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Primary Care Provider Profiles

We are excited to introduce you to many of our PCPs.  We will highlight different providers each week.

Dr. Oosman Tariq


Dr. Tariq completed his family medicine residency in New York at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Glen Cove. He has a particular interest in preventive medicine and the roles of diet, nutrition, and lifestyle modification in the management of chronic conditions. He enjoys partnering with his patients to help them improve eating habits and modify behavior to attain better health. Click here to watch a short video in which Dr. Tariq discusses a very common issue he encounters – insomnia. 

Dr. Carmen Stelea


Dr. Stelea completed her internal medicine residency at North Shore LIJ Forest Hills Hospital in New York City. Dr. Stelea has spent more than 10 years as a hospitalist, providing comprehensive clinical care in an inpatient setting in Long Island. This included physical examination, ordering tests, and interpreting results. She relocated to Connecticut in the spring of 2018. Most recently, she served as a hospitalist at the Hospital of Central Connecticut before joining Starling Physicians.

Mary Leahy, APRN


Mary is an experienced family nurse practitioner. For decades she has provided comprehensive health services, including routine care and screenings, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, and promotion of healthy living. For many years she ran her own practice serving the Avon community. At Starling, she has seen patients in Farmington but, starting in June, she will see patients in Avon at 20 West Avon Road.