Physician Services

The Department of Physician Services provides assistance to Medical Staff and affiliated Medical Staff. Please contact us with questions or assistance with any of the following:

  • New Medical and Affiliated Medical Staff applications
  • Re-appointment of medical and affiliated medical staff
  • Privileging for new appointees
  • Policy and Application for Medical Staff Guests and Observers
  • Medical Staff Guest and Observer Appointments
  • Addition or change of privileges for current medical and affiliated staff
  • Appointment/application process for clinical fellows
  • Medical staff dues
  • Parking program for visiting medical staff
  • To request a leave of absence or return from a leave of absence. (Please see page 30 in the Medical Staff Bylaws for requirements.)
  • Notification about change in practice location, address, malpractice insurance carrier or changes to any contact information

Staff Contact Information

New Applications

Sarah Almodovar, Credentialing Specialist
Karthika Surendran, Credentialing Specialist
Susan Colavolpe-Muir, Credentialing Assistant
Karen Dumas, New Applications Manager

Reappointment Applications

Caterina Asklar, Credentialing Specialist
Donna Greene, Credentialing Specialist
Cortney Larkins, MPH, Credentialing Specialist
Renee Darling, Reappointment Applications Manager

Yale-New Haven Community Medical Group Membership and Health Plan Enrollment

Amanda Vitale
Network Credentials Coordinator

Other Medical Staff

Rosemary Mancini, Secretary
Helene Williams, Department Head Secretary
Diane Cacace, Credentialing Coordinator
Nelli Oliver, Data Manager
Renee Young, Data Analyst
Theresa Zinck-Lederer, MPH, CPMSM, CPCS, Director, Physician Services

The Department of Physician Services is located at 20 York St. in the Hunter Building on the 4th floor.

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mailing address

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Department of Physician Services
20 York Street, Hunter 4
New Haven, CT 06510


Phone: 203-688-2615
Fax: 203-688-5343