Elizabeth Valk is a certified family nurse practitioner and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She treats patients of all ages but is particularly interested in newborn and pediatric care. Elizabeth received her Master of Science in nursing, family nurse practitioner from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY. She began her nursing studies at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT, earning her Bachelor of Science in nursing.
Elizabeth had an accident as a teenager and was helped by a local volunteer EMS. Inspired by their assistance, she decided to join as a junior volunteer shortly after that. Elizabeth loved her experience as a volunteer and ultimately stayed on the healthcare track by going to nursing school. She decided to pursue medicine because she wanted a career in which she felt satisfied by helping others daily. Elizabeth loves building relationships with patients of all ages and seeing them attain their goals. When caring for her patients, she believes in clear communication and education so they can better understand their health and disease management.
Elizabeth is originally from Westchester County. She moved to the Capital Region area after meeting her husband, who is in the military and was living in Albany at the time. Outside of medicine, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and their two dogs.