Christine G. Pleitez is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who joined the Wound Care Experts team in the summer of 2017. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her career in health care began in 2011 as a registered nurse at Santa Barbara Convalescent. She then pursued an intensive care nursing position at UMC Burn Care where her passion for wounds originated. After graduating with her master’s degree, she was able to expand her knowledge and application of wound care to different patient care settings such as clinics, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers.
Christine grew up in a military family and has spent her childhood traveling to many countries: China, Guam, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, UAE. Japan is where she was born and spent 12 years of her life, but Las Vegas is where she’s called home for the past 14 years. Along with her passion for wound care, she enjoys watching Netflix, reading comic books and cheering on the VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS!