What makes Big Apple Urgent Care unique is our commitment to listening to our patients. At our health center, patient care is patient centered.
Alongside treating illnesses and offering medical services, we also provide wellness solutions and health education resources in order to create a healthier and happier community.
Locally-owned and operated, Big Apple Urgent Care in Brooklyn, New York is led by Dr. Tamara Moise, DO and Wadson Fils, PA-C. They bring a combined 21 years of emergency medical experience to Big Apple Urgent Care.
Dr. Tamara Moise DO
Tamara Moise DO is the lead physician and co-founder of Big Apple Medical Walk-In Urgent Care.
Dr. Moise was born and raised in New York and received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Virginia. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her emergency medicine residency in 2009 at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. She has most recently worked as an attending emergency physician at Lutheran Medical Center (now NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn) and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn.
Dr. Moise co-founded Big Apple with the vision of providing medical services tailored to the diversity of New York City. As the daughter of Haitian immigrants, she is especially understanding of the needs of patients in underserved and immigrant communities and is passionate about serving those communities. This passion extends globally, as she has done medical volunteer work in Guatemala and Haiti.
Board Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Physicians
Group Memberships: American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, and Urgent Care Association of America
Languages: Fluent in English and Haitian Creole, conversant in medical Spanish
Wadson Fils, PA-C
Wadson Fils is a certified Physician Assistant and co-founder of Big Apple Walk-In Urgent Care. Mr. Fils has worked in some of the busiest hospitals in the New York City area as an Emergency Room Physical Assistant including Queens General Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center (now NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn), and St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers.
Mr. Fils was born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, immigrated to the United States at the age of 16, and is currently living in New York with his family. After developing extensive experience in the emergency room setting, he co-founded Big Apple Walk-In Urgent Care. As a co-owner of an urgent care clinic, he has a strong passion to work in underserved areas and wants to share his medical knowledge in order to benefit the community at large. He firmly believes in educating his patients especially in preventive care, which patients may not be able to receive in the crowded emergency room setting.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree and received a Physician Assistant certificate at Saint John's University in 2010.
Board Certified: National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
Group Memberships: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA)
Languages: Fluent in Haitian Creole and English, conversant in basic medical Spanish
MISSION & VISION
Our mission is simple: to provide the best healthcare to every member of the community that visits Big Apple Urgent Care. We understand that a medical setting can often be overwhelming and intimidating and we strive to make sure our patients are heard.
Big Apple provides culturally sensitive healthcare to all people, regardless of race, sex, nationality, lifestyle, or religion. We champion diversity within our own team because we believe that a healthcare system works best when its providers reflect the communities that they serve.
Our vision is a healthy and empowered community, which is why we hold a variety of educational workshops and community health resource programs outside of the clinic. We believe that our role is not just to fix problems, but also to prevent them.
Inclusion of all nationalities, races, cultures, religions and lifestyles
Going the extra mile
Accountability to society and the community at large
Passionate about serving the community
Loyalty to our patients
Empowering the community through the promotion of healthy lifestyles