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About Janette E. Matthess, MS, FNP-C

Janette Matthess, MS, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) who provides comprehensive care for people of all ages. She offers treatment for a wide range of conditions and also works with individuals over the long term to maintain their health and wellness, with a focus on preventative care.
As part of Express Care at UC San Diego Health, Janette provides routine checkups and care for conditions including minor illnesses and injuries, respiratory illnesses, colds and flu, fever and headache, abdominal and back pain, and cuts and sprains. She also administers immunizations, screening tests and performs sports physicals.

Ms. Matthess has nine years of experience with UC San Diego Health and was a charge nurse at the former Thornton Hospital in La Jolla. Her previous experience as a nurse practitioner includes working at the Pfizer Global Health and Wellness clinic in San Diego where she diagnosed and treated work-related injuries, treated acute and chronic illnesses, and provided routine health maintenance and primary care services. She also focused on health education.

She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from California State University, Dominguez Hills, Calif.

Outside of work, Ms. Matthess enjoys spending time with her husband and family, entertaining friends, working in the garden and seeking new travel adventures.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, School of Nursing, Carson, CA

Master's Degree

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, School of Nursing, Carson, CA

Gender

  • Female

Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board

Conditions and Treatments

  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Headache
  • Back Pain
  • Minor Wound Repair
  • Sports Physicals
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted