Dr. Jessica Chung, DNP, NP-c

Owner & Primary Care Provider

Dr. Jessica  Chung  was  born  in  the  great  state  of  New  York.  She attended  NYC  College  of  Technology  and  received  her  Associates  Degree  in  Nursing  in  2009  and  graduated  on  the  Dean’s  List  for  academic  excellence.    

After  graduation,  she  went  on  to  work  as  a  charge  nurse  for  a nursing  home  and  a  Nurse  Case  Manager  for  a  home  care  agency, both  in  Brooklyn,  New  York.    

 

She  received  an  opportunity  to  relocate  to  the  sunny  state  of  Florida in 2010,  to  work  at  an  acute  are  hospital.  The  year  following,  she obtained  her  Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Nursing  from  Utica  College. 

Jessica worked at various city hospitals, gaining experience as a registered nurse in various clinical areas such as, medical pre and post-operative, emergency, and post-partum care.

Wanting to further her education more, she obtained a Master's Degree in nursing from South University with a concentration of Family Nurse Practitioner and was board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She practiced as an FNP in primary, adult, pediatric and geriatric care.

In 2018, she received her Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice, from Samford University.

Dr. Chung was inducted into the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society on May 3rd, 2018.

 

Dr. Jessica Chung is also heavily involved in the ministry of her church, New Life Tabernacle, UPCI and constantly aspires to help and influence everyone she meets.

She has been known to emphatically state that she does not look at the profession of being a healthcare provider as just a career, but as a God-given gift and calling.

Joe D. Haines, M.D. is the collaborative physician as per Florida statutes.

Kathleen Smith, APRN
Primary Care Provider

Kathleen Smith is a Nurse Practitioner and one of our Primary Care Provider. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salisbury University in her home state of Maryland. She then worked as a Registered Nurse at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE before relocating to Philadelphia, PA. Kathleen worked at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia while completing her Master of Science in Nursing degree from University of Delaware. After graduating with her nurse practitioner degree, Kathleen completed a Primary Care fellowship at Christiana Care.

 

Kathleen has been in Tampa since 2020 and enjoys traveling with her husband.

Kathleen is also a fitness enthusiast and very passionate about helping people gain control of their health. She looks forward to getting to learn about her clients weight-loss goals and together creating a sustainable weight-loss plan.