Meet OUR TEAM

Adrian Burrowes -  MD, CEO

Adrian Burrowes - MD, CEO

Dr. Burrowes joined CFP in 2003 after receiving his Doctorate in Medicine from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.  He became CEO of CFP Physicians Group in 2015.  He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been named to the Orlando TopDoctor’s list for several years in a row. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and particularly enjoys the very specialized care of the elderly. He also completed compassionate care training in medical marijuana.  In his spare time, he enjoys coaching soccer and spending time with his family and friends.

Venkatesh Nagalapadi - MD, President

Venkatesh Nagalapadi - MD, President

Dr Nagalapadi joined CFP in 2004 after completing his fellowship in Geriatrics at the Donald W Reynolds Center of Aging. He is board certified in Geriatrics and Family medicine and serves as Medical Director of several local nursing facilities. He also sits on hospital boards to give a perspective of post-acute care and participates in multiple initiatives to reduce readmissions and to improve acuity of care in the skilled nursing facilities. Dr Nagalapadi’s family consists of his wife and their son. They are self-confessed geeks that enjoy books, music, and traveling.

Akila Balasubramanian - MD, MBA Vice President

Akila Balasubramanian - MD, MBA Vice President

Dr Akila Balasubramanian joined CFP in 2006 after finishing her residency in Family Medicine at University of South Florida. “ Dr Bala” has a genuine interest in Geriatrics and she started the “Assisted Living division” at CFP in 2007 to provide medical care for the elderly people in the assisted living facilities. Besides patient care, she enjoys being a Volunteer Faculty member at the UCF college of Medicine. Dr Bala also finished MBA in healthcare at George Washington University, Washington DC as a full time student in 2015. Her clinical interests include adult medicine, women’s health and aesthetic medicine. She is an avid runner, enjoys local half marathons and loves to be with her family during her spare time.

Ajoke Bamisile - MD

Ajoke Bamisile - MD

Ajoke Bamisile, MD is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where she completed her undergraduate studies to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.  She completed her medical degree at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine and completed her Master of Business Administration degree with Davenport University.  She went on to train at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York and Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida, where she obtained her Internal Medicine background. Dr. Bamisile is focused on the advocacy, goals and healthcare of all her patients.  She is happy to be a part of the CFP Team.

ADRIAN BURROWES – MD, CEO

Dr. Burrowes joined CFP in 2003 after receiving his Doctorate in Medicine from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.  He became CEO of CFP Physicians Group in 2015.  He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been named to the Orlando TopDoctor’s list for several years in a row. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and particularly enjoys the very specialized care of the elderly. He also completed compassionate care training in medical marijuana.  In his spare time, he enjoys coaching soccer and spending time with his family and friends.

VENKATESH NAGALAPADI  MD, PRESIDENT

Dr Nagalapadi joined CFP in 2004 after completing his fellowship in Geriatrics at the Donald W Reynolds Center of Aging. He is board certified in Geriatrics and Family medicine and serves as Medical Director of several local nursing facilities. He also sits on hospital boards to give a perspective of post-acute care and participates in multiple initiatives to reduce readmissions and to improve acuity of care in the skilled nursing facilities. Dr Nagalapadi’s family consists of his wife and their son. They are self-confessed geeks that enjoy books, music, and traveling.

AKILA BALASUBRAMANIAN – MD, MBA VICE PRESIDENT

Dr Akila Balasubramanian joined CFP in 2006 after finishing her residency in Family
Medicine at University of South Florida. “ Dr Bala” has a genuine interest in
Geriatrics and she started the “Assisted Living division” at CFP in 2007 to provide
medical care for the elderly people in the assisted living facilities. Besides patient
care, she enjoys being a Volunteer Faculty member at the UCF college of Medicine.
Dr Bala also finished MBA in healthcare at George Washington University,
Washington DC as a full time student in 2015. Her clinical interests include adult
medicine, women’s health and aesthetic medicine. She is an avid runner, enjoys local
half marathons and loves to be with her family during her spare time.

AJOKE BAMASILE – MD

Ajoke Bamisile, MD is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where she completed her undergraduate studies to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.  She completed her medical degree at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine and completed her Master of Business Administration degree with Davenport University.  She went on to train at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York and Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida, where she obtained her Internal Medicine background. Dr. Bamisile is focused on the advocacy, goals and healthcare of all her patients.  She is happy to be a part of the CFP Team.

Tabitha Bruinsma - ARNP

Tabitha Bruinsma - ARNP

Born a native Floridian, Tabitha has been proud to call Florida home her whole life.  She holds degrees as a Paramedic from Seminole State College, Registered Nurse from Lake Sumter Community College, and  Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain University. Tabitha has had the privilege to work in specialties such as cardiology, neonatal intensive care, interventional radiology, surgery, and now family medicine.  In her spare time she enjoys time with her family, traveling, and participating in events to raise Autism awareness.

Joris Claessens - DPM

Joris Claessens - DPM

Dr. Joris Claessens attended the University of South Florida for his undergraduate studies where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. He then attained his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland Ohio. Dr. Claessens is trained in treating all aspects of foot and ankle pathologies. He and his wife Nicole are natives of Central Florida. They are the proud parents of four children. During his spare time, Dr. Claessens enjoys spending time with his family.

Anna Dolac - Careteam Director

Anna Dolac - Careteam Director

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KRISTEN EMERY - ARNP

KRISTEN EMERY - ARNP

A Florida native, Kristen, has been practicing nursing within the Orlando area for nearly a decade. Graduating with her master’s, in 2016, from Nova Southeastern University she became board certified with her Family Nurse Practitioner. She enjoys traveling, being a mother, playing keys in a local church praise team, music, and being near the ocean. She is also, an alumni of UCF, go Knights! She is excited to have joined the Care Team and is certified in providing Botox treatments! A quote she loves, “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care”- Theadore Roosevelt.

TABITHA BRUINSMA – ARNP

Born a native Floridian, Tabitha has been proud to call Florida home her whole life.  She holds degrees as a Paramedic from Seminole State College, Registered Nurse from Lake Sumter Community College, and  Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain University. Tabitha has had the privilege to work in specialties such as cardiology, neonatal intensive care, interventional radiology, surgery, and now family medicine.  In her spare time she enjoys time with her family, traveling, and participating in events to raise Autism awareness.

JORIS CLAESSENS – DPM

Dr. Joris Claessens attended the University of South Florida for his undergraduate studies where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. He then attained his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland Ohio. Dr. Claessens is trained in treating all aspects of foot and ankle pathologies. He and his wife Nicole are natives of Central Florida. They are the proud parents of four children. During his spare time, Dr. Claessens enjoys spending time with his family.

ANNA DOLAC – CARETEAM DIRECTOR

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KRISTEN EMERY – ARNP

A Florida native, Kristen, has been practicing nursing within the Orlando area for nearly a decade. Graduating with her master’s, in 2016, from Nova Southeastern University she became board certified with her Family Nurse Practitioner. She enjoys traveling, being a mother, playing keys in a local church praise team, music, and being near the ocean. She is also, an alumni of UCF, go Knights! She is excited to have joined the Care Team and is certified in providing Botox treatments! A quote she loves, “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care”- Theadore Roosevelt.

Roseanna Fowler - Executive Assistant

Roseanna Fowler - Executive Assistant

Roseanna Fowler was born in Durham, NC. Her parents moved to Winter Park, FL where she was raised for 16 years. Roseanna graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003 with a major in Health Service Administration and a minor in Business Administration. Roseanna has worked for CFP Physicians Group since 1997 in almost every facet of the company. Starting as a receptionist, discharge, referrals, medical records, billing, front office manager and office manager. Roseanna was married in 2005 to a police officer and has 2 children. She now is an Administrative Assistant and Credentialing Coordinator for CFP Physicians. Roseanna enjoys the beach, boating and camping and hopes to add more farm animals.

Sudha Ganti - MD

Sudha Ganti - MD

Graduated from Andhra Medical College in  1985 [INDIA]. I did my Residency in Internal Medicine in Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center in NY Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Geriatrics. Worked in a Geriatric Practice in NY from 1991 to 2017. After which I moved to Orlando Florida & joined CFP in 2017. I enjoy the friendly work atmosphere  at CFP with the very helpful staff. My hobbies are reading  novels & taking nice long walks in my free time I have made many new friends in Orlando  & don’t miss the cold weather of New York.

Donna LANTON (Gray) - ARNP

Donna LANTON (Gray) - ARNP

My name is Donna-Marie Lanton (Gray), ARNP. I have been a Registered nurse for 24 years, ARNP for 8 years. I joined this humble profession of nursing having exemplary role models that paved the way for me. My mother retired as a Certified Nurse Midwife of 42 years, several Aunts that are retired staff nurses.  I currently work with the geriatric population in the SNF and ALF. I really enjoy what I do, the interaction with my elderly clients is priceless and rewarding. I have also worked in the acute care setting and have enjoyed that as well. I am a mother of 4 who hopes 1 if not all will one day join this humble profession.

Nelsy Hudson - ARNP

Nelsy Hudson - ARNP

I was born and raised  in Colombia South America; moved to the states 27 years ago and decided to become a caregiver by going to nursing school. I worked as an RN for 15  years. I obtained my master’s degree from Frontier Nursing University and became an FNP.

God blessed me with two beautiful kids. I enjoy spending time with my children, traveling, and experiencing different cultures. I also enjoy scrapbooking, and spending time with my close friends. I am blessed to be in a profession where I get to change people’s lives one patient at a time.

ROSEANNA FOWLER – EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Roseanna Fowler was born in Durham, NC. Her parents moved to Winter Park, FL where she was raised for 16 years. Roseanna graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003 with a major in Health Service Administration and a minor in Business Administration. Roseanna has worked for CFP Physicians Group since 1997 in almost every facet of the company. Starting as a receptionist, discharge, referrals, medical records, billing, front office manager and office manager. Roseanna was married in 2005 to a police officer and has 2 children. She now is an Administrative Assistant and Credentialing Coordinator for CFP Physicians. Roseanna enjoys the beach, boating and camping and hopes to add more farm animals.

SUDHA GANTI – MD

Graduated from Andhra Medical College in  1985 [INDIA]. I did my Residency in Internal Medicine in Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center in NY Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Geriatrics. Worked in a Geriatric Practice in NY from 1991 to 2017. After which I moved to Orlando Florida & joined CFP in 2017. I enjoy the friendly work atmosphere  at CFP with the very helpful staff. My hobbies are reading  novels & taking nice long walks in my free time I have made many new friends in Orlando  & don’t miss the cold weather of New York.

DONNA LANTON (GRAY) – ARNP

My name is Donna-Marie Lanton (Gray), ARNP. I have been a Registered nurse for 24 years, ARNP for 8 years. I joined this humble profession of nursing having exemplary role models that paved the way for me. My mother retired as a Certified Nurse Midwife of 42 years, several Aunts that are retired staff nurses.  I currently work with the geriatric population in the SNF and ALF. I really enjoy what I do, the interaction with my elderly clients is priceless and rewarding. I have also worked in the acute care setting and have enjoyed that as well. I am a mother of 4 who hopes 1 if not all will one day join this humble profession.

NELSY HUDSON – ARNP

I was born and raised  in Colombia South America; moved to the states 27 years ago and decided to become a caregiver by going to nursing school. I worked as an RN for 15  years. I obtained my master’s degree from Frontier Nursing University and became an FNP.

God blessed me with two beautiful kids. I enjoy spending time with my children, traveling, and experiencing different cultures. I also enjoy scrapbooking, and spending time with my close friends. I am blessed to be in a profession where I get to change people’s lives one patient at a time.

Frank Kolosky - PA

Frank Kolosky - PA

Graduated 1975 from George Washington University with BS in Allied Health Science Physician Assistant Program , Graduated 1983 from Central Michigan University with an MA in Health Care Administration Certified as a Physician Assistant since 1976 to present Experience in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics , Pediatrics , Emergency Medicine

DONNA MECCA - ARNP

DONNA MECCA - ARNP

I am born and raised in orlando, fl. I have been married for 8 years and have two children, a boy and a girl. I attended the university of central Florida but have adopted my husband’s love for the Miami hurricanes. I was a member of sigma theta tau which is nursing honor society. I am member currently of the national gerontological nurses association.  I enjoy spending time outdoors with my children and husband, traveling and trying new restaurants

Sylvia Orandi - ARNP

Sylvia Orandi - ARNP

Hello my name is Sylvia Orandi. I am a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. I began my career in nursing in 2009, having received my bachelors’ degree in nursing from FSU-Go Noles! I have been a family nurse practitioner since 2015 after obtaining a masters degree from South University. I was born and raised in Kenya. I come from a large extended family; I have two beautiful twin girls of my own and a step mother to two other girls and two boys. I enjoy traveling and spending time with family.

Lacey Phillips - Office Manager

Lacey Phillips - Office Manager

Lacey was born and raised in Michigan where she attended school. Shortly after college she relocated to central Florida in 2006. Lacey started with CFP Physicians Group in 2008 and has worked in healthcare administration since 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys music, concerts, her nephew, traveling, friends and anything outdoors.

FRANK KOLOSKY – PA

Graduated 1975 from George Washington University with BS in Allied Health Science Physician Assistant Program , Graduated 1983 from Central Michigan University with an MA in Health Care Administration Certified as a Physician Assistant since 1976 to present Experience in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics , Pediatrics , Emergency Medicine

DONNA MECCA – ARNP

I am born and raised in orlando, fl. I have been married for 8 years and have two children, a boy and a girl. I attended the university of central Florida but have adopted my husband’s love for the Miami hurricanes. I was a member of sigma theta tau which is nursing honor society. I am member currently of the national gerontological nurses association.  I enjoy spending time outdoors with my children and husband, traveling and trying new restaurants

SYLVIA ORANDI – ARNP

Hello my name is Sylvia Orandi. I am a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. I began my career in nursing in 2009, having received my bachelors’ degree in nursing from FSU-Go Noles! I have been a family nurse practitioner since 2015 after obtaining a masters degree from South University. I was born and raised in Kenya. I come from a large extended family; I have two beautiful twin girls of my own and a step mother to two other girls and two boys. I enjoy traveling and spending time with family.

LACEY PHILLIPS – OFFICE MANAGER

Lacey was born and raised in Michigan where she attended school. Shortly after college she relocated to central Florida in 2006. Lacey started with CFP Physicians Group in 2008 and has worked in healthcare administration since 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys music, concerts, her nephew, traveling, friends and anything outdoors.

JOHN POTOMSKI - DO

JOHN POTOMSKI - DO

Dr. Potomski is a graduate of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Metropolitan hospital- Springfield Division in Springfield Pennsylvania and his residency in Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a diplomat of the National Board of Examiners of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons as well as a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine.

Purnima Rao - MD

Purnima Rao - MD

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Evelyn Rivera - Business Developer

Evelyn Rivera - Business Developer

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Kim Robinson - Administrator

Kim Robinson - Administrator

Kim Robinson was born in Akron, Ohio. She moved to Pigeon Forge, TN and then to central Florida where she settled. Kim has been married to her husband Ron since 1981 and they have 2 boys; Randall and Aaron. Kim has worked at CFP Physicians Group since 1997. She started in the billing department where she excelled, becoming the Billing Manager. The partners, believing in her capabilities promoted her to Office Administrator where her years of experience are showing in her kind leadership. Kim enjoys salt water fishing, antiquing and car shows. She has a passion for Great Danes, which she has bred and raised for many years, she is currently looking forward to a new pup.

JOHN POTOMSKI – DO

Dr. Potomski is a graduate of Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Metropolitan hospital- Springfield Division in Springfield Pennsylvania and his residency in Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a diplomat of the National Board of Examiners of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons as well as a Certified Medical Director by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine..

PURNIMA RAO – MD

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EVELYN RIVERA – BUSINESS DEVELOPER

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KIM ROBINSON – ADMINISTRATOR

Kim Robinson was born in Akron, Ohio. She moved to Pigeon Forge, TN and then to central Florida where she settled. Kim has been married to her husband Ron since 1981 and they have 2 boys; Randall and Aaron. Kim has worked at CFP Physicians Group since 1997. She started in the billing department where she excelled, becoming the Billing Manager. The partners, believing in her capabilities promoted her to Office Administrator where her years of experience are showing in her kind leadership. Kim enjoys salt water fishing, antiquing and car shows. She has a passion for Great Danes, which she has bred and raised for many years, she is currently looking forward to a new pup.

Steven Selznick - DO

Steven Selznick - DO

Dr Selznick received his medical degree from the college of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines Iowa. He started his medical practice in Casselberry in 1983 and is the original founder of CFP Physicians Group. He holds numerous Medical Associations; is staff member of many local hospitals; and serves as medical director of several nursing facilities and home health agencies. He is a strong supporter of local charities and his special interest is to spend time with his family.

Amy Swieringa - ARNP

Amy Swieringa - ARNP

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Hugh Thomas - DO

Hugh Thomas - DO

Dr Thomas is a practicing physician with CFP Physicians group. He was born in Kirksville, Mo and earned his BS from Truman State University in 1978. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982. He completed his Internship and Residency at the Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fl. While on active duty he received certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal while being stationed on the USS Frank Cable. Dr Thomas joined CFP in 1989 and has continued to serve his patients for close to 30 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He has been married to his wife, Genia, for over 37 years and has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.

Peter Weissgerber - MD

Peter Weissgerber - MD

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STEVEN SELZNICK – DO

Dr Selznick received his medical degree from the college of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines Iowa. He started his medical practice in Casselberry in 1983 and is the original founder of CFP Physicians Group. He holds numerous Medical Associations; is staff member of many local hospitals; and serves as medical director of several nursing facilities and home health agencies. He is a strong supporter of local charities and his special interest is to spend time with his family.

AMY SWIERINGA – ARNP

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HUGH THOMAS – DO

Dr Thomas is a practicing physician with CFP Physicians group. He was born in Kirksville, Mo and earned his BS from Truman State University in 1978. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982. He completed his Internship and Residency at the Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fl. While on active duty he received certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal while being stationed on the USS Frank Cable. Dr Thomas joined CFP in 1989 and has continued to serve his patients for close to 30 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He has been married to his wife, Genia, for over 37 years and has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.

PETER WEISSGERBER – MD

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