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380 Plainfield Street
Springfield MA, 01107
Fax: 413-794-5131

Baystate Brightwood Health Center/Centro de Salud is a Service of Baystate Medical Center


Office Hours: Monday and Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Physicians & Staff:

Jeffrey Scavron, MD, Medical Director

Audrey Guhn, MD, Associate Medical Director


Aruna Adaikkalam, MD

Trevor Bell, MD

Carlos Flores, MD

Katherine S. Gerstle, MD

Grace Goncero, MD

Thomas Lincoln, MD

Martha A. Nathan, MD

Hilda Rivera-Rivera, MD

Stefan Topolski, MD

Noraymar Torres-Muniz, MD

Dorothea S. von Goeler, MD


Christina Lima, NP

Lynn Minnick, NP

Pam Peck, NP

Learn more about our physicians at Find a Doctor


Services Include:

Services for people of all ages, from newborn to adults, including:

  -  Diabetes Education

  -  Family Planning

  -  Foot Care

  -  Gynecology Services

  -  HIV Testing & Counseling

  -  Home Visits for homebound patients

  -  Interpreters - Spanish, Vietnamese

     & Russian are available.  (Other 

     languages are available by special


  -  Immunization Clinic

  -  On-site Lab Services

  -  On-site Pharmacy

  -  Pregnancy Testing

  -  Social Services - identifying &

     assessing the needs of patients

     and their families





Effective November 21, the surgical outpatient services provided at Baystate Brightwood Health Center by Dr. David Earle will be transitioned into Baystate Surgical Associates located at 3300 Main Street, 3rd floor, Suite 3B. 

To make an appointment, please call Baystate Surgical Associates, 794-7020.


About Our Practice:

Baystate Brightwood Health Center/Centro de Salud is a full service health center, affiliated with Baystate Medical Center, staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, and many other health care professionals.  We want to provide you with the best possible health care.  As a patient of the Brightwood Health Center/Centro de Salud, you have your own primary care provider (PCP) - a physician, a nurse practitioner, or nurse-midwife.  Each PCP is part of a team that includes a physician, nurse practitioner, nurse, medical assistant, and clerical staff who work together to provide the best health care possible.

Baystate Brightwood Health Center/Centro de Salud es un centro de salud de servicios completos, afiliados con el Baystate Medical Center, con un personal de medicos, enfermeras profesionales, enfermeras-comadrones y muchos otros profesionales.  Nosotros le queremos proveer a usted con el mejor cuidado primaria (PCP) - un medico, enfermera profesional, or enfermera-comadrona.  Su PCP pued ser un doctor residente - un medico con entrenamientos avanzados quien trabaja bajo la supervision de un medico de mas alto rango.  La mayoria de nuestros PCPs pueden ver a todos los miembros de su familia.  Cada proveedor de cuidado primario (PCP) forma parte de un equipo que incluye un medico y una enfermera profesional.

Patient Information:

Diabetes:  There is an epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes in the USA today, but the disease is almost entirely preventable. How?  By eating less and exercising more. 


Baystate Health offers a wide array of information about diabetes prevention as well as the resources available at Baystate for education and treatment.  


Learn more....

MHQP Rating: See how the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners rated BMP primary care practices overall for clinical quality. 

We participate in most insurance programs offered in our area. If you have any questions about whether your specific health plan covers our services, please call the toll-free number on the back of your insurance member ID card.


If you have commercial insurance coverage, primary or secondary, we will submit a claim to your insurance carrier. You are responsible for all balances due after your insurance company pays its portion, as well as for any co-payments required by your insurance company at the time of the visit.


If you are concerned about billing or have a question about acceptable insurance, please call one of the following numbers.


  •  For Physician Billing – (413) 794-5700


  •  For Hospital Billing – (413) 794-9999