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Kettering Cancer Care

Erica Ertel, APRN-CNP

Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation: Kettering Medical Center

Erica Ertel, APRN-CNP is a highly skilled family nurse practitioner at Kettering Physician Network with over 10 years of health care experience. Erica started as a medical-surgical nurse at Kettering Hospital where she continued her work while pursuing her education and maintaining her commitment to patient care, which mirrors the Network’s mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.

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2015 – Masters of Science, Nursing Practioner
Wright State University, Dayton OH
2010 – Bachelor of Science, Nursing,
Miami University, Oxford, OH

2015 – Board Certified Nurse Practitioner,
Family Nurse Practitioner
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
2010 – Board Certified Register Nurse
Ohio State Board of Nursing

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

2010 – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Cum Laude, Miami University

What is a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
A certified nurse practitioner is a licensed provider that has completed a master's or doctoral degree program and has advanced clinical training. They work in collaboration with physicians to diagnose and treat health conditions. Like physicians, they can make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.

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Associated Locations

Kettering Cancer Care - Surgical Oncology
3700 Southern Blvd., Suite 201
Kettering, OH 45429
P: (855) 500-2873
F: (937) 281-3805

Kettering Cancer Care
Kettering Medical Center - Pavilion - 3700 Southern Blvd, Suite 401
Kettering, OH 45429
P: (855) 500-2873
F: (937) 281-3907