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Episode 4: Dr. Marga Zarraga of Genera Health Direct - Needham, MA

Updated: Feb 9, 2021

Direct Primary Care Doctor

Dr. Marga Zarraga graduated with a degree in Medicine from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Her first clinical fellowship was at Harvard Brigham and Women's Hospital Cardiac Surgery Unit where she cared for people with severe heart problems. She took her residency in Family Medicine in Weill-Cornell, The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City and was a visiting fellow at NYU Langone Tisch Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. She conducted primary care research for Massachusetts General Hospital Congenital Heart Disease. She has resided in Illinois and New York before settling in Massachusetts.

She opened her DPC doors in June of 2019!

She shares about her experience working in a nursing home and her Covid-19 exposure.

Dr. Marga in full PPE about to start her nursing home rounds.

Dr. Marga also shares about how she incorporates wellness into her practice via her Weight-LITE program for overweight and obese patients with diabetes and hypertension.

Dr. Marga enjoying a walking appointment on a local nature path with patient Luma Marcaccio (posted with patient's permission).

Additionally, she shares how she has incorporated wellness and physical activity into her own life. Dr. Marga lost 22lbs. during this time of Covid. Dr. Marga practices what she preaches!

An example of Dr. Marga's Patient Roadmap, a tool she incorporates to guide the health of her patients.

As a Mom and practicing Physician, she also shares about how she balances her time and how she uses virtual assistants to help her be successful and remain balanced.

She invites all who are interested in virtual assistants to arrange a Zoom conversation with her at the following DOODLE LINK. By scheduling an informative session, you will receive ten complimentary hours working with a virtual assistant.

If these appointment times do not work for you, please reach out to Dr. Marga through her websites listed at the top of this post.


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