Massachusetts Physician Health Services, Inc.

Telephone:  (781) 434-7404
Fax: (781) 893-5321
860 Winter Street
WalthamMA 02451-1414
United States



  • Bara Litman-Pike, Psy.D, Executive Director
  • Anna Sullivan, MD, Interim Medical Director
  • Debra A. Grossbaum, Esq, General Counsel
  • Wendy L. Cohen, MD, Physician Evaluation Director
  • Wayne Gavryck, MD, Associate Director
  • Juliana Szakacs, MD, Associate Director
  • Ashley Capdeville, LMHC, Clinical Coordinator
  • Debbie Canale, Office Manager
  • Deanna Biddy, Outreach & Funding Coordinator
  • Open, Client Services Coordinator
  • Kelsey Donahue, Monitoring Services Coordinator
  • Lucia Whalen, PHS Assistant

Program Structure

The program is operated by: 

  • Other: 501(c)(3) subsidiary of state medical society

Do you have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • No

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance use 
  • Mental health
  • Behavioral health problems
  • Other: Burnout and stress; Occupational Health and Professionalism

Services provided to which populations:

  • Physicians - MD
  • Physicians - DO
  • Medical students
  • Residents


Please indicate the primary sources of funding for your program:

  • State medical society  
  • Malpractice insurance companies  
  • Other: Medical Organizations and private contributions

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