Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Carrie Metzgar CRNP to The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). She joins breast specialist Trudi Brown MD and Tracey Eckenrod CRNP, and began seeing patients this month.
As a nurse practitioner, Metzgar provides follow-up care for patients with breast problems, diseases, and cancers, as well as educates patients about the importance of early detection, prevention, and screening.
“I am eager to empower patients with the knowledge to maintain healthy living through good eating, exercise, and regular self-breast checks. I’m also committed to emphasizing the importance of regular screening mammograms, recognizing that early detection saves lives,” said Metzgar.
Metzgar is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University. Metzgar is also a graduate of Conemaugh School of Nursing.
Prior to practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at an internal medicine office, Metzgar spent 15 years as a registered nurse in a variety of settings, including telemetry, obstetrics, mother-baby, and perioperative care.
To schedule an appointment with a practitioner at the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, call 814-467-0044.
About Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center
The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) opened in February 2002 offering comprehensive and personalized breast care in one convenient location. The JMBCC exists to prevent and treat diseases of the breast and other conditions that can impact the lives of the women served. The tools and techniques used include digital mammography, ultrasound, breast biopsies, breast MRI, bone densitometry, genetic counseling, research studies, and female breast surgeons on-site.
About Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Founded in 1906, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is an independent, non-profit acute care hospital in northern Somerset County, bordering Cambria County. The 54-bed hospital shares a campus and collaborates with Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW), a private, non-profit biomedical research center. With more than 450 employees, CSSMCW is the fourth largest employer in Somerset County. CSSMCW’s mission is to provide excellence in personalized, quality health care services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. For more information visit www.windbercare.org.