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Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center's Staff

Our accomplished award winning team provides a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of our dialysis patients. 

Program Leadership:

  • David E. Henner, DO, Medical Director of Dialysis Unit, Chief, Division of Nephrology
  • Sarah M. Baumann, RN, BA, Clinical Director, Renal Dialysis
  • Sonia Colon, Renal Office Supervisor

Physicians and Staff:

  • Henry Rose MD, former Medical Director of Dialysis Unit, and former Chief of Division of Nephrology
  • Stephen Nelson, DO, Associate Medical Director of Southern Vermont Medical Center Dialysis Unit
  • David Albert, MD, Associate Program Director of Medicine Residency Program, and Medical Director of the Fairview Hospital Dialysis Unit 
  • Hani Erian, MD, Board certified, fellowship trained Nephrologist
  • Steven Lamontagne, MD, a fellowship trained Nephrologist 
  • Adult Nurse Practitioners: Sheila M. Silsby, ANP and Susan Downey Luhrmann, ANP
  • Registered Dietitian: Geraldine Hurley, RD
  • Renal Dietitian: Andrea Tosi, RD 
  • Licensed Social Workers: Kathleen Duquette, LICSW, and Christa Abel, LICSW
  • Vascular Access Coordinator: Kathleen Smith, RN
  • Visitor/Transfer Coordinator: Joyce Brassard, RN
  • Clinical Development Specialist: Patricia Webber, RN
  • Home Training Coordinator: Lynda Littlejohn, RN, CNN

Acute RN staff:

  • Denice Yon, RN
  • Danielle Squires, RN

Outpatient RNs:

  • Mary Addison, RN 
  • William Ahern, RN
  • Kelley Courtney, RN
  • Debra Driscoll, RN
  • Mary Beth Ellsworth, RN
  • Roberta Glanz, RN CNN
  • Jennifer Hassan, RN
  • Susan Jones, RN
  • Stephanie Kelly, RN 
  • Nancy McCabe, RN
  • Donna Murphy, RN
  • Donna Palmieri, RN
  • Catherine Pease, RN
  • Phyllis Pierce, RN
  • Deborah Potter, RN
  • Nancy Rossin, RN
  • Jennifer Stover, RN
  • Patricia Webber, RN, CNN
  • Sandra Wesolowski, RN

Clinical Development Specialist: Susan Stone, RN, CNN, MS


  • Daniel Aitken
  • Alan Alcombright
  • Mark Beauchemin
  • Patricia Begley
  • Pam Bouchard 
  • David Dickhaus
  • Sara Digirolamo
  • Jerome Dinicola
  • Carlos Goulart
  • John Jackson
  • David Jones
  • Craig Kibbe
  • Linda Nash-Mullett
  • Peter Reagan
  • Dale Reed
  • Carol Smith
  • Eric Spratling
  • Milton Torres
  • Adam Trachier

Unit Coordinators:

  • Veronica Doyle-Goerlach
  • Andrea Appleton
  • Kelly Powell

Social Worker: Gail Putin, LCSW 

Charge Entry: Phyllis Amuso & Elissa Allessio

Biomedical Technician: Edward Smith

Customer Service Representative/Front Office Scheduling: Gina Wasuk

Medical Assistants: Heather Descoteau & Renee Ostellino 

Renal Assistant: Lacie O'Keefe

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