Nikki Newman

In a continuing effort to meet community demand for walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses, Beaufort Memorial Express Care & Occupational Health in Bluffton has added a board-certified physician assistant to its team of providers.

Nikki Newman, PA-C, brings more than a decade of experience in urgent and primary care to the practice. Before coming to Beaufort Memorial, she worked as a physician assistant in several local urgent care clinics and at Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga., treating illness and injury in patients of all ages.

Newman’s experience includes the full range of urgent care practice, especially pediatric medicine, among her professional interests.

The Albany, Wisc., native holds a Master of Medical Science degree with a physician assistant specialty from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Myers, Fla., and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.

Newman joins board-certified family medicine specialist Dr. Randall Castor, board-certified emergency medicine specialist Dr. Chip Fowlkes, and certified nurse practitioner Miranda Moss.

Located in the May River Medical Pavilion at 1 Burnt Church Road in Bluffton, the practice offers urgent care services, including same-day appointments and walk-in visits, for adults and children, as well as employee health services as part of the Occupational Health Well at Work program. The practice is open seven days a week, including weekday evenings until 8 p.m.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 843-706-2185 or visit