Patience Tieri, FNP-C, BC-ADM


Specialty: Endocrinology

Patience started her medical career as an ICU nurse for twenty years. During this time, Patience felt that she needed to do more for her patients. Driven by her desire to help with preventative care and teach patients how to care for themselves, she continued on becoming a Nurse Practitioner. In 2022, she completed the Duke University Endocrine Specialty Training Program becoming board certified in Advanced Diabetes Management. With the completion of this program, Patience is able to assist patients with endocrine issues such as diabetes, thyroid disorders or other hormonal imbalances.

Patience is married to a supportive husband and has two great children. They also adore their two golden retrievers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family and spending time outdoors.

" “If you don’t make time for your wellness you will be forced to make time for your illness” – Unknown ​"



Bachelor of Science in Nursing Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN

Medical Education

Master of Science, Nursing Chamberlain College of Nursing Tinley Park, IL


Residency / Internship / Specialty Training

Duke University Endocrine Specialty Training Program Duke University Durham, NC


Board Certification

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, BC- Advanced Diabetes Management