Rochelle Samarasekera, D.O., has joined the Holy Cross Health Medical Group.

Prior to joining Holy Cross, Dr. Samarasekera worked as a family medicine physician at Osceola Medical Center in Osceola, WI, where she provided outpatient adult and pediatric care and gained valuable experience as a hospitalist and in obstetrics. During her time there, she served on multiple committees including medical/surgical hospital, diabetes, clinic, obstetrics and quality metrics.

Dr. Samarasekera earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and English from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri and completed her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Samarasekera then pursued a three-year residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, where she co-created monthly “Resident’s Best Practices” presentations to help fellow residents learn how to streamline practices for clinic and inpatient family medicine services.