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Mark Johnson

MARK JOHNSON

CEO

Mark Johnson is the chief executive officer of BetterMed an urgent care solutions provider based in Richmond, Virginia. Previously, he held executive finance, strategy, marketing and innovation leadership roles with global branded consumer products and packaging companies, including Sara Lee, PepsiCo and MWV. Johnson also served as divisional chief financial officer at NBC Universal and M&A leader at GE. He started his career as an auditor and CPA with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC). Johnson has a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from the University of Louisville.

MARK RAUSCH, MD

Medical Director & Group Medical Officer

Board of Directors – Member

Dr. Rausch received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he graduated as one of the top students in his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed the Emergency Medicine residency program at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Rausch has more than 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and previously worked in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond.

PAULO GAZONI, MD

Medical Director & Group Medical Officer

Board of Directors – Member

Dr. Gazoni received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at VCU Medical Center and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Gazoni has worked for the past 10 years in several local Emergency Departments, including VCU Medical Center and Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

TANVIR DARA, MD

Group Medical Officer

Board of Directors – Member

Dr. Dara joined BetterMed in April 2015. He has been in Emergency Medicine practice for more than 20 years and is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Before joining BetterMed, Dr. Dara served as Department Chair at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo.

ALVARO ZEBALLOS, MD

Medical Director & Group Medical Officer

Board of Directors – Member

Dr. Zeballos is the Chief Growth Officer for BetterMed, overseeing its strategic growth and expansion. He has more than 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and has worked at Bon Secours, SRMC and VCU Medical Center. He has extensive experience with Lean Implementation in health care, Continuous Improvement and TPS. Dr. Zeballlos received his medical degree from Texas Tech and completed his residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

SHAWN BORICH, MD

Medical Director & Group Medical Officer

Board of Directors – Member

Dr. Borich joined BetterMed when it formed in 2011. He graduated from Albion College in Michigan, received his medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency at VCU Medical System. With more than 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Borich serves as a Regional Director for ECI Healthcare Partners and formally was the Medical Director for Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center.

BARBARA BAYNARD, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider

Barbara Baynard graduated from James Madison University with a major in Health Science and a minor in Nutrition. She continued at JMU in the Physician Assistant master’s program for two more years. While attending JMU, she volunteered for the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad for four years. Barbara has more than 5 years of Emergency Medicine experience and previously worked in the Emergency Department at Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

JUAN MORIN, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider

Juan Morin joined BetterMed in September 2015. Juan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant studies from the University of Texas, Galveston. Juan previously worked in the Emergency Department at Bon Secours Richmond Health System and has 5 years of experience in Emergency Medicine.

JEFFRY ZIMMERMAN, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider

Jeffry Zimmerman joined BetterMed in May 2015. Jeffry received a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Medicine from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a Physician Assistant Degree from Wichita State University. Jeffry has 15 years of Emergency Medicine experience, and most recently has worked in the Emergency Departments for HCA Healthcare and Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

ROB KLASE, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider

Rob Klase joined BetterMed in June 2015. He received a Bachelor’s Degrees in Exercise Science and Physician Assistant from Penn State College. Rob previously worked in the Emergency Departments at SRMC and Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

BETSY BARKER, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider

Betsy Barker joined BetterMed in April 2015. She received a bachelor’s degree in biology from James Madison University and a physician assistant degree from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke. Prior to joining BetterMed, Betsy has worked in the Emergency Departments at HCA and has 5 years of experience in Emergency Medicine.

ELISA BIVINS, NP

Advanced Practice Provider

Elisa Bivins joined BetterMed in June 2015. For the past several years, she has worked in the Emergency Department for HCA Healthcare. Elisa earned a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater College and both her bachelor’s and master’s in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University.

CATHY PHILLIPS, NP

Advanced Practice Provider

Cathy Phillips joined BetterMed in 2013. She graduated from Villa Maria College in Erie, Pa. and received her Master’s Degree in nursing, specializing in family practice, from. Cathy has practiced as a nurse for over 30 years in various fields, including women’s health, critical care and emergency room. She has worked for HCA Healthcare as an educational specialist for women’s health, critical care, patient care technicians and hospital orientation.

JASON KECKLER

Practice Administrator

Jason Keckler joined BetterMed’s team in July 2012. Previously, he was Clinical Coordinator at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Emergency Department. Jason graduated from Clemson University, where he studied Health Sciences. Jason attended the professional nursing program at Riverside Health Systems.

Christalyn Musselman, RN

Christalyn is BetterMed’s Site Manager for the Midlothian and Colonial Heights offices. She joined BetterMed in March 2013. She has worked in the Emergency Departments at several HCA Hospitals in Richmond. Christalyn attended Bryant & Stratton College and the Registered Nursing program at Southside Regional Medical Center’s Professional Services School.

Lindley Mohn, BSN, RN

Lindley is BetterMed’s Site Manager for the Mechanicsville and Ashland offices. She joined BetterMed when it first opened in October 2012. Lindley received a nursing degree from VCU and worked as an RN in the Emergency Departments at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital and Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Jenny Rodriguez, RN

Jenny is BetterMed’s Site Manager for the Willow Lawn office. Jenny joined BetterMed in February of 2013. After receiving Bachelor’s degrees in Human Services and Spanish from Virginia Tech, Jenny pursued a nursing education from Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nursing. Prior to joining the BetterMed team Jenny worked as a Registered Nurse in Bon Secours and HCA Emergency Departments in the Richmond area, and as a travel nurse in Southern California.
 
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