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Provides Peace of Mind

Peace of mind knowing you can get answers when you need them.
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Healthcare Challenges

Walden is trustworthy guidance to help you navigate life’s challenges.

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Are you tired of the hassle of copays and extra charges at your doctor’s office?

Are you frustrated by how long it can take to get an appointment scheduled with your doctor?

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Walden Direct Primary Care of Ocala, FL is hassle free healthcare.
Get in to see us with same day appointments, TELEMEDICINE appointments, or text us. We’re here when you need us.
Walden Direct Primary Care of Ocala, FL is your guidepost ion your healthcare journey.
We’ve got time and are ready to journey with you through whatever life throws at you.
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We make a complicated healthcare system simply by getting you the answers you need.

Direct Primary Care & Why it Works

If you’ve ever spent time on the phone haggling with your insurance company or fighting to get in to see your doctor, you know how complicated healthcare has become. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You’re a person, not a number. Direct Primary Care makes healthcare hassle-free.

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Walden Healthcare Testimonials

Walden Primary Care Testimonial Ocala, FL Healthcare


“We are very happy with Dr Steed and his staff. He has given us the comfort of knowing we are not alone in the fight to help in keeping our disabled  son safe and healthy. Knowing we can call on him and his staff at any time of the day or night. If you’re looking for the old school kind of doctor that went into this profession from his heart and not just for the money, Walden Direct Care is the way to go.”

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“Dr Steed and his staff have taken wonderful care of our family!  He is very professional and takes the time to listen and address our concerns.   I feel valued and heard. We have found direct primary care to be a cost effective way to provide quality medical care for our family of six.”

Healthcare Ocala, FL Testimonial for Walden DPC JD Steed


“Dr. Steed is a special doctor. I have had the pleasure of being both a patient and a shadowing student of Dr. Steed at Walden DPC. From both of these perspectives, I have seen that Dr. Steed is a man who cares deeply about his patients and who would do anything to ensure that his patients receive exceptional care. Additionally, Walden DPC is staffed by an exceptional team. This staff is friendly, caring, and professional. Benefitting from this team, Dr. Steed runs a very efficient practice.”

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The Walden Providers

Dr JD Steed Walden Direct Primary Care Ocala FL Health care

Dr. JD Steed

Family Physician, Medical Director

Dr. J.D. Steed completed his medical school at Wake Forest University in 1999.
He completed his Family Medicine Residency in 2002 at Florida Hospital in Orlando (now the Advent Health System).
He served as a family medicine physician and clinic chief at Moody Air Force Base from 2002-2006.
Dr. Steed moved to the local area in 2006 and had a wonderful time doing inpatient and outpatient medicine with the Family Doctors of Belleview.
In 2012, The Family Doctors of Belleview was acquired by the Villages Health. After this transition, Dr. Steed served as the Medical Director of the Belleview location of the Villages Health.
In 2017, ready to make a real change in medicine accessibility and affordability, Dr. Steed founded Walden Direct Primary Care and hasn’t looked back.
Married in 1997, Dr. Steed and Melissa Steed run Walden Direct Primary Care.  She serves as his “boss” and office manager (at work and at home!).
Melissa and Dr. Steed have been blessed with 4 children who always seem to be in 4 different schools.
In his spare time, Dr. Steeed likes to do service projects for Jesus, coach basketball, and travel the world with Melissa.
Dr. Todd at Walden Direct Primary Care Ocala FL Health care

Dr. Todd Eichelberger, DO

Family Physician

Todd Eichelberger was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to Florida, where his parents were born and raised, at the age of 12. He has a great love of mountains and 4 seasons as a result of where he was born, but he’s also technically a third generation Floridian.

He graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL in 2015 and family medicine residency at Ocala Regional Medical Center in 2018. He was a respiratory therapist at Dr. Phillips hospital in Orlando for 4 years while earning his undergraduate degree.

He and his wife live in Ocala, FL with their 4 children (all 5 of whom are also native Floridians!). School, soccer games, and gymnastics keep the family busy.

Dr. Eichelberger’s professional interests include therapeutic patient-doctor relationships, family dynamics, mental health, and preventive health, especially following a sensible but enjoyable diet, and regular exercise.

Personal interests include service of God, family, and neighbor, music creation and appreciation, lifelong learning, and developing understanding of our differences as people as well as the things that bind us all together.

Dr. Pfaffly at Walden Direct Primary Care Ocala FL Health care

Dr. Jason Pfaffly

Family Physician

Dr. Pfaffly brings a multitude of talents to our team, highlighted by his drive to perfect the art of telemedicine & virtual care, which many of you have expressed interest in. Our hope is that with Dr. Pfaffly’s help, we can make Walden DPC’s care even more accessible as he brings this expertise. He is currently open to accepting new patients of all ages.

  • Undergraduate: US Air Force Academy
  • Prior Career: Electro-Mechanical engineering
  • Medical School: University of Colorado
  • Residency: Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency
  • Experience: hospital medicine, urgent care/emergency medicine, inpatient geriatrics, office-based primary care
  • When not doctoring: Dr. Pfaffly enjoys outdoor activities with family including mountain biking, building anything that needs to be built, and farming.
Susan at Walden Direct Primary Care Ocala FL Health care

Susan BonenClark, PA-C

Family Medicine

Susan BonenClark is a Physician Assistant with over a decade and a half of experience in primary care. Susan’s background in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Women’s Health helps her to better serve the patients at Walden DPC. She graduated from the University of Florida and is proud to call herself a Gator. She is a believer in giving back to those who are less fortunate. She has been on 6 medical mission trips to Haiti, Peru, and Guatemala.  She is looking forward to doing additional mission work as Covid restrictions loosen.  Susan enjoys playing pickleball and regular hiking excursions with her black lab, Gunner.