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Matthew Painter, NP

Family Practice

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Matthew Painter, NP

Languages: English

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.

Location

Augusta Health Family Practice, Verona

Call to schedule an appointment:

(833) AHC-HLTH

Phone: (540) 245-7425

Fax: (540) 245-7430

1 Green Hills Dr
Verona, VA 24482
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Education

Undergraduate SchoolLiberty University
Graduate SchoolSaint 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

Insurance Accepted

While every attempt is made to ensure this information is up to date, please check with this office for current insurance plan participation.

  • Aetna
  • America‚Äôs Choice Provider Network (ACPN)
  • Anabaptist Healthshare
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • Sentara Optima
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • VA Choice
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier