Medical Staff

Roy "Skip" Parker, PA-C, DFAAPA

Roy "Skip" Parker is a Board Certified Registered Physician Assistant with 43 years of direct patient care experience.  Skip graduated from the Albany-Hudson Valley Physician Assistant Program in 1975. His residency was performed in 1982 with the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Emergency Residency Program.  Skip obtained Board Certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 1980.  In 1993, he returned to the Chicago Medical School at Finch University and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree through the Physician Assistant Program. Skip Parker is recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Other professional memberships include the Society of Emergency Physician Assistants, the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, and the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants.

Sussete Valdueza, APRN, FNP-BC

Sussete Valdueza is a Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.  Sussete graduated in 2015 with a Master of Science in Nursing from Barry University.  Sussete is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and holds the credential of Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (FNP-BC) awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Dana Whaley, APRN, FNP-BC

Dana Whaley began her nursing career in 1993 when she was awarded her Associate's Degree in Nursing at Gulf Coast Community College.  In 1995, she was awarded her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Florida State University, followed by her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in December of 2005.  In 2006, Dana was awarded the credential of Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (FNP-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

David Newton, MD

David Newton, MD, a family medicine physician with a background in rural medical care. He leads the outpatient primary care practice at Weems Memorial Hospital through a cooperative agreement with Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Physicians Partners.  Newton is the Supervising Physician at both the Apalachicola and Carrabelle clinics of Weems Memorial Hospital. Previous to Weems, Dr. Newton provided rural medicine care in Ennis, Montana and served as the Ambulance Medical Director, Vice Medical Director and Trauma Director at the local hospital. Dr. Newton, his wife Danielle and their two boys, Henry and Haynes live in Apalachicola. To make an appointment, please dial his direct line at (850) 697-1118.