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Doctors in Morehead City, NC

Rich Rappaport PA-C, MMSc and team of experienced doctors provide primary and urgent care 7 days a week with no appointment necessary.

RICH RAPPAPORT, PA-C, MMSC.

Education:
1997 – BS Biology / Pre-Med
University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Graduated Cum Laude.
1999 – AAS Emergency Medicine
Guilford Technical Community College. Graduated with Highest Honors.
2003 – MMSc. PA Program
Emory University School of Medicine. Graduated with Highest Honors.

Licenses and Certifications:
North Carolina Medical License, Active
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Certified
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Certified
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics – Inactive
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Active

Personal:
Rich is a North Carolina transplant from Randolph, NJ, who moved south to attend college. It was at UNCG that he met his wife, Katina, who is a “North Carolina Girl” born and raised. Family is extremely important to them, which is why after a brief period of medical school in Atlanta, GA, they returned home to North Carolina. Having always loved the beach, Rich and Katina moved their family here to Morehead City in 2010, and they love it here. They have three daughters and several pets.

Rich’s personal interests include: growing in his faith, spending time with family, playing guitar, travel, diving, and fishing.

Bruce Miller PA-C

Education:
BS- Physician Assistant Studies 2008, Touro School of Health Sciences, AS – Sciences 2006, Nassau Community College

Personal:
Mr. Miller is a board certified physician assistant specializing in Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine. He was born and raised in Long Island, NY, and he enlisted in the US Navy right out of high school. During his 4 year military career, he served as a Navy Corpsman in Okinawa, Japan and Philadelphia, PA, and proudly served with the US Marines as a medic. Following his honorable discharge, Mr. Miller embarked on a career of medical sales and worked as VP of Sales for a large diagnostic radiology corporation before returning to school to become a physician assistant.

Mr. Miller takes pride in delivering compassionate care to his patients as well as priding himself on being a trusted member of the healthcare team. He currently resides in New Bern, along with his wife, Karen. He has a daughter who aspires to attend PA School and a step-son, who is a US Marine.

Kelsey Norris

Education:
2011- Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Biology concentration, Colorado State University
2014- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Licenses and Certifications:

North Carolina Medical License, Active
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Certified
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Active
Basic Life Support, Active
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, Active
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Inactive

Personal:

Kelsey grew up in Colorado where she fell in love with the mountains and spent her spare time hiking,
snowboarding, camping, and enjoying the sunshine as often as possible. She met Drew, who is now her
husband, in college at Colorado State, and after graduation they relocated to Roanoke, Virginia for PA
school. After spending a few years in Virginia where she practiced Family Medicine, it became their
dream to live on the beach and they decided to relocate to the Crystal Coast and enjoy the marine
lifestyle. Kelsey enjoys staying active, running on the beach at sunset, spending time with their dog and
three cats, and eating delicious food.

JESSICA H. HALE, MPAS, PA-C

Education:
2003 – Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sports Science; Elon University; collegiate athlete
2006 – Associates of Science in Respiratory Therapy; Durham Technical Community College; President’s List
2014 – Masters of Physician Assistant Studies; University of North Dakota

Licenses and Certifications:
North Carolina Medical License, Active
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Certified
North Carolina Respiratory License, Inactive
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Active
Basic Life Support, Active

Background:
After graduating from Elon University, Jessica went on to continue her education and become a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Jessica worked in both large multi-specialty and small community hospitals for 7 years before returning to school to earn her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Personal:
Jessica grew up in Durham before relocating to New Bern. While working at the hospital in New Bern she met her husband, and the two decided to settle down in the area with their two dogs.
When not working, Jessica and her husband love to travel extensively, enjoy the beach, and spending time around the house with their dogs.

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5059 Hwy 70 W,
Morehead City, NC 28557