Dr. Hylton Lightman has hand-chosen each of the staff members on the Total Family Care medical team.  You can rest assured that our clinicians work collaboratively, always in tandem with Dr. Lightman to ensure outstanding patient and family care.

See the bio of our Medical Director, Dr. Lightman, here.

Each of our providers is board-certified, has extensive education, training and excellent clinical and people skills.  Meet our team here:

Diana Safier, RPA-C

A Physician Assistant, Diana holds two bachelor’s degrees, both from Touro  College; one in science and the other in psychology.  She earned her masters degree from Touro’s Physician Assistant program.  Diana has made meaningful connections with our patients since she joined our team in 2014.  Fluent in Hebrew, she is also the Mom of 4 children who are TFC patients.  Many of our new Moms are thrilled to have well and sick care visits with Diana whom many patients have described as “attentive.”

“I love Total Family Care.  I came here, first as a mother, and then as a PA, because of Dr. Lightman.  Working within my community, knowing that I’m helping people to lead healthy, productive lives, means the world to me.”  

Chana Jacobson Unger, RN, CPNP-PC

A Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Chana has built a significant following at Total Family Care since joining the team in 2016.  Chana earned her bachelors degree from Touro College.  Her nursing education is from Columbia University ; she is a proud graduate of its Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program.  Fluent in Hebrew, Chana has a broad range of clinical experience, having worked in different clinical settings.  Mothers have called Chana’s bedside manner “outstanding.”

“Total Family Care is the best place.  I enjoy connecting with my patients and their families and working with and learning from Dr. Lightman.  It’s a joy to come to be here.”