Caring Providers

The Emerson Health Urgent Care Centers are staffed by board-certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified radiology technologists, and other medical professionals on staff at Emerson Hospital specially trained in acute care medicine for all age groups.

Our Advanced Practice Providers include:

Hannah Chason- McCarthy, PA,
Hannah Chason- McCarthy, PA

Hannah Chason-McCarthy received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She joined Emerson Urgent Care in 2022.

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Elizabeth Lapointe, PA,
Elizabeth Lapointe, PA

Elizabeth Lapointe received her undergraduate degree in Biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Mass College of Pharmacy. She has worked as a PA in the ER at Newton Wellesley ER, NW Pediatric ER, MetroWest Framingham ER, Cambridge Hospital ER, Leominster Hospital ER and has worked in urgent care at Family Health Center of Worcester and for Reliant Medical Group. She is also the co-owner of a medical spa in Hudson MA.

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Courtney Lord, NP,
Courtney Lord, NP

Courtney Lord is a nurse practitioner with 10 years of experience in urgent care. She obtained her registered nursing degree and nurse practitioner degree from Rivier University in Nashua, NH. She is certified as a family practice nurse practitioner.

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Rachael Markey, PA,
Rachael Markey, PA

Rachael Markey received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Springfield College in 2010. Before joining Emerson, she practiced for 13 years in emergency medicine.

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Angelo Pucillo, PA,
Angelo Pucillo, PA

Angelo Pucillo is the Advanced Practice Provider Medical Director for Emerson Health. He earned his Master's Degree in Physician Assistant studies through Northeastern University. He has 16 years of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care. He also brings 10 years of leadership experience to Emerson Health.

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Our physicians include:
Deanna Corey, MD,
Deanna Corey, MD

Dr. Corey earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed a residency in family medicine at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., and a fellowship in sports medicine at Boston University Medical Center. She is board-certified in family medicine. Her clinical interests include sports injuries and concussions.

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Michelle Dalencour, MD,
Michelle Dalencour, MD

Dr. Dalencour received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, completed a residency in family and social medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, and obtained her masters in health policy and management at the University of California Los Angeles. She is board-certified in family medicine. She is fluent in Haitian-creole and medical Spanish.

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Allison Darvish, DO,
Allison Darvish, DO

Allison Darvish, DO, is the Medical Director of Emerson Urgent Care and board certified in emergency medicine. She completed a master's in neuromusculoskeletal medicine from the New York Institute of Technology, where she also earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed the Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. More recently, she has been the director of medical education and an emergency medicine physician at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass.

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Thomas Gould, DO,
Thomas Gould, DO

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Gould has experience treating patients in emergency medicine, internal medicine and geriatric medicine settings. After receiving his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania, he completed an osteopathic rotating internship at Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He followed that with an internal medicine residency at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass.

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Scott McDonald, DO,
Scott McDonald, DO

Dr. McDonald is board certified in family medicine with a background in emergency medicine. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University Nevada before completing a family medicine residency with Trios Health in Washington state.

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Kevin Nuttall, MD,
Kevin Nuttall, MD

Dr. Nuttall is a board-certified physician with more than 10 years of experience working in an emergency department. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a Harvard-affiliated emergency medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

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Matthew Rebesco, MD, MS,
Matthew Rebesco, MD, MS

Dr. Rebesco is a board-certified emergency medicine physician. He earned a master's degree in biomedical sciences from Tufts University School of Medicine before receiving his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. His postdoctoral training included an emergency medicine residency and an emergency medical services fellowship at the UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, Mass.

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Hope Ring, MD,
Hope Ring, MD

Dr. Ring is board certified in family medicine and has more than 20 years of experience treating patients of all ages — from newborn to geriatric care. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont and then completed her residency through the Forbes Family Practice Residency Program in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

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Peter Zhao, MD,
Peter Zhao, MD

Dr. Zhao earned his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at Glenbrook Hospital | NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Zhao is board-certified in family medicine.

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