Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care has a team of dedicated Physicians and ARNPs who ensure that patients receive the comprehensive care and comfort they need and desire.  

Physicians: Michael Shiparo, MD - CMO Board Certified:  Family Medicine Fellow: Hospice & Palliative Medicine Polk County 

Angel Bruno, MD Specialty: General Practice Sumter County

Francisco Chebly, MD Board Certified:  Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine Polk County 

Lowell Clark, MDBoard Certified: Internal Medicine Sumter County  

Felipe Collazo, MD Board Certified: Family Medicine / Geriatrics; Hospice and Palliative Medicine Orange and Osceola County 

Susan Drukman, MD

Ajit Hansalia, MD Board Certified: Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine Lake County  

Gary Lehman, MD Board Certified: Family Practice / Geriatrics / Hospice & Palliative Medicine Orange and Osceola Counties 

Brian Liebersbach, MD Board Certified: Internal Medicine / Pediatrics / Hospice & Palliative Medicine Lake and Sumter County 

Juan Nova, MD

Nelly Otero, MD Specialty: Family Practice Lake County 

Ramon Perez, MD Specialty:  Internal Medicine Sumter County 

Kathleen Starbird, MD Specialty: Internal Medicine / Geriatrics Lake and Sumter Counties

Percival Tamayo, MD Specialty:  Internal Medicine Highlands and Hardee Counties

Dennis Bassetti, MD Board Certified: Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine / Internal Medicine / Sleep / Hospice and Palliative Care Highlands County 

Nurse Practitioners:

Kate McCaffrey, ARNP Polk, Hardee and Highlands Counties

Lesa Mariner, ARNP Specialty  Family Medicine Lake and Sumter Counties  

Janet Heidel, ARNP  Polk/Hardee/Highlands