Meet Our NPs & PAs

Brittany Villareal, MS, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant. She attended UMASS Amherst for her undergraduate degree in biology, and received her graduate degree in physician assistant studies from Bay Path University. She performed multiple rotations at HFCCA during her clinical year which nurtured her professional interests in ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease, and arrhythmias. She also has several years of healthcare experience working as a lab technician. Outside of work she enjoys mind and body fitness training, indulging in culinary curiosities, and exploring her artistic abilities.


Sherri Cava FNPSherri Cava attended the University of Connecticut for her MSN & NP degrees. She has 32 years experience in nursing, specializing in clinical cardiology. She enjoys teaching patient’s and families about their heart along with healthy guidelines that can improve their outcomes. She has a special interest in providing comprehensive holistic clinical cardiovascular care to all my patients. She believes our practice can provide the highest standard of cardiovascular care in the most humanistic manner and is proud to be a part of the team.


Katelyn Barbiasz, PAKatelyn Barbiasz, MS, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant. She obtained her BS degree in Exercise Science at Elon University in Elon, NC. She then went on to receive her master of science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, MA. Prior to attending PA school she acquired years of valuable patient care experience as a Certified Nurse Assistant particularly with Alzheimer’s patients. During her clinical year at Bay Path she developed a special interest in cardiology and performed clinical rotations with Hampden and Franklin County Cardiovascular Associates. Her special interests within the field include heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, and ischemic heart disease.


Andrea Carey, APRN-BCAndrea Carey, APRN-BCis a nurse practitioner specializing in cardiology and has over 14 years of experience in the field of medicine. She graduated from University Of Vermont College Of Medicine with her medical degree in 2003. She is affiliated with numerous hospitals, including Cooley Dickinson Hospital and more.