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Dr. Pamela M. Cipriano, DNP, APRN

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returns 09/09/2017

My name is Dr. Cipriano. I have a private practice specializing in adult health and wellness. I can answer questions associated with thyroid disease, cardiac disease, pulmonary disease, high blood pressure, muscular aches and pains, cholesterol levels, male/female sexual questions or questions on the sexual organs, gastrointestinal problems, healthy ways to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, and nearly anything else that pertains to medicine.

Experience in the area

I am on the Medical Staff at a local hospital where I work as a medical/surgical hospitalist as well as in the emergency department. I am certified in critical care and advanced cardiac life support. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, I was a certified critical care nurse (CCRN).


Society of Hospital Medicine American Association of Critical Care Nurses American Association of Nurse Practitioners Connecticut Advance Nurse Practitioner Society


Maryville University 2014-2016 Doctor of Nursing Practice University of Connecticut 2007-2011 MSN, Acute Care Track Nurse Practitioner. Board Certified September 2011 Critical Care Certified 2014 Central Connecticut State University 2002-2006 BA Psychology St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing 1991-1993 Diploma Nursing Registered Nurse

Awards and Honors

Named as a World Wide Leader in Healthcare and was included in the 2013-2014 edition by the International Nurses Association.

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Recent Answers from Dr. Pamela M. Cipriano, DNP, APRN

2016-07-30 rumbling:

Dear Jan,     The colonic ecosystem is made of of bacteria, yeast, and fungus, all of which need to survive in order to keep balance. When one is deprived, the others grow out of control causing the symptoms

2016-07-29 South of the border issues:

Dear MJ,     Your problem may be due to irritation if you are experiencing constipation or diarrhea. However, there is something called the "tape test." You can get scotch tape, and first thing in the

2016-07-26 unexplained pain:

From your description of the pain and the activities leading up to it, it is most likely groin strain with radiation to the gluteal muscle group. This can include the piriformis muscle. I would recommend

2016-07-25 unexplained pain:

Dear Sam,     What were you doing the days before the pain started?

2016-07-07 blood pressure tablet -reg:

Dear Reg,     There are many reasons why a blood pressure medication is prescribed. It is not only to control blood pressure. Chronic hypertension can lead to kidney failure, heart failure, and left ventricular


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