Meet the staff
Tracy Ernst, RN
Being a nurse allows me to provide patients with the utmost compassionate care at a very vulnerable time for them. Many people question this profession and ask “why?” the answer is simple having the opportunity to play an integral role in improving a patient’s quality of life is very rewarding. When I am not working, I enjoy spending quality time with my children.
Melanie Leister, LPN
I look forward to helping you improve your quality of life. I will be there to walk you through office visits, procedures or just to answer your questions or concerns. I have a wide range of nursing experience from hospital and home care to clinical research. I enjoy helping women choose the best way to improve their health and well-being. In my spare time my husband, our two boys and our two dogs keep me very busy. We enjoy outdoor sports, camping, gardening and spending time with friends.
Valerie Schissler, MSN, CRNP
As a nurse practitioner in women’s health, I enjoy empowering women to take care of themselves and achieve their optimal well being. The change that occurs in a women’s life after effective treatment of pelvic support defects and incontinence is phenomenal. I love hearing the words “I have my life back.” Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Ray and daughter Olivia and son Logan.