About Us

At Pointe Primary Care, we strive to give our patients the best experience possible every time they walk through our doors. For over 30 years, our top priority has been superior patient-centered care in the Delaware area and beyond. Pointe Primary Care brings state-of-the-art treatment and care to our patients every day. Understanding the rapid growth of our healthcare system, we make it our mission to continue to expand and evolve to meet our patient’s needs. 

At Pointe Primary Care, we host a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are always learning. Our practice focuses on expertise in primary care and our dedicated professionals have excelled in various departments including acute and preventative care, chronic conditions, surgical, orthopedics, emergency/trauma, and nursing home care. No matter what your healthcare needs may be, Pointe Primary Care is an adult family practice that offers continuous, comprehensive, unified care. 

Offering convenient appointment options, extended hours, and telehealth services, if you’re looking for a practice that focuses on its patients, give us a call today at (302) 684-2000.

Meet the Staff

Brian Prigg

Brian Prigg has practiced medicine since 1978 and has been a Family Medicine provider in Sussex County since 2001. He completed his training at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Brian strives to reach patients at their level of understanding and encourages them to take an active role in their health and medical treatment. He is dedicated to his patients and strongly encourages preventive medicine including regular physicals, routine screenings, healthy eating, regular exercise, and avoiding smoking. 

  • University of Nebraska- College of Medicine
  • MS-Physician Assistant- Family Medicine
  • Kennedy Western University
  • PhD- Health Administration
  • Community College of Baltimore- PA Program
  • AS-Physician Assistant –Phi Beta Kappa
  • Salisbury University
  • BS-Science
  • Prince Georges Community
  • AAS-Science

Jennifer Willey

Jennifer Willey has been a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at West Chester University in West Chester, PA in 2006. She worked as a Registered Nurse for nine years in various departments, including: Medical Surgical, Orthopedics, Emergency/Trauma, and Nursing Home. Jennifer earned her Masters Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Wilmington University. She has worked in Rheumatology for the past five years, where a huge focus of her care involved patient education and preventative medicine. Jennifer is very eager and excited to transition into adult family practice medicine with Wagner & Prigg.

Dr. Hurd

Dr. Hurd, a Delaware native, has practiced in Sussex County for many years.  She is a graduate of Jefferson Medical School and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

 

Jennifer Shade

Jennifer Shade is a board-certified adult-gerontology nurse practitioner.  She graduated with honors from Salisbury University in 2006, earning both a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and a minor in Spanish.  She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Wilmington University, with extensive training in geriatrics. Her career in nursing includes over ten years in cardiac and medical and surgical care in both MD and DE. She spent five years working in undergraduate nursing education at the Margaret H. Rollins School of nursing. Jen is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Delaware Coalition of Nurse Practitioners. She is originally from Baltimore, MD, and is now enjoying raising her family near the beach. She is currently accepting new patients.

Melissa Raffaele

Mrs. Raffaele, a native Delawarean, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware and her Master of Science in Nursing from Wilmington University. She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and has prior professional experience as a nurse practitioner and registered nurse in several medical facilities and a school-based wellness center in Delaware. Her professional affiliations include the Sigma Theta Tau International Omicron Gamma Chapter and the Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Xi Chapter, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the American Nurses Association, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.