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Heather H. Githens, ANP

Accepting New Patients
Provides Video Visit
Palliative Care - Administrative Offices
3200 Providence Drive, Suite B111
Anchorage, AK 99508
Speaks: English

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About Heather H. Githens

Heather Githens is a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2012 after she graduated from Gonzaga University with her Masters of Nursing Science. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Heather worked as a staff nurse in various emergency departments across the United States (North Carolina, Oregon, Alaska, and Idaho). She graduated from Duke University School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2006. Heather became part of the medical staff at Providence Alaska Medical Center in 2012, when she joined the team at Providence Extended Care and Providence Transitional Care (PEC/PTCC), where she developed a love for geriatrics, wound care, and palliative care. At PEC/PTCC, Heather broadened her knowledge base and learned a variety of skills that continue to serve her patients and her community well. In 2017, Heather was selected as a Nurse Practitioner fellow within the Palliative Care and Hospice program at PAMC, which she completed in July 2018. Currently, Heather works in the Palliative Care department on the inpatient team and in the Providence Outpatient Wound Clinic. Heather is passionate about travel and the outdoors. She loves hiking and camping, biking, and walking her two dogs. She also loves spending quality time with her family and friends. She is married and has one child.
Nursing School

Duke University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner-Family
Palliative Care - Administrative Offices
3200 Providence Drive, Suite B111
Anchorage, AK 99508
Affiliated Locations

Providence Alaska Medical Center