As a Direct Primary Care practice, doctor direct focuses on you and your health without the unnecessary requirements mandated by insurance companies.
We believe that the best primary care medicine is both personal and affordable, and that’s what we offer.
Primary care is all we do, so join us and experience a doctor–patient relationship based on trust and respect.
It's the type of relationship every patient deserves.
Our patient benefits include full access to primary care: convenient office visits, extended appointments, and personal communication via text & email with your doctor.
Your monthly membership fee covers general adult physicals, women’s healthcare, pediatric care, wellness education, chronic disease management, minor procedures and coordination of care with specialists when needed.
We offer the added savings & convenience of prescription medicines dispensed on site and lab with discounted rates.
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Dr. Amy Walsh opened doctor direct to simplify healthCARE for her patients. Adopting the Direct Primary Care model allows Dr. Walsh to focus on her patients’ needs without worrying about any intrusions set by insurance companies and Medicare. Her sole focus is to provide outstanding primary care to each of her patients.
Dr. Walsh has been in practice in the Raleigh area for 20 years. She has been an employed physician with Duke Primary Care in Wake Forest and Rex Family Practice of Wakefield.
Dr. Walsh studied Kinesiology at the University of Michigan where she was a varsity gymnast before moving on to receive her MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Walsh then completed her residency training at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC.
She is happily married to Whitey, whom she’s known since they were eight years old. They have four fun children and two energetic yellow labs to go along with them. In her spare time she loves to run, workout and read. Dr. Walsh is also an avid gymnastics fan and loves to cheer for her favorite college football team, the University of Michigan Wolverines (Go Blue!).
Dr. Walsh has always believed that a doctor’s best partner is the patient, not a hospital, network or insurance company. Her philosophy is simple: a strong doctor-patient relationship is the most important pillar for success in medicine.
Dr. Kwark has also been in practice in the Raleigh area for over 25 years. She served as lead physician and medical director at both Duke Primary Care Wake Forest and Rex Family Practice in Wakefield before joining doctor direct in 2016. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and a member of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the NC Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Kwark is originally from Korea but grew up in New Orleans. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans and her medical degree from Louisiana State University. She completed her residency at Ghent Family Practice in Norfolk Virginia where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Kwark believes that an individual’s health is composed of their physical, emotional, and mental health all equally important and intertwined. She feels that the patient-doctor relationship should be a partnership. Her role is to advise, encourage and educate; with the goal being a patient's optimal health. Dr. Kwark is married to George, an orthopedic surgeon; they have two grown, wonderful children and a Westie. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, running & weight training, playing piano and watching HGTV. You can often find her at the YMCA.
Amy is a North Carolina native who earned her LPN from Vance-Granville Community College. She has over 10 years of experience as a nurse, with 5 of those years in family practice. She is married to her high school sweetheart and they have 3 children. Amy enjoys reading and cooking in her spare time.
Kim is originally from New York, but has called North Carolina home for many years. She earned her LPN degree from Lenoir Community College and has over 10 years of nursing experience in family medicine. The majority of those years Kim has worked alongside Dr. Kwark. She is married with two active children, and so most of her free time is spent at soccer games and TaeKwonDo competitions.
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