Physician Assistants

Photo of Kathy DeLucia PA-C
Kathy DeLucia PA-C
Kathy DeLucia is an NCCPA certified Physician Assistant with nearly 30 years experience as an Orthopaedic PA in the office, surgical, hospital and urgent care settings.  She graduated from Lock Haven University in 1986 with Bachelor of Science degree, completing a dual major in Health and Physical Education, and Athletic Training.  She then graduated from Drexel University School of Medicine (Hahnemann University) Physician Assistant Program in 1989.  Kathy has been providing patient care at Orthopaedic Specialty Group since 1992, following several years of work as a hospital based Orthopaedic PA at Bridgeport Hospital.  Her primary focus is Sports Medicine.

Her hobbies and interests include biking, kayaking, cooking and photography.


Photo of Tanya DzubatyTanya Dzubaty
Tanya Dzubaty is a NCCPA nationally certified Physician Assistant. She went to Quinnipiac University and earned a Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2010 and completed Quinnipiac University’s Physician Assistant Masters program in 2012.  She specializes in Spine, Sports Medicine, and routinely treats patients in our OrthoFast facilities.

Hobbies and interests include: Figure skating, cycling, drawing, painting, & photography.


Photo of Nicole Lay, PA-CNicole Lay, PA-C
Nicole Lay is a NCCPA nationally certified Physician Assistant with nearly 25 years of experience as an orthopaedic PA in the office and urgent care setting. She graduated from the University of Scranton in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Spanish. Nicole then went to earn a second Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with successful completion of the Physician Assistant program at Long Island University/ The Brooklyn Hospital in 1996.

She began her career in Emergency Medicine at the Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT and then transitioned to orthopaedics joining OSG.

Nicole is a marathon runner and enjoys yoga in her free time.


Photo of Anthony Pastore, PA-CAnthony Pastore, PA-C
B.S. Exercise Science from Sacred Heart University ’13, M.S. Physician Assistant Studies from Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program ’16. Anthony is a former All Area/All State/All New England track and field athlete in CT. He was also a Division 1 track and field athlete while at Sacred Heart University. Anthony has a strong background in rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. He has worked with a variety of local sports teams and individual athletes of all ages in CT. He served as the strength and conditioning coach for Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team during the 2013-2014 season. Anthony worked briefly in the emergency room at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center in NYC before joining OSG in July 2017.

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement, Hand & Upper Extremity.

Hobbies/Interests:  Fly fishing, Hiking, Traveling, Pizza enthusiast.

“Motion is life. I know what it feels like to be the one on the exam table. I can appreciate the fears and frustrations that are often associated with orthopedic injuries. I am committed to helping you achieve and maintain an active and pain free lifestyle.”


Photo of Fiore Soviero, PA-CFiore Soviero, PA-C
Fiore earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and Religion from Fairfield University in 1988. He then attended the Yale University PA Program and graduated in 1990 and then the Yale University/Norwalk Hospital Surgical Residency Program in 1991. He earned his Master of Health Sciences in 2013 from Quinnipiac University. From 1991 to 2001 he worked in cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine and occupational medicine. Fiore joined OSG in 2001 and worked with the total joint and hand service until 2010 when he left to teach and become an assistant professor at the Quinnipiac University PA program. He continued working for OSG one day per week with the sports medicine service and returned to OSG full time in 2017 working in the office and Orthofast. He is happy to be back with his OSG family!

“I enjoy treating and getting to know my patients. This is my 28 th year of working in the medical field and I still enjoy coming to work and taking care of patients.”


Photo of Lynn StramagliaLynn Stramaglia
B.S. in Biology/Minor in Chemistry from Sacred Heart University
M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from StonyBrook University Graduating in 2008
Lynn began her career at Orthopaedic Specialty Group 10 years ago upon completion of her Physician Assistant Degree. She works alongside our Total Joint and Sports Medicine Specialists and routinely treats patients in our OrthoFast Facilities.
Lynn spent many years dedicated to competitive figure skating. Currently, her hobbies/interests include spending as much time as possible with her family and friends, weightlifting/CrossFit, snowboarding, outdoor based activities, cooking and travelling.



Photo of Chris Svogun Christopher Svogun MHS, PA-C
Chris is an NCCPA certified Physician Assistant with over 12 years of experience as an Emergency Medicine, Pediatric and Orthopaedic PA. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2001. Upon graduation he was a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and served during Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom as a Radiation Health Officer with the Submarine Force. After 5 years of active duty, Chris transitioned to medicine and graduated from Quinnipiac University’s Physician Assistant Program in 2008. He enjoys serving the Fairfield County community at Orthopaedic Specialty Group with a focus on hand/upper extremity and joint reconstruction. Additionally, as a graduate of Fairfield College Preparatory School, caring for the student athletes at his former high school is especially gratifying.

In his spare time he enjoys weightlifting, scuba diving, baseball and golf.