Our Team

Medical Providers

Ramindra Walia
Ramindra Walia, MD - Chief Medical Officer
Specialty: Pediatrics
Internship: JLN Medical College, India
Medical School: JLN Medical College, India
Residency: Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
Academic Position: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut Medical School
Board Certification: Pediatrics
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Amy Weidner
Amy Weidner, APRN
Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
College: Maryville University, MSN
Salve Regina University, BSN

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Ashok Thomas Kottarathara
Ashok Thomas Kottarathara, MD
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
Residency: New York Methodist Hospital
Board Certification: Pediatrics
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

Carter Fish
Carter Fish, CNM
Specialty: Women's Health
College: Denison University - Bachelor of Arts
Georgetown University - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Yale University - Masters of Science and Nursing - Certified Nurse Midwife

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Christopher Kolker
Christopher Kolker, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Internship: St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Residency: St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK
Board Certification: Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Danielle Kempesta
Danielle Kempesta, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Walden University
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Eric O'Connor
Eric O'Connor, AGNP, DNP
Specialty: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
College: Quinnipiac University
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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Jennifer Pothen
Jennifer Pothen, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Medical School: Spartan Health Sciences University, SUNY Stony Brook
Residency: Wyckoff Hospital in Brooklyn, NY
Board Certification: Family Medicine
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Megan Stone
Megan Stone, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Saint Joseph College
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Rachel Jadczak
Rachel Jadczak, APRN
Specialty: Pediatrics
College: University of Connecticut - B.S.N.
Stony Brook University - M.S.

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Rachna Walia
Rachna Walia, MD
Specialty: Pediatrics
Internship: Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
Residency: Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship: Maimonides Hospital & Medical Center
Academic Position: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut Medical School
Clinical Instructor, Yale School of Nursing
Clinical Instructor, Quinnipiac School of Nursing

Board Certification: Pediatrics
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Samuel Peckham
Samuel Peckham, APRN, FNP
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: University of Connecticut
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Stacy Marsh
Stacy Marsh, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Springfield College
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions

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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

Dental Providers

Catherine Nyberg
Catherine Nyberg, DMD - Dental Director
Specialty: Dentistry
College: Boston College
Dental School: Boston University Dental School
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Elizabeth Goodin
Elizabeth Goodin, DMD
Specialty: Dentistry
College: Dartmouth College
Dental School: University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Joetta Stewart
Joetta Stewart, DDS
Specialty: Dentistry
College: University of Texas San Antonio
Dental School: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Meherana Vesali
Meherana Vesali, DMD
Specialty: Dentistry
College: University of California
Dental School: Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health-Doctor of Medical Dentistry.
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Sarah Procknik
Sarah Procknik, DMD
Specialty: Dentistry
College: Providence College
Dental School: Boston University School of Dental Medicine
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Behavioral Health

Hana Edelson
Hana Edelson, MD
Specialty: Psychiatry
Internship: St. Anthony’s Hospital
Medical School: Charles University School of Medicine
Residency: St. Louis University, Northern Virginia
Fellowship: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Board Certification: Psychiatry
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Jeremy Booty
Jeremy Booty, APRN
Specialty: Mental Health
College: University of Connecticut - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of St. Joseph - Master of Science in Nursing

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Joel Bregman
Joel Bregman, DO
Specialty: Psychiatry
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Board Certification: General, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Lisa Harrison
Lisa Harrison, APRN
Specialty: Mental Health
College: Stony Brook University - Master of Science in Nursing
Fairfield University - Bachelor of Science Nursing

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

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New London Behavioral Health Office

351 North Frontage Rd, Suite 24
New London, CT 06320

860.442.4319

Luis Avalos
Luis Avalos, MD
Specialty: Psychiatry
College: Pace University
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Residency: Norwich Hospital, State of Connecticut
Board Certification: Psychiatry
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

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New London Behavioral Health Office

351 North Frontage Rd, Suite 24
New London, CT 06320

860.442.4319

Rajesh Parekh
Rajesh Parekh, MD - Psychiatric Medical Director
Specialty: Psychiatry
Medical School: Lynchburg College, Kempegowds Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: Connecticut Valley Hospital
Board Certification: Psychiatry
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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

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Griswold Health Center

70 Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

860.376.7040

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

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Colchester Behavioral Health Office

212 Upton Road, Suite C
Colchester, CT 06415

860.537.7676

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New London Behavioral Health Office

351 North Frontage Rd, Suite 24
New London, CT 06320

860.442.4319