Atlantic General Hospital and Health System announced that nurse practitioner Michael Boyle is joining Atlantic General Health System in November to provide primary care alongside Kieran Py in Ocean View.

Boyle was a nurse for eight years, working primarily in critical care, before earning his Master of Science in nursing from Wilmington University to become a certified registered nurse practitioner in May. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, as well as his Bachelor of Science in nursing at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.

Boyle is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. He has been serving as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves since 2011 and currently holds the rank of captain.

“We are thrilled to have Michael on staff to expand access to primary care for residents of Ocean View and the surrounding area,” said Tim Whetstine, vice president of practice administration for Atlantic General Hospital. “We recognize that there is a critical shortage of healthcare providers in our region, and we continue our recruitment efforts to attract qualified medical professionals to the Eastern Shore and southeastern Sussex County.”

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