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Sandy Shores Medical Center & Urgent Care


Our clinic invites you to become a part of our growing and supportive community. At Sandy Shores Medical Center and Urgent Care, we see our patients as a part of the family—and family is always our top priority. Scroll down to read more about our services.

All of us here at Sandy Shores Medical Center and Urgent Care are committed to providing you and your loved ones with exceptional care. Always striving to go above and beyond typical expectations to deliver personalized and professional care you deserve. With our experienced, efficient, compassionate team, you can be assured we will be there for any health issues that may arise.

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Why Choose Us?

Choose Sandy Shores Medical for your healthcare needs and experience a level of care that goes beyond the ordinary. Our clinic stands out for several compelling reasons. First and foremost, we offer Comprehensive Care, providing a diverse range of medical services under one roof. Our experienced and dedicated team of healthcare professionals ensures that you receive personalized attention, combining years of expertise with genuine compassion. What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to a Patient-Centric Approach; we understand that your health is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your individual needs. Moreover, our clinic is equipped with State-of-the-Art Facilities, incorporating cutting-edge technology to support accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. When you choose Sandy Shores, you're choosing a healthcare partner dedicated to prioritizing your well-being, delivering excellence in care, and supporting you on your journey to optimal health.

Meet the Providers

Our outstanding medical provider team is characterized by a harmonious blend of expertise, compassion, and unwavering commitment to patient well-being. With diverse backgrounds and specialized skills, they collaborate seamlessly to deliver comprehensive and personalized healthcare. This dedicated team ensures that each patient receives the highest quality of care, fostering a supportive and reassuring environment for everyone under their professional guidance.


Family Nurse Practitioner

Kayla Walker FNP-BC

  • Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Kayla is a certified family nurse practitioner born and raised in Wallace, North Carolina. She graduated from James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville, NC with an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2007. In 2014 she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Kayla continued her education and graduated in 2018 with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner from East Carolina University. Kayla’s concentrations include pediatric care across the lifespan including well child visits, and family medicine.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Kayla spent 11 years as a neonatal/pediatric nurse. Kayla chose to continue her education to build rapport with patients and follow their care.

In her spare time Kayla enjoys spending time with her husband Chancey, daughter Kate and son Sawyer. Kayla spends most of her spare time in the summer at Surf City enjoying time at the beach with her family.


Physician Assistant

Rebecca Cooper PA-C

  • Board Certification: National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants.

  • Education: Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • Was previously a certified CNA.




Rebecca Cooper is a nationally certified physician assistant specializing in family medicine.

She is a graduate of King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Completed Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Studies 2008, graduating cum laude, and Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies 2009.

She is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants.

She was born and raised in Endwell, New York where she lived until her early 20’s. Did move to Delaware where she met and later married her husband in 1994. She and her husband have raised three wonderful children; two sons and a daughter who also live in North Carolina.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, camping, crafts, shopping, and traveling up North to spend time with her family.

Rebecca believes in providing compassionate evidenced based care to her patients. Goal is to involve and motivate patients to engage in healthy lifestyle changes to optimize their overall health. 

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