Patricia L. Brisco, M.S.N., A.N.P.-B.C.
Encouraging and attentive, Patty works closely with our highly trained team of trauma and acute care surgeons. With 30 years of experience as a registered nurse, 14 of those years as a nurse practitioner in internal medicine and neurology, she has assisted patients in all stages of illness, from critical care to recovery.
Patty believes in care that is tailored to an individual’s needs. She strives to provide an environment where patients feel comfortable asking questions and know that their needs are being met.
Education & Certification
Patty earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing. She is board-certified as an adult nurse practitioner. She initially worked as a nurse working in pediatrics and in the intensive care unit, and taught for 10 years. After achieving her goal of becoming an Adult Nurse Practitioner, she worked in internal medicine, metabolic disease clinic, neurology and oncology. She brings this broad experience to our trauma team.
When she’s not helping patients, Patty seizes every opportunity to enjoy Oregon’s outdoors with her husband and dogs. Gardening and landscaping are favorite pastimes, along with running, biking and hiking.