Meet Our Staff


Rachel M. Villanova, AHS – Clinical Assistant

Rachel earned her Associates of Science degree from Berkshire Community College here in Pittsfield, MA.
Her medical experience includes primary care and home health care; and she is a board-certified phlebotomist. Currently, Rachel has completed her educational requirement for Venous Vascular Ultrasound and is waiting to sit for the board certification exam.

She joined Basile Vein Specialists in September 2016. Her responsibilities include assisting Dr. Basile with surgical procedures and sclerotherapy, clinical intake, patient education, performing  ultrasound studies, and other administrative duties. When not working Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.

Julie Murray – Patient Coordinator

Julie has worked in the medical field for the past 15 years as a medical secretary, as an assistant and most recently as an administrative manager.

She joined Basile Vein Specialists in 2012 working in the front office. Julie’s responsibilities currently cover all aspects of patient information, including documents, scheduling, charge entry and billing. She is also the back-up assistant for surgical procedures and other clinical duties as needed by Dr. Basile and other members of the Basile Vein Specialists staff here in our office in the Berkshires.

Julie earned an Associate Degree from Berkshire Community College. In her spare time, Julie enjoys driving, boating, gardening, and spending time with her adorable grandson.

Kate O’Brien Basile – Practice Administrator

Kate has worked in health care since 1983, first as a Medical Laboratory Technologist and eventually transitioning to the administrative end of health-care delivery.

She graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science and with a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Currently, Kate assists Dr. Basile in all administrative aspects of his practice including billing, contracting, and marketing.