About Us

Our goal at Partners in Primary Care is for you to feel confident about the quality and coordination of the medical care you receive. We are continuously investing in new practices, technologies and procedures to help enhance our ability to provide more effective and consistent communication about information regarding your health. 

Physicians & Practitioners

Dara Brener, MDDara Brener, MD, Clinical Quality Director, Clinical Associate Professor 

Dr. Brener is a primary care physician that has been serving the community for more than 10 years.  As a primary care physician, she not only sees her patients when they are sick but plays a vital role in keeping them healthy. 

"I am beyond excited to have joined Stony Brook Medicine and to be working with leading specialists on Long Island. As a team, I am looking forward to growing a strong primary care base with Stony Brook Medicine and providing the most comprehensive care for my patients," said Dr. Brener.





Ronni Sollazzo, MDRonni Sollazzo, MD 

Dr. Sollazzo has been providing patient care for more than 30 years and is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, geriatrics and emergency medicine. She has spent many years practicing emergency medicine and more recently, urgent care medicine.

"During my time in urgent care medicine, I was approached by many patients requesting that I be their primary care doctor," said Dr. Sollazzo. "I felt that I wanted to focus my practice on this type of medicine and was happy to receive a positive response from Stony Brook Community Medical."

Dr. Sollazzo attended medical school at NYU Langone School of Medicine and completed her residency and fellowship in cardiology at Nassau University Medical Center. 



Justin Waryold, DNP, ANP-C, ACNP-BCJustin M. Waryold, DNP, NP-C, GS-C, FAANP

Justin M. Waryold is an Assistant Professor at Upstate Medical University and is the director Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner program. Mr. Waryold’s academic career is focused on adult-geriatric health within the primary and acute care environment.  His doctoral scholarship includes research in the transition of care of older adults from the hospital environment to the home. In addition, he completed a post-doctoral scholarship with a focus on educating advanced practice nursing students on the importance of sexual health and well-being.  Through this course, he evaluated the students’ increasing knowledge and comfort with the healthcare needs of LGBTQ* community.  Currently, Mr. Waryold practices internal medicine in a primary care setting and is a listed provider of primary care services for the LGBTQ* community.  His area of interest includes promoting sexual health care across the lifespan and improving access to care for the LGBTQ* community.



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