Meet Our Practitioners
Our Medical Practitioners
Josh Schwartzberg, DO
Dr. Josh Schwartzberg (“Doc. Josh”) is an Osteopathic physician who started medical practice in Vermont as a Senior FAA aviation medical examiner in 2000 and by 2012 has expanded his work to create the only locally owned private practice Urgent Care clinic in the Burlington area (Champlain Medical Urgent Care). He has had over 42 years experience providing the highest quality medical care with deep expertise in primary care/family practice as well as emergency medicine and occupational medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American board of Family Practice and has held faculty positions at UVM Medical School, Thomas Jefferson Medical School and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an avid fly fisherman, skier, gourmet cook and instrument rated pilot who flies his Cessna on floats in summer and on skis in winter. His flying passion includes wilderness camping trips as far away as Alaska and Labrador. He was chosen by his peers as one of the first Vermont physicians to be part of the Best Doctors organization and serves on the Board of Directors of the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He has been appointed Medical Officer for City of Burlington and also as Civil Surgeon for the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service. Other certifications include Medical Review Officer (MRO) and Independent Medical Examiner (IME). He also has been chosen as representative for HealthFirst on the MVP health insurance Quality Improvement committee.
His Occupational medicine work proudly includes clients such as IBM, UVM, City of Burlington, St. Michaels College, Keurig Green Mountain, ECI, Vermont Rail, CCTA, Champlain Chocolates and many dozens of smaller companies.
Beth Schiller, AGNP-C
Beth Schiller was originally trained as an engineer and worked as a healthcare information consultant for more then 20 years. She wanted to take care of patients instead of write and implement software solutions for clinicians. Beth enrolled at the University of Vermont in 2011 in a Masters Entry Nurse Practitioner Program and completed a Masters In Nursing in December 2014. Her hobbies include flying as a private pilot, sailing, skiing and bicycling.
When Beth moved to Upstate New York, she founded CvWireless. CvWireless provides high speed internet service to many people in the Essex/Willsboro area who would otherwise be stuck with dial up or satellite service.
Pierre Delfausse, PA-C
Pierre joins Champlain Medical Urgent Care as a Physician Assistant with 12 years combined experience in Orthopedics, Urgent and Emergency Medicine. He attended Middlebury College for his undergraduate in Philosophy and Physics, followed this with 2 years Post Bac premed at UVM, and then his Masters in PA studies at the University of New England in Maine. His experience in orthopedic injuries, and urgent care medicine is a welcome addition.
Pierre is an avid skier, tennis player, and guitarist. He grew up racing at Mad River Glen, then attended a ski school in NH where he skied in the top spot for the school. At Middlebury he became a ski patroller at the Middlebury snow bowl and followed this up with many years of professional ski patrol work. He plays rock lead and rhythm guitar for a local band, and enjoys playing and teaching tennis. In his spare time, he and his black lab might be found bushwhaking somewhere in the Green Mountains around Waterbury.
Dr. Karen Huyck, MD, PhD, MPH, FACOEM
Dr. Huyck is a board-certified occupational and environmental medicine physician with extensive clinical experience in diverse areas of occupational and environmental medicine, including as a staff physician at both on and off-site clinics, disability consultant, utilization reviewer and impartial medical examiner. She is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). She received her M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Vermont and did her internship in Internal Medicine at The Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and her MPH in Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health as an ACOEM Occupational Physician Scholar