Dr. Vakil completed his Internal Medicine Residency at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston at Tufts University School of Medicine. He then completed his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Shakti Singh was born in New York City and raised there until she was 5, when her parents decided to take her back to her roots in India. There she studied in New Delhi until she finished high school and then they returned to New York where she finished her undergraduate and medical school education.
Dr. David Caropreso grew up in Iowa and attended Stanford University. He returned to Iowa for medical school and graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed Urology training at the University of Wisconsin in 2003.
General & Bariatric Surgery
Andrea Stults, MSN, FNP-C, is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She graduated from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky in 2013 with a Masters Degree in Nursing.
Sanjay Verma M.D. is a board-certified gastroenterologist who has been practicing since 2004. He specializes in colon cancer screening and acid reflux, as well as pancreatic and gallbladder diseases.
Cathy Balzano, FNP-C, was born in Thailand and came to the United States when she was seven years old. She speaks Thai and Laos. Soon after high school graduation she enlisted the United States Army Reserve.
Kristina Deveau has been in the healthcare field for 20 years. She started as a dental assistant in the United States Air Force for 5 years and even lived overseas in England for 3 of them. She continued dental assisting while attending Arizona State University for her first Baccalaureate degree in Pre-Medical Biology.
Dr. Pedro Ortiz was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and migrated to California when he was 12 years old. After graduating from high school in 1980, he decided to move back to Guadalajara to study medicine.