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Meet Our Team

Learn more about the outstanding team members at ProHealth Physicians Ear Nose & Throat.


Seth M. Brown, MBA, MD, FACS

Dr. Seth Brown, a native of West Hartford, studied and practiced medicine in New York for years before returning to Connecticut to provide his patients, friends and family with the best possible care. In addition to his knowledge of ear, nose and throat conditions, he is a specialist in advanced sinus and -skull-based surgery.  His philosophy is to be upfront and honest with all patients, even when the answers aren’t immediately clear. Education is paramount to his practice and the goal is for every patient to understand their disease, treatment plan, and available options.

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Edward Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is a board-certified otolaryngologist, which means he helps patients with the medical and surgical management and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is proficient in Korean and Spanish. Outside of the office, Dr. Lee likes to hike, play basketball, and spend time with his family.

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Sheldon Nova, MD

Dr. Sheldon Nova is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist, practicing in Connecticut for over 30 years. He grew up in northern New Jersey and attended Rutgers University for his undergraduate studies. Dr. Nova is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following an internship and a year in general surgery he then completed a residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the Yale New Haven Medical Center. Dr. Nova is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center.


Kimberley Rutherford, MD

Dr. Kimberley Rutherford is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. She grew up in Indiana and attended Indiana University for her undergraduate studies. She is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine. Following an internship and residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center in the Division of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, she went on to complete her Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship. While simultaneously completing her fellowship, she also completed a year of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery at Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic in Birmingham, AL. In her free time, Dr. Rutherford enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking and running.

For more information on Dr. Rutherford, visit our Plastic Surgery page.


Belachew Tessema, MD, FACS

Dr. Tessema graduated Cum Laude from University of Minnesota where he majored in genetics and conditions of the ear, nose and throat as well as specializing in surgery for patients with sinus and skull issues. Dr. Tessema is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut and participates in teaching doctors in training about advanced sinonasal procedures. In his spare time, Dr. Tessema likes to play jazz bass guitar and spend time with his family.

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Hailun Wang, MD

Dr. Hailun Wang is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist who joined the practice in September 2017. Dr. Wang attended the University of Connecticut for her undergraduate studies, where she went on to become a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Following an internship and a year at the Mount Sinai Hospital in the Department of Surgery, she completed her residency in Otolaryngology. In addition, Dr. Wang completed a laryngology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. She brings a wealth of clinical and surgical expertise to address patients’ concerns about voice and swallowing. Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Wang enjoys singing, playing tennis, and baking.

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Stephen Wolfe, MD

Dr. Stephen G. Wolfe is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist who joined the practice in the summer of 2007. He grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Dartmouth College for his undergraduate studies. Dr. Wolfe is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he also completed residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Wolfe is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center. His primary areas of interest are surgical treatment of the sinuses and thyroid gland.


Benjamin Wycherly, MD

Dr. Ben Wycherly, a native of Boise, ID, received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, and his M.D. from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he was awarded for his excellence in research and leadership. Dr.Wycherly completed a fellowship in otology and neurotology at the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota, FL. He and his wife moved to CT to join ProHealth Physicians in 2011.

Dr. Wycherly is a member of the American Neurotology Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. His surgical, clinical, and research interests include Eustachian tube surgery, cochlear implants, bone-anchored hearing aids, chronic ear surgery, ossiculoplasty, stapes surgery, Ménière’s disease, tinnitus, and dizziness and balance disorders.

Dr. Wycherly appreciates the opportunity that medicine affords him to help others. When he is not practicing medicine, he enjoys running, serving in his church and community, and spending time with his family. He is fluent in Spanish.


Kelly Greco, MSN, APRN-BC

Kelly Greco earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University in 1998 before spending 13 years as a registered nurse. She travelled, working in many states across the country before practicing for 10 years in a critical care unit. She has a Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Saint Joseph College and is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner. An active member of the Society for Head & Neck Nursing, she also enjoys hiking, camping, and going to the beach with her husband and two sons.


Laura Jaeger, PA-C

Laura Jaeger has prior experience working as a Physician Assistant in Hospitalist Medicine and Otolaryngology. Her recent work experience includes diagnosis and treatment of Hearing loss, vestibular disorders and other otologic conditions. Outside of work, Laura loves to spend time with her family and enjoys running and hiking.