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Atlantic Shores Expands Quality of Care with New Medical Director

Virginia Beach, VA – Adding to the exceptional healthcare facilities and staff for their residents, Atlantic Shores Retirement Community announces the addition of Dr. Daniel McCready as Medical Director of Healthcare Services for Atlantic Shores Retirement Community – a 100-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, featuring a 50-bed skilled nursing facility, 52-apartment home assisted living facility, a 14-bed Memory Care unit, and 555 independent living units.

This position is rare among retirement communities offering a full continuum of care. According to Marie Oberwetter, Managing Director of Resident and Health Services for Atlantic Shores, “We are fortunate to have a physician with such a deep level of experience make a commitment to establishing his practice at Atlantic Shores. We are excited to welcome him to our community.”

In his position Dr. McCready will operate the Atlantic Shores clinic, and supervise all resident medical care, with direct input to provide outstanding quality. He will work closely with an exceptional team of nurse practitioners, creating continuity of care for each patient. As Attending Physician at Atlantic Shores’ skilled nursing facility, Seaside, he will use his skills to closely monitor patients receiving rehabilitation or long-term care. In addition, Dr. McCready will also work with consulting specialists to provide personalized patient care.

According to Dr. McCready, “I look forward to partnering with an amazing team of colleagues to provide exceptional individual treatment for every resident at Atlantic Shores.”  His background includes 41 years as a practicing physician, including military and civil service positions as General Medical Officer for the United States Navy, as well as in his private practice, Great Neck Family Practice, which then became part of Tidewater Medical Group, which merged with Sentara Healthcare.

Most recently, Dr. McCready served in the physician practice group of Sentara Healthcare in Virginia Beach, as well as at the Hampton VA Medical Center, where he cared for housebound veterans. He also worked at Beth Shalom Village in Virginia Beach, where he evaluated, treated, and provided medical management for resident patients.  An M.D. graduate of University of Maryland School of Medicine, he holds a Virginia medical license in Active Medicine &; Surgery, and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.