Our Doctors

Labkhand Kossari, M.D.

Dr Labkhand Kossari received her undergraduate degree at University of Maryland, College Park Maryland. She received a medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Dr. Kossari completed her residency in Internal Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center. She is an internist, certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kossari has been in practice since 1993.

Lillian M. Cardona, M.D.

Dr. Lillian M. Cardona received her undergraduate degree at the University of Puerto Rico, College of Natural Sciences and medical degree at the School of Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico, where she also completed her residency in family practice. She holds a Graduate Certificate from the Business of Medicine program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Cardona is board-certified with the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

Sharmila Matippa, M.D.

Dr. Sharmila Matippa received her undergraduate from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and her Masters of Public Health from Tulane School of Public Health in 1999. She completed her residency in Family Medicine from Montefiore Medical Center affiliated to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2006. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Matippa has been in practice since 2007.



About Our Physician Assistant

Physician Assistants (PA's) are skilled professionals who provide medical services under the supervision of the physicians. For example, PA's take medical histories, perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses and order and interpret laboratory tests. Patient education and counseling are also important aspects of a PA's daily activities.

Stephanie Garfinkle PA-C

Stephanie Garfinkle  received a Bachelor’s of science in Behavioral neuroscience from Lehigh University in 2011. She graduated from Drexel University with a Master of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies. Stephanie is a board-certified physician assistant.




Tiffany Nickens-Gaither, PA-C

Tiffany Nickens-Gaither received her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant both from Howard University in Washington, DC. She worked in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as, Dermatology for several years. Tiffany is passionate about educating patients on disease prevention and lifestyle modifications that can positively impact quality of life. Tiffany is an NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant. She is licensed in Maryland and Virginia to practice medicine.