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Our Team

At We The People Health and Wellness Center, our highly dedicated and experienced medical staff prioritize whole patient care — a wellness, direct patient care model that places you, the patient, at the center of care. As staunch advocates of Direct Primary Care, we offer personalized, one-on-one attention to each individual that walks through our doors. Our team is not just experienced, but also passionate about ensuring no detail of your health is overlooked. Leveraging freedom in medical practice, we work tirelessly to provide health solutions that are uniquely tailored to meet your specific needs. With us, your health and wellbeing are in capable and caring hands. We don’t just provide healthcare; we provide care that feels like home.

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Dr. Renata Moon

Pediatrician - Medical Director Adults/Pediatrics

Dr. Renata Moon

Pediatrician - Medical Director Adults/Pediatrics

Dr. Renata Moon is a double board-certified pediatrician who has cared for children for over 20 years. She has worked in both clinic & hospital settings and has extensive experience caring for hospitalized children. Dr. Moon has taught countless medical students and resident physicians throughout her career, most recently as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.

 

Her parents legally immigrated to the United States after escaping from a communist country and she was born and raised as a proud American. Dr. Moon is a firm advocate for freedom of speech and our U.S. Constitutional rights. She is excited to provide medical care in our practice that is dedicated to freedom of medical choice, parental rights and true informed consent discussions with families about their healthcare options. "Our nation’s kids are wonderful; we need to work together to create an amazing future for them!" Dr. Moon.

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Dr. Michelle Scott

Internal Medicine- Adults

Dr. Michelle Scott

Internal Medicine- Adults

Dr. Michelle Scott is a deeply committed and empathetic Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician, bringing over twenty years of primary care expertise to her patients.

 

Well-regarded for her excellent communication skills and team-oriented approach, Dr. Scott has built a distinguished career across multiple healthcare institutions. She began her journey in internal medicine with Rush Prudential Health Care in 1994, followed by tenures with Mobile Doctors and Adventist Healthcare. As a hospitalist, she served in a variety of renowned hospitals in Florida and Illinois, where she made a significant impact, including the implementation of a new hospitalist program at Blake Hospital.

 

Currently, Dr. Scott holds an active physician's license in Florida, is ACLS and CPR certified, and maintains a Medical License from the Medical Board of Internal Medicine.

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Natalie Iverson ARNP

Nurse Practitioner (Adults)

Natalie Iverson ARNP

Nurse Practitioner (Adults & Pediatrics)

A seasoned professional in the nursing field with an APRN/FNP-C qualification. With a professional history spanning over three decades, Natalie's expertise transcends multiple specialties including pediatrics, cardiology, medical/surgical, oncology, and case management. Prior to obtaining her master's degree, Natalie served in the ER in various hospitals dotted across Southwest Florida.

Earning her master's degree in Nursing from Kaplan University in April of 2016, Natalie kick-started her career as a family nurse practitioner specializing in internal medicine, later transitioning to pain management. Natalie's professional journey is deeply intertwined with personal inspiration drawn from her father's medical struggles. At the tender age of seven, she witnessed her father's battle with multiple back surgeries. Seeing his resilience instilled in Natalie a passion for caring for those in need, a passion that motivated her to devote her fourth grade year to aiding her father.

Natalie's success today is a testament to the unwavering support and boundless love she has received from her family and friends over the years. She is a proud mother of three and grandmother to another three, and has enjoyed a blissful married life for 21 years. Natalie's faith is an integral part of her life; she is a devout believer and a staunch advocate for individual rights, constitutional patriotism, and medical freedom.

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Bridgette Fiorucci

Registered Nurse - IV Therapy

Bridgette Fiorucci

Registered Nurse - IV Therapy

Bridgette Fiorucci is an accomplished RN with over two decades of extensive experience, encompassing areas from trauma and surgical ICU to serving both adult and pediatric populations. Her journey began at Lewis University, continuing to Morton College, and leading her through roles at Loyola University Medical Center, Detroit Medical Center, Doctors Hospital, and currently Sarasota Memorial Hospital. At Sarasota, Bridgette has been an ER RN since 2016, while also serving as a preceptor for ER RNs and Pediatric and Adult Sexual Assault Nursing (SANE) since 2017. In 2021, she embraced the role of Chairperson of the Unit Practice Council.

Not limited to her professional excellence, Bridgette is an ardent community servant and fitness enthusiast. She's been involved in community outreach through Grace Community Church since 2016. When not in scrubs, Bridgette immerses herself in Muay Thai, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or running various marathons. She also maintains her mental well-being through hot yoga. As a healthcare professional, community volunteer, and fitness buff, Bridgette is a testament to comprehensive healthcare, seamlessly balancing mind, body, and spirit.

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Dr. Patricia Stewart, D.O.

Medical Director Therapeutics

Dr. Patricia Stewart, D.O.

Medical Director Therapeutics

Dr. Patricia Stewart, D.O., is a highly experienced dermatologist who has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. Her unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional medical care is evident in every aspect of her work.

 

What sets Dr. Stewart apart is her dedication to creating an environment that upholds the principles of medical freedom. She firmly believes that patients should have the autonomy to make well-informed decisions about their own health.

 

Dr. Stewart's approach involves actively engaging with her patients, listening to their concerns, and providing them with comprehensive information so they can actively participate in their treatment plans. Her compassionate nature, combined with her extensive knowledge and commitment to patient empowerment, make Dr. Patricia Stewart a trusted and respected dermatologist in her community.

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Dr. Joseph Chirillo

Administrative Medical Director Adults/Pediatrics

Dr. Joseph Chirillo

Administrative Medical Director Adults/Pediatrics

Dr. Joseph Chirillo is a highly experienced, board-certified family physician with over 35 years of dedicated service in adult and pediatric care. Serving the Englewood community up until his retirement in 2022, Dr. Chirillo has contributed significantly to enhancing patient care standards, both as a member and a president of the medical staff at Englewood Community Hospital.

In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Chirillo has shown a relentless commitment to serving the medically needy. He's a founding board member of the Englewood Community Care Clinic and a long-standing member of the Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Club. His mission continues to be leveraging his extensive knowledge and expertise to improve medical care in Sarasota County.

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Jennifer Cottrill

Financial/Inventory Manager

Jennifer Cottrill

Front Office Manager

 

Jennifer Cottrill is more than just a proud mom and grandma. She's a fervent supporter of Medical Freedom and a key figure at We the People Health and Wellness Center. With a solid background of over 25 years in the financial sector, Jennifer brings a wealth of expertise to our team.

 

Graduating from Youngstown State University in 1994, Jennifer found her way to Sarasota 13 years ago and has since become an integral part of the community. Her extensive experience as a Financial Analyst equips her to handle the intricacies of our wellness center's financials and budgeting with expertise and precision.

 

Jennifer juggles diverse roles, including the busy front desk, inventory management, procurement, human resources paperwork, and the preparation of documents for our bookkeeper. This ensures that our operations run seamlessly and efficiently.

 

Jennifer played a key role in establishing our clinic and preparing it for our grand opening. As a spirited advocate for Medical Freedom, she looks forward to contributing to the community by being a part of our much-needed health and wellness center in Venice.

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Marianna Burch

Membership Consultant

Marianna Burch

Membership Consultant

Meet Marianna Burch, also known as "Ma" by patients and staff, she is your dedicated Membership Consultant at We The People Health & Wellness Center. As the mother-heart of the clinic and the managing partner's own mother, she encapsulates the essence of family dedication, professional acumen, and a firm belief in the power of personalized care.

Marianna takes pride in demonstrating the diverse offerings of our clinic while inspiring prospective members to embrace a healthier lifestyle. She excels in making each tour feel special and personalized, ensuring people understand not just the logistics of membership, but the enriching experience that comes with it.

With Marianna as your guide, you won't just discover the benefits of becoming a member at We The People Health & Wellness Center, you'll experience a family approach to healthcare, where your journey to wellness is just as important as our family's.

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Tanya Parus

President and Managing Partner

Tanya Parus

President and Managing Partner

Tanya Parus fights for the kids. She jumped to action when we were struck with the overbearing COVID mask directives many of us experienced. Since then, Tanya has dedicated her efforts to advance medical freedom, patient autonomy and works to educate and pull together the community.

 

Tanya has helped to transform her local Hospital board through voter initiatives, works daily to fight medical mandates from her local School board and government, and still finds time to raise her family consisting of 3 beautiful boys and a husband.

 

Tanya is also the President for the Sarasota Moms for America and is the Medical Specialist for Moms for America National. Tanya is working to ensure medical freedom for everyone in our Country and will continue her mission until freedoms are had by all.

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