Asante Service Location
- Asante Ashland Community Hospital
- Asante Physician Partners Clinic
- Year joined staff:
- Family Medicine
- Family Nurse Practitioner
Patrice Frires, FNP, received her master of nursing degree from Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) in Portland. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in nursing and sociology from Southern Oregon University in Ashland.
Patrice has several years of experience as a college nursing instructor and as a registered nurse in the hospital setting. She has been caring for patients as a nurse practitioner since 1998. Patrice is board-certified for primary care in adult and family health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Provides comprehensive and preventive care for adults and youth, including:
- Women’s health
- Managing complex chronic conditions
- Treating acute illness
Patrice enjoys spending time hiking, bicycling, traveling with her husband and enjoying music and literature. Patrice has also participated in a medical mission to Peru to assist in bringing basic medical services to indigenous groups.