Dorothy LaCombe is a Board-Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner in Clifton Park. She began her career in health care working as a nurses aid in the capital region. Since that time she has acquired nearly 20 years of experience in patient care. In addition to her extensive clinical experience, Dorothy has an outstanding academic background which includes obtaining her Bachelors in Nursing from Russel Sage College, Masters in Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Russel Sage College, Board Certification as an NP through the ANCC, Advanced MS training with MS board certification, and Courses from American College of Rheumatology for Advanced Practitioners. Dorothy has numerous years experience in the field of both Neurology and Rheumatology, which includes certifications in these specialties. Dorothy’s areas of interest include patients with rheumatic diseases, fibromyalgia, and Saratoga migraine management. Dorothy and her husband John currently reside in Waterford New York. She enjoys hiking, weekend getaways, and playing with her dogs.
John LaCombePractice Manager / Nurse John attended Hudson Valley Community College and has been working in Rheumatology for the past seven years. John has in-depth knowledge of the practice including prior authorizations, co-pay assistance, and infusions. John believes that in any practice the patient should be the priority to all staff members. John has taken many courses through the American College of Rheumatology and is a current member of the National Organization of Rheumatological Managers. John enjoys spending his spare time with his wife Dorothy and his two children John and Kristina.
Danielle Johnson Receptionist
Danielle is a dedicated graduate student studying for a Masters in Chemistry at the University at Albany. Her Bachelors of Science degree was acquired at Marlboro College in Vermont. She has two years of receptionist experience at a medical practice, and eight years of customer service knowledge. Seeing patients leave the office with a smile and a renewed feeling of hope is what drives her to keep working hard for patients. She resides in Waterford with her two cats and enjoys music and the company of friends.
Amanda Dobrzenski Medical Assistant
Amanda attended Mildred Elley for her Degree in Medical Assisting. She has been working in Rheumatology for 3 years. Amanda comes to us on a part time basis and is an excellent asset to the practice. On her time off she enjoys spending time with her two children and new puppy.
Daniel McCrea RN / Infusion Nurse
Daniel has been a nurse since 2007 specializing in a variety of backgrounds. He has worked in healthcare for the last 12 years. He enjoys Nursing and being able to meet new people and help make a difference in their care. He is excited to be part of Dorothy’s journey as she embarks on this new adventure. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife Jillian, 6 children and 2 Boxers.
John Tremblay Medical Assistant
John has five year’s experience as a Medical Assistant. He most recently worked at the Vascular Group.
Kristen Getter Certified Medical Assistant
Kristen has over 20 years experience directly in Rheumatology.
Collaborative MD : Martin Morell MD Rheumatologist
Author of the book Fibromyalgia-Unification theory; Connecting the dots.
Director of Arthritis Specialist (website -Drmorellcares.com)