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Meet Our Providers at IndyCare in Hillsborough, NC

Medical providers at IndyCare are dedicated to helping you and your family feel better. Come to our health and wellness center for minor injuries and illnesses or routine physicals and other health services. We offer treatments for many services.

Paul Dunn, RN, MSN, FNP

Paul Dunn practices the full scope of family medicine from school-aged children to “seniors.” Mr. Dunn has over 35 years of experience in health care. He served as an emergency dept nurse at Duke in the 1980s followed by 24 years at the UNC Department of Family Medicine where he served as a clinical associate professor. This was followed by 8 years at UNC Family Medicine at Hillsborough and 3 years at Chapel Hill Primary Care.

In the early 2000s he had the honor of working with educators of nurses and physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, as part of a USAID project. In the 1970s he served 6 years in the US Air Force as a medic.
He keeps a “special place” in his heart for the health care of military veterans. He cherishes diversity of age, race and culture in his practice. In addition to English he speaks rudimentary Icelandic.

Mr. Dunn attended college at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh and obtained his master’s degree at UNC Chapel Hill. He is a past chair of the Governor’s Taskforce of Patterns of Diabetes Care in North Carolina. He has traveled throughout the state offering workshops on diabetes care and eye care. He is a past adjunct professor in the UNC Departments of Nursing and Pharmacy.

All his patients get his best. He wants to keep his patients educated about preventing illnesses and comforted and informed when and if disease happens. His own experience with cancer and his family experience with death from diabetes have always informed his practice.

He lives in Hillsborough with his beautiful wife and has a son and daughter in law working in the furniture industry and healthcare in Hickory NC. He admits he loves the South and is not returning to live in Massachusetts any time soon.

Paul Dunn

Paul Dunn, RN, MSN, FNP

Paul Dunn practices the full scope of family medicine from school-aged children to “seniors.” Mr. Dunn has over 35 years of experience in health care. He served as an emergency dept nurse at Duke in the 1980s followed by 24 years at the UNC Department of Family Medicine where he served as a clinical associate professor. This was followed by 8 years at UNC Family Medicine at Hillsborough and 3 years at Chapel Hill Primary Care.

In the early 2000s he had the honor of working with educators of nurses and physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, as part of a USAID project. In the 1970s he served 6 years in the US Air Force as a medic.
He keeps a “special place” in his heart for the health care of military veterans. He cherishes diversity of age, race and culture in his practice. In addition to English he speaks rudimentary Icelandic.

Mr. Dunn attended college at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh and obtained his master’s degree at UNC Chapel Hill. He is a past chair of the Governor’s Taskforce of Patterns of Diabetes Care in North Carolina. He has traveled throughout the state offering workshops on diabetes care and eye care. He is a past adjunct professor in the UNC Departments of Nursing and Pharmacy.

All his patients get his best. He wants to keep his patients educated about preventing illnesses and comforted and informed when and if disease happens. His own experience with cancer and his family experience with death from diabetes have always informed his practice.

He lives in Hillsborough with his beautiful wife and has a son and daughter in law working in the furniture industry and healthcare in Hickory NC. He admits he loves the South and is not returning to live in Massachusetts any time soon.

Nisha Kotecha, FNP

Nisha is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner FNP-BC. She earned her nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin and her master’s degree from Duke University.

Nisha started her nursing career at Duke University in the neurosurgery/neurology ICU/stepdown unit for six years prior to completing her MSN. She also assisted with nursing student preceptorship and clinical rotations. Nisha has experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner in family practice, urgent care, spine, pain, and geriatric care.

Nisha spends time volunteering at free access clinics for underserved populations. Nisha has a strong desire to improve the lives and health of all the patients she sees.

Nisha enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an avid runner and enjoys being outdoors.

Nisha is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner FNP-BC.

Nisha Kotecha, FNP

Nisha is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner FNP-BC. She earned her nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin and her master’s degree from Duke University.

Nisha started her nursing career at Duke University in the neurosurgery/neurology ICU/stepdown unit for six years prior to completing her MSN. She also assisted with nursing student preceptorship and clinical rotations. Nisha has experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner in family practice, urgent care, spine, pain, and geriatric care.

Nisha spends time volunteering at free access clinics for underserved populations. Nisha has a strong desire to improve the lives and health of all the patients she sees.

Nisha enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an avid runner and enjoys being outdoors.

Lizette Retis, FNP

Lizette Retis is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years of experience caring for patients. Lizette has extensive patient care experience including primary care, internal medicine, occupational health, behavioral health and urgent care. Lizette is passionate about helping others, giving the best care and educating patients on health management and prevention. She is one of the few bi-lingual (English/Spanish) medical providers in Orange County.

Lizette was born in Cuba and after escaping from the country in turmoil, she was raised in Miami Florida before moving to North Carolina 1974 with her family, to start a new life. Lizette attended collage at Gardner Webb University and obtained her Master’s degree at Winston-Salem State University.

She has two children as well as two grandchildren and is married to her husband Fernando of 27 yrs. She spends her free time making wired art, garden pavers, walking, gardening and watching old movies. She is excited to be part of the IndyCare Team and looking forward to getting to know the Hillsborough Community.

Lizette Retis

Lizette Retis, FNP

Lizette Retis is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years of experience caring for patients. Lizette has extensive patient care experience including primary care, internal medicine, occupational health, behavioral health and urgent care. Lizette is passionate about helping others, giving the best care and educating patients on health management and prevention. She is one of the few bi-lingual (English/Spanish) medical providers in Orange County.

Lizette was born in Cuba and after escaping from the country in turmoil, she was raised in Miami Florida before moving to North Carolina 1974 with her family, to start a new life. Lizette attended collage at Gardner Webb University and obtained her Master’s degree at Winston-Salem State University.

She has two children as well as two grandchildren and is married to her husband Fernando of 27 yrs. She spends her free time making wired art, garden pavers, walking, gardening and watching old movies. She is excited to be part of the IndyCare Team and looking forward to getting to know the Hillsborough Community.