Adult Primary Care Services opened in 2015 to offer health care and wellness to the community. We expanded our offices in 2018 to provide a wide variety of health services to the Frederick community. Michelle Cooper Adult Nurse Practitioner became a certified nurse practitioner in 2000. She has been dedicated to caring for patients for over 30 years in her nursing career. She graduated with her Master's degree in nursing from Saint Louis University and a post-graduate degree from the University of Maryland. She has worked at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Medstar Georgetown Hospital, and in outpatient physician offices. Now, she has her own office and is able to provide primary care services, order tests, lab work, and write prescriptions. Michelle is a recipient of the 2016 Maryland State Award for Excellence in Clinical NP Practice from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Katherine O’Bryan, FNP, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Katherine (Katie), a lifelong resident of Frederick County, joined the practice to share in their passion to help people and their families identify and meet their individuals medical goals. Health and wellness should be comanaged by the patient and his or her health care provider to maximize a persons life and functionality.
Katie began her career in finance earning a Master of Science degree and managing various client accounts so she understands how important cost consideration to care can be to patients. After the economy took a turn for the worst, she decided to focus on helping people medically. She continued her education and became an RN at our exceptional community college here in Frederick. Katie has been in nursing for 8 years with experience treating a diverse patient population. She has worked with all age groups, across the lifespan and helped with minor complaints to critical care needs. She has worked in nursing for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Adventist HealthCare, and locally at Frederick Health Hospital. She continued her studies towards an advanced degree at Simmons University in Boston, MA. where she earned her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner with honors, and as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.