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They have treated children in Bangladesh, helped families in Appalachia, and worked at top medical centers here at home. Our providers aren’t just experienced practitioners, they’re amazing people too.
Meghan Hutchings, Family Nurse Practitioner, Port Byron Community HealthMeghan Hutchings, FNP, comes from a family of nurses. Her mom, aunt and several family members are nurses, so joining the healthcare field came naturally. Meghan earned her Associates Degree in...read more
For this physician assistant, helping patients live a healthy lifestyle is rewarding. Meet Jessica Sullivan.
Jessica Sullivan, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Newark and Sodus Community Health Jessica Sullivan, PA-C, practiced Emergency Medicine for the first eight years of her career. During that time, she realized the importance of helping people prevent...read more
Connie Christensen, FNP, Penn Yan Community Health From an early age, Connie knew that she would grow up to be a nurse. Coming from a family of caregivers, caring for others was a strong value that she learned early on. She recalls...read more
Meet Dr. Rachel Long. She began her career in medicine with the desire to serve those most in need. Joining the National Health Service Corps while in medical school gave her the opportunity to experience this first hand. Originally from the mid-west, Dr....read more
Matthew Thuja – PA-S, Ovid Community Health Matthew Thuja has always had a strong interest in all aspects of medicine. From working with people, to the science behind it, and to serving his community -- he loves the fact that there are so many different...read more
Janine Brink, FNP-BC Simply put, Janine Brink chose a career in medicine because she enjoys helping people. From working 16 years in hospitals, nursing homes, hospice, emergency medicine, she finds that it comes naturally to care for others. With a...read more
Jose Canario, MD, FLCH Medical Director; seeing patients at Ovid Community Health From the time he was in Kindergarten, Dr. Jose Canario always knew that he wanted to be a doctor. Family Medicine appealed to him at a young age as his father was a family...read more
Emma D. Dizon, FNP-C Healing patients and promoting good health has always been rewarding, meaningful, and challenging for Emma Dizon, as it has driven her to healthcare. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she worked there as both a Registered Nurse and...read more
Rebecca Martin, FNP-BC Rebecca Martin chose to become a medical professional for one simple reason: she has a passion for helping people. After four years as an RN in the Emergency Department, Rebecca began noticing the critical need for primary care for patients,...read more
Dr. Raquel Reyes - Geneva Community Health A series of life events led Raquel to study medicine. She chose a practice that would provide the opportunity to care for a diverse patient population, from young to old, and across socioeconomic backgrounds. ...read more
Darlene “Dee” Brezinsky, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P., Family Planning Darlene “Dee” Brezinsky grew up with two uncles who were physicians and a tremendous inspiration to her – one did house calls and delivered babies! It motivated Dee to become a Nurse...read more
As an Internal Medicine Doctor and Pediatrician, Dr. Shelly enjoys helping babies, grandparents, and everyone in between stay healthy.
Dr. Robert Shelly, Board Certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine since 1998. Sodus Community Health Dr. Shelly has practiced at Sodus Community Health since 2010, providing medical care to families from infants to seniors. As a Pediatrician, he finds it fun and...read more