Approach To Care

Vanessa Koempel is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in express convenient care clinics and family practice.



  • Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • DEA Certification
  • BLS Certifications


  • 12+ years experience in express and retail convenience family practice
  • Thesis Study: Cultural Competence of Certified Nurse Practitioners

Prior to her position at North Memorial, Vanessa gained additional RN experience caring for elderly patients in long term facilities, provided acute rehabilitation and medical surgical assistance at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and served as a preceptor, trainer, and Charge Nurse at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.