Medical Staff

The Elmwood Health Center is proud of the medical staff it has assembled. All of our medical providers offer personal attention and sensitivity to the health needs of each of their patients. They take the time to get to know you and your individual needs and how to best take care of you. The Elmwood Health Center is a neighborhood medical center with a full staff of professionals who can help you get well and stay well.

 

PRIMARY CARE

Michael Aronica, MD
Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

William W. Blymire, MD
Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Mark Zambron, MD
Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Susan Marmion, MS, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

Madonna Reddington, MS, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

Jill A. Hildick, MS, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner

 

GYNECOLOGY

Theodore Costich, MD
Hospital Affiliations: Millard Fillmore Surburban Hospital, Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

 

NEUROLOGY

Sarah Finnegan, MD
Pediatric Neurology

 

NUTRITION

Evelyn A. Kazinski, RD, CDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian
Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist
Certified Diabetes Educator

 

PODIATRY

Howard A. Penn, DPM
Podiatrist

 

REHABILITATION SERVICES

Brian Porebski, PT, DPT, ATP
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Director of Rehab Services
Wheelchair Clinic Coordinator

Lauren Bilski, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Shelley H. Curl, PT 
Physical Therapist
Assistant Director of Rehab Services

Molly Zern-Hehir, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Lisa Passarelli, PT, DPT, ATP
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy
Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Lisa R. Zambron, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Ann Leitten, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Peggy McDonnell, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Nicholas LaMarca, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

April Biggins, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Carrie Thiel, MA, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech - Language Pathologist

Sarah Larkin, MA, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech - Language Pathologist

Alice Milleville
Article 16 Treatment Coordinator

Laura Duncan, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Madeline Guszcza, DPT
Physical Therapist

Molly Switzer, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant 

Molly Zern-Hehir, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant


COUNSELING SERVICES

Patti Merritt, LCSW-R
Social Work Supervisor

James Grande, LCSW-R

Roseanne Jackson, LMSW

Melissa McKeel, LMSW

Julie Haase-Smith, LCSW

Jennelle Whitcomb, LCSW-R

 

2128 Elmwood Avenue | Buffalo, New York 14207 | Phone: 716.874.4500