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Meet our team:
Michael Feltes, M.D.
Dr. Feltes founded Mystic Geriatrics LLC after recognizing the need in our area for medical services dedicated exclusively to seniors. His previous experience includes twenty years with Sound Seniors Geriatrics, a large institutional practice which he created in 1994. During that time he has served as the medical director at many of the region’s rehabilitation and nursing homes. He has also served, at various times over the past decade, as medical director of Masonicare Hospice, Beacon Hospice and presently at Center for Hospice.
“Dr. Mike” graduated from Williams College and received his M.D. from Rush University, Chicago in 1982. In the mid 1980’s he co-developed a family and multi-specialty practice in rural Michigan, but eventually pursued his special interest in Geriatrics. He completed a fellowship at the University of Connecticut’s esteemed Center on Aging in 1988. Dr. Feltes maintains a faculty association with the University of Connecticut and its Center on Aging, teaching at all levels. Dr. Feltes and his wife Betsy, reside in Mystic.
Karen Terwilliger, A.P.R.N.
We are proud to have Ms. Terwilliger on the founding clinical team of Mystic Geriatrics. Karen has served area seniors for over a decade. As a nurse leader and teacher in both hospital and rehabilitation setting, she has specialized in the care of the complex older patient. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Nursing in 2004 from the University of Rhode Island and completed her Master’s Degree (APRN) in Geriatrics and Primary Care at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing in 2015. Karen has additional training in nursing leadership, infection control and wound care management. Dr. Feltes and his geriatrics team have prospered from Terwilliger’s work and insights since 2011. She lives in Griswold with her husband Edward.
Dr. Paqui Motyl
Mystic Geriatrics, LLC is proud to add Dr. Paqui Motyl as an associate in the care of our patient family. Dr. Motyl is a creative and dynamic physician with over 20 years of clinical leadership in Connecticut and Rhode Island. She has served our population’s emergency needs at L&M, Pequot Treatment Center, and Westerly Hospital since 1994. Recently Dr. Motyl has developed and directed Urgent Care Centers in Connecticut and Rhode Island. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and makes her home in Mystic, CT.
June Fliri, M.B.A., M.S.W.
Ms. Fliri brings to the Mystic Geriatrics a wide range of health care finance and administrative experience having supported a large geriatrics practice. She was the practice manager of Sound Seniors Geriatrics throughout its existence, joining Dr. Feltes from the University of Connecticut’s Uncas on Thames Hospital in 1995. Following her interests in complementary healthcare, June has pursued advanced training in social work, yoga and energy medicine. Prior to rejoining Dr. Feltes, June took on the role of clinical social worker, working part time in institutional and home care settings as a medical social worker. She subsequently graduated with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Connecticut in 1998. She makes her home in Mystic.