Looking for a Thyroid Specialist? Our health care provider, Bernadette Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-C has had personal experience with thyroid autoimmune (Graves’) disease and radioactive iodine treatment. Since diagnosed and treated in 2012 for thyroid toxicosis, Bernadette has suffered from hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism many times and the toll both can have on overall wellbeing. She also has Celiac disease and personally understands the dietary restrictions and lifestyle changes needed to live with autoimmune diseases. Bernadette’s experiences with thyroid disease have helped her better understand her patient’s concerns, because she personally understands their fight to feel better. Bernadette provides specialized Thyroid Care to patients by creating an individualized treatment plan. She has the experience and expertise to help you live a happy and healthy life with thyroid disease.
Our Director of Clinical Operations, Christina Lynch, RN, CHC has been an RN for over 11 years. She began her career in the Emergency Department and has experience in forensics, intensive care nursing, case management, and facility management. During the Pandemic she traveled around the country caring for the sickest of the sick in both the ER and ICU. She has also received specialized training in aesthetics injecting and therapeutic micronutrient infusions. Here at Monarch Wellness Center, Christina is the only Botox/filler injector. Her assessment skills, ability to critically think, and attention to detail make her the ideal nurse injector. Christina’s experiences also lend to how well she functions in our hydration lounge. She is highly skilled at IV placement and phlebotomy and her confidence helps to provide a comforting experience to our patients. Her passion for nursing led her to become a Certified Health Coach. She believes in the importance of the healthcare provider-patient relationship and is an advocate for individuals taking an active role in their health management. She has personal experience dealing with food sensitivities and understands just how difficult it can be to make the lifestyle changes necessary to live your best life.