Southern Maryland’s premier medical facility exclusively dedicated to pain management, has added a new Nurse Practitioner to their team, Ms. Felicia DePina.
Ms. DePina is a native of Chicago’s south side. She is a military vet who served her country in both peace time and war as a combat medic; achieving the prestigious Army Accommodation Medal for military service.
During her military tenure she saw first-hand the benefit of and need for responsible short and long-term pain treatment.
Following an honorable discharge from the US Army Ms. DePina attended the University of Alaska Anchorage where she received a baccalaureate of science in nursing.
Ms. DePina enjoyed a full and satisfying nursing career of more than 15 years, before deciding to take her nursing experience and education to the next level. She pursued an advanced master of science in nursing degree, ultimately becoming a Nurse Practitioner.
Ms. DePina is board certified nationally as a Family Nurse Practitioner, through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in the state of Maryland, currently holding states licenses as a registered nurse in Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Texas.
As the newest member of the Newbridge Spine & Pain Center team in Southern Maryland she will see patients suffering from chronic pain primarily at the practice’s Waldorf location. There she will join a well-established team including; Physician Assistant, Singh Bhurji and CRNP, Celia Gramsky all assisting board-certified interventional pain management physicians, Dr. Madhavi Chada and Dr. Majid H. Ghauri.