Ginette Castro, APN-C
Ginette graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York with a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing in 1998. Following her graduation she was hired at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York where she worked as a pediatric oncology registered nurse. She then attended Pace University in Pleasantville, NY to pursue her Master's Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner while maintaining full time employment at Sloan Kettering. Ginette continued to climb the professional ladder and became a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner on an inpatient pediatric oncology unit and then a pediatric observation unit. During her ten years at Sloan Kettering she collaborated with the nurses, residents, and fellows to provide the best care to patients and families.
In 2008 she went on to work at Minute Clinic, a retail health clinic in Northern New Jersey and she has spent almost four years with the CVS Caremark. In addition, she became a nursing instructor for William Paterson University, New Jersey City University, and Pace University teaching students pursuing a Bachelor and or Master's Degree.
Ginette is enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Program at William Paterson University. She lives in Wayne with her husband and four children and enjoys spending time with her family the most. Her favorite activities include exercising, cooking, reading, and photography. She is fluent in Spanish. Ginette volunteers her time as a Domestic Violence Advocate for the William Paterson Community.
She and her husband have been patients of Allied Medical Associates for many years. As patient's of the practice they have experienced visits that incorporate holistic and individualized care at each encounter.
She is confident that providing patients with House Call visits allows her to obtains an in-depth perspective of a patient's overall environment, socioeconomic factors, and thus customizing patient care in their own home. In sum, House Calls enhances the services provided by Allied Medical Associates and creates continuity of care to people in the community.