Andrea Frantz, DNP, FNP-C, is family nurse practitioner with a focus on adult primary care and an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. She received her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Yale University and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Vanderbilt University. She is a graduate of the Veterans Affair’s Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education Interprofessional Residency Program and is a Jonas Center Veterans Healthcare Scholar (2016-2018).
Dr. Frantz also holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Anthropology with academic interests in healthcare culture change, interprofessional education, transcultural care, and holistic nursing. Her clinical strengths include health promotion and disease prevention, dermatology, rheumatology, multimodal pain management, mental health concerns, and collaborative management of rare and complex chronic conditions. She has experience working with diverse ethnic groups and US Veterans.
Dr. Frantz is a nurse practitioner who values the core guiding principles of the nursing profession. In clinical practice, Dr. Frantz harnesses the traditional philosophies of nursing, guiding her to foster relationships and provide holistic, person-centered care and healing. She believes in health equity for all patients. Consequently, she now offers video visits exclusively, breaking down barriers in access to high-quality urgent care and routine follow-up needs. She is equally passionate about the future of nursing, educating the next generation of nurse practitioners.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in Family Health