Provider: Cara Nelson-James, DO

What is your patient care philosophy?

Her patient care philosophy is this; healthcare is a basic human right. Everyone deserves access to quality healthcare regardless of their financial status, racial/ethnic background, immigration status, or gender.

How does your work improve lives?

Dr. Nelson-James’s work improves lives because every individual she touches and has an impact on, improving their quality of life, has potentially far-reaching effects as it’ll impact their family for generations to come. As a clinician, she pledges to always listen to her patients and make sure they receive compassionate care.

What are some interesting facts about you?

Dr. Nelson-James loves basketball, and her heritage is Jamaican.

What else would you like to share about yourself?

Her favorite quote is from the bible. Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”