Nurse Practitioner, Intraoperative Asst
Penny Hodges-Goetz, CNP
HealthEast Neurosurgery, 651-232-3900
Penny is a board certified nurse practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Penny also holds certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and as a Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR).
Penny attended the University of North Carolina where she completed her degree in nursing.
Penny is a member of the American Nurses Association, National Guard Officer's Association, Society of Federal Health Professionals, and an associate member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
She enjoys all aspects of neurosurgery, but especially enjoys complex spine, alternative pain management and community care integration. Additionally, Penny focuses on innovative care management, patient empowerment and provider-patient relationships.
"Providing care is a collaboration between the patient and the provider, where the question of 'what matters' is as important as the question 'what's the matter.'"