Our Team

Medical Providers

Ramindra Walia, MD
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

Lily Singhaviranon, MD, FACP
Lily Singhaviranon, MD, FACP Medical Director of Quality Improvement
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Sarojini Naidul Medical School, Agra, UP, India
Residency: Internal Medicine Resident - Mahidol University School of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
Internal Medicine Resident - Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Albert Einstein University, Bronx, NY

Fellowship: Clinical and Research Fellow in Cardiology - Siriraj Hospital & National Heart Center, Mahidol University School of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
Research Fellow in Nuclear Cardiology - Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Board Certification: Internal Medicine
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Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Akwasi Arhin, MD
Akwasi Arhin, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
College: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at Galveston
Residency: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Amy Weidner, APRN
Amy Weidner, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
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

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Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

Ashley West, FNP, MSN, APRN
Ashley West, FNP, MSN, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Chamberlain University
Southern Connecticut State University

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Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

P

Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Ashok Thomas Kottarathara, MD
Ashok Thomas Kottarathara, MD
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India
Residency: New York Methodist Hospital
Board Certification: Pediatrics
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

P

Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

G

Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

Brandylynn Turner, APRN, FNP-C
Brandylynn Turner, APRN, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Walden University
Excelsior College of New York

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Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Carter Fish, CNM
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

Danielle Kempesta, APRN
Danielle Kempesta, APRN
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Walden University
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

David Sack, MD
David Sack, MD
Specialty: Gastroenterology
College: Harvard College
Medical School: John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship: Beth Israel Hospital
New England Deaconess Hospital

Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Erin Shea, APRN, FNP-C
Erin Shea, APRN, FNP-C
Specialty: Family Medicine
College: Sacred Heart University
Central Connecticut State University

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Laura Saskal, MS, APRN, A-GNP-C
Laura Saskal, MS, APRN, A-GNP-C
Specialty: Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
College: University of Connecticut
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New London Health Center

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

860.442.4319

Muhammed Qureshi, MD
Muhammed Qureshi, MD
Specialty: Geriatrics
College: TI College
Medical School: Punjab Medical College
Academic Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine University of Connecticut, School of Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Rachna Walia, MD
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
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Sudhir Kadian, MD
Sudhir Kadian, MD
Internship: Louisiana State University Medical Center
Medical School: Dibrugarh University
Residency: Harvard University, Louisiana State University Medical Center
Fellowship: Harvard University
Academic Position: Instructor for Quinnipiac PA Program
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Pain Management

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Tonya Hall, MD
Specialty: Gastroenterology
College: Hampton University
Internship: The Washington Hospital Center - Department of Internal Medicine
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: The Washington Hospital Center - Department of Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Howard University Hospital - Department of Gastroenterology
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

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The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

Dental Providers

Catherine Nyberg, DMD
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, DMD
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

Meherana Vesali, DMD
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

Syed Shah, DMD
Syed Shah, DMD
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental School: NYU College of Dentistry
Khyber College of Dentistry

Residency: Rutgers 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

Rajesh Parekh, MD
Rajesh Parekh, MD Psychiatric Medical Director
Specialty: Psychiatry
Medical School: Lynchburg College, Kempegowds Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: Connecticut Valley Hospital
Board Certification: Psychiatry
N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

G

Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

P

Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

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Colchester Behavioral Health Center

212 Upton Road, Suite C
Colchester, CT 06415

860.537.7676

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New London Health Center

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

860.442.4319

Gina Higgins, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Gina Higgins, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Specialty: Mental Health
College: University of Rochester - Masters of Science in Nursing
College of Mount Saint Vincent - Bachelor of Science in Nursing

N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

G

Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

P

Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

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

N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

G

Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

P

Plainfield Health Center

120-122 Plainfield Road
Moosup, CT 06354

860.822.4938

Joel Bregman, DO
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

Madena Lewis, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MSN
Madena Lewis, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MSN
Specialty: Mental Health
College: University of Saint Joseph - Master of Science in Nursing
Utica College of Syracuse University - Bachelor of Science in Nursing

N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

NL

New London Health Center

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

860.442.4319

Sherry Pruitt, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Sherry Pruitt, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Specialty: Mental Health
College: University of Saint Joseph - Master in Science in PMHNP-BC
American Sentinel University - BSN
Three Rivers Community College - Associate in Science in Nursing

N

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center

47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360

860.892.7042

G

Griswold Health Center

226 East Main Street
Griswold, CT 06351

860.376.7040

NL

New London Health Center

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

860.442.4319