Meet Our Staff

Leanne Lash, M.D.
Medical Director

  • Undergraduate: Emory University
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NYU/Bellevue Primary Care Internal Medicine
  • Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002, 2012
  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Special Interests: Eating Disorders, Stress Management
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, Travel, Design

Mehrnaz Millwater, M.D.
Administrative Director

  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia
  • Graduate Program: Georgetown University
  • Medical School:Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2010
  • Residency: Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center, Internal Medicine, 2013
  • Certification:  American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
  • 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

  • Undergraduate: The George Washington University
  • Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Residency: Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Loma Linda University Family Medicine Residency, 2012
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 2012
  • 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

Avinash Sridhar, M.D.
Director of Sports Medicine, Team Physician

  • Undergraduate: Wesleyan University
  • Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2015
  • Residency: Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Family Medicine Residency Program, 2018 Fellowship: University of Virginia – Primary Care Sports Medicine, 2020
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine 2019, American Board of Family Medicine – Primary Care Sports Medicine 2020
  • Hometown: Holliston, MA
  • Special Interests: Endurance Medicine, Exercise Physiology, Running Medicine, Concussion, Overtraining 
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies/Interests: Running, cycling, cooking, traveling, spending time with family.

Edwina Coleman, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: University of South Florida
  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010
  • Residency: Bryn Mawr Family Practice Residency Program, 2016
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 2016
  • Hometown: Umatilla, Florida
  • Special Interests: Women’s Health, Medical education
  • Languages: English, Spanish (Medical)
  • Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Travel, Beach, Spending time with family and friends

Elisa De Angelis, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: Santa Clara University
  • Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1992
  • Residency: University of Michigan Hospital, 1996
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 1996
  • Hometown:
  • Special Interests: Resident education, General Primary Care
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies/Interests:

Wendy Handler, M.D.

  • Medical Degree: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1991
  • Residency: Somerset Family Practice/Somerset Medical Center, 1994
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 1994

Yumi Jarris, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: University of Maryland
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1981
  • Residency: INOVA Fairfax Hospital/Virginia Commonwealth Univ. School of Medicine, 1984
  • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 1982
  • Hometown: Burtonsville, MD
  • Special Interests: Adolescent medicine, Women’s Health, Culinary medicine
  • Languages: English
  • Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, Hiking, Travel

Sahir Patel, MD

Sahir Patel, M.D.

  • 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, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate: George Mason University
  • Graduate School: Marymount University, 2017
  • Certification: ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification (FNP-BC), 2017
  • 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. 

Steve Rutagarama, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate: University of Rochester & Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Graduate school: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2017.
  • Certification: ANCC, Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP-BC).
  • Hometown: Syracuse, NY.
  • Special Interests: PREP, LGBTQ+ care, Preventive/holistic care, Health Maintenance
  • Language: English, Swahili 
  • Hobbies/Interests: Travel, Hiking, Mt. biking, Sports, and brunching with family and friends.

Rachel Klein, RN
Manager, Immunization Coordinator

Randa Droog, RN
Nurse Clinician