Our Staff

Caring Physicians

The Emerson Urgent Care Centers are staffed by board-certified physicians, certified radiology technicians, and other medical professionals on staff at Emerson Hospital specially trained in acute care medicine for all age groups.

Joseph Palomba, MD

Dr. Palomba is board-certified in family medicine and has over 20 years of experience in emergency and urgent care settings. He holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and graduated from Georgetown School of Medicine. Dr. Palomba was a resident in family practice at the University of Massachusetts. He serves on the board of the Shrewsbury Youth & Family Service. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and visiting with his two grown children.

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Monisha Sarin, MD

Dr. Sarin has 13 years of experience in the urgent care setting. She is board-certified and completed her residency in family medicine from the University of Massachusetts. She has also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology from Delhi University and has a clinical interest in women's health. She believes in working with patients towards a healthier lifestyle and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care. She is married and has two children who hope to follow in her footsteps one day.

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Linda Kintz, MD

Dr. Kintz is board-certified in family practice with clinical interests in mental health, orthopedics, pediatrics, prenatal and international health. Dr. Kintz graduated medical school from Ohio State University and completed her residency at In His Image Family Practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For several years, she taught family medicine to medical students in Macau, China and also at Ohio State. She resides locally and is recently married.

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Allan Kuong, DO, FACEP, NRP

Dr. Kuong is a board-certified emergency physician with more than 20 years of experience in emergency and urgent care settings. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and is a 1993 graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kuong was an anesthesia resident at Maine Medical Center and completed an emergency medicine residency at Midwestern University in Chicago. When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Kuong serves as a reserve patrol officer and deputy sheriff in Maine and as a tactical physician on a SWAT team.

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