Kevin Ly
Physician Assistant

Education:

Bachelor's Degree from the University of South Florida.

Master of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I chose the medical profession because, from a young age, I have wanted to help people feel better, healthier, and happier. Being a Physician's Assistant allows me to do this.

2. What's your hidden talent?

I'm not sure. I'm good at time management for my career, which means that I can usually time my schedules to the minute.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

My favorite country that I have visited is Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka). The food, the culture, the food, beautiful scenery, and oh, I almost forgot, most importantly, the food. I want to re-visit another part of Japan, Italy, and South Korea. I'd like to visit as many countries as possible.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

My favorite dish is Japanese ramen. You can get it anywhere, but nothing beats authentic ramen from Japan.

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be?

I'd love to meet and share a meal with Taylor Swift.

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

When I'm not working, I like to spend time with my wife and my family. I am a huge foodie and love trying out new restaurants and drinking boba (bubble tea). I also enjoy watching movies and playing and watching sports.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." – Winston Churchill

8. Why do you like working at Bayside?

I like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center because the providers and staff are amazing, unique, friendly, and compassionate. A bonus is that all of them have great taste in music!


David Luckain
X-Ray Technician / Medical Assistant

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I choose to work in the medical field because I like to help people. I like knowing that I played a role in possibly saving someone's life.

2. What's your hidden talent?

I am a music producer, songwriter, and DJ.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

My favorite place I have visited is Geneva, Switzerland. The culture and environment were far different than anything I was used to, and that experience opened my mind to exploring other cultures and ways of living. I want to go to Tokyo, Japan, eventually. The pictures I have seen of the city excite me, and I love anime.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

My favorite dish is curried goat and white rice, which most local Jamaican restaurant serve.

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask?

I would love to have dinner with Albert Einstein and ask, what came first, the chicken or the egg?

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

In my free time, I do a lot of research on topics that interest me so I can become a more quality human being. I also like to read, watch documentaries, and talk about issues with like-minded individuals. I'm driven to grow and reach my full potential in life.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"You only fail if you give up."

8. Why do you like working at Bayside?

I like working at Bayside because the environment is a lot less tense or uptight than the average job. Our staff feels more like a family, mostly when we work together to uphold a certain standard of healthcare. If you are searching for the best doctor urgent care in Clearwater, then you've found the best in Bayside!


Rhode Romeus
Office Manager

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I enjoy working in the medical field. I chose this field because I can be there when someone needs help. Having the opportunity to make just one person smile as they leave the clinic and knowing that I helped them is very rewarding.

2. What's your hidden talent?

I play the guitar.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

New York City is, by far, my favorite destination that I've visited. I would love to go to Bora Bora!

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

Being raised in a Caribbean household, I would have to say, "legume, diri blanc au sauce pois." We make this dish with mixed vegetables cooked with meat, then mashed, and served over white rice and black peas soup. Delicious!

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask?

I would love to meet Miss Universe. I would ask her how she balances her personal life and the title of Miss Universe.

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

I love planning my week. I plan Everything!

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"Work hard in silence. Let your success be the noise."

8. Why do you like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center?

I enjoy working at Bayside because we're all family here.


Shannon Barnes
Medical Assistant/Medical Liaison

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I chose the medical field because I love to help people.

2. What's your hidden talent?

I can cook.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

My favorite place that I've visited is Ireland. I would love to go to France.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

I love street tacos at the "Corona Bar" in Acuna, Mexico.

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask?

I want to meet Bruce Wayne and ask him, "Can I get a grant to fund volunteer work and schooling."

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

I love to ride any Harley because a racing bike will get you there fast. On a Harley, you're already where you want to be.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"Each person can make a difference, and every person should try." – President John F. Kennedy

8. Why do you like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center?

I love our great group!


Yaqui Perez
Clinical Manager

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I enjoy interacting with people every day and making a difference in my community. It is gratifying to help others live healthier lives, and working in the medical field allows me to help patients and make a difference.

2. What's your hidden talent?

Playing the piano.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

My favorite place is Italy because of their ancient culture. I want to go to Spain next.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

My favorite dish is the 1905 salad from the Columbian restaurant.

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask?

I want to meet Johnny Depp and ask him who was his favorite character to play.

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

I love spending time outdoors and being productive. I enjoy swimming, camping, and yoga.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"The best way to predict the future is to create it."

8. Why do you like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center?

The staff is very positive, and we share the same goals: to provide personalized care to patients.


Estefany Baxcajay-Cruz
Front Desk Receptionist

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I've grown a passion for the medical field through my family. The majority of my cousins are nurses and/or pharmacists.

2. What's your hidden talent?

Not only can I turn my eyelid inside out, but I fold my tongue in a weird form.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

I've honestly been able to travel to only one place my whole life, and that's to Mexico. It's beautiful and more open than here. Next summer, I plan to go to Europe.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

My favorite dish is menudo. My mother makes the best menudo soup.

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask?

I want to meet Paul Walker. I would ask him, "Why did he have to cause his death?" and "Why was he so passionate about speed and cars?" I would also mention that his death really affected me, and I was a huge fan.

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

I love to listen to music full blast and clean. When I clean, I feel like I have control of my life.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain

8. Why do you like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center?

Everyone here works smoothly and as a team. This dedication makes working here enjoyable. Every encounter feels like I have helped someone feel better in their time of need.


Allie Economy
Front Desk Receptionist

1. Why did you choose to work in the medical field?

I started in the dental field and am currently going to school to pursue a dental hygiene degree. I really enjoy the office setting and helping people.

2. What's your hidden talent?

I build things. I've completed a lot of DIY projects, especially with pallets.

3. What's your favorite place you have been to so far? And where would you like to go next?

My favorite place is Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona. At the top of my bucket travel list is Japan.

4. What's your favorite dish, and where can we get it?

I love all Mexican food, especially enchiladas and chimichangas. And the spicier, the better. The Green Lemon is my favorite for great tacos!

5. If you could have dinner with anyone, who would that be, and what would you ask them?

I want to meet Sarah Michelle Gellar because "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" is my favorite TV Show. What wouldn't I ask her?

6. What do you love to do in your free time and why?

I am a gamer, so any video game or puzzle or board game I can get my hands on is how I like to spend my free time.

7. What's your favorite quote that you live by?

I don't really live by a quote; however, I do quote a lot of movies. So it can be said that I live my life a movie quote at a time.

8. Why do you like working at Bayside Urgent Care Center?

The staff is great, and I feel genuinely welcomed every day.

Find Us

Bayside Urgent Care Center

1001 S Fort Harrison Avenue, Suite 101

Clearwater, FL 33756

Phone. 727-441-5044

Fax. 727-441-5008

Hours 

Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am - 6pm