Jose Ventura, MD, SFHM, FAAFP
Dr. Ventura attended the Universidad Evangelica of El Salvador for his doctorate in medicine. He relocated to the United States to pursue his internship and residency training in family medicine at the prestigious Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. During his final year of residency, he served as a Chief Resident. Following his residency program, he joined the Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Program at Augusta, Maine, as a faculty member while at the same time doing his Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program.
He has worked in traditional clinical, hospital settings, and innovative telehealth environments, holding key leadership positions. During his medical career, he has earned several outstanding achievements, including serving as a Chief Medical Officer for a nationwide company called ReliantMD; with all that experience, he decided to take his knowledge to the next level and create BThere Healthcare to provide a new holistic and high-quality medical care for patients at the convenience of their home.
– Board Certified Family Medicine
– Board Certified Geriatric Medicine
– Board Eligible Obesity Medicine
– Peptide Therapy Certification by SSRP
– Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
– Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP)
Natasha Pervez, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Natasha Pervez, NP, is a dedicated nurse practitioner with over nine years of experience in outpatient and inpatient care. Natasha is committed to providing quality care for patients of all ages throughout Maine, at BThere Healthcare. Natasha has worked in a variety of health specialties, including pediatrics, trauma care, and orthopedics. She completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Texas Woman’s University before pursuing her master’s degree in nursing at Georgetown University. She holds certification through the Texas Board of Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
She is also certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic cardiac life support (BCLS), and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). Natasha specializes in acute care for common illnesses such as urinary tract infection (UTI), strep throat, flu, sinusitis, and COVID-19. She provides compassionate counseling for children and their families struggling with health conditions like Down syndrome, autism, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Role at BThere Healthcare: Telehealth provider Interest: Acute care, primary care, mental health/ADHD, Memory loss, and weight loss.
Adrienne Holland, AGNP
Adrienne Holland graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2020 with a Master of Science in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. She has an extensive background in personal training specializing in training athletes, those focusing on weight management or general strengthening. Her nursing background includes cardiovascular medicine, ICU management, and general medicine. She focuses on providing adult/geriatric medical care to reach the highest potential.
BThere focus: Primary care, Geriatric, and weight loss specialist
Claudia Williams, AGNP
Claudia Williams, AGNP completed her master's in nursing at Duke University in 2017, specializing in orthopedics and personal health & fitness. She started her professional career as a Triathlete qualifying for the National Championships in 1998. After working as a physical therapy technician as well as a professional sports-specific trainer & coach, Claudia became a registered nurse in 2014 focusing on adult & geriatric care. Her passions include personalized medicine and specialized treatments for each of her individual patients.
BThere focus: Primary care, Geriatric, and Weight loss specialist
Russell Kimball, PA
Russell Kimball, is a physician assistant who has over 24 years of experience in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) care. Currently, Russell serves patients with OUD through telehealth Groups in Maine. Russell has recently joined BThere Healthcare to deliver optimal health and wellness psychiatric services to the patients of this telehealth medical service. Before completing his undergraduate education in liberal arts at The University of Tulsa in Oklahoma, Russell was drafted and served in the United States Army Finance Corps in Viet Nam.
Returning to Tulsa from Viet Nam, he married and began to raise a family with six children. During that time, he then received his Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy at Southern Maine Community College before pursuing his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of New England. During his career, he has acquired extensive experience delivering compassionate, respectful, and diligent medication services, as well as some counseling in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric centers, as well as at OUD clinics in a group therapy setting.
He has also served as the psychiatric consultant for the Co-Occurring Disorders Court in Augusta, Maine. He has been an active community service volunteer and looks forward to serving the healthcare needs of the patients of BThere Healthcare. Role at BThere Healthcare: Mental health Telehealth provider, Leading our ADHD clinic Interest: Mental health and ADHD
Monique Coombs, Fitness Trainer
Monique Coombs is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer and has also had certifications from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Monique ran a local gym in Maine for a five-years before she began working for the commercial fishing industry which she has been doing for over a decade. She is excited to get back to her true passion, health, and wellness, and is also currently working on a Nutrition Coaching Certification from NASM.
BThere Role: Lead Fitness coach for weight wellness program
Practice Administrator at BThere Healthcare
Tracy attended Arkansas State for my Applied Science Associate degree and nursing degree. Have worked in long term care for 20 years in many different areas from being a charge nurse, MDS , Assistant Director of Nursing, Infection Control and Director of Nursing.
In 2020 the start of Covid -19 she started in a new rule in special projects conducting CMS surveys related to infection control . Assisting facilities with PIP’s and QAPI’s to improve the overall care of residents and ensure compliance with guidelines.
Moving to telemedicine in Oct 2020 assisting patients in treatment during the pandemic by becoming a Practice Administrator at ReliantMD in their nationwide platform.
Ensuring excellent patient care has always been her top priority.