Clare Patterson

Clare Patterson, NP-C

Medical Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, Masters of Science in Nursing

Certifications: Clare is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has a Nurse Practitioner License through the Colorado Medical Board.

Clare attended Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. After working as an engineer, she became a caregiver for a family member and it sparked her desire to work in health care. Clare went on to obtain another Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and then her Master of Science in Nursing, also from Virginia Commonwealth University. Clare is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and her professional experiences includes: Gastroenterology, Long Term Care, and Surgery-Trauma.

Clare says that becoming a nurse practitioner was a perfect for for her as she is passionate about health promotion, education, and advocacy. She hopes that her patients walk away from their appointments feeling heard, educated about their condition in an understandable way, and empowered to take the next steps on their journey to improved health. 

Outside of the clinic, Clare enjoys hiking, seeing live music, traveling, and going back east to visit her niece and nephew.