Stacy Leidel, PhD, NP, is a UW Health nurse practitioner. She provides primary care for acute and chronic conditions, including colds, muscle strains, skin irritations, diabetes, high blood pressure and depression.
Fluent in Spanish, Stacy provides a variety of health care services, including reproductive medicine and prenatal care. In addition, she helps families meet healthy breastfeeding goals. Stacy appreciates being part of each family’s life journey.
In addition to clinical work, Stacy teaches medical students, and student nurse practitioners and physician assistants. She conducts research related to nursing triage in family medicine to prioritize the clinical care needs of patients. Additionally, Stacy has published research in other areas, including studies of the nurse practitioner role and HIV testing.
On weekends you’ll find her hiking with her husband, two teenagers and dog or knitting – often with a cat on her lap. She also enjoys cooking family dinners.
“I love family medicine because we care for people across their whole life span. I get to know my patients from their minor concerns to major conditions and life transitions, and I care for several generations of the same family.”