Care Dimensions HomeMD Team

HomeMD Team

HomeMD

Care Dimensions HomeMD Team

Mark Messenger, MD
HomeMD Medical Director

Mark Messenger, MD, is the medical director of the Care Dimensions HomeMD primary care program, providing care to medically fragile patients in their home in select communities on the North Shore. Prior to joining Care Dimensions, Dr. Messenger had a lengthy career as a primary care/internal medicine physician. Throughout his career, he has provided home visits to patients wherever they call home. His practice has been dedicated exclusively to home-based primary care since 2007.

Dr. Messenger is board certified in internal medicine and is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of the Sophie Davis Center for Biomedical Education at CCNY and Mount Sinai Medical School. He is a member of the medical staff at North Shore Medical Center and Lahey Beverly Hospital. He is dedicated to giving back to his community and is currently the president of Temple Shirat Hayam in Swampscott and a member of the Board of Directors of Lynn-based community food program, My Brother’s Table, where he has previously served as president three times.

Kristin Chouinard, MSN, AGNP-C
HomeMD Nurse Practitioner

Kristin Chouinard, MSN, AGNP-C, is a nurse practitioner with the Care Dimensions HomeMD primary care program. She has been providing primary care to patients at home with Dr. Messenger since 2018. Previously, she worked as a wellness nurse for Partners HealthCare at Home and was a hospice admission liaison nurse for Care Dimensions (then known as Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston). She is board certified as an adult/gerontological nurse practitioner and has a master’s degree in nursing from Regis College and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Salem State University. Additionally, she has advanced certification in hospice and palliative care nursing.

Patricia McCarthy, MSN, ANP-C
HomeMD Nurse Practitioner

Patricia McCarthy, MSN, ANP-C, is a nurse practitioner with the Care Dimensions HomeMD primary care program. Most recently, she has been providing primary care services to patients at Charter Health and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. Prior to that, she was a nurse practitioner providing primary care to patients in the home, office, and long-term care facilities for Element Care. She is board certified as an adult nurse practitioner and has a master’s degree in nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions with a focus on adults/geriatrics and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts.

 

Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 95 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.