Orchard Health Care members will meet and enjoy working with the experienced and highly competent office staff who assist Dr. Kanner and Dr. Sobel in their clinical practice. All staff work to assure that the clinical information and administrative arrangements that Dr. Kanner or Dr. Sobel and the member need for effective health care are accessible or accomplished in a fashion that is both timely and convenient to the member.

Erin Chipman, RN

Erin Chipman, RN, Nurse at Orchard Health Care, is a broadly experienced nurse who interviews and briefly examines the member at the start of each visit and confirms that all clinical information is organized and complete. She initially handles incoming clinical phone calls from members, with Dr. Kanner and Dr. Sobel readily available for consultation or to take over the phone call. She calls patients at home for follow-up monitoring, communicates test results, and provides liaison to home care and visiting nurses. Erin joined OHC in summer 2021. She can be reached by email at nurse@orchardhealthcare.com.

Cathy Salvucci, MA

Cathy Salvucci, MA is an experienced medical/administrative assistant who joined us in 2019. She had earlier worked with Dr. Sobel when she had been at a Newton-Wellesley Hospital practice. Cathy does clinical work including phone triage, initial evaluations at the start of a visit,  phone monitoring aftercare, and other nursing duties, as well as phlebotomy when needed. She may also assist the admin staff part-time, helping to greet patients, schedule follow-ups, arrange referral and test appointments and other vital administrative tasks. She can be reached through nurse@orchardhealthcare.com or  adminohc@orchardhealthcare.com.