Andrea Nelson

Andrea Nelson, WHNP

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Graduate School: Old Dominion University

Undergraduate School: Christopher Newport University

Memberships & Societies

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners

Andrea Nelson joined Peninsula Women’s Care in March, 2016. Andrea most recently was an Instructor at Riverside College of Health Careers with the School of Professional Nursing.

“It is a wonderful feeling to make a difference in another person’s life. As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at PWC, it is my passion to build trusting relationships with our patients and tailor care to each patient’s personal needs and desires.”
Prior to that, Andrea began her practice as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in 2012 at Carilion OB/GYN Clinic in Roanoke, VA before moving back to Williamsburg with her family in June 2014. Andrea has been blessed with a rewarding career in the Nursing field since 2001, providing nursing care for patients at Riverside Health System and Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. Andrea provides obstetric and gynecologic care to women of all ages. Andrea and her husband Shawn have been married for 12 years. They live in Williamsburg with their 2 daughters, Savannah and Charlotte, and beagle “Monkey.” Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching her daughter Savannah at swim meet competitions.

BS in Nursing, Christopher Newport University, 2001
MS in Nursing and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Old Dominion University, 2011

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, Troop 1004, Cookie Mom

Honorable Mention – 2013 Best Bedside Manner Awards, Our Health Magazine

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

Gynecological Problem Visit

Dr. Tammy was amazing, she made me feel very comfortable and she was thorough with explaining things to me. I always feel taken care of and happy when I leave my appointments.

Pessary Insertion / Removal

Dr. Puritz has an unusual and positive way of connecting with a patient that is comforting and professional and humorous, when appropriate.

Pap Smear

Dr Kemp and staff very nice, personable and professional.

Birth Control Consultation

Dr. Kemp makes each visit fast, comfortable, professional and knowledgeable. Have no reason to go anywhere else.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone in the office is very personable and friendly. I've never had a bad experience in the decades I've been seen at the office. Absolutely love my doctor!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Great staff and visit

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ashley cares about her patients. She is very kind and helpful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr listened and provided objective feedback; no long waiting periods between visit transitions (check in, consult, room wait, well visit and conversation).

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Harris-Proctor was very friendly. She made me feel at eased. She has a very gentle spirit. Dr. Harris-Proctor was very informative. She listened and explained things that you could understand. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris-Proctor.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Have been Dr. Hughes patient for many years. He found Uterine cancer some years ago . I had a hysterectomy and that took of the problem. He really listens to his patients.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Dixon and her team are extrmely punctual. They let you know exactly what you're doing and they lead you to where you need to go. Dr. Dixon herself is extremely friendly and knows her knowledge and she educates me when I ask questions and does not judge.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr took the time to explain options and ask me questions to understand my issues and concerns.

Treatment / Procedure

Always professional and takes time to explain procedures


Dr Davis and her staff were extremely receptive to my concerns. Everyone put me at ease. Dr Davis was very thorough in her explanation of the procedure as well as throughout the procedure.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Puritz is thorough. Only a patient for a few years but really like her as my doctor. I could talk to her about anything. Hate to see her retire for selfish reasons.

OB Care

Great customer service experience.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Lindner is always knowledgeable, and compassionate. Always asks what we need and listens without rushing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Well informed about my present condition by Dr. Davis.Very satisfied.

Annual Well Woman Exam

[Highly satisfied] Because I've been going to Maria for years. She has the best bed side manners. Always answers my questions. Explains what she is doing before time. Generally considered about me and how I feeling. I would recommend her to family and friends. I won't see any other person.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Stockmaster was very thorough and informative. I feel very satisfied with the information I received.