Family Nurse Practitioner
Rachel J Carlson, APRN, FNP is a board certified family nurse practitioner via American nurses credentialing center (ANCC). Her education includes a BSN from Illinois Wesleyan University, MSN from Lewis University and post-master’s FNP certification from Northern Illinois University. With over 20 years of nursing experience and more than 10 years of advanced practice nursing experience Rachel strives to create successful partnerships with her patients. She believes that working together and focusing on prevention is the best approach to maximize health.
Rachel has a special interest in lifestyle management of cardiovascular health and women’s health. She is currently studying to become a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through American College of Sports Medicine who loves and lives the sweaty life. Rachel is married and lives in Plainfield, IL with her husband and young son. In her free time, Rachel works to practice what she preaches and is an avid triathlete who spends her free time training for various races and preparing healthy meals for her family.