Our Physicians and ARNPs

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.



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, MD
Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Sumter County

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

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

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