About Our Staff

Mehrnaz Millwater, M.D.

About Dr. Millwater

Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Graduate Program: Georgetown University
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: Georgetown University/ Washington Hospital Center,
Internal Medicine
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
Hometown: Great Falls, VA
Special Interests: cardiac care, sexually transmitted infections
Languages: English, Farsi, French
Hobbies/Interests: spending time with her children, “the 80’s”, travel, ballet

Shilpi Agarwal, M.D.
Director of Outreach and Engagement

About Dr. Agarwal

Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Loma Linda University Family Medicine Residency
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Hometown: Potomac, MD
Special Interests: stress management, healthy lifestyle, wound care,
women’s health, health media
Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish (Medical)
Hobbies/Interests: spending time with family, fitness/exercise, pop culture, travel

Chad Asplund, M.D.
Sports Medicine Physician

About Dr. Asplund

Undergraduate: United States Coast Guard Academy, BS Oceanography
Graduate: University of Florida, MPH
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: DeWitt Army Community Hospital, Family Medicine
Fellowship: The Ohio State University, Sports Medicine
Certification: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Hometown: Marlboro, MA
Special Interests: Sudden cardiac death, cardiac screening, sleep and athletic performance
Languages: English
Hobbies/Interests: Running, cycling, swimming, spending time with my family and two dogs

Elisa De Angelis, M.D.

About Dr. De Angelis

Undergraduate: Santa Clara University
Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan Hospital
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Special Interests: resident education, general primary care
Languages: English

Sahir Patel, M.D.

About Dr. Patel

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago affiliated Presence Saint Joseph Hospital
Hometown: Palatka, FL
Special Interests: procedures, preventive care
Languages: English, Gujarati
Hobbies/Interests: travel, cooking, photography

Anastasia Bevza, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

About Anastasia

Undergraduate: George Mason University
Graduate School: Marymount University
Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Family Nurse Practitioner Board (FNP-BC)
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Special Interests: health maintenance, patient education, sexual health, anxiety management, procedures.
Languages: English, Russian
Hobbies/Interests: yoga, travel, exploring DC’s cultural treasures with my family.

Brittani Cook, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

About Brittani

Undergraduate: Spelman College
Nursing School: University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Graduate School: University of Maryland School of Nursing
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)
Hometown: Bowie, MD
Special Interests: adolescent health, sexually transmitted infections, chronic disease management, women’s health
Languages: English
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, reading, playing flag football, spending time with family friends and my 2 dogs

Laura Shaw, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

About Laura

Undergraduate: The Catholic University of America
Nursing School: The Catholic University of America
Graduate School: Georgetown University
Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC)
Hometown: Manassas, VA
Special Interests: Women’s health, chronic disease management, preventative health
Languages: English, Spanish
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, running, volunteering with a clinic in Honduras, spending time with family and friends

Wendy Handler, M.D.

About Dr. Handler

Medical Degree: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New
Residency: Somerset Family Practice/Somerset Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Rachel Klein, RN
Nurse Manager and Immunization Coordinator

Whitney Hubbard

Randa Droog, RN
Nurse Clinician