Meet the Team



NorthBay Healthcare and Direct Urgent Care have partnered to create an innovative new Urgent Care solution combining the strength of NorthBay's health system with Direct Urgent Care's urgent care experience and team of ED trained urgent care physicians and providers. This new service offers Solano County access to affordable, immediate medical care with ease, service and connection to NorthBay's network of care.


  • Caesar Djavaherian MD, MS FACEP Caesar Djavaherian
    Medical Director | Founder, Direct Urgent Care
    I received my Bachelor & Master of Science degree in Biological Science from Stanford University and medical degree with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester. Through my career I have worked at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia, and Cornell, where I served as Chief Resident and was the physician lead for Emergency Medical Informatics in the Division of Emergency Medicine. In 2013, I co-founded Direct Urgent Care, an independent urgent care company operating four locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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  • Megan Higgins PA-C Megan Higgins
    Clinical Director | Physician Assistant

    I started my career working in an emergency department outside of New York City. While in New York I enjoyed being able to practice and utilize my knowledge of medical Spanish. I have over 6 years of experience working in urgent care, emergency medicine, primary care, and occupational health. I have worked with Direct Urgent Care since I made the migration from the East Coast in 2014.
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  • Lindsay Hunter NP-C Lindsay Hunter
    Lead Clinician | Nurse Practitioner
    I earned my degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Sonoma State University. My experience as a nurse practitioner includes urgent care, internal medicine, rehabilitative medicine, pain management and post-acute care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner I worked as a nurse caring for trauma, cardiac and surgical patients. I grew up in Solano County, love our community, love caring for others and look forward to meeting you!.
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  • Gina Hosking NP Gina Hosking
    Nurse Practitioner
    I have twelve years of emergency room nursing experience and I have six years experience as a Physician Assistant. I received both my Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner certification from UC Davis. I love what I do and I wholeheartedly believe in a quote attributed to Hippocrates, "Where there is a love of medicine, there is also a great love for humanity."
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  • Nikki Kaur NP Nikki Kaur
    Nurse Practitioner
    I have worked in health care for over twenty-five years and with the NorthBay Healthcare System for the last eighteen years. I've held several positions including registered nurse, director of nursing and most recently nurse practitioner. I received my nurse practitioner training through the University of Phoenix in Sacramento. My goal is to provide patients who come to Urgent Care with the care possible and have them leave feeling better.
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  • Annette Pizano PA-C Annette Pizano
    Physician Assistant
    I graduated from the Physician Assistant program at the University of California, Davis and have over ten years of urgent care and emergency room experience. I have been working as a provider with Direct Urgent care for the last two years.
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