Nicole Munshower, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant in Newport News at TPMG Behavioral Health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk. She then went on to receive her Master of Physician Assistant studies from Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk.
Born with a passion for medicine and interest in human anatomy, Nicole knew from a young age that she would end up working in the medical field. She enjoys creating strong patient-provider relationships and empowering her patients to be an active participant in their health care. Coupled with a passion for supporting others, Nicole finds fulfillment in helping people find a more content state of being.
Before joining TPMG, Nicole gained clinical experience working as a Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy for eight years. As a Corpsman, she saw both active duty or reservist military directing triage for acute care and walk-in clinic during war and peacetime. Following her military career, she worked as a mental health worker, gaining experience assisting disabled and mentally ill patients in severe distress, monitoring vital signs, and distributing medication.
As a physician assistant, Nicole strives to create a safe and open environment for her patients in order to rebuild and enhance their overall health and well-being. She treats patients with major psychiatric conditions such as mood disorders, dementia, bipolar disorder, depression, somatoform disorders, schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Nicole is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and enjoys educating the next generation of physician assistants, currently serving as a preceptor at EVMS.
Outside of the office, Nicole finds pleasure hiking on trails with her dogs, having lazy days at the beach, and crafting hand-made furniture.
Undergraduate: B.S. in Health Sciences, Old Dominion University
Graduate Studies: Master of Physician Assistant, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Certified Physician Assistant