Barbara Whiteside, FNP, BC

Family Medicine

Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified

Barbara is currently on a sabbatical in Italy.

Barbara’s Philosophy

“I emphasize wellness and self care by providing my patients with information they need to make informed decisions about their health care and lifestyle choices. My primary goal is health promotion, disease prevention, and early detection of problems resulting in complete care to my patients during health and illness.“

What Makes Barbara Different

Barbara genuinely considers herself a partner in her patient’s health care. Listening to their concerns and working with them to come up with solutions while providing a safe, caring environment.  During the appointment Barbara includes education and counseling regarding self-exams, lifestyle modification, vaccines and more.

The Advantages of a Health Maintenance Medical Care Approach

Prevention is truly the best medicine and health maintenance is an integral piece of preventative care.  The Health Maintenance Approach will include:

  • Annual screenings
    • Pap Smears
    • Mammograms
  • Identifying risk factors and evaluating the need for screening measures for the following
    • Colonoscopies
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Diabetes
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hormone Balancing
  • Promptly addressing and treating conditions that when left untreated can give way for more serious issues.  Such as:
    • Hypertension
    • Menopause
    • Infections
    • Chronic Conditions
    • Acute Illness
    • Minor Injuries

Education

Masters in Nursing – University of California, Los Angeles, California

Clinical Experience
Women’s Health Specialists, San Diego, CA
Internal Medicine/Cardiology, VA

Board Certification
ANCC – American Nursing Credentialing Center

Member
Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Contact Us
Phone: 619-814-5500
Fax: 619-794-0260
3636 5th Avenue
San Diego CA, 92103

Office Hours
Mon-Thurs: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 2:00pm
Every 4th Saturday of each month: 9am to 1pm