Medworks LLC Newington | Staff Bios

Mike Shea, APRN,MS,ACNP-BC, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Mike brings a wealth of urgent care and emergency medicine experience to the Newington Clinic.

He has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience, and has practiced in Bristol Hospital , Middlesex Hospital , Johns Hopkins Medical Center and Hartford Hospital Emergency Departments.

Mike Graduated from University of CT in 2001, where he received his Masters of Science in Nursing.  He is a resident of Bristol ,CT

P. Straznicky, MD

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

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.


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.



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.


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