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What Is Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton?

Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton is a new and innovative personalized approach to medical care management. This affordable, patient-center model gives our members access to unlimited primary care. Our focus is to provide every patient with individualized attention to meet his or her specific health care needs.

Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton uses a monthly direct pay, flat fee that is likely to cover 80-90% of the issues for which you will need to seek medical care, including:routine and preventative care; sick visits,weight loss management, chronic disease management, and pediatric care. We are here for you.

Our members are not required to sign a long-term contract.

Meet Our Providers

Rachel Huerta

Rachel Huerta, APRN

National Board Certified in Family Practice

Rachel Huerta is a National Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Rachel began her career as a registered nurse in one of the nation’s leading hospitals. She is a south Florida native. Rachel earned her degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Florida Atlantic University. Today, Rachel is privileged to practice in her hometown of Boca Raton.

Rachel believes that spending time and giving individualized attention to each patient is the key to keeping them healthy and avoiding unnecessary visits to a specialist or a hospital.

As a leader in Boca Raton, Rachel advocates for her patients and believes that everyone deserves access to quality healthcare. Through the Direct Primary Care model, patients receive excellent care at a significantly reduced cost by removing the middle man, the insurance company.

Rachel looks forward to getting to know you and your family. To become a member of Direct Primary Care.

Rachel was recently an nominee and won the Healthcare Woman of Distinction award at the 2017 Soroptomist Woman of Distinction Breakfast. This prestigious award, presented to only one healthcare provider annually, was in recognition of her leadership and volunteerism both locally and abroad.

Rachel has been on several medical mission trips to Tanzania and spearheaded the raising funds for UHAI Baptist Clinic who was in dire need of medical supplies and medications. Locally, Rachel is the Immediate Past President of The Rotary Club of Boca Raton and she and her husband, Jody, advocate on behalf of those in foster care as foster parents since 2014. In 2016, Jody and Rachel were awarded, Foster Parents of the Year in Palm Beach County.

Rachel was also honored to be awarded the 2017 Soroptomist Woman of Distinction in Healthcare.

Taina Jean-Pierre MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN

Taina Jean-Pierre MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN

Taina Jean-Pierre was born and raised in Queens, NY, and relocated to Boca Raton, FL, in 2014. She holds two Baccalaureate degrees in Respiratory Care and Nursing. Her medical career began as a Respiratory Therapist after graduating from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, later returning and earning her second degree in Nursing in 2004. Upon graduating, her passion for pediatrics paved the way for her to start her nursing career at the prestigious New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she spent ten years in a level four Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Since 2014, she has worked in leading hospitals, including Jackson Memorial, Jo Dimaggio, and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in the Pediatric and Neonatal ICU and the Adult Post Anesthesia Care Unit. During this time, Taina shifted from solely pediatrics to adult nursing. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from South University with High Honors and is a National Board-certified Nurse Practitioner.

As a family nurse practitioner, her vast experience as a registered nurse for 19 years makes her comfortable diagnosing and treating patients from infancy to the advanced population. She is passionate about educating her patients about maintaining a balance for optimal health. She is eager to join DPC Boca to offer individualized time while striving to ensure all her patients receive the highest quality care that addresses physical and emotional needs.

In her free time, Taina enjoys riding her bike, relaxing at the beach, and spending time with her loving husband of 14 years, their two boys active in soccer, and Lucie, her mini golden doodle. She also enjoys dancing, cooking, and traveling. She is fluent in Haitian Creole, intermediate Spanish and understands French.

Blog Posts

10 Tips for a Healthy Heart 

February is the month for healthy hearts. Not only does February host the month of love with Valentine’s Day. It also is American Heart Month, when individuals are encouraged to prioritize their cardiovascular health. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? One in five people will […]

Welcome to Flu Season

The holidays are over, germs have been shared, and flu season is in full swing. You may be wondering how to keep the flu at bay. At Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton, we provide the annual flu shot, which is included in our monthly membership. We strive for preventative, holistic type care for you […]

5 Tips on Handling Holiday Stress

img class=”size-full wp-image-1068 alignright” src=”https://www.dpcboca.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/stress.png” alt=”Holidays can be stressful” width=”240″ height=”240″ />Why is the most wonderful time of the year also the most stressful? The hustle and bustle of the holidays can often leave us feeling run down or run over; even Grandma got run over by a reindeer. However, this holiday season, why not […]

What Can a Nurse Practitioner Do?

h2>2023 Nurse Practitioner’s Week With Nurse Practitioner Week being celebrated November 12-18, 2023, we want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what a Nurse Practitioner can do, how Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton (DPC of Boca) came into existence, and how our staff can help you and your family. Owner Rachel Huerta, APRN, […]

All you need to know about…. Head Lice

div class=”row”> What are head lice? The head louse, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. Who is […]

Summer Adventures!

div class=”row”> Dear DPC Boca Family, I hope you are enjoying your summer adventures and staying happy and healthy! Our family just returned from a week-long trip in the mountains of North Carolina. A big “Thank-You” to Ms. Sabrina, our Clinical Assistant, for holding down the fort at DPC Boca while we were away. We […]

Are you getting enough fat in your diet??

div class=”row”> Omega-3s & heart health With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s time to listen to your heart. As part of a healthy lifestyle that includes exercising, getting enough sleep, not smoking and having an overall healthy diet, omega-3s […]

New! DPC Boca Membership Pricing for Professional Counseling Services!

div class=”row”> You ask and we find a solution! It is exciting to see the list of services we connect our members to continue to grow. At Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton we pride ourselves on working with patients, in a holistic approach, to help them achieve their health goals. Sometimes that means connecting […]

Welcoming Sabrina to our DPC Boca Team

div class=”row”> ***Exciting Introduction From Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton*** Please Welcome our new Clinical Assistant–Sabrina Rustam! “Hello everyone! I am SO excited to be part of the DPC Boca  family! I recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University (Go Owls!) Magna Cum Laude with a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. I aspire to enter […]

Benefits of in-house medication dispensing

div class=”row”> Ever-rising drug costs are a huge problem for many Americans and a major reason for patient non-adherence to treatment recommendations. In-house medication dispensing often can save patients money and improve medication adherence. Patients also report that they appreciate the convenience of in-house dispensing. Forty-four states allow physicians to dispense medications directly to patients.  While each state […]