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Amber Rickrode, CRNP, FNP-C

My Locations

WellSpan Family Medicine - Frederick Street
100 Frederick St., Suite 101
Hanover, PA 17331
(717) 851-7050
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

When I was a child, I had an experience with nurses at WellSpan York Hospital and I never forgot what they did for me. I love helping people and being a nurse is a great way to do that and to make a difference in someone's life. As a nurse practitioner, I'm able to provide my patients with advanced care while still providing the same compassion and empathy I gave as a nurse. I've been blessed to be able to do something that I love every day and to share it with my patients.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I believe everyone comes into your life for a reason. I want my patients to know that I will listen to them and be their biggest advocate! My dream was always to be a nurse practitioner and I get to live that life every day. I truly love my job and helping my patients navigate through any difficult journeys they may be experiencing. We have so many great resources and I believe that we must use them all to help our patients succeed.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

When I'm not at work, I'm spending time with my husband, Will, and our four-legged child, Maggie, a chocolate lab. On my weekends during football season you'll usually find me watching Penn State (We Are!) or the Pittsburgh Steelers. If a game is not on then it's usually Harry Potter or HGTV, if I'm not outside exploring somewhere new!


Clinical Interests

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • AANP - Family Nurse Practitioner

Education & Credentials

  • Graduate School: Widener University | Nurse Practitioner
  • Undergraduate Education: Penn State University
  • Undergraduate Education: Penn State University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Advantra Medicare (Aetna)
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Health Partners Plan
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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