Dr. Nesin is a distinguished physician leader with a state-wide reputation. He has been Medical Director of Health Access Network and a physician in the Lincoln community for almost 30 years. Dr. Nesin joined the PCHC Clinical Leadership team in March 2013, and works closely with other Quality Management Leaders and Providers to help them achieve high levels of measurable quality, and provider and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Nesin grew up Howland (where his father was the community’s family doctor for 39 years) and has practiced as a board-certified family physician in the region for 28 years. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1983 and completed his Family Medicine Residency in Duluth, MN in 1986. After completing residency he operated his own private practice for 19 years, and then became a provider and Medical Director at Health Access Network in Lincoln for the next 8 years. He also served for a year as Interim Chief Medical Officer for Maine Community Health Options, the Co-op insurance plan formed under the Affordable Care Act. For the last year, Dr. Nesin has been PCHC’s Chief Quality Officer.
Dr. Nesin has served on the board of Maine Primary Care Association, and currently serves on the board of the Hanley Center, on the Advisory Committee for the Lunder Dineen Foundation, as Chair of Maine’s Academic Detailing Advisory Committee, on the Education Committee of the Finance Authority of Maine, and on the Steering Committee for Maine’s State Innovation Model grant initiative. Dr. Nesin also works closely with Maine Quality Counts on a number of initiatives.