Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

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Medical Providers

Maria Diaz-Valle, MD

Physician

Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in Geriatric Medicine

Special Interests Related to Geriatric Care: To provide compassionate and comprehensive care across a spectrum to the geriatric population while empowering the patient to fully participate in their own heath care to achieve a better quality life.

Theresa Kelly, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Certifications: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Memberships: Metrolina Association of Physician Assistants

Special Interests Related to Geriatric Care: My special interests in the practice of medicine are many, but some prominent ones, include pain management, patient and family education, and palliative care. While focusing on these interests, I hope to help my patients and their families improve their knowledge and understanding of the disease process. Providing such information can enhance their overall well-being.

Arceli Oliva, ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Memberships: New York Coalition of Nurse Practitioners; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Special Interests Related to Geriatric Care: Providing quality medical care to not only patients, but to there families as well is very important to me. Secondly, I would like to continually build strong relationships and good rapport with all of our nursing home staff. Creating an even more welcoming and healing environment for all of our patients.

Psychiatric Services provided by

North Carolina Elderly Psychiatric Services, PLLC

James Disney, MD

Psychiatrist

BIO: Dr. James Disney is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and completed his medical education and residency training at Johns Hopkins University with a special interest in geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Disney has experience in both general adult and geriatric psychiatry in North Carolina in a variety of outpatient settings as well as performing inpatient and nursing home consultations. Dr. Disney currently is the regional lead for North Carolina Elderly Psychiatric services. In this role he provides collaborative and supervising support for nurse practitioners in Wake, Nash Wilson and surrounding counties.

Brianne Klinger, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

BIO: Brianne Klinger received her masters of nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from East Carolina University and has an undergraduate degree in Recreational Therapy. Ms. Klinger has a passion for delivering compassionate and comprehensive psychiatric healthcare to patients in long term care facilities. Ms. Klinger believes in holistic care, utilizing both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions as treatment strategies. She is currently completing her advanced degree as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of North Carolina and will receive her PMHNP designation this summer. As part of the NCEPS team, Ms. Klinger serves nursing facilities throughout Eastern North Carolina.