Joseph DiFranza, MD
Dr. Joseph DiFranza comes to Reliant Medical Group’s department of Family Practice in Fitchburg with over 30 years of experience in caring for patients. In addition to his work as a primary...
Christina Acocella, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Christina Acocella has always been passionate for her career as an OB-Gyn. Throughout medical school, she experienced a variety of different practices, but always knew that being an OB-Gyn...
Amos Adelowo, MD
Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Dr. Amos Adelowo always wanted to have a career that involved helping others. While he was studying for his Master’s in Public Health at Tulane University he...
Offices and Locations
Achal Aggarwal, MD
Being located right in the center of town suits Dr. Achal Aggarwal just fine. As the head of Pediatrics at Reliant Medical Group’s Millbury location, the care he provides extends outside the...
Freda Agyemang, NP
Andrew Ahearn, DNP
A graduate of Worcester State University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Andrew practiced as a nurse for three years before becoming an advanced practitioner.
Lisa Ahlemeyer, PA
Lisa was inspired to begin a career in medicine by her mother, who is a registered nurse. After shadowing a physician assistant in high school she decided it would be a great choice for her....
Nisha Ajit, MD
As a hematologist/oncologist at Reliant Medical Group, Dr. Nisha Ajit knows that when people come to see her, it’s usually a difficult time in their life. “When patients come to see you they...
Maria Alatalo, PT
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Maria graduated from Simmons College with her Masters degree in physical therapy in 2001. She has worked for Reliant in the rehab department since 2001. Over the years, Maria has taken special...
Asjad Ali, MD
Dr. Asjad Ali first became interested in medicine through his father, who was a chemical engineer who worked at a fertilizer company. “He was very knowledgeable about science and plants and...
Kathryn Allen, LICSW
A graduate of Cornell University, Northeastern University and Boston College, Kathryn has been working in the field of social work and mental health since 2015.
Working in the human...
Julie A. Alosi, MD
Growing up in a small town in Vermont gave Dr. Julie A. Alosi a slightly different perspective on being a surgeon. “I think my small-town background makes it easy for me to relate to people...
Alicia Anderson, LICSW
Mark Andrews, MD
Captivated by science ever since he was young, Dr. Mark Andrews also wanted to help others, which helped point him to a career in medicine. “I always had a real passion for science as well as...
Joan Arakelian, NP
Joan Arakelian had been a nurse since 1986 and is a graduate of the Saint Vincent Hospital School of Nursing, Assumption College and the UMass Graduate School of Nursing. She became a Nurse...
Paul Arcand, MD - Chief of General & Vascular Surgery
Growing up in Rhode Island, Dr. Paul Arcand learned quickly how a doctor could have a big effect on his community. “My father is a Family Practitioner, and when I was a boy people would stop...
Claudia Arcand, NP
Claudia Arcand has been a nurse for about 30 years, but most recently graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as a family nurse practitioner (FNP). Her goal as a...
Irfan Asghar, MD
Geriatricians are doctors who specialize in the medical care of patients over the age of 65. At Reliant Medical Group, our geriatricians work inside nursing homes (also known as skilled nursing...
Elizabeth Askew, OD
Dr. Askew has been practicing medicine since 1988. Specializing in general optometry, she believes vision is an integral part of our day to day living and being able to improve visual...
Hassna Atlassi, MD
A graduate of Universite Hassan II, Casablanca, Dr. Atlassi loves helping people. “I chose to be an Internist because I like building long-lasting relationships with patients.” Practicing...