Our Team

Debi Welsh

Practice Manager

28 Years

Graduated from Doctor Osteopathic Hospital Laboratory Technician School, lived in Erie all my life.  Enjoy the shores and boating on Lake Erie, love to travel with my husband and grandchildren.

 

Providers

Luis Aparicio, M.D., F.A.C.E., C.C.D.

Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology

26 Years

  • F.A.C.E: American Association of Clinical Endocrinology 

  • Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinologist - Specializing in Metabolism

  • Practicing at Metabolic Disease since 1992

  • Vitals.com 2010 Compassionate Doctor Award

  • National University of San Marcos - Doctor of Medicine

  • Rush University- Internship & Residency Pediatrics

  • Brown University - Fellowship. Pediatric Endocrinology

Myriam Elkosseiffi, M.D.

Endocrinology

1 Year

  • Oklahoma University Medical Center- Fellowship Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

  • Staten Island University Hospital- Residency Internal Medicine

  • Rafik Hariri University Hospital- Internship Internal Medicine

Morgan Holmes, D.P.M.

Podiatry

1 Year

  • Veterans Administration Allan Park- Residency Podiatrist Surgery

  • John D Dingell VA Med Center- Residency Podiatrist Surgery

John "Jack" Cartwright

Physician Assistant

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Cory Davidson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

10 Years

Cory Davidson graduated from Gannon University with Master's of Physician Assistant.  He has been with Metabolic Disease Associates since 2008. He also completed the AACE course for UGFNA in 2011. His hobbies include spending time with family, fishing, and travel.

Megan Dougan, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Maureen Grady

Physician Assistant

Erin Herhold, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Maureen Schuller, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Maureen has been a member of the Metabolic Disease Associates team since 2017. She graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Salus University in 2014. She is also a licensed Athletic Trainer, receiving her bachelor degree from Slippery Rock University. She is from McKean, PA and resides with her husband and two children. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys camping, hiking, and running.

Katelyn Reisenauer, PA-C

Physician Assistant

First Year!

Katelyn is a 2018 graduate of Lock Haven University's PA program. She was selected as a member of Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society of PAs for her academic excellence and community service involvement. She is from Cambridge Springs and enjoys hiking, reading, and The Office.

Shana Davidson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

15 Years

An Erie native, Shay Davidson is a 2003 graduate of the Master's of Physician Assistant Science program at Gannon University. She has been employed at Metabolic Disease Associates since 2003. She enjoys working with the adult and pediatric populations. She earned her Certificate in Diabetes Education License in 2005 and is knowledgeable on all insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring systems, and new technology in diabetes management. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys running and yoga.

Front Desk

 

Chris

Front Desk Supervisor/ Check-In

13 Years

Married, with two kids and a dog. Born in Erie. Love music & scrapbooking!

Sarah

Check-In

2 Years

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Kari

Check-Out

2 Years

I am an Erie native. I have worked in the medical field for 13 yrs. I live with my boyfriend and daughter. In my free time I like to spend time with my family and friends. Some of my favorite things I enjoy are the beach, working in my flower garden, decorating my house, taking care of my pets, and shopping.

Crystal

Phone Operator

Check-In

First Year!

I enjoy cooking, music, movies, summer time, arts and crafts, and my two cats.

Laboratory

 

Shelly

Lab Manager

10 Years

I am an Erie native. I have been a phlebotomist (vampire) for 20 years, became Metabolic 's lab supervisor beginning of this year and I am currently on my last year and a half of school to become a Crisis Intake Counselor.

Alex

Phlebotomist

First Year!

I enjoy spending time with family and being outdoors. I worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for over six years before becoming a Phlebotomist.

Lauren

Phlebotomist

Medical Assistant

1 Year

I was born in Erie on a cool summer day. I attended Great Lakes Institute for Medical Assistants. I enjoy spending time with family, movies, and going to the beach.

Melissa

Phlebotomist

Medical Assistant

First year!

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Radiology

Stephanie, RT, (R) (CDT)

DEXA Technician

CoolSculpting Technician

15 Years

Erie area native; graduate of Radiologic Science program at Gannon Universtiy. I enjoy spending time with my husband, our two daughters and two dogs and friends and family. I spend most of my free time cooking for those I love!

Samantha

Ultrasound Technician

First Year!

I am from Cambridge Springs, PA. I graduated from Great Lakes Institute of Technology in 2013 and am registered in Abdomen and small parts. I enjoy Kayaking and spending time with family and friends!

 

Erie Diabetes Institute

Renee Caryl, RD,LDN, CDE

Registered Dietician

Certified Diabetes Educator

8 Years

Holds a certificate of training in both Adult Weight Management and Child and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Ellen Rogers, RN, CDE

Registered Nurse

Certified Diabetes Educator

12 Years

Avid gardner, love sharing produce with staff.

 

Billing and Insurance

Kristina

Assistant Office Manager

Billing Manager

CoolSculpting Technician

13 Years

Over the years, I have held many positions here at Metabolic. I've been married for 12 years, and we have two children. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and listening to podcasts during my morning commute.

Shell

Billing and Insurance

1 Year

I am originally from Southern California and moved to Erie as a teenager (I sure do miss the sunshine!) I graduated from Fortis Institute in 2010 as a Medical Coder. I have the best coworkers and love coming to work every day just to see their smiling faces!

Tricia

Medical Assistant/Billing

9 Years

I graduated from Tri State Business institute in 2009 and have been at MDA ever since.

Linda

Billing

First Year!

I live with my husband, two cats and a dog. We have two wonderful sons, two fantastic daughter-in-laws and five terrific grandsons. I am an Erie native and have been a volunteer in multiple organizations over the years, including the Erie Playhouse. I love to sing and spend time with my loved ones. Fall is my favorite season.

 

IT Department

Felipe, P.F.C.

Patient Flow Chief

Webmaster

33 Years

I enjoy hot wings and a cool breeze.

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240 W 11th St, 2nd Floor, Erie, PA 16501

Tel: 814-452-2218

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