“As a child, I spent a lot of time at the doctor’s office. The older I got, the more I realized how implicitly I trusted my medical provider. This informs my approach to this day. I strongly believe that trust is the foundation of an effective patient-provider relationship. I work collaboratively with my patients to create a care plan that involves their beliefs, my recommendations for care, and proactive measures for preventative care.”

Board Certification

  • Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency/Urgent Care

Education

Graduate School

Chamberlain College of Nursing
Masters in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
Downers Grove, IL

Undergraduate School

Barry University
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Miami Shores, FL

Hospital Associated With

Virginia Hospital Center
2016-Present

Professional Associations

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
Member
2016-Present

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Member
2016-Present

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Craig is a foodie who enjoys finding new and interesting restaurants here in the DMV. He is a voracious reader and also likes seeing live music in small venues. Craig watches & attends games to support his childhood teams: the Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers, Miami Marlins, Miami Heat, and the University of Miami Hurricanes. He did recently catch an incurable case of Caps fever. He is also an avid New York Times crossword puzzle enthusiast who considers crossword puzzles as training for his ultimate goal: appearing on the game show Jeopardy!

Biography

Craig was born in New Jersey and raised in sunny south Florida by his father (a musician) and mother (a registered nurse), along with his older sister (also a registered nurse & Army veteran). His first career was in the restaurant world. He then decided to obtain his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Barry University and promptly began travel nursing to places such as Hawaii, Jacksonville, Orlando, and Washington, DC. He settled in the DMV and proceeded to obtain his master’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing. He resides in Springfield with his wife and their two cats.