R. Alex Padilla, DNP ARNP
Dr. R. Alex Padilla is a family psychiatric nurse practitioner in Wenatchee.
Graduate School: Rutgers University
Medical School: Rutgers University, Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Specialty of Practice: Addictions, adolescents and adults
Dr. R. Alexander Padilla is a nurse practitioner from the New York tri-state area and has almost 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. He is a Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in Mental Health, and has spent over 15 years in various medical specialties such as oncology, autoimmune, hospice, ER, ICU, CCU, infectious disease and Hi-Tech Infusion Therapy. In the field of mental health, he treats the entire life continuum: children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. He has treated these populations in both the inpatient hospital and outpatient settings. His outpatient experience includes the treatment of combat veterans and dual diagnosis (substance abuse with mental illness). He is board certified in Addictions. Dr. Padilla’s research on ADHD was recently published in the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (2018). His hobbies include hiking and Kyudo- Japanese Zen Archery.
What attracted you to CVCH?
The Integrated Home concept runs parallel with my holistic philosophy. There is significant appeal in working with highly trained health care professionals who share the same belief of treating the entire person.