New Providers with Elliot Emergency Medicine, Elliot Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Elliot Breast Health Center, and Elliot Surgical Team
Elliot Health System is pleased to announce four new providers to its practices during the month of October.
Sheena Punnapuzha, MD, MPH, board-certified in emergency medicine, joins Elliot Emergency Medicine Specialists.
Prior to joining The Elliot, Dr. Punnapuzha served as Attending Physician at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, NY. She also served as Emergency Medicine Attending Physician at King’s County Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn. Dr. Punnapuzha graduated from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine with her Doctorate of Medicine, and she earned her Master of Public Health degree also with SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY.
“What I enjoy most about my role is that I get to work with a team to provide the best possible care for each patient who comes through our doors,” said Dr. Punnapuzha.
Claudia Soltys, PA-C, joins Elliot Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Claudia is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, where she earned her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies. She graduated from University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences. With clinical experience in a range of settings, Claudia most recently served as Physician Assistant in ambulatory and acute care settings.
Claudia said, “My goal is to be a resource to my patients and colleagues in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and to provide the best possible care to my patients.
I believe the most comprehensive care arises from clear communication and respect, and I want my patients to understand the options and treatments available to them. Being able to witness the meaningful impact I can make in my patients’ lives is one of the most rewarding aspects of my career and I look forward to the opportunity to be of service to all of our patients in the upcoming years.”
Mary Baillargeon, PA-C, joins Elliot Breast Health Center in Londonderry.
Mary Baillargeon is a board certified physician assistant with 15 years of experience in medical oncology. She joins the Elliot Breast Health Center in October 2022, with a focus in the high risk screening program and genetic testing. Mary earned her master’s degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science in 2006. Her experience in medical oncology has developed her interest in cancer genomic medicine. She is devoted to helping patients understand their diagnosis and to assisting patients as they navigate their options.
“I welcome the opportunity to expand and challenge my clinical skills. I work hard to earn the trust and respect of patients. It is truly rewarding to help patients through their challenges by providing the best care possible and offering the support they need,” said Mary.
Alyssa Robitaille, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PCCN, joins The Elliot Medical Surgical team.
Alyssa is a compassionate, board-certified masters prepared nurse with more than 14 years of nursing experience. She graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science with a Certificate of Advanced Studies in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Simmons College.
“I am a dedicated health care advocate with a strong clinical nurse background in cardiac critical care. I look forward to providing the patients of the greater Manchester community with safe and evidenced-based care. I am also looking forward to the opportunity to teach and mentor nurses along the way with the new APRN nocturnist role,” said Alyssa.