Dr. Jessica Gerhart FNP, DC
Dr. Jessica Gerhart is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has always had a passion for promoting health and wellness in the community. She grew up in northern Iowa and was introduced to Chiropractic while very active on several different sports teams from a young age. She has always had a passion for sports and was inspired by the improvements in athletic performance that she experienced while under Chiropractic care.
From there, Dr. Gerhart attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science. She then moved to Dallas and attended Parker University where she obtained a Doctorate in Chiropractic, as well as a Bachelor’s in Health & Wellness. Dr. Gerhart chose to pursue further education and acquired a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing in 2012 and a Master’s of Science in Nursing, with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization, in 2014. Dr. Gerhart has always had a passion for promoting optimal health and well-being with every individual she encounters. She prides herself in treating the person as a whole rather than addressing ailments individually. She has a passion for the role nutrition plays in both the prevention and treatment of disease. Dr. Gerhart firmly believes that true balance in life occurs when a person reaches complete physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being.
Dr. Gerhart got her Nurse Practitioner license in order to provide complete care for her patients. She understands that medical intervention may be necessary in acute situations, while long-term holistic supportive care is imperative for wellness promotion. This approach to promoting health and wellness will help to fast track the healing process and provide patient’s with overall comprehensive care.
Dr. Gerhart is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her family is very active in the community and loves to participate in different sports and outdoor activities. She especially enjoys spending time with her two boys, Brody and Beckham.