Our Clinical Staff
Your safety and comfort is our clinical staff’s top priority and we consider every patient to be important. We know that most of our patients are uncomfortable when they come to see us due to their medical condition. With this in mind, our staff wants you to feel comfortable, secure and well informed at every visit. Each and every member of our staff has been extensively trained in his or her area of expertise.
Patrice graduated from Branford Hall Career Institute where she received her Registered Medical Assistant Certification in 2017. She started working in healthcare 16 years ago as a Certified Nurse Aid. Primarily in skilled facilities, she’s been working as a medical Assistant to Dr. Dennis Rodin @ Waterbury Orthopedic Associates for over a year, but is always willing and ready to assist the other providers when needed.
Carolann graduated from Porter and Chester and received her Registered Medical Assistant Certification in 1996 and has remained a member in good standing since that time. Her specific area of expertise is orthopaedics and has been a medical assistant in that specialty for over 12 years. Carolann works primarily with Dr. Mariani but always is ready and willing to assist the other providers as needed.
Marie has 35 years in the medical field and has worked in different specialties. She received her Registered Medical Assistant Certification from Stone School of Business in 1978 and has been with Waterbury Orthpaedic Associates since 2006. Marie is the medical assistant for Dr. Olson and Alan Houle, PA which requires her to be a muli-tasker and very efficient. She always keeps things moving.
Karen graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College in 1975 with an Associate Degree in Science and became a licensed radiology technologist. She specializes in orthopaedics and we’re fortunate that she’s been with Waterbury Orthopaedic Associates for over 20 years!