i

Coronavirus information for patients and providers. Please create a Connect patient portal account before your visit.

A nurse practitioner fulfills an important role in the healthcare system by offering a holistic approach to health care.

 

Our nurse practitioners take the time to get to know you, your challenges, and your goals so they can develop a clear, comprehensive, and actionable treatment plan just for you.

 

Then, with a plan in place, we ensure you have the support you need to be and stay well going forward. When the Nurse Practitioner Group makes referrals, we follow up with you and your specialists to make sure your care is coordinated and remains a priority.

A Relationship Built on Trust

We value open communication with our patients, where they can speak with us with confidence. When visiting your nurse practitioner, you can consult with him or her regarding the latest treatments, questions regarding care, or any concerns you may have.

 

Click on our nurse practitioner profiles below to learn more about our dedicated team, leave a review or make an appointment.

 

You can also call us to schedule a visit: 212.326.5705

Amanda Luong columbia nurse practitioner
Amanda Luong
MS, RN, FNP-BC
Washington Heights, Midtown Manhattan

Amanda Luong, MS, RN, FNP-BC is a family nurse practitioner and faculty instructor at Columbia University School of Nursing. After earning a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Boston University, she went on to obtain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) by completing the direct entry program at Simmons College. Amanda is board-certified in Family Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Andrea Frantz
DNP, FNP-C
Midtown Manhattan

Andrea Frantz, DNP, FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner with a focus on adult primary care at Columbia University School of nursing, where she is also an assistant professor. She received her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Yale University and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Frantz also carries a Master of Arts (MA) in Anthropology and is a graduate of the Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education Interprofessional Residency Program.

Headshot of Brittany Ray Gannon
Brittany “Ray” Gannon
PhD, RN, AGPBNP-BC
Washington Heights

Brittany "Ray" Gannon, PhD, RN, AGPBNP-BC, is an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing and a nurse researcher affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Gannon is board-certified as adult-geriatric primary care nurse practitioner. Using a comprehensive health approach, her clinical focus includes: adult/geriatric and LGBTQ+ care, wellness, prevention, mindfulness, and complex chronic disease management.

caroline sullivan nurse practitioner
Caroline M. Sullivan
DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Midtown Manhattan

Caroline Sullivan, DNP, RN, ANP-BC is an adult nurse practitioner at Columbia University School of Nursing and an assistant professor of clinical nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Boston College School of Nursing, an MBA from Suffolk University, a Master of Science (MS) from the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Columbia University School of Nursing. Dr. Sullivan is board-certified in Adult Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Janejira Chaiyasit nurse practitioner
Janejira Chaiyasit
DNP, RN, A-GNP-C
Washington Heights, Midtown Manhattan

Janejira Chaiyasit, DNP, RN, A-GNP-C is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner and a teacher of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, her alma mater of three degrees: BS, MS, and DNP. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Chaiyasit focuses on adult health care with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and management, wellness, and episodic (e.g., bronchitis, pneumonia, conjunctivitis) care.

marie carmel garcon columbia nurse practitioner
Marie Carmel Garcon
DNP, OCN, CCS, FNP-C
Washington Heights

Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, OCN, CCS, FNP-C is a family nurse practitioner with over two decades of experience in acute and chronic care. She cares primarily for adults, having earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Dominican College; a Master in Gerontological Nursing (65 and older) from Lehman College; a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Dominican College, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Pace University. Marie’s specialty is caring for the geriatric population in their homes.

Michael Eubanks
BS, BSN-RN, AGNP-C
Midtown Manhattan

Michael Eubanks completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing and a Masters in Nursing. He is board certified in both Adult Care and Gerontology by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Michael is currently a faculty instructor of nursing at Columbia School of Nursing and works with adult patients as a gerontology nurse practitioner. He provides wellness and episodic care.

Headshot of Rachel Drolet.
Rachel Drolet
MSN, RN, AGNP-BC
Washington Heights

Rachel Drolet, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC is an instructor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. Rachel’s clinical focus is on autoimmune/inflammatory diseases, and often includes nutrition, mental health, and physical therapy in patient care plans. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and is committed to personalized and compassionate patient care.

Rakiyah Jones
DNP, MBA, MPH, FNP-BC
Washington Heights

Rakiyah Jones, DNP, MBA, MPH, FNP-BC is a family nurse practitioner and assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. He has over ten years of nursing experience including serving on active duty in the United States Army as a Nurse Corps Officer. He received his Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner (MS) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Columbia University School of Nursing.

Sandra Alvarado columbia nurse practitioner group
Sandra Alvarado
MS, RN, NPP, PMHCNS-BC
Washington Heights

Sandra Alvarado, MS, RN, NPP, PMHCNS-BC is a teacher of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, her alma mater where she earned her Master’s Degree. Carrying over 37 years of high-level clinical practice, Alvarado is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, and certified psychotherapist. She specializes in psychotherapy and medication management for adults.

Headshot of male provider.
Stephen Waugh
MS, RN, PMHNP-BC
Washington Heights

Stephen Waugh MS, RN, PMHNP-BC is a board certified psychiatric, mental health nurse practitioner and an instructor in clinical nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. Stephen provides mental health interventions and care for adult patients. These interventions may include therapy and/or medication management. Stephen’s clinical experience includes intensive work with LGBTQ+ communities, particularly among their aging members.

“When I went to see my nurse practitioner again, she remembered my name and everything we talked about. That’s what you want your care provider to do. She really takes time with me”
– Patient