Vanessa Kes, DNP, APRN

Doctorally prepared and board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner with a distinguished career spanning over ten years. Vanessa Kes is a former United States Army Captain, well known for exceptional care in women’s health at every stage of a woman’s life. 

Vanessa’s excellent critical thinking, leadership, and interpersonal skills mean she can assess patient needs, evaluate treatment options, and make informed clinical judgments even in difficult instances while addressing patient needs.

Education

Vanessa earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice qualification with a specialization in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Arizona State University in May 2020. Before that, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with a minor in Military Leadership, also at Arizona State University, graduating in August 2012.

Professional Experience

Vanessa Kes has extensive professional experience in the healthcare sector, beginning her career as a Registered Nurse at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. During this time, she adeptly managed postpartum, antepartum, and gynecological surgical patients and also played an active role in ensuring safe deliveries for military personnel and their families.

Subsequently, Vanessa served as a Registered Nurse at the Family Birth Center of the Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula in Monterey, California. She also served as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in Fleming Island, Florida. 

As part of these positions, Vanessa provided compassionate care to expectant mothers and newborns while also honing her skills in gynecology as well as aesthetics. Vanessa offers comprehensive care for women of all ages. She is skilled at: 

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Colposcopy
  • Biopsy procedures
  • Contraceptive management

She also has expertise with aesthetic procedures, such as:

  • Botox & Dysport Injection
  • Dermal Filler Injection
  • Kybella Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulsed Light Therapy (IPL)
  • Laser Genesis

Certifications

  • Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC)
  • Inpatient Obstetrics Certification (RNC-OB)
  • Certified Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licenses

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License - Florida Board of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse License - Florida Board of Nursing
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Registration (DEA) - U.S. Department of Justice

Military Education & Awards

  • Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing Course, Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas, October 2015
  • Basic Officer Leader Course, AMEDD Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 2013

Contact Vanessa Kes

Vanessa is a valued member of our team at Grand Forks Clinic, where she is dedicated to providing compassionate and expert services for women’s health. 

Contact Grand Forks Clinic by phone or online to experience the highest quality of healthcare delivered with warmth, empathy, and expertise with Vanessa Kes. 

Grand Forks Clinic
5750 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND 58201

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