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New family nurse practitioner proud to serve Caruthers community


CARUTHERS – Adventist Health Medical Office – Caruthers is pleased to welcome board-certified family nurse practitioner Shawn Chatha, MSN, FNP-C, to its team.

From pediatric to senior patients, Chatha provides comprehensive primary medical care plus treatment and patient education for those with acute and chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and thyroid dysfunction.

“Helping patients achieve overall health and fulfillment is my main goal,” he said. “Seeing their illnesses improve is the most gratifying aspect of what I do. I love helping others and living God’s love.”

Chatha earned his master’s degree in nursing as part of the family nurse practitioner program at Fresno Pacific University, graduating summa cum laude, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from California State University, Fresno, also graduating summa cum laude. He is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and California Association for Nurse Practitioners.

“Helping in the community has been a big part of my life, since high school,” he said. “Nursing has opened the door and allowed me to help the community in ways that go beyond a hospital setting.”

Chatha volunteers at the YMCA, participates in the People’s Church Sporting program in Fresno and volunteers extensively at the Sikh Center Temple in Selma. Other interests include spending time with family, fitness, sports and outdoor activities.

To make an appointment with Chatha, patients may contact Adventist Health Medical Office – Caruthers, 2357 W. Tahoe, with a phone number of 559-864-5200.

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Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii as well as others across the U.S. through its Blue Zones company, a pioneer in taking a systemic and environmental approach to improving the health of entire cities and communities. Through this work, Adventist Health is leading a 21st century well-being transformation movement. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in hospitals, clinics, its innovative Adventist Health Hospital@Home program that provides virtual in-patient care at home, home care agencies, hospice agencies and joint-venture retirement centers in both rural and urban communities. Our compassionate and talented team of 37,000 includes associates, medical staff physicians, allied health professionals and volunteers driven in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Together, we are transforming the American healthcare experience with an innovative, yet timeless, whole-person focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing to support community well-being.