Vanessa brings over 15 years of healthcare experience to Phoenix Direct Care. She graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Maine at Orono, and went on to receive her MSN at Husson University in the Family and Community Nurse Practitioner Program. Upon graduation, Vanessa was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International honor society of Nursing, and is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
In addition to her primary care skills, she has extensive cardiac, emergency room and urgent care experience. Vanessa started her primary care role in the St. John Valley and is currently practicing in Caribou. Over the last seven years, she has treated patients of all ages; working with families and individuals to treat acute illness and manage chronic conditions allowing for the best quality of life. Vanessa enjoys working with patients to improve their overall health through lifestyle changes, nutrition, exercise and medication management. Fields for interest are cardiology, endocrine, depression/anxiety and gastroenterology.