Jena DeCanter is a family nurse practitioner at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Fifth Street in Tyler. DeCanter strives to be approachable and accessible. "My goal is to treat the patient holistically. I want to team with the patient. I enjoy walking alongside patients and collaborating to help them achieve their goals."
DeCanter chose to be a nurse practitioner to ensure her patients ar educated and aware of their healthcare options and to be their advocate. "It is important for me to treat the entire patient. The human body is multiple systems that must be synchronized for the patient to have optimal outcomes. Internal medicine allows me to work with patients in all areas of their healthcare to ensure this is addressed."
DeCanter is active in her church and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Master of Science: Nursing, The University of Texas at Tyler
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, The University of Texas at Tyler