Brickell Primary Care

Family Medicine - Ages 10 to 65

Marc Marchello

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Founding Member - Senior Partner

Marc is originally from Washington D.C., he attended George Washington University and George Mason University graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Health Care Management in 1996. 


He met Dr. Coker and Denni Jordan in the 90's and they officially became business partners on June 27th, 2000.


In his current position Marc is in charge of:

  • Answering phone calls
  • Accepting patients 
  • Verifying Insurances
  • Enforcing "Office Policies"
  • Managing medical staff
  • Hiring personnel
  • Expansion of future locations 
  • And discharging patients due to Non-Compliance

Alicia Coker, MD

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Founding Member - Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine

  

Dr. Coker was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and after completing High School in Alice Springs, Australia, she graduated first in her class at George Mason University in Virginia with a B.S. in Medical Technology. 


She was awarded a scholarship to the University of Miami - Class of 2000 - and after becoming Board Certified in Family Medicine, she worked at JMH, Baptist Health, and Mercy Hospital.


In 2012, she opened her own practice in Brickell with a hybrid model that provides On-Time appointments for everyone, as well as Walk-In visits for existing patients only.


As the 2020’s approach Dr. Coker is now our Medical Director, employing many health care professionals and is set to open her second location on US 1 and 23rd Street in the spring of 2020.

Denni Jordan

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Founding Member - Marketing Director

Denni is from Westbrook, Maine. She has a degree in Ophthalmic Medical Technology and has worked in the medical field since the 1990's. In addition, she is also a Real Estate Broker and the Senior Partner of our second business RE/MAX Millennium. In her current position she is in charge of advertising and business expansion. 


If you have seen us on Social Media, Bus Shelters, or Metro Stations she is the one that made it happen. Denni has been instrumental in the growth of our practice and is currently working on the expansion of our current office and the  build out of our second location, scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2020.

Afreen Kisten, fnp-C

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Family Nurse Practitioner

Afreen brings to our practice the best of both worlds. Born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in New York City, her personality is the perfect blend of the happy and friendly Caribbean attitude combined with the professionalism and drive of the Big Apple. 


She began her career with an Associates Degree in Nursing from the St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center of Queens and Brooklyn; and then proceeded to earn a Bachelors and a Master of Science in Nursing from the Chamberlain College of Nursing. 


After becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, she worked in Manhattan's New York Presbyterian Hospital, then spent the next 8 years as an educator and clinical instructor both at Atlanta's Northside and at the University of Miami Hospital JMH Campus.


It is her clinical knowledge and experience as an educator that makes her a perfect fit for our practice. Encouraging patients to improve their health and prescribe medication only as a last resort has been and always will be our main objective. We are extremely happy to welcome Afreen to our growing family.

Shawn Van Buren, FNP-C

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Family Nurse Practitioner

  

Shawn was born and raised in the beautiful state of Connecticut, graduating with an Associates Degree in Nursing from Quinnipiac University in Hamden. Having developed a love for health care, she decided to move to Miami in 1987 to continue her education. She attended the University of Miami and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors and Masters degrees of Science in Nursing. 


Her first job as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner was at Miami Children’s Hospital Division of Rheumatology. She then moved to Northern Virginia and worked at Fairfax Family Practice for two and a half years. Missing the warm sunshine and beautiful ocean of our magic city, she accepted a position at The University of Miami where she worked for 12 years in their Urgent Care and Primary Care divisions. 


Shawn comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and years of experience. Her calm demeanor and diligent work ethic is the reason why Dr. Coker has selected to head our new office in Coconut Grove opening in 2020.