Specialty: Family Medicine, Primary Care
Hospital Affiliation: Fort Hamilton HospitalNew Patient
Heather Schappacher, APRN-CNP is a highly-skilled Nurse Practitioner serving the Hamilton and surrounding community. Heather received her Master of Science in Nursing from Wright State University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University. Heather's commitment to her patients mirrors the network’s mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.
Heather loves sports, being outdoors, exercising and spending time with her family and friends. She has two Olde English bulldogs, Jack and Winston, who are completely spoiled.
PHILOSOPHY OF CARE
“My philosophy of care revolves around my patients. My goal is to help guide my patients to a healthier lifestyle that will start with a trusting relationship with me as their health care provider. Together we will focus on health maintenance and disease prevention using good communication and evidence-based practice.”
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner is a licensed provider that has completed a master's or doctoral degree program and has advanced clinical training. They work in collaboration with physicians to diagnose and treat health conditions. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.