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Laurie Bonci, PAC


Laurie H. Bonci is a Board-certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) working with Health First Medical Group's Geriatric team in Merritt Island. Laurie has provided care as a PA for 15 years to patients in a variety of settings from outpatient to long-term care.

Laurie earned her Bachelor of Science degree and PA certification from Springfield College/Baystate Health System in Springfield, MA. She began her career at Northgate Medical Center, also in Springfield. She spent ten years providing care at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Ludlow, MA and various long-term care facilities for IPC Hospitalists/Innovative Physician Services/Hampden County Physicians in Springfield. During that period, she also served as a sub investigator for FutureCare Studies, a clinical trial and research facility.

Laurie also conducted evaluations for the Department of Disability Services, Department of Mental Health, UMASS Disabilities and Veteran Affairs. She served on multiple committees including Medical Executive, Infection Control, Communication, and Joint Commission-specific performance improvement teams. In 2009 Laurie moved to West Palm Beach, FL., where she continued to provide investigative services for Palm Beach Research Center, a clinical trial management organization. Most recently Laurie provided care at a variety of long-term facilities for Weintraub Geriatric Associates in Newton, MA, before relocating to Brevard County.

Laurie lives in Viera with her husband David.