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Provider Profile - Abbie Schaa, ARNP

February 1, 2019

When did you know you wanted to be a provider? 

I knew I wanted to become a medical provider during nursing school.  I wanted to have a deeper knowledge about the human body, illnesses and how to treat them.

What’s a perfect day off work look like? 

My perfect day off includes coffee, family and being outside in the spring and fall weathers.

What do you think your team excels at most and why?

Our clinic definitely excels at quick access for our patients. We can get most patients in for an appointment very quickly.

Do you have a role model? 

My role model is my grandpa. He grew up during the depression and his work ethic, still to this day at age 93, is outstanding.

What was your first position as a cardiology provider?

My first position in Cardiology was as a Nurse Practitioner.

How long have you been a cardiology provider?

I have been in the Cardiology field for 7 years.

What made you decide to pursue cardiology?

The heart fascinates me, both the pathophysiology of it and the emotional aspect of it.

From your first provider position, where has your career taken you?

A provider in cardiology is where my heart has always been!

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