Connecticut Health Providers

Eric Walsh

Eric Walsh

Board Certifications / Specialties:  American Board of Family Medicine

Medical Degree: MD from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Residency:  Family Medicine University of Alabama Birmingham at Anniston, AL and Preventive Medicine Public Health residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda CA

Other Degrees: DrPH and MPH (doctorate and masters of public health) Loma Linda University School of Public Health Loma Linda, California

Credentials:  MD DrPH MPH

Fun Fact:  I recently moved back to Connecticut after moving away as a teenager 

Gina Morgenstein

Gina Morgenstein

Board Certifications / Specialties:  Physician Assistant

Degree: Bachelor of Science Physician Assistant

Credentials: PA-C

Fun Fact: I am a Mama, Grandma and a Town Councilor

Lindsay Roberts

Lindsay Roberts

Name and Title: Lindsay Roberts, MD  Associate Medical Director - East Region

NPI: 1770743643

Board Certifications / Specialties: Emergency Medicine Board Certified

Undergraduate Degree: B.A Dartmouth College

Doctorate Degree:  MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Previous Employment: William W. Backus Hospital Emergency Medicine Physician

Fun Fact:  My first car was a bright yellow Ford escape. 

Maurice Defina

Maurice Defina

Maurice Defina: Physician
NPI: 1588749055
Board Certifications / Specialties: ABEM/Emergency Medicine
Undergraduate Degree: Biology at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Medical School: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Medical Residency: Emergency Medicine at University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Previous Employment: Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Emergency Physician, Torrington CT
Fun Fact: My local sports teams are Red Sox, Patriots, and of course Go Huskies!

Alexander Ashe

Alexander Ashe

Alexander Ashe: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1619406675
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA
Certificates: ACLS, BLS
Undergraduate Degree: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Master's Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Bay Path University
Credentials: PA-C
Fun Fact: I'm a New England sports fan. I love to travel!

Allison Valley

Allison Valley

Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA certified

Medical Degree: MHS, BS Radiologic Science

Residency: 

Other Degrees: 

Credentials: Physician Assistant Certified, ACLS certified, NIH Stroke scale certification

Fun Fact: Fun Fact: I love to bake. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Kalberer

Alyssa Kalberer

Alyssa Kalberer: Physician Assistant
NPI: 1578003232
Undergraduate Degree: Central CT State University, Bachelor’s in Biomolecular Sciences with a Minor in Chemistry
Graduate Degree: MCPHS University, Boston, Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies
Certifications: ACLS, BLS, and PA-C
Previous Employment: Neonatal ICU, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
Fun Fact: I play soccer and love to bake!

Alyssa Willard

Alyssa Willard

Alyssa Willard: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1770012601
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA Physician Assistant Certification 
Certificates: ACLS, BLS 
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY 
Master's Degree: Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY
Credentials: PA-C

Ashley Corridori

Ashley Corridori

Ashley Corridori: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA

Certificates: ACLS, BLS

Undergraduate Degree: Biology at Assumption College

Master's Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies at MCPHS University, Worcester Campus

Credentials: PA-C

Fun Fact: I love to travel and explore new places!

Beth Dean

Beth Dean

Beth Dean: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1003102054
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA
Certificates: ACLS, BLS
Undergraduate Degree: College of the Holy Cross; Chemistry Major, Economics Minor
Master's Degree: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Springfield College
Credentials: PA-C
Fun Fact: I truly enjoy taking care of the patients that live in the Farmington Valley where we are raising our 3 boys. Our family likes to find fun things to do outside during all 4 seasons. We like to hike, go fishing, build snowmen, and keep watch on the tadpoles growing in our back yard.

Brandon Ragozzino

Brandon Ragozzino

Board Certifications / Specialties: BLS, PALS, ACLS

Undergraduate Degree: Major -Health Sciences Minor- Chemistry

Physician Assistant School: Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Previous Employment: EMT

Fun Fact: I once won third place in a best looking man competition on a Royal Caribbean cruise 

 

Bryna Avenia

Bryna Avenia

Beth Dean: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1003102054
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA
Certificates: ACLS, BLS
Undergraduate Degree: College of the Holy Cross; Chemistry Major, Economics Minor
Master's Degree: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Springfield College
Credentials: PA-C
Fun Fact: I truly enjoy taking care of the patients that live in the Farmington Valley where we are raising our 3 boys. Our family likes to find fun things to do outside during all 4 seasons. We like to hike, go fishing, build snowmen, and keep watch on the tadpoles growing in our back yard.

Carly Odesenia

Carly Odesenia

Board Certifications / Specialties:  ANCC certified / Family Practice

Medical Degree: Masters of Science in Nursing

Other Degrees: BSN from UVM

Credentials:  FNP-BC

Fun Fact:  I'm a new mom, enjoying finding new local things to do with my family.

Christopher Kopin

Christopher Kopin

Christopher J Kopin: Physician Assistant
NPI: 1689691669
Board Certification: NCCPA
Professional Associations: Society for Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants.  AAPA.  ConnAPA.
Undergraduate Degree: University of CT, Major in Communication Science, Minor in Marketing
Master’s Degree: Master of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies, Quinnipiac University, Hamden CT.
Previous Employment: Emergency Dept. Middlesex Hospital , Middletown CT 10yrs
Fun Fact: Daughter currently enrolled in PA program Quinnipiac University.

Danielle Cowee

Danielle Cowee

Board Certifications / Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Trauma Surgery

Certificates: NREMT/EMT-B, ACLS/BLS, BLS Instructor, ATLS, PALS

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science from University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT

Master’s Degree: Master of Science from University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from BayPath University in Longmeadow, MA

Credentials: PA-C

Previous Employment: Dignity GoHealth Urgent Care in San Francisco, CA; Trauma Surgery at Hartford Hospital (Level 1 trauma center); New England Urgent Care

Fun Fact: I enjoy traveling and a nice glass of wine

 

Danielle Robbins

Danielle Robbins

Danielle Robbins: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Board Certifications: NCCPA

Certificates:  ACLS, PALS, BLS, NCRME

Undergraduate Degree:  Bachelor of Science from University of New England in Biddeford, Maine

Master’s Degree:  Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of New England in Portland, Maine

Previous Employment: St. Joseph Health Center Pediatric Clinic in Providence, RI

                                           CharterCare Medical Associates Primary Care Clinic in Cumberland, RI

                                           Concentra Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine in Warwick, RI

                                           Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Emergency Department

Fun Fact: I love to travel.  I spent a week in Honduras for a medical mission trip and spent a month all over Europe after graduation from college. 

Doug Paragone

Doug Paragone

Board Certifications / Specialties: Emergency Medicine

Medical Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Credentials: MPAS, PA-C

Fun Fact: I am an avid hiker and am looking to add to the list of summits from the Pacific Northwest, from which I've recently moved. 

Dylan Malloy

Dylan Malloy

Dylan Malloy: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1275988990
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA
Certificates: ACLS, BLS, and PALS
Undergraduate Degree: Exercise Science at Skidmore College
Master's Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Boston Campus
Fun Fact: I was a dual sport varsity collegiate athlete in both soccer and basketball at Skidmore College

Faith Lemieux

Faith Lemieux

Faith Lemieux: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
NPI: 1265881015
Board Certifications / Specialties: NCCPA
Certificates: ACLS, BLS
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science MCPHS University, Boston 
Master's Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies at MCPHS University, Boston 
Credentials: PA-C
Previous Employment: Hartford Hospital Medical ICU,  ECHN General Surgery 
Fun Fact: I am a huge dog lover! Especially bully breeds! I rescued my own dog 2 years ago. 

Jason Kurtzman

Jason Kurtzman

Jason Kurtzman: MD
NPI: 1093035883
Board Certifications: ABEM
Certificates: ACLS, ATLS, PALS
Undergraduate Degree: Hamilton College
Medical School: UConn
Residency: UConn Integrated Residency in Emergency Medicine/Hartford Hospital
Previous Employment: Bristol Hospital
Fun Fact: I grew up in Simsbury and still bleed Whaler green

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