Matthew Painter, NP


Augusta Care Partners Member

Primary Care


Undergraduate School: Liberty University
Graduate School: Saint Josephs College

Board Certifications:
National Registered Paramedic
Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Honors & Awards:
Magna Cum Laude
Eagle Scout
Nurse With Outstanding Contribution to EMS, 2018, Central Shenandoah EMS Council


  • Why did you choose your specialty area?

    I have been an emergency provider/flight nurse for most of my career along with serving as a volunteer EMS provider. I have enjoyed my emergency work, but missed developing a relationship with patients since I was only involved in their care for a short period of time. Primary care allows the provider and patient to develop a partnership to assure health and wellness. I look forward to developing this health partnership with my patients and progressing into a new area of my career.

  • How do you spend your spare time?

    I love to be outside spending time with my amazing family. Running and weight lifting are activities I enjoy to keep physically fit. I enjoy helping with activities at my church, as building my faith is a large part of my life.

  • #1 health tip you can offer

    Exercise! Sitting has been branded the new smoking as inactivity results in a huge health risk from cardiovascular problems to even depression. So many people do not get enough exercise because they have a misunderstanding and fear of what it involves. You don't have to run a marathon to obtain health benefits from exercise. Exercise is the best "fountain of youth" medicine we can offer, and it is free.

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