Our Specialists

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Marc A. Ciampi, MD, FACP, FASN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine 

Yale University School of Medicine 

Quinnipiac University Netter School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Fairfield University

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine 

Residency: Yale Internal Medicine - Primary Care Program  

Chief Residency: Yale Internal Medicine - Primary Care Program 

Nephrology Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine

Honors:  

  •  Among Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,      2015, 2016, 2017   
  • Fellow of The American College of Physicians   
  • Fellow of The American Society of Nephrology  
  • Teacher of the Year  -Yale Internal Medicine -Primary Care Program

Joined Practice: 2002 

American Board of Internal Medicine Certified 

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Anthony J. Cusano, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine 

Yale University School of Medicine

Quinnipiac University Netter School of Medicine    

Undergraduate: Cornell University   

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine Village 

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency - St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, Greenwich Village

Chief Residency: Chief Medical Resident - St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, Greenwich Village 

Nephrology  Fellowship: Long Island Jewish Medical/Mt. Sinai Hospital 

Honors:       

  • Chief, Department of Medicine, Waterbury Hospital Health Center       
  • Volunteer of the Year, National Kidney Foundation of Connecticut

Joined Practice: 1989

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William A. Handelman, MD, FACP

Undergraduate: Columbia University Medical School, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center Medical   

Residency: Bronx Municipal Hospital   

Chief Residency: Bronx Municipal Hospital 

Nephrology Fellowship: University of Colorado Medical Center   

Honors:   

  • Past Chairman of the Department of Medicine President of the Medical  Staff, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital 
  • Past President, Litchfield County Medical Association         
  • Past President, Connecticut State Medical Society        
  • Current member of the Connecticut Cabinet on Healthcare Reform   
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians  

Joined Practice: 1981

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George Sunny Pazhayattil, MD, FACP, FASN

Assistant Clinical Professor 

Quinnipiac University Netter School of Medicine  

Medical School: Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, India 

Residency: University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

Chief Residency: University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

Nephrology Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine 

Honors: 

  • Medical Intern of the Year awarded by University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2008)

Joined Practice: 2014 

American Board of Internal Medicine Certified

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Paul H. Pronovost, MD, FACP, FASN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine 

Yale University School of Medicine 

Quinnipiac University Netter School of Medicine  

Undergraduate: Fairfield University 

Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

Residency: Temple University 

Nephrology Fellowship:       

  • Brigham and Women's Boston, Massachusetts       
  • Tufts Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts 

Honors:       

  • Among Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014   
  • Fellow of The American College of Physicians        
  • Fellow of The American Society of Nephrology       
  • Certified by American Society of Hypertension       
  • Vice Chairman Medical Review Board Dialysis Network of New England 

Joined Practice: 2000 

American Board of Internal Medicine Certified

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Sandeep Tiyyagura, MD

Clinical Instructor  Yale University School of Medicine 

Quinnipiac University Netter School of Medicine  

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, The College of Arts and Sciences 

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University - The Chicago Medical School 

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency - St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center - Manhattan, NY 

Nephrology Fellowship:       

  • St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center - Manhattan, NY       
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Manhattan, 

Honors: Benjamin Franklin Scholar 

Joined Practice: 2010 

American Board of Internal Medicine Certified

Jean K. Evangelisti, APRN, ANP-BC, CNN-NP

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Undergraduate:       

  • RN: St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing       
  • BSN: University of Connecticut, Magna Cum Laude       
  • MSN: University of Connecticut

Certifications: 

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner- Board Certified
  • Certified Nephrology Nurse - Nurse Practitioner

Honors:       

  • American Nephrology Nurses Association       
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing 

Joined Practice: 2000

Deanna L. Michaud, PA-C, MHS, MS

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Undergraduate: 

  • Westfield State University, BS, Magna Cum Laude 

Graduate:  

  • University of Florida, MS 
  • Quinnipiac University, PA, MHS

Certifications:       

  • Physician Assistant      
  • Advanced cardiac life support 

Honors:       

  • Fellow of American Academy of Physician Assistants       
  • Fellow of Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants  
  • Chase Clinical Research Sub Investigator National Kidney Foundation Member 

Joined Practice: 2015

Joseph L. Renda, MD, FACP, FASN In Memory of (1942 - 2013)

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Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Yale University School of Medicine   

Undergraduate: New York University 

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine 

Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital 

Nephrology Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine 

Founder of Practice: 1977