Dr. Debra Orzen DNP, RN, FNP-C, IFMCP

Dr. Orzen is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate in Nursing.

As a Nurse Practitioner, she has cared for patients throughout the lifespan in the specialty of Otolaryngology and then Family Practice and Internal Medicine.

Her vast experience in healthcare, her passion for wellness and her personal health issues led her to seek a method of practice that focuses on the whole person and utilizes an integrative approach to healing and wellness.

Over eleven years ago she discovered Functional Medicine. Dr. Orzen is currently an Institute of Functional Medicine Certification Program Candidate and she is grateful to join the Carpathia Collaborative and assist clients on their path to wellness.

Dr. Debra earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from Western Connecticut State University in 1993 and moved to Texas to begin her career as a Registered Nurse where she worked at Baylor University Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

Her experience as a Registered Nurse includes the Neonatal ICU, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Oncology, Orthopedics, Mother Baby and the Med-Surg units.

Her passion for learning, lead her to pursue a Master of Science degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Texas Woman’s University in 2002.

In 2016 she completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Maryville University.

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