Our Mission

Our Mission at the Holyoke Health Center is to "Improve the health of our patients through affordable, quality health care and comprehensive community-based programs to create a healthy community."

Provider Profiles

Please use this page to find more information on your provider including schooling, Medical Degree, Board Certification and Holyoke Health Team.

Al-Ramahi MD, Kefah

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Jordan, 10/01/1996 - 06/19/2006

Residency: University of Arizona, Completion: 6/2015

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 2015 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Adult Medicine

 

Allen FNP, Jeanne

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical Degree: Columbia University School of Nursing 1978-1980, University of VA School of Nursing MSN, Post Masters FNP '85 - '87

Boards: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Specialty: FNP

Re-Certified: 2013 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family One

 

Bass MD, Joseph

Specialty: Family Medicine/Urgent Care

Medical Schools: University of Brussels, Belgium 09/1975 - 07/1978, University of Chicago Pritzer School, 09/1978 - 06/1981

Residency: SUNY Buffalo Family Med., Completion 06/1984

Boards: American Board of Emergency Medicine

Certified: 2010 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Same Day Care

 

Beauzile MD, Thevenin Carl

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: Hopital de Universite D'Etat D'Haiti, 10/1991 - 09/1992

Residency: Hopital de Universite D'Etat D'Haiti, Completion: 09/1996, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx NY, Completion: 06/2010

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 2012 - Present

Holyoke Health team: Chicopee Health Center

 

Begolli MD, Vanessa

Specialty: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Medical School: Universidad Central del Esta, Dominican Republic, 01/1993 - 11/1997

Residency: Hospital San Isidro, Santo Domingo - Internship, 1996 - 1997, Cook County Hospital, Chicago - Residency, Completion: 08/2004

Boards: Board Eligible

Holyoke Health team: Chicopee Health Center

 

Biggs MD, Vincent

Specialty: Pediatrics

Medical School: University of MA Medical School, 08/86 - 05/90

Residency: University of WA, Children's Hospital, Seattle WA Pediatrics, Completion: '94/ Consultant, Committee on Native American Child Health, American Academy of Pediatrics, 07/99 - Present

Boards: American Board of Medicine, Pediatrics Specialty, Certified: 1993 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Pediatrics

 

Billings MD, Stephanie

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School: Albany Medical College, 08/1999 - 05/2003

Residency: Harbor - UCLA Family Practice Internship, Completion: 06/2004, Harbor - UCLA Family Practice Residency, Completion: 06/2006

Boards: American Academy of Family Practice, Certified: 2006 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 2

 

Byun MD, Jaehyun

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, 08/2005 - 05/2009

Residency: Ventura County Medical Center Rural Maternal Child Health Fellowship, Completion: 06/2013

HIV Specialist: American Academy of HIV Medicine, HIV SPC

Boards: American Board of Family Medicine, Certified: '12 - Present, American Academy of HIV Medicine (HIV SPC), Certified: '13 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 2

 

Castrillon MD, Ana

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: Rosario University, Bogota, Colombia, 07/1989 - 06/1995

Residency: NYU Medical Center - VA Program, Completion 06/2000

Holyoke Health Team: Adult Medicine

 

 

Cloke MD, Elka

Specialty: Family/Internal Medicine

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, 09/2000 - 06/2004

Residency: Jamaica Hospital Med Center, Queens NY, Completion: 06/2007

Boards: American Board of Family Practice, Certified: 2008 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 1

 

 

Culcea MD, Cristina

Specialty: Pediatrics

Medical School: Carol Davilla University/Institute of Medicine & Pharm. Bucharest, Romania, 09/1981 - 09/1987

Residency: Creighton-Nebraska University Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE, Completion: 08/2004

Boards: American Board of Pediatrics, Certified: 2010 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Pediatrics

 

Esparza-Perez MD, Alejandro

Specialty: Internal Medicine/Chief Medical Officer

Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Guadalajara, Mexico, Graduated: 1997

Residency: MetroWest Medical Center, Completion: 2002

Boards: ABOIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) Internal Medicine, Certified/Re-certified: 2002/2012

Holyoke Health Team: Adult

 

Feingold MD, Barry

Specialty: Family Medicine/Urgent Care

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Completion: 1981

Residency: Southern Regional Area Health Education Center Fayetteville, NY, Completion: 06/1984

Boards: American Board of Family Medicine, Certified: 1985 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Same Day Care

 

Garbus CNP, Lucy

Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Professional Schools: Cornell University, Master of Science, 1981, Columbia University, Master of Science in Nursing, 1984, Yale School of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, 1988

Boards: The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), Certified: 1990 - Present

Holyoke Health team: Chicopee Health Center - Pediatrics

 

Ignatius MD, Sonia

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: Government Medical College, Trivandrum, India, 10/1999 - 11/2005

Residency: Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Completion: 06/2014

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 10/2014 - Present

Holyoke Health team: Chicopee Health Center

 

Jurcsak DO, Jennifer

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School: NY College of Osteopathic Medicine, 08/2001 - 05/2005

Residency: NY Presbyterian Hospital, Completion: 06/2008

Boards: American Board of Family Medicine, Certified: 2008 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 3

 

Lauter FNP, Robbie

Specialty: Family Medicine

Professional School: University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing, 1993 - 1996

Boards: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Specialty: FNP, Certified: 1997 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 1

 

Lekakis DO, Despina

Specialty: Pediatrics/ Certified Lactation Consultant

Medical School: University of New England, 2001 - 2005

Residency: Baystate Medical Center (Internship & Residency), Completion: 07/2008

Boards: American Board of Pediatrics, Certified: 2009 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Pediatrics

 

 

Liao MD, Monica

Specialty: Pediatrics

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies 08/2008 - 04/2012

Residency: Albany Medical Center, Completion: 06/2015

Boards: American Board of Pediatrics, Certified: 2015 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Pediatrics

 

 

McPhail OD, Megan

Specialty: Optometry

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Optometry, Completion: 2012

Residency: Providence VA Medical Center, Completion: 2013

Boards: National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Certified: 2012 - present

Holyoke Health Team: Eye Care

 

Mitchell PT DPT OCS, Rebecca

Specialty: Orthopedics

Medical School: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Graduated Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2004

Boards: Board Certified Clinic Specialist in Orthopedics, Completion 07/01/2016

Holyoke Health Team: Physical Therapy Team (Lower Level HHC)

 

 

Name MD, Elias

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: Universidad de Panama, 07/1991 - 09/1992, Universidad Central del Esta Dominican Republic, 09/1993 - 02/1997

Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago IL, Completion: 07/2002

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 2002 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 3

 

 

Nugent MD, Anne

Specialty: Pediatrics

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduated: 1991, Harvard School of Public Health (Population & International Health) - Masters Degree, Graduated: 2007

Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Completion: 1994

Boards: American Board of Pediatrics, Certified: 1994 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Pediatrics

 

O'Dair MD, Elizabeth

Specialty: Family Medicine/ Urgent Care/ Suboxone

Medical School: Ohio State University, 09/1995 - 06/1999, University of Michigan, Master of Public Health, 09/1990 - 12/1991

Residency: Grant Medical Center, Columbus Ohio, Completion: 06/2002

Boards: American Board of Family Medicine, Certified: 2002 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Same Day Care/ Same Day Care Chicopee Health Center

 

Pai MD, Gitanjali

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: Seth G.S. Medical College Mumbai, India, 06/2002 - 06/2008

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Completion: 08/2012 (IM), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Completion: 08/2014 (ID)

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: '12 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Adult

 

Pai MD, Sanjana

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School: Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore University, 2000 - 2006

Residency: St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Completion: 08/2012

Boards: Board Eligible

Holyoke Health team: Chicopee Health Center

 

Patterson MD, Carol

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, 08/1995 - 05/1999

Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Completion: 06/2002

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 2002, Re-certified: 2012

Holyoke Health Team: Family 1

 

 

Rizzardini, Johanna - Certified Nurse Midwife

Specialty: Gynecology/Reproductive Health

Nursing School: Columbia University, New York, NY, 06/1998 - 10/2001

Board Certified: ACMB (American Midwifery Certification Board), Certified: 2001 to present

Holyoke Health Team: Adult 1



Sakurai MD, Nao

Specialty: Family Medicine

Medical School: Albany Medical College, 08/2000 - 05/2004

Residency: University of Rochester/Highland Family Medicine, Completion: 06/2007

Boards: American Board of Family Medicine, Certified: 2009 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Family 2

 

 

Talati MD, Yeshvant

Specialty: Family Medicine/ Urgent Care

Medical School: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, 1971 - 1976, Received United Nations Scholarship to study Medicine in Zambia.

Residency: Berkshire Medical Center - General Surgery, Completion: 07/1979, Berkshire Medical Center - Pediatrics, Completion: 06/1980

Boards: Board of Emergency Medicine, Certified: 1988, Board of Urgent Care Medicine, Certified: 2003 - Present

Holyoke Health Team: Same Day Care

 

Walker MD, Mauresa

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, St. George's, Grenada, 01/2008 - 04/2012

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Completion: 06/2003

Boards: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified: 2015 - Present

Holyoke Health team: Family 3