About Dr. Marga

Dr. Marga Zarraga is the Founder and Medical Director of  Genera Personal Primary Care, one of the pioneer direct primary care practices committed to delivering high quality relationship - based care to communities in Massachusetts


Dr. Zarraga immigrated to the US from the Philippines. Her medical school, the University of the Philippines Manila.


Dr. Zarraga was accepted as a junior clinical fellow at the Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cardiac Surgery ICU in Boston and served in one of oldest healthcare institution in New York City, The Brooklyn Hospital Center and rotated through the critical care units of NYU Langone Tisch Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. She served as a research collaborator for the Massachusetts General Hospital Section on Congenital Heart Disease in Boston.


She scratched an itch to join the academe right out of Family Medicine residency and was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where she was awarded a “Faculty Education Incentive Award” in 2013.


By 2014, Dr. Zarraga chose to gain more experience working with the elderly and communities of Massachusetts through Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Healthcare and the American Family Care Urgent Care network of centers located in Waltham and the Northshore.


Dr. Zarraga also serves as a Medical Director and subacute hospitalist in LifeCare Center of the South Shore and a collaborating physician of the CVS Minute Clinic.


Committed to care more than ever, she started Marga Zarraga, MD as a life and health coach in 2020.


Dr. Margarita is adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health in Umass Medical School and a member of Direct Primary Care New England and the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce.

She is a wife and mother, living in Needham, Massachusetts with her family.

My Approach

I have front seats to TRANSFORMATION. What can be better than that? I don't just listen to people  so they feel good after a session of unloading. WE WORK TOGETHER to get RESULTS: Review, Reframe, Rewire --- this is my replacement therapy for negativism. I show people their blind spots. And because the individual makes the decision, the VICTORY DANCE is all the sweeter.


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