Meet Our Providers

At Central Vermont Medical Center, our board-certified obstetricians, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners are with you from the first visit though postpartum, working with you and your family to offer the best care possible

Misty Blanchette-Porter, MD, Endocrinologist

Misty Blanchette-Porter, MD

Reproductive Endocrinologist

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Dr. Misty Porter is a reproductive endocrinologist and IVF/ART medical director at the University of Vermont Medical Center and associate professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. She specializes in infertility and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, fertility and fertility preservation, endometriosis, adnexal masses (lumps in the uterus), recurrent pregnancy loss, and pediatric and adolescent gynecology.

Her research interests include international ovarian tumor analysis, abnormal uterine bleeding and ultrasonographic evaluation of the adnexal mass.

Dr. Porter finds it a privilege to help women and couples have children and then see them thriving out in the community. She believes children are one of life’s greatest gifts and she is humbled to meld the work of science and medicine to help these patients become families.

Janis Finelli, WHNP-BS

Janis Finelli, WHNP-BS

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

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Janis strives to approach each patient in a compassionate and attentive manner. Her goal is to create an individualized treatment plan and to educate and involve my patients in their care. She believes in a collaborative team approach with other providers in our practice and in the community in order to achieve optimum health outcomes.

Cori Gilkey, CVM, DNP

Cori Gilkey, CNM, DNP

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Cori comes to CVMC from Albany, Georgia, where she practiced full scope midwifery at Miriam Worthy Women’s Health Clinic. Before that, she worked as a midwife in New Hampshire, visiting Vermont frequently while living there. Cori spent 10 years as a labor and delivery nurse before returning to school for midwifery. She received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from Frontier Nursing University.

“My goal is to provide women with the information needed to make informed choices for their healthcare needs. As a midwife, I want a woman’s birth experience to be everything she desires, while simultaneously supporting her to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby.

Cori offers a full spectrum of well-women care, working collaboratively with CVMC’s OB/GYN providers. Her medical interests include working with opioid addiction in pregnancy and lactation. Cori lives with her family in East Barre.

Colleen Horan, MD

Colleen Horan, MD

Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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Dr. Horan is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She went to medical school at State University of New York and completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Rachel Long, MD

Rachel Long, MD

Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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Rachel Long, MD earned her medical degree from Medical College of Milwaukee and completed her residency in obstetrics-gynecology at Mountain Area Health and Education Center in Asheville, NC). Rachel enjoys building relationships with her patients and understanding their personal goals through the full spectrum of care.

Originally from Shelburne, Dr. Long returns to Vermont to be closer to her family and all of the outdoor activities the Green Mountain State provides. She and husband are both avid skiers.

Elisa Vandervort, FNP, CNM

Elisa Vandervort, FNP, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Elisa Vandervort, FNP, CNM received her nursing education through Yale University and the University of Utah. She is credentialed as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as a Certified Nurse Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board.

Julie A. Vogel, MD, FACOG

Julie A. Vogel, MD, FACOG

Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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Dr. Julie Vogel attended medical school at SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. She previously worked for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dr. Vogel has a strong interest in women’s health and social issues. She knew she found a home during her Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship rotation in medical school, where she discovered ob/gin to be a procedure-oriented specialty with a language of its own. It allows her to develop relationships with her patients and provide continuity of care for women throughout their entire lives, including pregnancy and childbirth.