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November 20, 2019
Harrington Physician Services Welcomes New Providers

November 21, 2019, Southbridge, MA — Harrington Physician Services is welcoming new providers to its medical staff.

Shanise Perez, NP, and Carol Elialdi, NP, have joined Harrington Behavioral Health.

Shanise is available to see adults and children for outpatient mental health counseling.

A Northbridge resident, Shanise received her Master’s in Nursing, with a focus on Psychiatric Mental Health, from Northeastern Unversity. She most recently completed a student internship at Straun Health and Wellness and has worked as an Emergency Care/Psychiatric RN for UMass and Tufts.

Carol, a Shrewsbury resident, received her Master’s from University of Massachusetts. She has over 30 years of experience in higher education, including graduate professor, Dean and Associate Dean of the MCPHS nursing program. She was previously on the faculty at Worcester State University and Becker College. Carol has accomplished numerous publications and presentations in her career. She also served as a former Director of Substance Abuse Services Community Healthlink in Worcester.

Carol is available to see patients for outpatient mental health counseling in Southbridge.

To contact Central Intake for Behavioral Health, call (508) 765-9167.

Cori Bailey, NP, has joined Harrington Physician Services in Charlton. She will see adults and children for routine and diagnostic preventive primary care. 

Cori received her Master’s from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where she received the Academic Achievement Award. She has completed over 630 clinical hours as a student Nurse Practitioner, many of which were achieved within Harrington Physician Services Family Medicine and Urgent Care offices. She lives in Woodstock, Conn.

To contact the HPS Charlton Family Practice office, call (508) 248-3015.

Rania Elenein, M.D., has joined Harrington to offer neurology consultations and treatment. Dr. Elenein specializes in neuromuscular and neurologic disease and is certified in Multiple Sclerosis from Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Center. She will also perform on-site EMGs in Southbridge.

Dr. Elenein received her medical degree from University of Mansoura, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt and completed a fellowship at University of Michigan/Ann Arbor. She is triple board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, Electro-Diagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine. She lives in Ayer, Mass.

Patients can make an appointment by calling (508) 764-2515.

Linda Pio, NP, joins the Harrington Physician Services Urology Department at 20 Southbridge Road in Charlton. She will work with Dr. Robert Cherry to provide urological consultations and in-office treatment for conditions including prostate disease, stone disease, urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction. 

Linda has worked at UMass, Reliant and St. Vincent’s prior to joining Harrington. She received her Master’s degree from Regis College in Weston. She lives in North Grosvenordale, Conn.

Patients can schedule an appointment by calling (508) 765-7886.

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For the health and safety of our patients and employees, the following policy is in effect as of Monday, March 30

There will be NO visitors allowed in any inpatient or outpatient services (this includes the Emergency Department, Harrington Physician Services offices, and all other Harrington HealthCare Facilities)

Please note that the Main Lobby at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge will be closed at 7pm. All patients who need to enter the hospital after that time should come in through the ED.

The implementation of this policy is in an effort to limit the spread of potential illnesses that could be harmful to you, our patients, community, and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

TELEHEALTH Appointments Now Available

To protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain appointments may now be conducted via TELEHEALTH, a service that allows you to see your doctor from home via a phone call or via a video conference call using your smartphone or computer.

If you are interested in scheduling a TELEHEALTH appointment, please let our office know when you call to make your appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your request if TELEHEALTH is appropriate for the type of care you need.