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Jennifer Thompson, APRN, FNP-C

Specialty: 
Family Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Chandler - Family Medicine

125 Highway 31 E.
Chandler, TX 75758
903-849-3862
Hours: 

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*6 months and older

Jennifer Thompson, APRN, FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner at UT Health East Texas Physicians in Chandler. After spending more than 25 years as a nurse and seeing patients come to the emergency room with multiple preventive diseases, she decided to become a nurse practitioner.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working as a nurse and helping people during some of their darkest days, but I felt like I could do more. I want to make a difference and help people stay healthy and be able to have the best quality of life they can. Prevention is the key to having good health. I wish to provide compassionate care and education while promoting a respectful and therapeutic environment for each patient.”

Jennifer chose to pursue nursing as a teenager after pairing with the profession on a career aptitude test. “The test told me that I would make a good nurse. I did not know what I wanted to do with my life, and at 18, I thought nursing sounded interesting. Twenty-five years later, I believe the aptitude test was right.”

Board Certifications: 

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Certification

Education: 

Master of Science: Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Science: Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington

Emergency Nurses Association, Treasurer