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The Elmwood Health Center is proud of the professional staff it has assembled. All of our 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.

Adult Medicine & Pediatrics

Michael Aronica, MD

Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Oishei Children's Hospital

William W. Blymire, MD

Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Oishei Children's Hospital

Mark Zambron, MD

Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatric Care
Hospital Affiliations: Buffalo General Hospital and Oishei Children's Hospital

Latasha Gardener, MS, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Laraine Wende, MS, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Gynecology

Theodore Costich, MD

Hospital Affiliations: Millard Fillmore Surburban Hospital and Oishei Children's Hospital

Neurology

Sarah Finnegan, MD

Pediatric Neurology
Hospital Affiliation: Oishei Children's Hospital

Podiatry

Howard A. Penn, DPM

Podiatrist

Rehabilitation Services

Shelley H. Curl, PT

Director of Rehab Services

Lisa Passarelli, PT, DPT, ATP

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy
Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Molly A. Zern-Hehir, PTA

Rehabilitation Coordinator

Physical Therapy

Madeline Guszcza, PT, DPT
Charlene Lichota, PT, DPT
Kimberly Schillace, PT
Amanda Serafini, PT, DPT
Lisa Zambron, PT, DPT
April Biggins, PTA
Nick LaMarca, PTA
Christina S. Miller-Lesniak, PTA
Anna Moreland, PTA

Occupational Therapy

Jennifer Ball, OTR/L
Laura McLaughlin, MS OTR/L
Nicole Houck, OTR/L
Amanda Kujawinski, OTR/L
Ann Leitten, OTR/L
Jill Echtenkamp, COTA
Donna Malik-Buckley, COTA
Laurie Smith, COTA
Wendy Tanti, COTA

Speech Therapy

Sarah Larkin, MA, CCC-L/SLP
Morgan Lester, MA, CCC-L/SLP
Carrie Thiel, MA, CCC-L/SLP

Mental Health Counseling

Julie Haase-Smith, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Department Supervisor

Theano Fouskaris, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jennelle Whitcomb, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Heather Zukowski, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker