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Greenfield Health Center
Amherst Medical Center Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301

(413) 774-6301

Office Hours:
Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm
Saturday Urgent Care, 10am-1pm

Nearest Hospital:
Franklin Medical Center

Full service laboratory on site. Hours are Monday–Friday, 6am–5:00pm and Saturday, 7am–10:30am.

On-Site Walgreens Pharmacy
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
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Carol Anderson, APRN BC
Carol Anderson, APRN BC
Carol Anderson, APRN BC
Family Practice                               
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN BC), American Nurses
~ Board of Directors, burses Alliance for the Prevention of nuclear war
~ Steering Committee, Pioneer Valley Chapter, Open Door Society

Education:
~ M.S., Pace University/New York Medical College, Briarcliff, NY (Nursing)
~ B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (Zoology, Pre-Vet)
Carol Anderson, APRN BC

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

John Anderson, Jr. Ed.D, ABPP
John Anderson, Jr. Ed.D, ABPP
John Anderson, Jr. Ed.D, ABPP
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Psychologist
~ Board Certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP)
~ Fellow, Academy of Clinical Psychology
~ Fellow, Massachusetts Psychological Association
~ American Psychology Association

Education:
~ Ed.D., M.Ed., Counseling Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Distinguished Service Award. ANTIOCH/NEW ENGLAND GRADUATE SCHOOL, Keene, NH

Special Interests:
~ Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy
~ Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
~ Learning Disorders
~ Brain Research

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive 
Amherst, MA 01002 
413-256-8561

 

Lisa Appleton, FNP
Lisa Appleton, FNP
Lisa Appleton, FNP
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Family Nurse Practitioner, APRN-BC, American Nurses
~ Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association
~ Developing Community Crisis Response Teams, National Organization for Victim Assistance
~ Community Crisis Response Teams, Massachusetts Office for the Victim Assistance
~ Education Committee Member, Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Education:
~ M.S., Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ B.S. cum laude, Nursing, Second Bachelor's Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Ellan Cole Award, University of Massachusetts School of Nursing for academic and clinical excellence in the Master Science program
~ Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
~ Peace and Social Responsability Award, University of Massachusetts School of Nuring for work leading to the establishment of the Franklin/Hampshire Community Crisis Support Service
Lisa Appleton, FNP

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Elaine Beaudoin, LICSW
Elaine Beaudoin, LICSW
Elaine Beaudoin, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
~ Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC I)

Education:
~ M.S.W., University of Connecticut School of Social Work
~ B.A., Eastern University, Willimantic, CT

Honors & Awards:
~ Connecticut School Social Worker of the Year, 1992
~ Women in Leadership Award

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Richard Brown, M.D.
Richard Brown, M.D.
Richard Brown, M.D.
Rheumatology

Dr. Richard Brown joined VMG in October of 2005. Dr. Brown is a well respected Rheumatologist seeing patients in our Greenfield Health Center office on Conway Street as well as continuing to see patients in our Amherst office. Dr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Rochester, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New England Medical Center where he achieved a Fellowship in Rheumatology.
Richard Brown, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Alyse Bynum, MBA, OTR, CHT
Alyse Bynum, MBA, OTR, CHT
Alyse Bynum, MBA, OTR, CHT
Physical Therapy

Ms. Bynum is a certified Hand Therapist treating orthopedic and surgical patients for more than 20 years. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Occupational Therapy from the State University of New York at Buffalo and earned an MBA with a concentration in Health Care Management from the University of Massachusetts, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Ms. Bynum joined the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) in 1996.
Alyse Bynum, MBA, OTR, CHT

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Paul Carlan, M.D.
Paul Carlan, M.D.
Paul Carlan, M.D.
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified, AMerican Board of Pediatrics
~ Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
~ United States Medical Licensing Examinations

Education:
~ Georgetown University, Washington, DC
~ Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Emil Ferris Award
~ Physician's Recognition Award
~ Recognition for Excellence in Teaching
~ Bridgett Fawcett Macnamara Award
~ Alpha Omega Alpha

Special Interests:
~ Proficiency in medical Spanish

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Stuart Chipkin, M.D.
Stuart Chipkin, M.D.
Stuart Chipkin, M.D.
Endocrinology

Dr. Chipkin joined Valley Medical Group in September of 2004. Before joining VMG, Dr. Chipkin was Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA and had been on the faculty of University of Massachusetts, Amherst in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. He is a Board Certified Endocrinologist whose special areas of interest include Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Thyroid Disorders and Care of Trans-gendered Individuals. Dr. Chipkin graduated from S.U.N.Y in Brooklyn, N.Y. He did his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA, and his research and Clinical Fellowship in the Div. of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of MA Medical Center in Worcester, MA. He is accepting new patients at our Amherst Medical Center.
Stuart Chipkin, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Mercedes Clingerman, PA -C, M.S.
Mercedes Clingerman, PA -C, M.S.
Mercedes Clingerman, PA -C, M.S.
Endocrinology

Before joining VMG, Ms. Clingerman worked in a community health center in the Worcester, MA area and prior to that with a surgeon in Springfield, MA. She graduated from Springfield College and has her M.S. from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
Mercedes Clingerman, PA -C, M.S.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Elizabeth Cory, N.P.
Elizabeth Cory, N.P.
Elizabeth Cory, N.P.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
~ Registered Nurse

Education:
~ M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ B.S., Nursing, Cum Laude, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ William F. Field Alumni Scholar
~ Veterans Administration Scholar

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Kathleen DeZenzo, LICSW
Kathleen DeZenzo, LICSW
Kathleen DeZenzo, M.S.W., LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
~ Master of Social Work (MSW)
~ The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Education:
~ Boston College Graduate School od Social Work, Newton, MA
~ University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Special Interests:
~ Depression
~ Anxiety/Panic Disorder
~ Bereavement
~ Divorce
~ Trauma
~ Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
~ Life Transitions
~ Elder and Women's Issues
Kathleen DeZenzo, LICSW

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Elizabeth Erickson, PA-C
Elizabeth Erickson, PA-C
Elizabeth Erickson, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ National Council on Certification of Physician Assistant

Education:
~ University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
~ Northeastern University PA Program, Boston, MA

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

John B. Erskine, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM
John B. Erskine, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM
John B. Erskine, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM
Podiatry

Dr. Erskine joined VMG in September 2007 after several years in private practice in NY and MA, most recently with Pioneer Valley Podiatry that had several offices in Western MA. He graduated as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the NY College of Podiatric Medicine, and with a BS in Biochemistry from State University of NY. He is Board certified in both ABPS and ABPOPPM and is a member of several medical organizations including Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine, American and Mass. Podiatric Medical Societies. Dr. Erskine will continue to treat his previous patients as well as accepting new patients.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Steven Esrick, M.D.
Steven Esrick, M.D.
Steven Esrick, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensure

Education:
~ B.S., Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
~ Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
~ M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Honors & Awards:
~ Air Force Commendation Medal
Steven Esrick, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Ann Sharkey Esrick, PA-C
Ann Sharkey Esrick, PA-C
Ann Sharkey Esrick, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Education:
~ Howard University, Washington, D.C.
~ Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ann Sharkey Esrick, PA-C

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Fran B. Fassler, LICSW
Fran B. Fassler, LICSW
Fran B. Fassler, MSW, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ NASW, The National Association of Social Workers
~ LICSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
~ BCD, Board Certified Diplomate
~ MSW, Master of Social Work

Education:
~ University of Connecticut School of Social Work, West Hartford, CT
~ University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Special Interests:
~ Trauma
~ Depression
~ Anxiety/Panic Disorder
~ Bereavement
~ Divorce
~ Clinical Hypnosis
~ CBT
~ Chronic Pain
~ Play Therapy
Fran B. Fassler, LICSW

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Jerald Feinland, M.D.
Jerald Feinland, M.D.
Jerald Feinland, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board fo Family Practice
~ American Academy of Family Practice

Education:
~ State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
~ University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Jerald Feinland, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Joel A. Feinman, Ph.D.
Joel A. Feinman, Ph.D.
Joel A. Feinman, Ph.D.
Behavioral Health
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time
 

Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Listed in National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology
~ Licensed Psychologist, Massachusetts
~ Licensed Health Services Provider in Psychology, Massachusetts

Education:
~ Ph.D., M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ B.A., Sociology, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Joel A. Feinman, Ph.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Diane Fisher-Katz, MS, PT, CERT.MDT
Diane Fisher-Katz, MS, PT, CERT.MDT
Diane Fisher-Katz, MS, PT, CERT.MDT
Physical Therapy

Ms. Fisher-Katz provides physical therapy services to orthopedic patients at the Northampton Health Center. She is a graduate of Colgate University with a B.S. in Biology, and earned an M.S. in Physical Therapy from Boston University, where she also received the Rehabilitation Service Award in 1986. Ms. Fisher-Katz is certified in Mechanical Treatment and Diagnosis by The McKenzie Institute. Formerly, she was Clinic Manager at Atlantic Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy in Melrose, MA and was on staff at Braintree Hospital. Ms. Fisher-Katz has taught Orthopedic Management Lab Assistance at Springfield College. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic section. She has been a member of the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) since 1996.
Diane Fisher-Katz, MS, PT, CERT.MDT

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Elissa Forman, MSW, LICSW
Elissa Forman, MSW, LICSW
Elissa Forman, MSW, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (L.I.C.S.W.)
~ Massachusetts Licensed School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor

Education:
~ M.S.W., George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University
~ B.A., Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Elissa Forman, MSW, LICSW

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Tina Furcolo, D.O.
Tina Furcolo, D.O.
Tina Furcolo, D.O.
Internal Medicine
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Internal Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine
~ Massachusetts License

Education:
~ D.O., College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England, Biddford, ME
~ B.S., Chemistry and Women's Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz & Berkeley, CA

Honors & Awards:
~ Community Medicine Achievement Award
~ National Health Service Corps Scholar
Tina Furcolo, D.O.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Sandra Gesuelle-Hart, LICSW
Sandra Gesuelle-Hart, LICSW
Sandra Gesuelle-Hart, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW)

Education:
~ M.S.W., School of Social Work, Smith College, Northampton, MA
~ M.Ed., Human Services, Antioch University, Keene, NH
~ Family Therapy Training Program, Bristol Hospital Mental Health Clinic, Bristol, CT

Honors & Awards:
~ Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation for Seventeen years of Adjunct Faculty Service to the Smith College School of Social Work

Special Interests:
~ Training and supporting master's level social work students
Sandra Gesuelle-Hart, LICSW

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Betsy Green, FNP
Betsy Green, FNP
Betsy Green, FNP 
Family Practice 
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Nurse Association
~ Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Education:
~ M. S., Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ Associates Degree of Nursing, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
~ B.A. in History, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Special Interests:
~ Women's health, adolescent health, diabetes, chronic disease managment
Betsy Green, FNP

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Megan Gump, M.D.
Megan Gump, M.D.
Megan Gump, M.D.
Family Practice
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified of California
~ Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
~ United States Medical Licensing Examination
~ American Board of Family Practice

Education:
~ M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
~ B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Honors & Awards:
~ Edward E. Freidman Award in Family Practice
~ Medical School:
    Grade Honors, General Pathology, Medical Microbiology, Pharmacology, Psychopathology, Obstetrics and Gynechology clinical clerkship, Surgical clinical clerkship, Urology, Family Practice and Medicine Acting Internships, Emergency Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, and extamural rotation in Guatemala.
~ Undergraduate:
    Student Research Grant from Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Megan Gump, M.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Louisa Hall, LICSW
Louisa Hall, LICSW
Louisa Hall, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW)

Education:
~ M.S.W., State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
~ B.A., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Honors & Awards:
~ Graduate Assistantship
~ Phi Beta Kappa
Louisa Hall, LICSW

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Robert Hincks, LICSW
Robert Hincks, LICSW
Robert Hincks, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Smith College Contemplative Clinical Practice Certification
~ Massachusetts L.I.C.S.W. Licensure
~ Level II EMDR Certification
~ Level I EMDR Certification
~ CT Board of Education School Social Worker Certification
~ CT Dept. of Health LCSW Certification/Licensure
~ Elmcrest Family Institute Family Therapist Certification

Education:
~ M.S.W., University of Connecticut School of Social Work, Hartford, CT
~ B.S., Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Special Interests:
~ Mindfulness Practice
~ Life Transitions
~ Couples Therapy
~ Spirituality
~ Anxiety/Depression
Robert Hincks, LICSW

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Lynda Holliday, LMHC
Lynda Holliday, LMHC
Lynda Holliday, LMHC
Behavioral Health

Lynda Holliday joined Valley Medical Group's Behavioral Health practice in August of 2009. Ms. Holliday is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and holds her graduate degree in Applied Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene, NH. Lynda offers extensive, clinical experience in the areas of disordered eating, grief counseling, adults in crisis, adolescent and adult survivors of trauma, women's issues, and transitional struggles. Lynda enjoys using humanistic, developmental and strength-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, stress reduction techniques and creativity in all of her clinical work. Ms. Holliday is an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) as well as the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association (MaMHCA). Ms. Holliday is currently accepting new patients.
Lynda Holliday, LMHC

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Patricia Iverson, M.D.
Patricia Iverson, M.D.
Patricia Iverson, M.D.
Family Practice 
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Academy of Family Physicians
~ Massachusetts Medical Society
~ Massachusetts License
~ Diplomate American Board of Family Practice
~ Advanced Cardiac Life Support
~ Neonatal Resuscitation Certification

Education:
~ M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester, MA
~ B.S., Univeristy of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Patricia Iverson, M.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

David Kaufman, M.D.
David Kaufman, M.D.
David Kaufman, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensure
~ American Board of Family Practice
~ National Board of Medical Examiners

Education:
~ M.D., St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
~ B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
David Kaufman, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Patricia Keough, APRN, BC
Patricia Keough, APRN, BC
Patricia Keough, APRN, BC
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ ANCC Adult Certified Nurse Practitioner

Education:
~ MGH Institute of Health Professions, Charlestown, MA
Patricia Keough, APRN, BC

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Shersten Killip, MD
Shersten Killip, MD
Shersten Killip, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
~ Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
~ American Academy of Family Physicians
~ Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
~ North American Primary Care Research Group

Education:
~ M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, NY
~ B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Abraham Flexner Educator Award for Educational Innovation
Shersten Killip, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Sandy Kobylarz, PT
Sandy Kobylarz, PT
Sandy Kobylarz, PT
Physical Therapy

Ms. Kobylarz graduated with honors from Boston University. She comes to us from Cooley Dickinson Hospital where she has served the Pioneer Valley for 19 years. Sandy began her career in NJ where she implemented the first cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program at Somerset Medical Center. She has also participated in educational series addressing the role of exercise in the management of Diabetes Mellitus. Currently, Sandy has a special interest in assessing and treating shoulder and lower extremity injuries. She utilizes a detailed biomechanical assessment of the lower kinetic chain to design effective treatment interventions and maximize patients function.
Sandy Kobylarz, PT

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Michelle Kofler, MS, PT
Michelle Kofler, MS, PT
Michelle Kofler, MS, PT
Physical Therapy

Ms. Kofler graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts in 1999. Her expertise includes the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide variety of orthopedic diagnoses. She specializes in using manual therapy in foot and lower extremity biomechanical evaluation and she performs foot casting for custom orthotic fabrication.
Michelle Kofler, MS, PT

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Maryann Landry, EdM, LMHC
Maryann Landry, EdM, LMHC
Maryann Landry, EdM, LMHC 
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensed Mental Health Counselor
~ Massachusetts CANS Certification
~ EMDR Training and Certification

Education:
~ EdM in Counseling: Graduate School of Education
~ Graduate Studies in Counseling Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA
~ B.A. Philosophy, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
~ University of Massachusetts Medical Center - Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training

Special Interests:
~ Cross-Cultural Studies
~ Spirituality
~ Mindfulness Practice
~ Narrative
~ Expressive Arts
Maryann Landry, EdM, LMHC

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Henry A. Lawrence III, O.D.
Henry A. Lawrence III, O.D.
Henry A. Lawrence III, O.D.
Optometry

Dr. Lawrence is an optometrist providing a complete range of optometry services including routine eye examinations, management of medical eye conditions, and the fitting and evaluation of soft contact lenses. He graduated with a B.S. with honors from the University of Massachusetts and from the New England College of Optometry, where he earned the degree of Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Lawrence is a member of the American Optometric Association, The New England Council of Optometrists and The Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. He joined the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) in 1990.
Henry A. Lawrence III, O.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Susan Looze, P.T.
Susan Looze, P.T.
Susan Looze, P.T.
Physical Therapy

Ms. Looze has been a physical therapist for more than 20 years. She graduated from Simmons College with a B.S. in physical therapy. Ms. Looze works with outpatient orthopedic patients at the Amherst Medical Center. Her previous work experience includes Boston Children's Hospital, Champaign County Nursing Home, Champaign Children's Home, Greenfield Public Schools, and Olympus Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Ms. Looze has practiced with the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) since 1992.
Susan Looze, P.T.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Kharmen Lopez Del Castillo, MD
Kharmen Lopez Del Castillo, MD
Kharmen Lopez del Castillo, MD
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Academy of Family Physicians
~ American Medical Association
~ Massachusetts Licensure
~ Pennsylvania Licensure
~ PALS Certified
~ ECFMG Certified

Education:
~ B.S., New Jersey City University (Jersey City State College), Jersey City, NJ
~ M.D., Fatima College of Medicine, Valenzuela, Metro Manilla, Philippines
Kharmen Lopez del Castillo, MD

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Justine McCarthy, M.D.
Justine McCarthy, M.D.
Justine McCarthy, M.D.
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Psychiatric Association
~ American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
~ Western Massachusetts Psychiatric Society
~ American Medical Women's Association
~ Massachusetts Licensure
~ Massachusetts Controlled Substance Licensure

Education:
~ M.D., Wright State University, Dayton, OH
~ B.S., Ohio University, Athens, OH
Justine McCarthy, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Herbert Meyers, O.D.
Herbert Meyers, O.D.
Herbert Meyers, O.D.
Optometry

Dr. Meyers joined VMG Eye Care Department in July 2005. He is a highly experienced Optometrist who had been practicing in the Springfield area for several years prior to joining VMG. Dr. Meyers graduated from the New England School of Optometry and was a member of the faculty of the New England School of Optometry for 22 years. He has particular interest in diabetes, HIV, macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Herbert Meyers, O.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Ross S. Midler, M.D.
Ross S. Midler, M.D.
Ross S. Midler, M.D.
Family Practice
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Family Practice
~ Massachusetts Licensure
~ New Hampshire Licensure
~ New Jersy Licensure
~ New York Licensure
~ Tennessee Licensure

Education:
~ M.D., Pennsylvania State University Medical College at Hershey, Hershey, PA
~ B.A., Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
Ross S. Midler, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Patricia Mullady, LMFT
Patricia Mullady, LMFT
Patricia Mullady, LMFT
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Massachusetts
~ Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts

Education:
~ M.A., School of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
~ M.A., Applied Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH
~ B.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Special interests:
~ I provide short- and long-tern therapy to individuals, families, couples, adolescents and seniors. I maintain a generalist practice that addresses a spectrum of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, grief and loss, as well as relational issues facing couples and families.
Patricia Mullady, LMFT

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Chris Normandin, NP
Chris Normandin, NP
Chris Normandin, NP
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner Licensure
~ Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
~ ANCC Certification as Family Nurse Pratitioner
~ Member, Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Pracitioners

Education:
~ M.S.N., Family Nursing, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
~ B.S.N., Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Clinical Excellence Award, Binghamton University

Special Interests:
~ LGBTQ health, Health care access
Chris Normandin, NP

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

John J. Novo, LMFT, CADC II
John J. Novo, LMFT, CADC II
John J. Novo, M.Ed.,LMFT, CDAC II, LADC 
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Marital and Family Therapist
~ Certified/Licensed Alcohol and Drug abuse Counselor
~ Member Motivation Interviewing Network of trainers (MINT)
~ EMDR Levels I and II

Education:
~ B.A., Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ M.Ed., Counseling/Family Therapy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Special Interests:
~ Training in MI
~ Addictions Treatment
~ Couples Therapy
~ Chronic Medical Conditions
John J. Novo, LMFT

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

John J. O'Sullivan, PT, OCS, ATC
John J. O'Sullivan, PT, OCS, ATC
John J. O'Sullivan, PT, OCS, ATC
Physical Therapy

Mr. O'Sullivan is a physical therapist with board certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. He has a B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mr. O'Sullivan has worked throughout the United States. Locally, he has been a member of the Rehabilitation departments at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital and at Mercy Hospital in their Industrial Rehabilitation Program. He is also a certified athletic trainer and has received certification in mechanical diagnosis and therapy of the spine. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the National Athletic Trainers Association and the McKenzie Institute USA. Mr. O'Sullivan joined the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) in 1998.
John J. O'Sullivan, PT, OCS, ATC

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Jeffrey P. Palmer, M.D.
Jeffrey P. Palmer, M.D.
Jeffrey P. Palmer, M.D.
Family Practice
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Family Physicians
~ Massachusetts Medical Licensure
~ The International Society for Clinical Densitometry
~ American Academy of Family Physicians
~ Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians
~ Western Massachusetts Regional Director MAFP
~ Department of Medicine, Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Education:
~ M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
~ B.A., Magna cum laude, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Jeffrey P. Palmer, M.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Ylfa Perry, MD
Ylfa Perry, MD
Ylfa Perry, MD
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Medical Licensure
~ American Board of Family Practice

Education:
~ M.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ B.A., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Ylfa Perry, MD

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Jonathan Polgar, PA-C
Jonathan Polgar, PA-C
Jonathan Polgar, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensure

Education:
~ B.S., Physician Assistant, The Brooklyn Hospital Center/Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
~ B.A., Dramatic Arts, Dickinson Collage, Carlisle, PA

Special Interests:
~ Integration of traditional and non-traditional therapies
Jonathan Polgar, PA-C

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Ruth Potee, MD
Ruth Potee, MD
Ruth Potee, M.D.
Family Practice
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensure
~ American Board of Family Medicine

Education:
~ M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
~ Intensive post-baccalaureate pre-medical curriculum, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
~ B.A., cum laude in Women's Studies (major) and Geology (minor), Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Faculty Preceptor of the Year-2011 - Ob-Gyn Residents (Boston University)
~ Faculty Preceptor of the Year-2008 (Boston University)
~ Pfizer teaching Award-American Academy of Family Physicians-2008
~ Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Nominee (Boston University)-2007
~ Miriam Kathleen Dasey Award (Yale University)
~ NBI Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Student Award (Yale University)
~ Janet M. Glascow Memorial Acheivement Citation (Yale University)
~ Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians Award (Yale University)
~ Physchological Study of Social Issues Ward and Research Grant (Yale University)
~ Farr Research Scholar (Yale University)
~ Sarah Perry Wood Fellowship (Yale University)
~ Phillip I. Huffman Preceptor ship in Rural Family Medicine (UCSF-Fresno)
~ Family Practice Interest Group Leadership Award (American Academy of Family Physicians)
~ Frances Perkins Scholar (Mount Holyoke College)
~ President, Student Government (Wellesley College)
~ Vice-president, Student Government (Wellesley College)
~ Leadership America (Wellesley College)
Ruth Potee, M.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

John L. Prinzivalli, P.T., M.S.
John L. Prinzivalli, P.T., M.S.
John L. Prinzivalli, P.T., M.S.
Physical Therapy

Mr. Prinzivalli has more than 20 years experience as a Physical Therapist with special emphasis in the treatment of low back pain. He graduated with a B.S. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and got his Masters Degree from the University of Scranton. Mr. Prinzivalli has instructed and lectured on physical therapy and orthopedic health issues, and was a 1998 presenter to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, National Congress on Improving Care for Low Back Pain. He is a member of the Massachusetts Physical Therapy Association, and the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Mr. Prinzivalli joined the Valley Medical Group (formerly the Massachusetts Permanente Medical Group, associated with Kaiser Permanente) in 1995.
John L. Prinzivalli, P.T., M.S.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Karen Rosenbaum, LICSW
Karen Rosenbaum, LICSW
Karen Rosenbaum, LICSW
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Highest Level), Massachusetts

Education:
~ M.S.W., Group Work/Casework, University of Connecticut School of Social Work, West Hartford, CT

Special Interests:
~ Anxiety
~ Depression
~ Life transistions
~ Stress
~ Creativity
~ Midfulness
~ Relationships
Karen Rosenbaum, LICSW

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Bridgette Sacco-Laurens, Psy.D.
Bridgette Sacco-Laurens, Psy.D.
Bridgette Sacco-Laurens, Psy.D.
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Licensed Psychologist

Education:
~ Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, APA Accredited Program, Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH
~ M.A. Degree in Community/Counseling Psychology, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
~ B.A. Degree in Psychology, Manga Cum Laude, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
~ Associates in Arts Degree in Psychology, Honors Graduate, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY

Honors & Awards:
~ Geene Pekarik Research Award for Outcome Studies; American Psychological Association Presentation on Outcome Research.
Grants Awarded for work with groups of girls in foster care through New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.

Special Interests:
~Pediatric and Adolescent Psychology and Development
~ Founder of local provider coordination group, Pioneer Valley Child Consortium
~ DBT Trained
Bridgette Sacco-Laurens, Psy.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Jean A. Schwartz, Psy.D.
Jean A. Schwartz, Psy.D.
Jean A. Schwartz, Psy.D.
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Psychologist, State of Massachusetts
~ American Psychological Association Member

Education:
~ Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
~ M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
~ M.S.W. in Clinical Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
~ B.A. in Social Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Special Interests:
~ Treatment of Anxiety
~ Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
~ Depression
~ Woman's Issues
Jean A. Schwartz, Psy.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Henry Simkin, M.D.
Henry Simkin, M.D.
Henry Simkin, M.D.
Family Practice
Not Accepting New Patients At This Time 

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Medical Licensure
~ American Board of Family Practice

Education:
~ M.D., Boston University, Boston, MA
~ B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Henry Bakst Award for excellence in Community Medicine
~ Cum Laude
Henry Simkin, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

David Slack, M.D.
David Slack, M.D.
David Slack, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
~ American Board of Internal Medicine
~ American Board of Pediatrics

Education:
~ M.D., New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
~ B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Honors & Awards:
~ From BD/BS for Excellence in Primary Care

Special Interests:
~ Sports Medicine
~ International Medicine
~ Developmental Pediatrics
~ ADHD
David Slack, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Kathleen A. Smith, PA-C
Kathleen A. Smith, PA-C
Kathleen A. Smith, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Board of Registration of Physician Assistants
~ National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants ACLS Certification
~ Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
~ Fellow, Masschusetts Association of Physician Assistants

Education:
~ Physician Assistant Program, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
~ Emergency Medical Technician, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA
~ B.S., English/Pre-Med, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Kathleen A. Smith, PA-C

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Paul S. Thaler, M.D.
Paul S. Thaler, M.D.
Paul S. Thaler, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ State of Massachusetts Licensure
~ Board Certified in Family Practice

Education:
~ M.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
~ B.A., Brown University, Providence, RI
Paul S. Thaler, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Claudia R. Viele, NP
Claudia R. Viele, NP
Claudia R. Viele, NP
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts RN/NP License
~ American Nurse Credentialing Center
~ American Academy of Nurse Pracitioners
~ Massachusetts Nursing Association
~ Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Education:
~ M.S.N., Primary Care Concentration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
~ B.S.N., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
~ B.S., Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Claudia R. Viele, NP

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Marie Wargo, Psy.D., LMHC, CADAC
Marie Wargo, Psy.D., LMHC, CADAC
Marie Wargo, Psy.D., LMHC, CADAC
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ State of Massachusetts Licensure
~ Advance Training in Behavioral Medicine
~ Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Massachusetts & Vermont)
~ Certified Training in Hypnosis for Behavioral Health Professionals
~ Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (Massachusetts & Vermont)

Education:
~ Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Antioch New England Graduate School, Kenne, NH
~ M.S., Dual Track-Community Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
~ B.S., Applied Human Nutrition, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Marie Wargo, Psy.D., LMHC, CADAC

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Charles H. Weeber III, M.D.
Charles H. Weeber III, M.D.
Charles H. Weeber III, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ State of Massachusetts Licensure

Education:
~ M.D., Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA
~ B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Charles H. Weeber III, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Caroline White, MPT
Caroline White, MPT
Caroline White, MPT
Physical Therapy

Ms. White received her Masters in Physical Therapy from American International College in Springfield, MA in 2000. Her expertise includes evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of orthopedic diagnoses. She specializes in manual therapy techniques, including Osteopathic manual therapy, to facilitate recovery from injury or pain. Caroline received a Certificate of Vestibular Rehabilitation in 2004 and she sees about 150 patients a year with a variety of vertigo diagnoses.
Caroline White, MPT

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Lauren Schwartz, M.D.
Lauren Schwartz, M.D.
Lauren Schwartz, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Medical Licensure
~ ACLS and PALS Certified
~ USMLE Steps 1-3
~ American Board of Family Medicine Certification
~ AAFP Membership

Education:
~ M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
~ B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Ganguli Award
~ Thomas Brown McClelland Rotary Club Scholarship
~ Magna cum Laude, Amherst College
~ Amercian Association of Lutherans Fund
Lauren Schwartz, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Marjorie D. Sobil, RD, LDN, CDE
Marjorie D. Sobil, RD, LDN, CDE
Marjorie D. Sobil, RD, LDN, CDE 
Nutritionist/Certified Diabetes Educator 

Specialty:
~ Diabetes Education/Nutrition
~ Medical Nutrition Therapy

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
~ American Dietetic Association Membership

Education:
~ B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Marjorie D. Sobil, RD, LDN

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Robert Vigderman, M.D.
Robert Vigderman, M.D.
Robert Vigderman, M.D.
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified Internal Medicine
~ Drug Safety Surceillance and Epidemiology Certification

Education:
~ M.D., George Washington Universtiy, Washington, D.C.
~ B.A., Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Robert Vigderman, M.D.

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Thomas Kreek, FNP-BC
Thomas Kreek, FNP-BC
Thomas Kreek, FNP-BC
Family Practice 
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Education:
~ University of Missouri, Rolla, MO, B.S. Chemistry/B.S. Computer Science
~ Indiana Univeristy, Bloomington, IN, PhD. Chemistry
~ MGH Institute of Health Professionals, Master of Science in Nursing, Family Practice

Internships:
~ Caring Health Center, Springfield, MA
~ Northampton Area Pediatrics, Northampton, MA
~ Baystate Wesson Women's Clinic, Springfield, MA
~ Hilltown Community Health Center, Huntington/Worthington, MA
~ Baystate High Street Health Center, Springfield, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Homor Society

Special Interests:
~ Family Practice
Thomas Kreek, FNP-BC

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Emily Talley, PA-C
Emily Talley, PA-C
Emily Talley, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Family Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ National Commission on Certification of Physican Assistant
~ American Academy of Physican Assistants

Education:
~ Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Bachelor of Arts
~ Duke University, Durham, NC, Master of Health Sciences, Physican Assistat Studies

Special Interests:
~ Spanish (Speaking-Fluent;Writing-Basic)
~ Nutrition and Fitness
~ Public Health Issues
~ History of Medicine
Emily Talley, PA-C

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Leanne Greene, MS, PT
Leanne Greene, MS, PT
Leanne Greene, MS, PT
Physical Therapy
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Physical Therapy

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts State Board of Allied Health Professionals

Education:
~ Elms College, Chicopee, MA, Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Magna Cum Laude
~ Springfield College, Springfield, MA, Masters of Science, Physical Therapy

Special Interests:
~ Helping patients choose the right athletic footwear for their foot type/activity level.
~ Shoulder Injuries
~ Rehabilitation following back injury
Leanne Green, MS, PT

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Barry Krimsky, CAGS, LMHC
Barry Krimsky, CAGS, LMHC
Barry Krimsky, CAGS, LMHC
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Behavioral Health

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Education:
~Univeristy of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, B.A. Educational Research
~ University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, M.Ed. Education
~ American International College, Springfield, MA, C.A.G.S. Educational Psychology

Internship:
~ Springfield Public Schools

Honors & Awards:
~ CAGS with Distinction

Special Interests:
~ Individual, couples, and Family Therapy
Barry Krimsky, CAGS, LMHC

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Catherine Lukas, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Catherine Lukas, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Catherine Lukas, MS, RD, LDN, CDE 
Nutritionist

Specialty:
~ Nutrition

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Registered Dietician
~ Licensed Nutritionist

Education:
~ Bachelor's in nutirtion at UMass, Amherst, MA
~ Master's at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
~ Dietetic Intership at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Special Interests:
~ Weight management, Diabetes
Catherine Lukas, RN

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Peter Buchanan, PA-C
Peter Buchanan, PA-C
Peter Buchanan, PA-C 
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
~ Physician Assistant

Education:
~ Undergraduate: University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
~ Post-Graduate: Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center, Manchester, NH
~ Post-Graduate: University of New England, Portland and Biddeford, ME

Special Interests:
~ Fluent in Spanish (Reading, writing, speaking)
~ Trained Medical Interpreter
Peter Buchanan, PA-C

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Gail Blanchard, FNP, PNP
Gail Blanchard, FNP, PNP
Gail Blanchard, FNP, PNP 
Family Medicine/Pediatrics
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Medicine & Pediatrics

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitoners
~ American Academy of nurse Practitioners
~ National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Education:
~ B.S. Nursing, University of Massachusetts
~ M.S., University of Massacusetts, Amherst, MA
~ Post Masters Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Special Interests:
~ Women's Health & Wellness, Pediatrics, Diabetes, Working with Families

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Jacqueline Mandile, OD
Jacqueline Mandile, OD
Jacqueline Mandile, OD 
Optometry
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Optometry

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Optometry License, TPA Certified

Education:
~ Doctorate of Optometry (OD), University of California, Berkeley, CA
~ B.S., Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Residency:
~ Ocular Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
~ Veteran Administration Medical Center, Manchester, NH

Honors & Awards:
~ Beta Sigma Kappa, President, Optometric Honor Society, UC Berkeley
~ Summa Cum Laude, Northeastern University
Jacqueline Mandile, OD

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Emily B. Graef, MSN, FNP-BC
Emily B. Graef, MSN, FNP-BC
Emily B. Graef, MSN, FNP-BC
Family Medicine
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Nursing Credentialing Center - FNP
~ Massachusetts Board of Nursing

Education:
~ B.A., Studio Art, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
~ MS, M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner, Simmons College, Boston, MA

Internship:
~ Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

Honors & Awards:
~ Simmons Graduate School of Nursing Award for Excellence in Primary Care
~ Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

Special Interests:
~ Adolescent and reproductive health
~ Patient Advocacy

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Rebecca Bucala, DPT
Rebecca Bucala, DPT
Rebecca Bucala, DPT 
Physical Therapy
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Physical Therapy

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Physical Therapy License
~ American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider

Education:
~ Husson University, Bangor, ME

Special Interests:
~ Variety of orthopedic conditions
~ Combining manual therapy techniques with therapeutic exercise
~ Balance and gait disorders
~ Osteoporosis management
~ Sports and recreational therapy

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Lara D. Donachie, RN, BSN, CPT, CDE
Lara D. Donachie, RN, BSN, CPT, CDE
Lara D. Donachie, RN, BSN, CPT, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator

Specialty:
~ Diabetes Education

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators since 2012
~ Certified Pump Trainer
~ Certified Diabetes Educator

Education:
~ BSN Nursing, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
~ ASN Nursing, Laboure' College, Boston, MA
Lara D. Donachie, RN, BSN, CPT

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 0062
413-586-8400

Sara Rider, PA-C
Sara Rider, PA-C
Sara Rider, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Family Medicine

Memberships & Board Certifications:
~ Massachusetts Board Certified Physician Assistant
~ Wilderness Medical Society (Mbr)

Education:
~ B.A., University of Massachusetts - Amherst (UMass), Amherst, MA
~ M.S., Physician Associate Program, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Special Interests:
~ Wilderness and Travel Medicine
Sara Rider, PA-C

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Fred Kim, M.D.
Fred Kim, M.D.
Fred Kim, M.D.
Family Medicine
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Family Medicine
~ American Academy of Family Practice
~ Doctors of Global Health
~ Massachusetts Licensure

Education:
~ B.A., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
~ M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Internship:
~ Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Special Interests:
~ LGBT Health
~ Substance Abuse
~ Speaks Spanish and Korean

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Lawrence Osborn, M.D., MPH
Lawrence Osborn, M.D., MPH
Lawrence W. Osborn, M.D., MPH 
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Psychiatry

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Psychiatric Association
~ Psychiatry - Adult
~ American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education:
~ MPH, Harvard School of Public Health at Harvard University, Boston, MA
~ M.D., Cornell University, Ithica, NY
~ B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, MA

 

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

 

Jennifer Samale, PA-C
Jennifer Samale, PA-C
Jennifer Samale, PA-C 
Internal Medicine
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Internal Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified - National Commission on Certification of PA's
~ Massachusetts Licensure

Education:
~ Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, MA College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Boston, MA


Honors & Awards:
~ Outstanding Perceptor Award Nominee 2007-2008

Special Interests:
~ Patient Education & preventative Medicine Counseling
~ Opioid Dependence
~ Diabetes
~ Basic Medical Spanish
Jennifer Samale, PA-C

Amherst Medical Center
31 Hall Drive
Amherst, MA 01002
413-256-8561

Matthew Spitzer, M.D.
Matthew Spitzer, M.D.
Matthew Spitzer, M.D.
Endocrinologist 

Specialty:
~ Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Membership:
~ American College of Physicians
~ Massachusetts Medical Society
~ The Endocrine Society
~ American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Board Certification:
~ Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
~ Internal Medicine

Certification:
~ Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)

Education:
~ M.D., SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
~ B.S., Nutrition with Distinction, Cornell University, Ithica, NY

Internship and Residency:
~ Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship:
~ Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2010-2013

Honors & Awards:
~ 2012, Annals' Junior Investigator Recognition Award
~ 2010-2012, T32 Postdoctoral Training Grant
~ 2007, Endowed Honor Scholarship, SUNY Downstate Health Science Center
~ 2007, The Endocrine Society Medical Student Acheivement Award, SUNY Downstate Health Science Center
~ 2006-present, Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society Member

Special Interests:
~ Diabetes mellitus
~ Obesity
~ Thyroid nodules
~ Thyroid disease
~ Transgender medicine
~ Men's health
~ Low testosterone
Matthew Spitzer, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Martha W. Mohr, PA-C
Martha W. Mohr, PA-C
Martha W. Mohr, PA-C
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Education:
~ Graduate: Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
~ Undergraduate: Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Special Interests:
~ Family Practice
~ Patient Education
~ Outpatient Surgery
Natalie Harding, PA

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Tara Dumont, M.D.
Tara Dumont, M.D.
Tara Dumont, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Internal Medicine

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:
~ M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
~ B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Special Interests:
~ Women's health including gynecological and breast health
~ Disease prevention
Tara Dumont, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Rachel Katz, FNP
Rachel Katz, FNP
Rachel Katz, FNP 
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients

Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Board Certified with American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
~ Member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 

Education:
~ MSN, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY
~ BSN, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY
~ BA, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Special Interests:
~ Adolescent Medicine
~ Behavioral & Mental Health
~ Transgender
Rachel Katz, FNP

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Suellen Walsh-Rother, Ph.D.
Suellen Walsh-Rother, Ph.D.
Suellen Walsh-Rother, Ph.D. 
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Clinical Psychologist

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Psychological Association
~ Mass Psychological Association
~ Health Psychology Division of APA

Education:
~ Ph.D., Fordham University, Bronx, NY
~ B.S, Fordham University, Bronx, NY

Internship & Residency:
~ Internship - Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune Township, NJ
~ Post Grad Training - The Ackerman Institute for the Family, New York, NY

Honors & Awards:
~ Fordham University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Assistant
~ Dept. of Veterans Affairs Performance Award

Special Interests:
~ Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health
~ Health Psychology
~ Cognitive Behavior Treatment
~ Brief Strategic Therapies
~ Family & Couples Therapy
Suellen Walsh-Rother, Ph.D.

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Elka Cloke, M.D.
Elka Cloke, M.D.
Elka Cloke, M.D. 
Family Practice
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Family Practice

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Family Medicine

Education:
~ M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
~ Pre-Med, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
~ B.A., The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College, New York, NY

Internship & Residency:
~ Jamaica Hospital, Queens, NY
~ Affiliate: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Queens, NY

Honors & Awards:
~ Diplomate: Harvard Structural Acupuncture for Physicians
~ Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher
~ Published Author

Special Interests:
~ Complimentary and Alternate Medicine (CAM)
Elka Cloke, M.D.

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

Jacquelyn R. Kimball, M.D.
Jacquelyn R. Kimball, M.D.
Jacquelyn R. Kimball, M.D. 
Behavioral Health
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Adult Psychiatry

Memberships & Board Certification:
~ American Psychiatry Association
~ Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry

Education:
~ M.D., University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND
~ B.A., in Women's Studies & B.S. in Chemistry,Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 

Internship and Residency:
~ Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Jacquelyn R. Kimball, M.D.

Easthampton Health Center
238 Northampton Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
413-529-9300

Robin McKeon, DPT, PMA-®CPT
Robin McKeon, DPT, PMA-®CPT
Robin McKeon, DPT, PMA-®CPT 
Physical Therapy
Now Accepting New Patients


Specialty:
~ Physical Therapy

Membership & Board Certification:
~ Massachusetts Physical Therapy License
~ Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher

Education:
~ MSPT, DPT, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
~ BA, Dance, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Special Interests:
~ Outpatient Orthopedics
~ Pilates based Physical Therapy
~ Posture, Core, and Scapular Stability
~ Wellness

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Kim Weeber, DPM
Kim Weeber, DPM
Kim Weeber, DPM
Podiatry

Specialty:
~ Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Membership & Board Certification:
~ American Board of Podiatric Surgery
~ American Board of Podiatric Medicine
~ American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
~ American Podiatric Medical Association

Education:
~ DPM, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
~ BS, cum laude, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
~ Pre-certification Program, International School of Pedorthics,      Broken Arrow, OK

Honors & Awards:
~ Clinical, Biomechanics, and Orthopedics Award from Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interests:
~ Sports Medicine
~ Orthotics
~ Surgery
~ Pediatrics

Greenfield Health Center
329 Conway Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-774-6301

Northampton Health Center
70 Main Street
Florence, MA 01062
413-586-8400

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