Patricia has been working as a healthcare professional for over two decades, which has afforded her a wide range of skills and expertise to become a diversified, knowledgeable, compassionate, and respected healthcare provider. She has traveled throughout Florida as a Registered Nurse, going where the need was the greatest, lastly at UF Shands, where she will soon be rounding on weekends, as a Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner. Over the years, her career focus and passion for patient care has always been in the direction of health promotion. Patricia is an active member of the Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the West Coast Council of Advanced Nursing Practice.
She is also the owner of Zen Orchid Medical, a medical and aesthetic practice in
St. Petersburg, where she can be seen in her spare time.