Meet Our Staff

Mehrnaz Millwater, M.D.
Administrative Director

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Anastasia Bevza, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate: George Mason University
  • Graduate School: Marymount University
  • Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification (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

  • 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

Elisa De Angelis, M.D.

  • 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

Wendy Handler, M.D.

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

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

Laura Shaw, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate: Catholic University
  • Graduate School: Georgetown University
  • Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification (FNP-BC)
  • Languages: English, Spanish

Rachel Klein, RN
Manager and Immunization Coordinator

Randa Droog, RN
Nurse Clinician