Jeffrey Ayotte, FNP-BC

Jeffrey Ayotte, FNP-BC -ReadyMED Urgent Care, Milford, MA

Master of Science: Simmons College
Bachelor of Arts: Bridgewater State College

Family Nurse Practitioner

After a number of years in the medical field Jeffrey Ayotte became a family nurse practitioner in 2011. “Working as a family nurse practitioner allows me to see people of almost any age, from infants to the elderly,” he explains. “I really enjoy the variety of practicing in an urgent care setting and being able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of people and conditions. I also really love the team environment here.” When he is not busy at ReadyMED Jeffrey enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends. He also loves golf, traveling, hiking with his dogs, plus running and other outdoor activities.

Vanessa Bailey, NP

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Master of Science: University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Bachelor of Science: Fitchburg State College

Nurse Practitioner

A graduate of Fitchburg State and the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Vanessa comes to ReadyMed with years of nursing experience. Her love for nursing influenced her to become an Advanced Practitioner, so she could go further in the care of her patients. Vanessa feels that it is the variety of her patients that makes providing care so interesting. “Treating a child, an adult and the elderly is very different,” she explains. “I love the challenge, reward and variability of doing this on a day-to-day basis.” As a health care provider, Vanessa believes that everyone deserves access to the best care possible. She finds it important to treat her patients with respect, kindness and efficiency in order to help them feel better and return to their normal daily activities. She also finds that staying up-to-date with current medicine is also crucial, in order to treat her patients with the best knowledge possible. When she is not busy with patients, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and her dog. She also enjoys hiking, traveling, reading and yard work.

Thomas Beltz, PA

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Master of Science: University of Hartford
Bachelor of Arts: Lake Erie College

Physician Assistant

A graduate of Hiram College, Lake Erie College and the University of Hartford, Thomas Beltz has been practicing medicine since he became a physician assistant in 1982. Thomas has a real passion for caring for Urgent Care patients and especially loves treating children. After spending many summers working as a camp counselor in college, he knew he wanted to keep working with children. “I realized that becoming an advanced practitioner would allow me to help children in many different ways,” he explains. His desire to work with infants and children also led him to expand his knowledge of neonatology and pediatrics in his practice. As a physician assistant, Thomas strives to gain respect and trust with each of his patients, often using a little humor. He finds that learning as much about a patient as he can helps assist in arriving at the correct treatment plan. Thomas is also a strong believer in involving the patient in all aspects of their care. When out of the office, Thomas likes to participate in outdoor activities such as camping, kayaking and biking. He also enjoys volunteering for the Worcester Medical Reserve Corps and being a clinical preceptor for students in the physician assistant program at Northeastern University.

Tonya Bowzer, NP

Tonya Bowzer, ReadyMED, Central MA

Bachelor of Nursing:
Becker College
Master of Nursing:
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Nurse Practitioner

A graduate from Becker College, Tonya Bowzer pursued her current position as a Family Nurse Practitioner due to her desire to make a difference in the lives of patients of all ages. Tonya is a people person who is driven by the opportunity to meet and care for a number of new people on a regular basis. She approaches every patient encounter as a new experience from which she can learn and grow. Tonya enjoys being a Nurse Practitioner because it allows her to play an active role in her patients’ lives. “It’s extremely rewarding to be able to diagnose, treat, and educate,” she explains. In her free time, Tonya likes going to the beach, camping, riding ATVs, and most of all, spending time with her family.