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Cheryl Stephen, CRNP

Cheryl Stephen, CRNP

Internal Medicine

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Internal Medicine - Ephrata
446 N. Reading Rd., Suite 301
Ephrata, PA 17522-9802
(717) 733-6546
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Map Marker B WellSpan Internal Medicine - New Holland
435 S. Kinzer Ave., Suite 10
New Holland, PA 17557-8706
(717) 733-6546
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I have known I wanted to help people since age 8. I read a book about a missionary nurse's story and felt called to the profession. I have been involved in nursing since age 15 as a CNA, but since then, I continued to pursue my education to finally obtain my Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner. Many patients do not understand illness and how to improve health. I feel that I can provide medical, emotional and spiritual guidance to my patients.

What I want my patients to know about me:

First and foremost, I'm a follower of Christ. My Christian beliefs are my foundation of living. I grew up in Lancaster County until I went to nursing school in Kansas. One of my classes took me to Arizona to the Navajo reservation to work. I also lived and worked in Virginia for three years. I have worked in both the US and the mission field for many years in many roles, assisting with patients from birth to death. I have worked for Ephrata since 1988, except when I lived overseas.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I'm active in my local church. I love reading, listening to gospel music and crocheting. As a family, we are always delighted to serve God on mission trips. After my parents' experience with cancer, my husband and I purpose to grow our own food; including organic vegetables, fruits and animals.

Clinical Interests

  • General Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women's Health Care Issues

Board Certifications

  • ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center Verification

Education & Credentials

  • Graduate School: Millersville University of Pennsylvania

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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