Boston Medical Center’s mission is to improve the health and quality of life for people with diabetes


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Our Team

Attending Physicians 

Sara (Pietras) Alexanian, MD
Director of Inpatient Diabetes

Sonia Ananthakrishan, MD
General Endocrine, Special interests in Adrenal & Pituitary Disorders

Dr. Andrea Coviello, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Female Endocrine Disorders

Philip Knapp, MD
General Endorcrine, Special interest in Adrenal Disorders

Devin Steenkamp, MD
General Endocrine & Diabetes

Elliot Sternthal, MD
Director of Outpatient Diabetes

Varsha Vimalananda, MD
General Endocrine


Karen Chalmers, MS, RD, CDE
Diabetes Services Program Manager


Jennifer Britton-Colonnesse, NP
Marina Donahue, MS, NP, CDE
Mary Fitzpatrick, RN
Barbara Jarvis, RN, CDE
Donna Kelleher-Yassen, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C
Donald Woodbury, RN

Social Work

Kelly Fournier, LCSW


Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Boston Medical Center
Nutrition & Weight Management
Preston Building
2nd Floor
732 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

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