Meet Our Providers

Need help figuring out which provider is right for you? Don’t stress! We’ll give you options based on your preferences, requested services, and preferred clinic location.

Joseph Canarie, MD, AAHIVS

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Medical Director, HIV Prevention & Treatment Program

Location: Hamden, Stamford, Telemedicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes

“I am in awe of this office. I’ve never been comfortable in a doctor’s office—always hated going. That doesn’t apply to this office. I am excited to go in every single time I have an appointment.” – Ryan

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AJ Eckert, DO

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Medical Director, GLAM Program

Location: Hamden, Telemedicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes

“Dr. E is a very compassionate, thorough doctor who takes their time with their patients.” – Alejandro

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Melissa Straus, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Location: Hamden, Stamford, Telemedicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes

“Very polite, amazing energy. These wonderful people get it.” – Daniel

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Sharon Sutton Alkerstedt, APRN, FNP-C

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Family Nurse Practitioner

Location: Hamden, Stamford, Telemedicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes

“Anchor Health, and Sharon in particular, has provided me with the best care I could possibly ever ask for! Everyone there is nice, respectful, and helpful. It is one of the only places I truly feel comfortable being myself.” – Summer

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