Our Team

Dr. Nather Ansari, MD

Dr. Ansari opened the Stafford site of Primary & Urgent Care in 2003. After much success with that first clinic, he opened the second office in Fredericksburg in 2007. Dr. Ansari graduated from Al-Mustansiriyah University in Baghdad, Iraq in 1984, and completed his residency from the Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in 1998. He is a family physician, but is also an attending physician at Mary Washington Hospital, and the director of three local nursing homes. He treats all ages and variety of issues, but specializes and is interested in geriatric care. He is a Board Certified Physician and licensed in the state of Virginia. Dr. Ansari speaks fluent English and Arabic.

When not at the office, Dr. Ansari keeps involved with our community by giving his time to local health organizations such as:

  • Mary Washington Hospital
  • Golden Living Nursing Home, Medical Director
  • Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Medical Director
  • Marian Manor

 

Dr. Naeem Ahmad, MD

Dr. Ahmad began working as a physician with Primary & Urgent Care when he moved to Virginia in 2010 after finishing his Family Medicine Residency Training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Earlier, he had also finished one year of Surgical Residency training (Prelim) at West Virginia University. He graduated from the Allama Iqbal Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan in 1999. Dr. Ahmad is a Board Certified Physician and licensed physician in the state of Virginia. Dr. Ahmad speaks English, Urdu and Hindi. He loves his profession as it is aimed at alleviating sufferings and improving the quality of life. He loves working with the diversity of patients in family medicine. In addition to his work at Primary & Urgent Care, he is also an attending physician at Mary Washington Hospital and Golden Living Nursing Home in Fredericksburg.

 

Dr. Dawn Alexander, MD

Dr. Alexander began working as a physician with Primary & Urgent Care in 2013. Dr. Alexander grew up in Chester, a small town in West Virginia. She attended West Virginia University and received her BA in Biology in 1994. She then attended the Marshall University School of Medicine and received her MD in 1998. Staying at Marshall, she completed her residency training in Family Medicine and was board certified in Family Medicine in 2001. That same year, she moved to Virginia and since then, she has enjoyed practicing in both rural and urban sites. Dr. Alexander especially enjoys caring for women’s health, pediatrics, diabetes, hypertension, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). She lives with her family in Massaponax and they enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming and hiking, and her hobbies include painting, photography, and pottery.

 

Roohi G Riazi, NP

Mrs. Riazi joined Primary & Urgent Care as a Nurse Practitioner in 2010, but has been working here since 2006. She graduated from the University of Virginia Nursing School. Ms. Riazi has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals and nursing homes, and has had over 23 years of nursing experience. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is also a Board Certified Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. Mrs. Riazi works in both the Stafford and Fredericksburg sites. Mrs. Riazi speaks fluent English and Farsi.

 

Barbara Frimpong, NP

Mrs. Frimpong has been working as a nurse practitioner with Primary & Urgent Care since 2012. A native of Ghana, she completed her BA in French and African and African American studies at the University of Virginia in 2006. She moved on to receive her BS in nursing in 2008 and Master of Science degree at Shenandoah University in 2012, and is an August 2013 Doctoral candidate. Mrs. Frimpong enjoys working with special needs children and adults. She interned at the intensive care unit of the VA medical center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. She also worked as a staff nurse at Stafford Hospital’s cardiac and telemetry unit. Mrs. Frimpong is well versed in English, French, and Twi. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her leisure time, she enjoys cooking and guiding the youth ministry of International Praise Chapel in Clinton, MD.

 

Sara Abercrombie, NP

sabercrombie Sara joined the Primary & Urgent Care team as a Nurse Practitioner in 2013 and rotates among all three PUC locations. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas at El Paso in 2009. She went on to work as an RN at Las Palmas ICU from 2010-2011. She began a second job in 2011 as Clinical Faculty at UTEP teaching Clinical Health Assessment Skills. Ms. Abercrombie earned her Masters in Science in Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University in 2013, graduating Magna Cum Laude in both her undergraduate and graduate programs. She is a certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is licensed in the Common Wealth of Virginia. She enjoys patient education and preventative care.

 

Andrea Crawford, PA

acrawford Andrea Crawford is a native of North Carolina. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelors in biology from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke while playing volleyball for the University. She then obtained her masters in Physician Assistant studies from East Carolina University. Andrea worked in the state of Georgia at a primary and urgent care facility before moving to Virginia in April 2014. She is certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her hobbies include spending time with her husband and son.

 

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