Family Practice

Physician Assistant Brittani Bickel
Physcian Assistant Brittani Bickel completed her undergraduate education at Boston University where she majored in the Pre-Med tract at the Sargent College of Allied Health Sciences. While attending Boston University, Brittani was able to participate and play on the Boston University Women’s Softball team.  After Boston University, Brittani attended Syracuse University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Biology and minor in Women’s Studies.  Ms. Bickel also worked as a Physician Assistant at the Department of Correctional Services in Cape Vincent, NY where she provided care and management of infectious and chronic diseases for inmates such as asthma and diabetes.  She is a Fitness Instructor/ Personal Trainer at the Watertown Family YMCA and an avid hockey player in her leisure time.  Brittani owns and plays with the TI River Rats and the MIZConducts women’s hockey teams.  Ms. Bickel sees patients at Harrisville Health Center.


Thomas Birk, D.O., Board Certified Family Practice

Thomas P. Birk, D.O., began his practice at the Beaver River Health Center, Beaver Falls, NY, in early November 2007. Dr. Birk received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. Following graduation he joined the United States Army and in 1995 he attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating with his doctorate in 1999. He performed his Internship and Residency at the DeWitt Army Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, VA. He then went to Korea and from 2002 to 2005 he was the Officer-in-Charge and Family Physician at the Camp Hialeah Troop Medical Clinic. In 2005, Dr. Birk returned to the states and continued his career at Fort Drum, NY, as a Family Physician. Dr. Birk was honorably discharged from the Army in 2006 with the rank of Major. His practice includes a Full Family Practice scope of newborns, adolescents, adult, geriatric population, and a full scope of specialty medicines.


Tammy Camidge, Family Nurse Practictioner

Board Certified: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Medical School: 1996 Family Nurse Practitioner


Gary Engle, Physicians Assistant

Certifications: NCCPA

Degree/School: 1977 AAS PA, Albany Medical PA Program

Mr. Engle has lived in Lowville for over 30 years. He serves as Adult Sunday School teacher and Deacon at the Denmark Baptist Church. He is a volunteer Critical Care EMT with Lewis County Search and Rescue. He and his family enjoy martial arts. Mr. Engle holds the rank of 4th degree Black Belt and is an instructor of Tae Kwon Do with Niblett's Karate Studio. He has published three articles in the International Martial Arts publication, The Tae Kwon Do Times.  Mr. Engle sees patients at South Lewis Health Center.


Monica Kwicklis, M.D., Board Certified Family Practice

Medical School: SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York



Howard T. Meny, M.D., Board Certified Family Practice

Medical School: 1979-1981, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Dr. Meny's practice includes Newborn Care, Immunizations, Pediatrics, Adolescent and Adult Medicine, Geriatrics and Nursing Home Care. Dr. Meny is a member of AOA National Honor Medical Society, Diplomat of the American Academy of Family Practice, Member of New York State and Lewis County Medical Societies.  His special interests include Sports Medicine, Preventative Health Care and Geriatrics.  Dr. Meny is currently accepting new patients. Please call (315) 376-5480 for more information or to make an appointment.


Kim Palmowski, P.A. Family Practice

Medical School: Upstate Medical University

Ms. Palmowski obtained her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies with high honors at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY in August 2014 and graduated summa cum laude from the University at Albany, Albany, NY with her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology in May 2011.  She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).  Kimberly is welcoming new patients.  Please call (315) 376-5488 for more infomation.



Daniel Pisaniello, M.D.,

 Board Certified Family Practice and American Board of Addiction Medicine

Dr. Daniel Pisaniello received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and            received his M.D. from Albany Medical College.  He completed a residency in family medicine and is board-certified in both family medicine and addiction medicine.  He has practiced medicine in this area since 1989


M. Lynn Pisaniello, M.D.,  Board Certified Family Practice

Dr. M. Lynn Pisaniello grew up in Illinois and received her undergraduate                 education from Northwestern University.   She attended Mayo Medical School before completing her residency in family medicine in Duluth, Minnesota.  She is board-certified in family medicine.  Her practice includes patients of all ages, both inpatient and outpatient medicine, as well as maternity care and delivering babies.  She sees patients at South Lewis Health Center.



Daniel Root, M.D., Board Certified Family Practice

Medical School: University of Vermont



Physician Assistant Melinda Rosner

Physician Assistant Melinda Rosner graduated from LeMoyne College, Syracuse, in 2006 with her Physician Assistant Degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Spanish from Wells College in Aurora, NY in May 2003.  Mrs. Rosner is certified in CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.  Prior to joining the staff at Beaver River Family Health Center, she worked for Family Medicine of Carthage.  Mrs. Rosner stated that she is pleased to be part of the LCGH staff and looks forward to providing quality care for her patients.  She resides in Watertown with her husband Sam, two year old daughter Leah and three month old son Ari.  She sees patients at Beaver River Health Center.


Norman B. Scott, D.O.

Dr. Scott completed 20 years of government service as a staff physician at various military installations, with the last 10 years at Fort Drum.  He attended Medical School at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, New York and attended a Family Practice internship and residency from Scott Air Force Base, IL.  He has served as a staff physician in various Family Practice Clinics including the 39th Tactical Support Wing, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, 52nd Medical Group, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, 59th Air Transportable Hospital , Operation Sea Signal, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Chief, Family Practice Services, 56th Medical Group Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, staff physician, for Benefis Convenience Care, Great Falls, Montana,  Canal Park Family Medicine, Macedon, New York, and Guthrie Family Practice Clinic, Fort Drum, New York.  He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Dr. Scott resides in Copenhagen and is an avid hunter and outdoorsman.  Dr. Scott see patients at Copenhagen Health Center.


Shirley Tuttle-Malone, D.O., Board Certified Family Practice

Dr. Tuttle-Malone is a local family doctor, born and raised in Lewis County and is a proponent of preventive medicine. She completed her medical degree at the Philadelpia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her internship and residency at St. Elizabeth's College. Dr. Tuttle-Malone has served on several community service boards in the past and was also active on the LCGH Medical Executive Committee serving as president, vice-president and secretary/treasurer. Due to her diagnoses of ocular myasthenia gravis, she gave up full-time hospital privileges because of her difficulty with distance vision and the inability, at times, to drive. She now practices at Beaver River Family Health Center and the LCGH Residential Health Care Facility. Dr. Tuttle-Malone offers a comprehensive program of family medicine. 


Catherine Williams, M.D., Board Certified Family Practice