Profile Photo Not Available

Brooke Schmelzle, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC


  • Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

About

Biography

Ever since high school, I’ve wanted to help children and their families through difficult times. I had a natural interest in diseases, so I decided to combine my two interests by becoming a nurse practitioner.

I received my doctor of nursing practice (DPN) degree with a focus on new-onset pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as my capstone project. Working in gastroenterology has been a way for me to take care of children of all different age groups, which I love.

Diseases that bring children to the hospital usually involve the whole body — and the whole family. I take a holistic approach to caring for patients. I am here for them and their families, and I actively involve their entire treatment team to achieve the best outcome and experience possible.

When I’m not helping patients and families, I love spending time with my children. I can't wait until they get old enough to start going on long bike rides with me!

Patient Ratings and Comments

All patient satisfaction ratings and comments are submitted by actual patients and verified by a leading independent patient satisfaction company, NRC Health. Patient identities are withheld to ensure confidentiality and privacy. Only those providers whose satisfaction surveys are administered through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are displayed. Click here to learn more about our survey