Family Practice

The FirstCare Family Practice with Dr. Lauren Vigna, David Hattenbrun, FNP-C and Jennifer Barresi, FNP.

Dr. Lauren Vigna and David Hattenbrun, FNP-C
Dr. Lauren Vigna and David Hattenbrun, FNP

The family practice, physician and doctor needs of Highland, New Paltz, Marlboro, Milton, Esopus, Poughkeepsie and surrounding areas are now served by FirstCare Medical Center. Accepting new family practice, pediatric and gynecology patients.

Dr. Lauren Vigna has been featured in the “Best Doctors of the Hudson Valley” and “Talk of the Town” for the last eight years. She is Board-Certified in Family Practice and treats adults and children using traditional as well as holistic medical therapies.

Dr. Vigna received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, and her medical degree from Albany Medical College.  She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan and did her Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel’s Center for Health for Healing. She is board certified in both Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine, and enjoys the opportunity to continue to teach medical students from New York Medical College.

David Hattenbrun, ANP/FNP-BC, is a certified nurse practitioner that holds dual AANC board certification in both Adult and Family Health. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with honors in Cognitive Science and Psychology from Syracuse University in 1990. In 1995, he graduated Summa Cum Laude earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dominican College. In 2000, he earned his Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing with concentration in Family Health. He is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing that is preparing the next generation of registered nurses in our community. He treats adults and children embracing traditional as well as holistic medical therapies. Over the past two decades, David has cared for individuals and families across a wide range of health care settings from critical care, long term care, palliative care, home care as well as rehabilitative medicine.

Jennifer Barresi, FNP, PMHNP-BC
Jennifer Barresi, FNP, PMHNP-BC

Jennifer Barresi, FNP, PMHNP-BC is a certified nurse practitioner who holds dual board certification in Family Health and Psychiatric Mental Health. She was raised in New Paltz and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Medical Anthropology from University of Oregon in 1993 and later a Bachelor of Science in Nursing as a Registered Nurse from Binghamton University in 1998. In 2011, she received her degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Binghamton University, graduating second in her class. In 2017, she earned a Post-Masters degree in Psychiatric Mental Health from New York University. Jenn has an extensive nursing background in women’s health and care of the young adult population. She also has special interests in both integrative and botanical medicine having been certified as a clinical herbalist at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Our family practice believes in compassionate and complete medical care for the individual needs of our patients.

FirstCare Family Practice also features an on-line portal for our patients to view their medical records and make appointments.

To become a patient of Dr. Lauren Vigna, MD, David Hattenbrun, RNP or Jennifer Barresi, RNP please click here.

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