Provider Profile: Meet Sheila Garner

July 14, 2014 —

Sheila Garner, PA-C, RNName:
Sheila Garner, PA-C, RN

Title:
Physician Assistant/Instructor

Clinic:
Family Medicine Clinic

Medical School:
Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa

Additional Degrees/Training:
Registered Nurse

What Attracted Me to Medicine:
The medical field has always fascinated me. I started as a certified nurse assistant in a nursing home and have continued working in the medical field since then. I enjoy helping people.

Specialties:

  • Family Practice
  • Women’s Health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Student Health
  • Occupational Health

Conditions I Treat:
I treat acute and chronic problems in patients of all ages, providing routine well physical exams, problem-oriented exams, travel physicals, occupational health physicals and student health exams.

How My Expertise Can Benefit Patients:
By offering competent and compassionate health care, I am able to help improve the lives of my patients and help educate them to continue a healthy life style.

How I Spend My Free Time:
Gardening, reading books, cooking and baking, traveling, spending time with family, going to movies and dining out.

Fun Fact:
I love to ride my motorcycle and have even taken my 81-year-old mother for a ride.

Health Advice to Live By:
Stay active, eat well and enjoy life.


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