ABOUT OUR PROVIDERS

Dr. Richard DeAmicis, MD, Ph.D.
Physician
Owner and Medical Director

Born and raised in Chelmsford, MA, Dr. Richard DeAmicis brings over 30 years of medical experience to his successful practice.  He obtained his medical degree at the University of Rome, Italy, and fulfilled his residencies at multiple prestigious medical centers here in the United States. Board certified in Internal Medicine and with experience in emergency medicine and critical care, he uses these skills to provide high quality healthcare services to all his patients.  He is currently a board member of the Provider Hospital Organization at Lowell General Hospital and has been involved with Lowell General Hospital as well as Saints Medical Center - now Lowell General Hospital, Saints Campus - for many years.

Dr. Miguel Peixoto, DNP, NP-C
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Nurse Practitioner

Miguel obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Suffolk Univesity in 2001, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Regis College in 2004 and a Master of Science in Nursing in 2005.  He started his career at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA and joined the team at Medical Healthcare Specialists in 2005. He is board certified in Family Health through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  In 2012, he obtained the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Regis College.  Like all nurse practitioners he has received training and certification in the assessment and treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions and finds great interest in the management of chronic illnesses. He is fluent in Portuguese.

Katelyn Scagnelli, MSN, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Katelyn joined the team at Medical Healthcare Specialists in 2008 after obtaining a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.  She is also a graduate of the University of New Hampshire where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology.  She is board certified in family health through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Previous to joining us she held a position as a staff nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital.  As a nurse practitioner she has received training and certification in the assessment and treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions and finds great interest in women's health and reproductive sciences.
Heather Parker, MSN, APRN-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Heather joined our team in 2006 after obtaining a Masters of Science degree in Nursing from Regis College in 2005.  Previous to that she obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire.  She is board certified in Family Health and has received training and certification in the assessment and treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions.  She currently works with us one day a week and is also employed at the Massachusetts General Hospital Plastic Surgery Department.  She finds great interest in chronic medical conditions and minor surgical/cosmetic procedures.
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