Sandra Minnick, CRNP - WellSpan Family Medicine - Lake Street - Ephrata, PA - Family Medicine | WellSpan Health
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Sandra Minnick, CRNP

My Locations

WellSpan Family Medicine - Lake Street
136 Lake St.
Ephrata, PA 17522-2415
(717) 721-7718
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I have always wanted to help others. At the young age of 6, I heard a missionary speak about Nepal. It was then I decided to go into a helping career. During high school, I was torn between social work or nursing. My experience as a "Volunteen" (part of a national volunteering organization for middle school and high school students) and a Red Cross volunteer steered me toward nursing. I have never regretted my career choice. I love primary care and family medicine. It gives me the chance to care for patients over the entire lifespan and work with families, as well as individuals.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I am honest, transparent, compassionate and am doing my life's mission. I like to read, when I get the chance.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I love to spend time with my husband, my grown sons, and their partners and my adorable little granddaughter. I love the mountains and escape to our mountain getaway whenever possible. My husband and I used to hike and kayak a lot, and are making some lifestyle choices to get back to doing these things.


Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Behavioral Health in pediatrics/adolescents
  • Family Practice
  • Mental Health
  • Women’s Health

Board Certifications

  • ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center Verification

Education & Credentials

  • Graduate School: Wilmington College
  • Graduate School: University of PA- School of Nursing

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • 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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