Our Physicians & Staff

Iftikhar Ali, MD, Medical Director

Ifthikar Ali, MD, is the Regional Medical Director at AFC Urgent Care for Greater Hartford. He brings many years of experience in both urgent care and family care to AFC Urgent Care. He earned his medical degree from Punjab Medical College in Pakistan and later completed his internship in General Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ and residency in Nuclear Medicine at Danbury Hospital, CT. Dr Ali is board certified in 2 specialties and his accomplishments have been recognized in numerous publications and awards.

In addition to Dr. Ali’s role as Medical Director, he is heavily engaged in full spectrum clinical care, including outpatient, procedures, adult inpatient, and pediatric care. He is a certified USCIS Civil Surgeon, allowing him to perform full immigration physicals, and is interested in workforce needs and collaboration with employers in occupational medicine & workers compensation. Dr. Ali is committed to providing medical care with the highest standards of excellence and committed to patients understanding their illnesses and treatment.

Dr. Ali is happily married with three beautiful daughters and enjoys spending time with his family, watching hockey, soccer and a BBQ connoisseur.

Dr. Ali is fluent in Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.

donna-lovallo-afc-urgent-care-vernonDonna Lovallo, Operations Director

Donna has extensive experience working in a range of settings from large hospitals to small medical offices. She graduated from Bristol Hospital School of Radiologic Technologies and Quinnipiac University and previously worked at St. Mary’s hospital as well as St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Donna was born and raised in Connecticut and adores spending time with her grandchildren.

Brandon Batory, Physician Assistant

Brandon graduated from Springfield College with a BS in Health Sciences and a MS in Physician Assistant Studies. He is a Certified Fitness Trainer by the International Sports Science Association as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. When not working Brandon helps coach strength and conditioning and is an assistant football coach at Kingswood-Oxford School in West Hartford, CT. Besides coaching Brandon enjoys cooking and being active: playing basketball, football, and golf, and weightlifting.

Eugene, X-Ray Technologist

Eugene, a licensed and registered Radiological Technologist graduated from Middlesex Community College with honors and a degree in Radiologic Science. He has strong work ethics, great people skills and always tries to do things better. Eugene is an outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, working out, going to the beach and spending quality time with his family.

Batoul, Certified Radiologic Technologist

Batoul graduated from Capital Community College in 2016. She brings her warm and amazing personality to both patients and her co-workers. She is bilingual in English and Arabic. In her spare time Batould enjoys cooking for her 2 children and her husband.

Shannon Millane, Community Engagement Specialist

Shannon is from Ellington and is a 2017 graduate of American International College, with her Bachelors in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing. She hopes to bring expertise in Marketing along with her warm smile and positive energy to the Vernon Community. You can find her at the local events going on in the Tolland County area. Come say hi!

Allison, Medical Assistant

Allison graduated from Asnuntuck Community College with her certificate in Phlebotomy. She previously worked at the Cancer Care Center at Bristol Hospital. Not only does she bring her experience, but also her bright smile, laughter to the AFC family. She is currently enrolled at Capitol Community College working towards a nursing degree. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.