Christine Leafdale, MN, ARNP is a Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Vascular Surgery at Northwest Hospital and a University of Washington Teaching Associate. She received her BSN and MN degrees at UW. Christine is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and completed post graduate training for First Assist in the operating room.
Christine enjoys seeing surgical and nonsurgical patients in the hospital and clinic settings. She has extensive experience with wound healing. She values the importance of research and has served as sub-investigator on numerous clinical research trials.
Christine believes in creating long term partnerships with her patients and feels strongly that the best outcomes occur when patients and providers work together to set realistic goals to improve health and well being.
Her free time is spent hiking with her dogs and competing in the sport of Dressage.
Education and Training
Univ. of Washington, School of Nursing
Medical Education, 2004
Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, 2004, American Nurses Credentialing Center