Our Staff

Our top doctors and nurse practitioners are focused on making your care experience as personal, convenient, and comfortable as possible. We take the time to fully listen and understand your needs, and then work with you to develop an appropriate plan of action. We want you to be a full participating partner in your healthcare.

Daphna Henkin, M.D.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Annual Physicals
Acute & Urgent Care
Cardiac Evaluations
Disease Management
Preventive Health
Health Maintenance
Adolescent Medicine
Women’s Health
Geriatric Health
Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
Men’s Health
Skin Rashes
Stress Management
Integrative Medicine
Digestive Disorders
Emotional Health, Depression, Anxiety
Infectious Disease

Medical School

George Washington University Medical Center


Residency

George Washington University


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Massachusetts General Hospital


Care Philosophy

"I'm interested in preventative very focused on diabetes, hypertension and chronic disease managment. I prefer to do as much in house as possible prior to referring out."

Personal Interests

family is number one, running, music, food

Favorite Books

Memoirs of a Geisha, most mysteries

Favorite Music

latin, classical, pop

Favorite Movies

When Harry Met Sally, Strictly Ballroom

Shashank Patel, M.D.

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Annual Physicals
Acute & Urgent Care
Cardiac Evaluations
Disease Management
Preventive Health
Health Maintenance
Travel Vaccinations
Women’s Health
Geriatric Health
Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Management
Men’s Health
Stress Management
Complex Medical Conditions
Integrative Medicine
Digestive Disorders
Emotional Health, Depression, Anxiety

Medical School

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Residency

Eastern Virginia Medical School


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Medstar Montgomery Medical Center

Awards/Appointments/Publications

  • Washingtonian Top Doc 2011, 2012
  • Medical Director at Savacare Bethesda Health and Rehabilitation Center

Care Philosophy

"I am interested in treating the whole patient and forming a partnership in guiding their healthcare. I prefer to minimize medication use and use conservative treatment methods, but keep educated about all the latest treatment options."

Personal Interests

travel, sports, technology

Favorite Books

Tom Clancy books, Sci-fi

Favorite Music

indie/pop/rock, Adele, Marron 5, All American Rejects

Favorite Movies

Lord of the Rings, Kill Bill, Godfather

Kathy Kemper-Dean, CRNP


Kathy is our nurse practitioner dually certified in adult and geriatric medicine. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She has over 25 years of experience in healthcare including hospital nursing and case management and serving as director of nursing in several long term care facilities.