Patricia C. Berkowitz, APN, FNP-BC, a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group – Primary Care – Point Pleasant

Get to know Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Patricia C. Berkowitz, who serves patients in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.

Patricia is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who tends to patients at Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group – Primary Care – Point Pleasant. She offers comprehensive care and management of all pediatric, adult acute and chronic conditions with focus on diabetes management, hypertension, and preventive care.

In New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group – Primary Care – Point Pleasant provides general medical physicals and treats everything from routine ailments and chronic conditions, to anxiety for patients aged 16 years and older.

Professionally, Patricia is also affiliated with Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center in Brick Township, New Jersey. Ocean Medical Center is ranked #7 in New Jersey and is also ranked High Performing in the U.S. in congestive heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hip replacement, and knee replacement.

At the start of her academic career, Patricia completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at The College of New Jersey, where she was awarded the Dean’s Research Award in 1986. She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University, where she was awarded the Academic Excellence Award in 2012. 

Certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, she is a member of The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. It is the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members.

A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) is an advanced practice registered nurse who holds board certification and works autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, to deliver family-focused care. Given the rather broad nature of the “family” patient population focus, FNPs offer a wide range of healthcare services that revolve around the family unit; from health promotion and disease prevention to direct care and counseling across the lifespan.

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