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Persona Healthcare Direct – Ocala

Nextera Healthcare’s direct primary care membership for individuals, families and businesses provides a convenient, cost-effective solution for those looking to get more out of their primary care coverage.

Nextera Healthcare providers at Tampa Bay Direct Care Network offer year-round, comprehensive adult and family primary care services, including but not limited to:

  • Acute care and chronic disease management
  • Allergy evaluation and management
  • Dermatology
  • Mental health, including treatment for depression, anxiety and other mood disorders
  • School, sports and workplace physicals
  • Sleep hygiene assessments and support
  • Stress management
  • Treatment of sprains, lacerations and broken bones
  • Weight management and health risk assessment
  • Women’s health
  • Well checks for infants and children
  • Preventive health care
  • Same-day appointments or next-day appointments based on medical need.
    Please call 911 in the event of a medical emergency.

In addition to the services above, Nextera Healthcare membership at Tampa Bay Direct Care Network
offers patients:

  • After-hours care for more urgent medical needs (non-life threatening emergencies)
  • Remote or virtual access to physicians via email or phone if you are busy or traveling
  • Deeply discounted imaging and laboratory services

* The list of medical services offered may be subject to change

Our Providers

J.D. Steed, MD

Ocala
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J.D. Steed, MD

Ocala

J.D. Steed, MD, has been a Family Doctor for 18 years. After completing medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and his family medicine residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, he first served in the United States Air Force as a family physician at Moody AFB, GA. He then moved to Florida to practice in a traditional family medicine clinic with the Family Doctors of Belleview and later served as medical director in Belleview with the Villages Health. He has also been on staff at three local hospitals in his time in Ocala. Dr. Steed started Walden Direct Primary Care in 2017. It brings him life to save people money while serving them with practical and available healthcare. Dr. Steed is married with 4 children and enjoys running, biking, and traveling. His real joy is to help people reach their fullest potential.