Our Staff

What makes Coastal Care Partners unique is that you can rest assured knowing that you or a loved one is receiving unparalleled care from trained, qualified professionals. The CEO of Coastal Care Partners, Amy Pierce, RN, BSN, CMC, trains and manages our team of nurses, nursing students, and social workers who serve as our care managers. Each care manager is equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide professional, friendly care and continues to be overseen by Amy.

Meet Owners Amy & Scott

Amy Pierce RN, BSN, CMC

Amy loves nursing and has excelled as one for twenty years now, with a wide range of valuable experience in many specialties, including Medical-Surgical, Emergency Room, Oncology, Pain Management, and Hospice. Amy’s expertise includes everything from direct patient care, director of nursing of an ambulatory surgery center, and care management to practice management, marketing and mediation between medical practice staff and doctor.

As a Hospice admissions nurse, Amy developed a true passion for helping guide patients and families through difficult and often confusing times. Through experience, she also came to realize that an overwhelming barrier of confusion related to healthcare is, more often than not, experienced by many people–not just by patients who are ready for Hospice care, but also by families and loved ones.

Firsthand, Amy has witnessed both her parents struggling to deal with their out-of-town aging parents and all the emotional uncertainty they went through as they tried to find the best care options. After watching mom and dad hit many frustrating and unnecessary potholes along the way, Amy realized there is most definitely a much-needed service missing in today’s confusing world of health care.

As a result, Amy became a certified care manager and COASTAL CARE PARTNERS was born.

Amy and her team desire to use her experience and passion for genuine and personal caring to help guide you and your family through the complex waters of health care!

Connect Savannah Best Nurse Award

Scott Pierce

Co-Owner Scott Pierce, a native Savannahian, has spent the last 12 years working in the healthcare technology space helping physicians deliver improved care. Scott has worked with hospitals and care organizations all over the nation and developed an understanding of where traditional healthcare is lacking for our aging population. Scott and Amy created Coastal Care Partners to address the gaps that exist in traditional healthcare and to offer solutions that were not available for residents in the Savannah area.

In addition to co-founding Coastal Care Partners, Scott and Amy also created Coastal Care Mobility where you can find Scott most days. Coastal Care Mobility is a retail home medical and mobility supply store in Savannah that offers area residents better options for items that can help with independence and mobility. The goal is to allow people more ways to live at home safely and successfully.

Before moving into healthcare Scott worked in software sales and also spent 14 years as news anchor and news director at WJCL-TV in Savannah.

Meet the Team

Dr. Sanjay Iyer, MD, Chief Medical Officer 

Chief Medical Officer for Coastal Care Partners is Dr. Sanjay Iyer. A long-time Savannah physician who specializes in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Iyer brings a level of dedication and enthusiasm to medicine that is second to none. A graduate of Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Iyer completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center and has published several medical journal articles including, “The Effect of Emergency Department Crowding on Patient Satisfaction for Admitted Patients.” 

Dr. Kelsey Alexander, MD, Board Certified Pediatric Physician 

Dr. Kelsey Alexander is a board-certified pediatrician, has more than 12 years of pediatric experience, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. An Atlanta native, she received her B.S. in Nutrition Science from the University of Georgia and graduated magna cum laude from the Medical College of Georgia, where she earned her M.D. She completed pediatric residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN working at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During her time there, she was awarded the Golden Apple Teaching Award and was given the honor of serving an additional year as Chief Resident of the pediatric residency program. After moving to Savannah in 2015, Dr. Alexander worked at Coastal Pediatrics until starting her own practice in 2022. As a dedicated, knowledgeable physician, as well as a mother of three, she understands the importance of prioritizing the patient-physician relationship, and she provides exceptional, comprehensive concierge care for children from birth through college. 

Elizabeth Childress, Nurse Practitioner 

As an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Elizabeth helps with all aspects of patient care, from diagnosis to treatments and consultations. While serving as the patient’s primary health care provider, she can prescribe certain medications, and order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to their needs. Childress graduated with honors from Armstrong State University’s Bachelor of Science Nursing program. She later earned her Master of Science degree in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care with honors from Armstrong. Childress is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Basic Life Support.

Sam Bossak, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 

Sam is a family nurse practitioner with more than 10 years of experience in pediatrics. She is an Atlanta native and graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2010 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her career working bedside in the Pediatric ICU at the Children’s Hospital of Savannah. She then transitioned to work as a clinical director and hospital liaison in pediatric home care for many years. Sam graduated with high honors from South University with her Master of Science in nursing. She comes to Coastal Care Partners with years of pediatric clinical experience, as well as being the mother to two young children. She is excited to work alongside Dr. Alexander to provide quality care with a personalized touch.

Meet the Staff

Taylor Murdoch

Executive Director

Tonya Hillis

Director of Client Experience

Anna Dove

Clinical Director

AJ Morton

Sales & Marketing

Victoria Waters, RN

Nurse Care Manager

Anna Iyer, RN

Nurse Care Manager

Tammy Gatch, RN

Nurse Care Manager

Hannah Evans, RN

Nurse Care Manager

Danielle Nugara, RN

Nurse Care Manager

Karly Johnson, RN

Nurse Care Manager
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