Patricia grew up in a military family until Colorado eventually became home. In the early 1980’s, Patricia moved to Sacramento where she completed an Associate RN
degree in 1984. After graduating, Patricia worked in Critical Care and the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. Patricia then decided to advance her patient care interaction, and successfully completed the FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner)/PA program from the University of California, Davis. Patricia has since worked in Emergency Medicine, as well as Family Practice. In 2003, she helped to develop a program caring for open heart patients in the Post Intensive Care Unit at Mercy General Heart
Patricia’s spare time is dedicated to her two daughters, husband, and her 5 acre horse ranch. Patricia believes in a holistic approach to healing the body with an emphasis on nutrition, yoga and meditation. She is a founding member of the Urgent Care Center of Folsom and has been with the Practice since opening day.