Meet Dr. Goebel, Kathryn Christenson and Staff.

Dr. Theresa Goebel D.O. is a "Board Certified" Family Practice Physician and is living proof that you can have it all; it just takes hard work and determination.  She is a "Native Floridian" and moved to the Jupiter area in 1988.                         

Dr. Goebel achieved an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Florida, It was at this time Dr. Goebel had her first child. she then pursued to become a Physician's Assistant (PA) from the University of Florida.

 

Dr. Goebel worked as a PA for 10 years in both Cardiology and Internal Medicine before returning to attend Medical school.  While attending Medical school she had three additional children, and completed her education through Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with honors.

 

Upon graduation she went on to complete her residency at Broward General Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. 

 

Dr. Goebel Opened "A Cornerstone Family Practice" in 2003.  

Today Dr, Goebel’s four children are attending college at UF and UCF, she has three grandchildren and is married to a very lucky man!

 

Dr. Goebel Accomplishments;

  • “Past Medical Director” and one of the founders of Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization.” 
  • Board member of the Florida Osteopatic Association
  • The past chief of “Family Medicine” at Jupiter Medical Center
  • Former owner of Jupiter Urgent Care.

 

What is an Accountable Care Oraganization)? Click here to find out!)

 

Medical School

NOVA SE UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED

Graduated in 2000

 

Internship Hospital

Broward General Medical Center

 

Residency Hospital

Broward General Medical Center

 

Undergraduate School

University Of Florida Health Science Center-Physicians Assistant Graduated in 1987

 

What is a (D.O.) Doctor of Osteopathy ?  

Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) base diagnosis and treatment on the theory that the body's systems are interconnected. Instead of addressing specific symptoms or illnesses, DOs regard and treat the body as an integrated whole. Osteopathic medicine combines disease prevention and health maintenance with conventional medicine.

DOs can prescribe medication and perform surgery. Like medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy may serve as primary care providers. DOs can prescribe medications and order medical tests, such as X-rays. DOs often have privileges to provide care to patients in a hospital. They can also become certified in all specialties, such as anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology or general surgery.

Like MDs, DOs must pass a state medical board examination to obtain a license and enter practice. Each state board sets its own requirements and then issues the license for the osteopathic doctor to practice in that state. All states require license for osteopathic doctors.

Kathryn Christenson, DNP-C .(Doctorate of Nursing Certified)

 

Originally from Upstate NY, Kassie moved to Stuart as a child and has resided here for the past 25 years. Kassie graduated from Martin County High School and pursued her Nursing degree at Florida State University where she graduated with Honors. After graduation, Kassie was employed in Martin Memorial’s Surgical Neurological Intensive Care Unit for 5 years before returning to school for her Master’s degree. During her Master’s practicum is where Dr. Goebel became Kassie’s mentor. Kassie then went on to marry her husband, Derrick, who is a native Stuart resident. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2013 with Honors and went on to practice in Geriatric Medicine. Shortly after, Kassie resumed her education in pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing degree. Kassie and Derrick welcomed their child, Connor, in 2014. Thereafter, Dr. Goebel invited Kassie to the Cornerstone Family Practice. Kassie completed her Doctorate in Nursing in 2015. 

Nursing School 

Florida State UNiversity B.S. - w/ Honors

Florida Atlantic University ARNP Masters 2013

Florida Atlantic University DNP-C 2015

 

What is a DNP-C ?

Nurses with a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nurse Practitioners deliver advanced primary, acute, and specialized healthcare to patients in clinical settings. Either may work in administrative, clinical, or leadership roles. Both DNP's and NP's have training in advanced practices that may allow them to provide patients with healthcare interventions that are more similar to the care administered by physicians and hold prescriptive rights and privileges.

 

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