Comprehensive primary
care for aging well.

At Patina, you’ll have a dedicated care team that gets to know you and what matters most to you. You are at the center of the team and always in charge. You can choose to make others part of your team, too – family, loved ones and others who support you.

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Meet the Patina Care Team

Primary Care Practitioners (PCPs)

Our board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners are committed to getting to know you and supporting your unique needs and goals. Your PCP will work with you and other members of your Patina care team to develop a personalized care plan and ensure you get the high-quality care you need, when and where you need it.

Kathy Hill, NP

Primary Care Practitioner

Katie Maceyko, NP

Primary Care Practitioner

Alexandra Ristow, MD

Lead Primary Care Practitioner

Michelle Lu, NP

Primary Care Practitioner

Neil Patel, MD

Primary Care Practitioner & Chief Health Officer

Patina Health Champions and Nurse Champions

Your Patina Health Champion is your “go-to” person for any health-related needs. Your health champion will take the time to really know you and understand your needs and goals. They’ll help coordinate your care, find resources, answer questions and advocate on your behalf. As a dedicated member of your Patina care team, your health champion will stay in close contact with your PCP and also bring in a nurse champion or other specialized resources as needed for your care.

LaKisha Blackwell

Patina Health Champion

Luis Gonzalez

Patina Health Champion

Nina Hernandez, RN

Patina Nurse Champion

Liza Nulsen, MSW

Patina Health Champion Leader

JaCarla Royall

Patina Health Champion

Valerie Voluntad

Patina Health Champion

Irene Yeboah Ameah, RN

Patina Nurse Champion

Alex Hall

Clinical Operations Lead

Lina Vadlamani

Clinical Design & Delivery

Nina Perales, LCSW

Behavioral Health Practitioner

Specialized Team Members

Patina focuses on supporting the “whole person” not just physical health. Our team includes experts who can help you with emotional or behavioral health issues, as well as individuals who support the design and delivery of our unique care model.

Expert Advisers

Depending on your individual needs, your Patina care team might also consult with one of the experts from our esteemed Care Team Advisory Panel.

Kerry Burnight, PhD

National Expert on Aging & Founder of the Gerontologist, Inc.

Auguste Fortin, VI, MD, MPH

General Internist and Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Bruce Leff, MD

Director, The Center of Transformative Geriatric Research and Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Andy Ellner, MD

Founder, Firefly Health, and Founding Co-Director, Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School

Brent Forester, MD

Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, The Harvard Medical School