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Beth Otterstein, WHNP


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Beth Otterstein, WHNP

Biography: Beth Ann Otterstein, BSN, NP, is a nurse practitioner who specializes in providing compassionate and comprehensive care for women during their reproductive years and beyond. She has a special interest and years of experience in community health, sex education and sexually transmitted disease education, testing and treatment.

For more than 30 years, Otterstein has served as a caregiver and advocate for women’s reproductive rights and healthcare. She has provided care to thousands of women – ages 12 to 90 years old – throughout her career. Additionally, she is committed to volunteerism, serving in numerous roles for many non-profit agencies in the region.

Otterstein joined North Country HealthCare in August 2015. As a member of the expert team of providers at North Country HealthCare, she is committed to providing individualized medical care to her patients and embraces a patient-and-family philosophy.

Prior to joining North Country HealthCare, Otterstein worked as a nurse practitioner at the Flagstaff-based Planned Parenthood of Arizona.

Medical Specialties & Interests: Obstetrics; gynecology; contraception; sex & sexually transmitted disease education

Work History & Leadership:

  • North Country HealthCare; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Nurse Practitioner; 2015 to present
  • Planned Parenthood of Arizona; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Nurse Practitioner; 1978–2015
  • Perinatal Associates of Northern Arizona; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Nurse Practitioner; 1993–1995
  • Northern Arizona Regional Gerontology Center; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Director; 1987–1989
  • Coconino County Department of Public Health; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Director of Nursing; 1973–1987

Professional Associations:

  • American Nursing Association
  • Arizona Nurses Association
  • Arizona Family Planning Council
  • Northern Arizona Nurse Practitioner Group

Languages: English

Fun Fact: When I need to unwind and think, I can be found outside in my garden or inside in my kitchen. I find quiet moments to read and meditate.




  • Graduate studies: Masters of Nursing; Northern Arizona University; Flagstaff, Ariz.; 1995
  • Graduate studies: Masters of Social Work; Arizona State University; Tempe, Ariz.; 1990
  • Nurse Practitioner certificate: University of New Mexico School of Medicine; Albuquerque, N.M.; 1988
  • Undergraduate degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Valparaiso University College of Nursing; Valparaiso, Ind.; 1972











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