Our Team

We are a team of two – a physician and a nurse, with over 50 years of clinical experience in acute care and patient management, we provide a wide range of skills and experience – that span both the medical and legal fields. We promote educated decision making and honest patient centered care – focused on you. Our healthcare clinical experience transcends into the legal field as health care attorneys, passionate advocates and leaders in quality care delivery. We will focus on the services you need – from receiving excellent, quality patient care through effective medical management to the promotion of your decision making knowledge and access to resources. Through an understanding of options, your individual patient rights, and our ability to effectively help you navigate both the legal and insurance systems, we are there for you. We love what we do, we do it with passion and we look forward to working with you.

Rebecca Walker, PhD, MSN, Esquire

Patient Advocate & Care Manager

With over 31 years of acute care nursing experience, Dr. Walker is also an experienced health care attorney. With expertise in acute care clinical practice, navigation and patient care management, Dr. Walker is a knowledgeable advocate who can assist you with a variety of advocacy needs. Dr. Walker has a background as a past President of the Delaware Board of Nursing and retired public official, to now guide family members and clients through difficult health situations as their personal advocate. From communication with medical providers, to her experience in the courtroom, she has a passion for people and the challenges they face in healthcare.

Email me: rwalker@PatientHealthAdvocate.com

Kathleen McNicholas, MD, JD, LLM

Patient Advocate & Care Manager

As a respected leader in the community, a board certified Cardiac Surgeon, and a trained legal advocate, Dr. McNicolas brings over 40 years of experience in delivering patient-focused, compassionate care – to you. A trained legal advocate with a Masters of Laws in Heath Law, Dr. McNicholas has served as the Director of Performance Improvement in a large regional health system, and is a past President of the Delaware Academy of Medicine. Turning her focus to individual patient situations, with a mission to provide excellent and accountable patient care advocacy services. Dr. McNicholas has taken her decades of clinical and leadership experience and now focuses on clients with difficult but treatable health issues.

Email me: KMcNicolas@PatientHealthAdvocate.com

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