Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Joins Mercy Health Physicians

Springfield announces that board-certified Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Erika Nelson, CNP has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

Nelson received her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University in Athens. Prior to joining Mercy Health physicians, she served as a cardiac nurse at Springfield Regional Medical Center, where she assumed roles of increasing responsibility.

“My passion lies in caring for patients for heart disease and I’m proud to grow my career with Mercy Health Physicians,” says Nelson. “Our heart program is the best in the region thanks to the talented team of medical professionals I work alongside.”

Nelson practices from two locations:

·        Mercy Health – Springfield Heart House, 100 West McCreight Ave., Suite 150, Springfield, OH 45504, 937-323-1404

·        Mercy Health – Urbana Heart House, 900 East Court St., Urbana, OH 43078, 937-653-8897

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As part of Mercy Health, the largest nonprofit health care system in Ohio, Mercy Health – Springfield, which includes Urbana Hospital, has a mission to serve the entire community, especially the poor and underserved. Mercy Health – Springfield is a comprehensive, regional health care system, known for quality, innovation, compassionate service and a caring culture. Our talented nurses, physicians and health care professionals make a difference in our patients’ lives every day. With two hospitals and numerous doctor’s offices and care locations in your neighborhood, we ensure that you have easy access to safe, effective, timely and cost-efficient care for every stage of life. From our hospitals, nursing homes and retirement communities to our rehabilitation and outreach services, Mercy Health – Springfield is your partner in good health.