University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing
San Diego State University, BA in Psychology and Physical Education
ABOUT THIS PROVIDER
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Registered Nurse, State of Washington and State of California
Wes Schott has been helping individuals optimize their own health since 1991 and has emphasized prevention, wellness, fitness, patient education, medical screening, and individualized care in hospitals, medical clinics, physician offices, fitness gyms, and in people’s own homes. Wes was trained at the University of San Diego and is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner, recently specializing in Endocrinology at the prominent Advanced Metabolic Care + Research specialty clinic in San Diego, CA. Wes spent 5 years as a registered nurse in medical, surgical and emergency medicine, as well as 14 years as a physiologist and counselor at the prestigious Scripps Center for Executive Health in La Jolla, CA prior to becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse. Wes came to Port Townsend in 2011 after spending many summer vacations in his extended family’s hometown. Wes is excited to return to his family practice primary care roots, but even more that he has the opportunity to bring expanded practice expertise to his new Northwest community home.
Wes’ core philosophy centers on individualized medical care. He specializes in coaching diabetic and continuing care patients through effective patient education, holistic care, an emphasis in prevention, and by collaborating with patients – encouraging them to participate fully in decisions central to their medical life.