Ashley Shea is a nurse practitioner with experience in private practice, home care nursing and hospital settings. She joins Lisa Larkin, MD, and Associates in January 2019.
Dr. Shea received her DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) degree with a focus in Adult Geriatric Primary Care in December 2018 from the University of Cincinnati, where she graduated magna cum laude. She received her Bachelor Science in Nursing from the Ohio University.
As part of her graduate program, Ashley fulfilled a rotation with Lisa Larkin, MD, and Associates in early 2018, providing support to providers, including performing exams, and diagnosing and treating patients. Before completing her graduate degree, Ashley served as a telemetry nurse at Mercy Hospital Anderson, managing patients on the cardiovascular and progressive care units. Prior to her hospital role, she served as Assistant Director of Nursing with Superior Care Plus, a Cincinnati-based home health agency offering specialized nursing care, home health care, rehabilitation services and memory care.
She has a special interest in caring for geriatric patients and is passionate about the specific needs of this patient population. As a primary care provider, she believes in the power of patient education and a superior patient-provider relationship. She will care for patients of all ages – from early adulthood through geriatric years.
A native Cincinnatian, Ashley and her husband Matt live in Anderson Township with their two young children.