professional Affiliations: American Board of Urology
Speaks: English

 

Behavioral Health

Norman Sweet, LICSW, MBANorman Sweet

Title: Director of Behavioral Health
Employed since: 2010
Graduated: University at Albany
Medical Interests: Trauma, Family, Adoption, LGBTQ Community Health & Well-being, Motivational Interview
Professional Affiliations:  Beta Gama Sigma
Speaks: English

 

Robert D. Sigadel, M.D.

Title: Psychiatrist
With NHC/HHSI since: 2015
Graduated: Boston University School of Medicine
Professional Affiliations: American Psychiatric Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society
Speaks: English

John Dabrowski, LICSW

Job Title: Licensed Independent Social Worker
Graduated: Boston University, School of Social Work, MA
Employed since: 1993
Professional Interests: Solution-focused Treatment, Mindfulness, Pain Management, Motivational Interviewing, Family and Relationship Issues, Adolescents to Elderly
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English, German

Terri Betts, Psy.D.

Job Title: Psychologist
Graduated: Antioch New England Graduate School
Employed since: 2016
Professional Interests:
Professional Affiliations:
Speaks: English

Elizabeth Niedzwiecki, LICSW

Job Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Graduated: Boston University
Employed since: 2016
Professional Interests:
Professional Affiliations:National Association of Social Workers- Massachusetts Chapter, New England Society for Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, Massachusetts Critical Incident Stress Management Team
Speaks: English

 

Optometry

Yen-Linh T. Nguyen, OD

Title: Doctor of Optometry
With NHC/HHSI since: 2008
Graduated: New England College of Optometry
Professional Interests: Ocular Diseases, Routine Eye Exam and Contact Lenses
Professional Affiliations: Massachusetts Society of Optometrist, American Optometric Association
Speaks: English, Vietnamese

 

Podiatry

Sharene Nubani, DPM

Title: Podiatrist
With NHC/HHSI since: 2016
Graduated: California School of Podiatric Medicine
Professional Affiliations: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Speaks: English