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About Elizabeth McQuinn, MSN, FNP-C

Elizabeth McQuinn, MSN, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) who helps provide 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 preventive care. She has expertise in emergency medicine. As part of UC San Diego Health's Express Care services, Ms. McQuinn provides treatment for minor health care needs, including respiratory illnesses, colds, fever and headache, allergies and sinus infections, asthma, earaches, urinary tract infections, and simple cuts, fractures and sprains. She also provides routine checkups, administers immunizations and screening tests, and performs sports physicals and health screenings for camp or school for children ages 6 and up.

She has presented at conferences on topics including palliative care and communication among intubated/ventilated patients. Ms. McQuinn also cares for ER patients at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, she was a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Ms. McQuinn completed a master's degree in nursing at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., and a bachelor's degree in biology at UC Santa Barbara. She has certifications in advanced public health nursing (PHN), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Outside of work, she enjoys reading, snowboarding and gardening.

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For more information, see Express Care and Primary Care.

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

Degree

  • Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Degree

  • UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-10-21

Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board

Conditions and Treatments

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Infection
  • Fractures
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Neck Pain
  • Sinus Infection
  • Sports Physicals
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Sprains
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