Pia is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She joined Spine Institute of the Carolinas in 2014. She had a wide range of experience as a registered nurse for almost 20 years working in Beaufort, Hilton Head and Charleston prior to receiving her dual Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science Family Nurse Practitioner degrees with First Honors at the Medical University of South Carolina. She grew up in the Philippines and completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Cum Laude at University of Santo Tomas in Manila.
She believes in providing the best and comprehensive Spine Care by evaluating, diagnosing and managing spine conditions, collaborating with patients in establishing and achieving their goals of treatment and helping them to manage their conditions. She works closely with Dr. Boatright and Dr. Reuben in helping people get back to active life and doing the things they love to do.
Pia and her husband, Scott, live in Beaufort where they raised their two children. She loves to travel, go on a walk or a hike and spend time on the beach reading a good book.
David received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of South Carolina Upstate. He was a member of Sigma Theta Tau. He received his Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from University of South Carolina. Prior to working at the Spine Institute of the Carolinas, David worked as an ICU nurse for 8 years. Earlier, David spent 11 years serving in the United States Army. David and his wife, Risa, have two dogs. In his spare time he enjoys hunting and fishing.
Natalie L. Getty has 22 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner and is board certified in Adult Medicine. She has been with the Spine Institute of the Carolinas since 2015. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and received her Master’s in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner training from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston. She has also mentored and instructed Nurse Practitioner students from Regis College and Drexel University. Her career has mostly been spent in the specialties of Neurology and Spine Surgery.