Optima Health would like to welcome our new nurse practitioner, Dr. Lisa Shields!
Dr. Lisa grew up in the Rock Falls, WI area. She attended Durand High School and this is where her nursing career began. She became a Certified Nursing Assistant at the age of 16 and started working at Oakview Care Center in Durand, WI. After graduation from high school, she attended the University of MN, Duluth and then transferred to the University of MN, Twin Cities where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1998. She worked at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis while returning to school at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN to obtain her Master of Arts Degree in Nursing with a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner focus in 2002. In 2011, she obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from St. Catherine University in St. Paul MN. She has worked in various areas including the clinic, community, long term care, palliative care, teaching, and integrative/functional medicine.
Dr. Lisa has a passion for working together with people to obtain their best possible health and wellness. Lisa believes the body has the ability to heal itself if given the optimal internal and external conditions. She believes in treating the whole person as an individual. She believes in listening to the people that she serves as they know their bodies the best.
Lisa lives with her husband, 2 children, and 2 cats near Hammond, WI. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and being in nature. One of her favorite places is the North Shore of Lake Superior around Duluth, MN.
- Health Coaching
- Hormone Balancing
- Amnio Allograft Joint Injections
- Trigger Point
- Lab Testing
- Medical Exams General ( no gynecologic exam)
- Medication Evaluation Non- narcotic
- Rehab- Evaluation and Recommendations
Soon to Come: