Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I believe in the empowerment of patients to actively participate in their own care plan."

Clinical Expertise

Vanessa is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of patients with kidney disease. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree at Mankato State University, MN and worked as a registered nurse in hemodialysis for 10 years before receiving her Masters of Nursing Science from Herzing University.


  • Board certified as a family nurse practitioner

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Nurse Practitioners
  • MN Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Coalition
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Kidney Foundation


"In my free time I enjoy reading and spending time with family."