Dean has 21 years of experience as a family nurse practitioner. He worked in primary care for South Central Foundation for 16 years; leading a team who helped optimize the wellness of a 1300 patient panel. Dean has provided primary care for individuals across the lifespan. He strives to incorporate a biopsychosocial spiritual approach to individual care. Dean partners with patients to help them progress toward their wellness goals employing; anticipatory guidance, counseling, evidence based pharmaceutical intervention, and lifestyle modification options. He enjoys working alongside people to engage the challenges of anxiety, depression, situational stress, insomnia, learning difficulties and discover their innate gifting.
Dean recharges by spending time adventuring in Alaska with his wife and adult children. He enjoys reading, time with friends, exercising, hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping.