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Have You Been in For Your Checkup Lately?

Category: Uncategorized Posted on: 12/28/20 3:40 PM

Let’s face it: going to the doctor’s isn’t at the top of everyone’s to-do list, even in a perfect world. Add Covid-19 into the picture and the anxiety multiplies. In reality, however, a doctor’s office is one of the safest places to be right now!

A CDC study from June found that over 40% of adults surveyed admitted they delayed routine medical care because of virus concerns. But delaying checkups is more counterproductive than anything else. Would you delay having the oil changed in your vehicle?

Even avoiding wellness checks or regular routine checkups can have negative consequences. The earlier any anomalies are detected, the better prepared your medical team will be to prepare a course of treatment, thus improving your odds!

We at OGAWNY are taking all possible steps to limit the spread of the virus and keep our staff and patients safe, healthy, and comfortable. Our ultimate goal is your health, and we’re pulling out all the stops to ensure optimal cleanliness and a secure, sterile environment.

When you’re here, be sure to give a warm welcome to our newest staff members. OGAWNY is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Nicole Fazzolari, Physicians Assistants Alexandra Galvano and Cassandra Carr, and Certified Nurse-Midwife Rachel Muroff!


Nicole Fazzolari, a smiling young woman with dark hair

A graduate of SUNY Brockport and D’Youville College, Fazzolari is passionate
about educating patients in women’s health and values caring for women
through all stages of their lives.




Alexandra Galvano, a smiling young woman with wavy brown hair

A graduate of D’Youville College, Galvano enjoys helping women learn
about their bodies and understand the various gynecological
and obstetric stages. She takes pride in helping women feel
comfortable through their exams and is looking forward to
making long term relationships with her patients!


Cassandra Carr, a smiling young woman with dark hair

A 2020 graduate of Daemen College, Carr has always had a passion for women’s health, which only grew more after completing her clinical rotation at our practice. She enjoys building relationships with her patients as they transition from adolescence to motherhood, all the way through menopause.


Rachel Muroff, a smiling young woman with dark hair

A Frontier Nursing University graduate, Muroff previously worked
at Erie County Medical Center. She is passionate about
supporting clients through making reproductive health choices
while focusing on mental health needs.



We’d also like to take a moment to reintroduce our five partners:

Catherine Falkner, M.D., a blonde woman wearing a black knit sweater with a sky blue top underneath.

Dr. Catherine Falkner

Jeffrey C. Constantine, M.D., a grey haired man wearing a blue-ish black suit.

Dr. Jeffrey Constantine

Brian Smith, M.D., a man with short, grey hair, wearing a grey patterned suit.

Dr. Brian Smith

Carmen M. Todoro, M.D., a man with short, grey hair, wearing a black suit.

Dr. Carmen Todoro

Carlos Santos, M.D., a man with grey hair and a beard, wearing a black suit
Dr. Carlos Santos