Medworks LLC Newington- Staff Bios





Dr. Straznicky,

Medical Director

Dr. Straznicky is a graduate of New York Medical College , and holds memberships in the following :

American College of Surgeons, American Association for Surgery of the Hand, New England Hand Surgery Society,

Connecticut State Medical Society, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

 Christine Moon

Christine Moon

Ms. Moon is the site manager and a Radiologic Technologist for the Newington location. Ms. Moon holds both an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree in Radiologic science with a focus on healthcare management from St. Vincent’s College. Ms. Moon is also registered with the ARRT, and a member of the ASRT, and has 7 years’ experience in Emergency medicine/Urgent Care services.

Mignel Gonzalez

Mignel Gonzalez, Business Development Associate

Mignel’s LinkedInMr. Gonzalez has worked for Medworks, LLC since May of 2000. He is responsible for the sales and marketing efforts specifically for Medworks in Newington. Mr. Gonzalez also assists his co-workers in performing Spanish Interpretation, clerical, and courier duties. He is a Certified Breath Alochol Technician and a Certified Drug Screen Collector. Mr. Gonzalez completed EMT training in 2010. He is well versed in Occupational Medicine services and helps clients reduce workers’ compensation costs. Mr. Gonzalez can be reached at 860-667-4418 or at

Monique Huertas

Monique Torres, MA, Medical Assistant

Ms. Huertas graduated from the Medical Assistant program at Fox Institute of Business in 2010. She has been employed with Medworks since 2010. Ms. Huertas is certified in CPR, is CAOHC certified in Audiometry, is NIOSH Certified in spirometry and is a certified DOT Urine Drug Screen Collector. She also speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish.

Kristie Sassu

Kristie M. Sassu, Occupational Health Assistant

Ms. Sassu has been employed by Medworks, LLC since 2010.
She serves as the clinics front desk coordinator. Ms. Sassu is responsible for patient scheduling, processing and billing. She serves as a liaison for the medical and physical therapy departments.

roman Dennis Roman, Physical Therapist

Mr. Roman received his Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut in 2004 and has worked in Out Patient Physical Therapy throughout Maryland and Connecticut ever since. Dennis has undergone post graduate training in management of work related injuries, Functional Capacity Examinations, Manual Therapy and Pain management. Mr. Roman has also been a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 2004. Dennis joined Medworks in May of 2015.


Derrick Amato Appointed to 2014 Advisory Panel for State of CT Workers Compensation Commission

State of Connecticut  Workers’ Compensation Commission is pleased to announce...

Physicians Certified to Perform DOT Exams

Our physicians are part of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners who are...

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Coventry Workers Compensation selects St. Francis Occupational Health to be part of their Outcomes-based Network Program.


The Official WCC Medical Protocols, which include the latest revisions on Opioid Management, are now available on the Commission’s website:

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