Lakeside Women's Hospital

Health Care Designed Exclusively for Women

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Janet Ritchie, APRN-CNP, Lakeside Women's Hospital

Janet Ritchie, APRN-CNP

Janet Ritchie is licensed as an Advanced Practitioner Registered Nurse (APRN-CNP) and registered nurse through the state of Oklahoma, and has certification through NCC as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner. She has been a part of the Lakeside team of physicians for over 12 years. During the first two years of the hospital’s operation Janet worked with Lakeside physicians as a surgical team member. She then joined with the doctors in their practice.

Janet received her advanced training at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. She has over 30-years of experience in health care and is committed to the health care needs of women, striving to facilitate patient participation in self-care. Nurse practitioners (N.P.s) are licensed independent, advance practice nurses who have completed a formal educational program beyond that of the registered nurse. Nurse practitioners are regulated by the state board of nursing.

Nurse practitioners make independent and collaborative decisions about the health care needs of individuals, families and groups across the lifespan. According to their specialty, they provide nursing and medical services to individuals. In addition to diagnosing and managing acute, episodic and chronic illness, nurse practitioners’ emphasis health promotion and disease prevention. Services include, but are not limited to, ordering, conducting, supervising and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and prescription of pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic therapies. Besides clinical care, nurse practitioners focus on health promotion, disease prevention and counseling.

Nurse practitioners work in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive care. Lakeside physicians are active participants in all aspects of their patients’ care and treatment plans.

Need to get an early start on the day? I offer early morning appointments starting at 7:30 a.m.

* Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.


Robin Van Cleave, PA-C, Lakeside Women's Hospital

Robin Van Cleave, PA-C

Robin Van Cleave is a Lakeside physician assistant. She has been trained to help with your care under the supervision of our physicians and surgeons.

PA-Cs like Robin are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a healthcare team, they take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and x rays, and make diagnoses. They also treat minor injuries. PA-Cs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order or carry out therapy. Physician assistants also may prescribe certain medications.

Physician assistants work under the supervision of a physician. The PA-C consults with the physician who reviews all notes, lab and other aspects of the patient’s treatment, as well as creates the treatment plan. The physician is the provider in charge of the patient’s care.


Regina Webber APRN-CNP, Lakeside Women's Hospital

Regina Webber, APRN-CNP

Regina Webber, a nurse practitioner for Andrea Palmer, M.D., and Donna Seres, M.D., is licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse through the state of Oklahoma, and has certification through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Nurse practitioners (N.P.s) are licensed independent, advance practice nurses who have completed a formal educational program beyond that of the registered nurse. Nurse practitioners are regulated by the state board of nursing. Nurse practitioners make independent and collaborative decisions about the health care needs of individuals, families and groups across the lifespan. According to their specialty, they provide nursing and medical services to individuals. In addition to diagnosing and managing acute, episodic and chronic illness, nurse practitioners’ emphasis health promotion and disease prevention. Services include, but are not limited to, ordering, conducting, supervising and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and prescription of pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic therapies. Besides clinical care, nurse practitioners focus on health promotion, disease prevention and counseling. Nurse practitioners work in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive care. Lakeside physicians are active participants in all aspects of their patients’ care and treatment plans.

* Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.

Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a healthcare team, they take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and x rays, and make diagnoses. They also treat minor injuries. PA-Cs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order or carry out therapy. Physician assistants also may prescribe certain medications.

Physician assistants work under the supervision of a physician. The PA-C consults with the physician who reviews all notes, lab and other aspects of the patient’s treatment, as well as creates the treatment plan. The physician is the provider in charge of the patient’s care.

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners (N.P.s) are licensed independent, advance practice nurses who have completed a formal educational program beyond that of the registered nurse. Nurse practitioners are regulated by the state board of nursing.

Nurse practitioners make independent and collaborative decisions about the health care needs of individuals, families and groups across the lifespan. According to their specialty, they provide nursing and medical services to individuals. In addition to diagnosing and managing acute, episodic and chronic illness, nurse practitioners’ emphasis health promotion and disease prevention. Services include, but are not limited to, ordering, conducting, supervising and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and prescription of pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic therapies. Besides clinical care, nurse practitioners focus on health promotion, disease prevention and counseling.

Nurse practitioners work in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive care. Lakeside physicians are active participants in all aspects of their patients’ care and treatment plans.



Lakeside Women's Hospital is partially owned by physicians. These include: Susan Chambers, Whitney Driver, Valerie Engelbrecht, D. Nelson Fong, Margaret Hall, Laura Mackie,
Jennifer Nelson, Dana Stone, Lisa Wasemiller-Smith, and William Miller.

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A Member of the INTEGRIS Network
11200 N. Portland
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120
Phone: 405-936-1500
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