Brooke Phenicie, Certified Nurse Practitioner
Brooke Phenicie, NP-C, is Dr. Robbins’ associate at the Robbins Headache Clinic. She received her bachelor of science in Nursing from Florida Gulf Coast University, and her master of science as a family nurse practitioner at Purdue University, where she earned top grades. Brooke is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She previously worked in family practice and has experience treating a wide variety of medical conditions.
Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with advanced academic credentials and extensive clinical experience. The NP works both independently and in collaboration with the physician, helping to manage acute and chronic conditions while focusing on the patient. Prevention, wellness, and patient education are priorities. Nurse Practitioners treat physical and psychological conditions through comprehensive history taking, physical exams, and ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests. They are licensed to diagnose and provide treatment for a variety of conditions, including prescribing medications.
Brooke brings compassion and empathy to her medical practice. She prides herself on being an excellent listener and striving to bring patients the best care possible. She complements Dr. Robbins in her approach.
She is a member of the American Headache Society and the Neuroscience Education Institute. Through the NEI, she holds a certificate as a master psychopharmacologist.
Continuing Education: Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (CAQ) (October 2016) by the National Headache Foundation.
Brooke is co-author of the following papers:
* Anxiety in a Headache Patient. Practical Pain Management, May 2012.
* Migraine Treatment from A to Z. Practical Pain Management, April 2012.
* ADHD and Pain Patients. Practical Pain Management, November/December 2011.
* Teenage Boy with Multiple Pain Disorders: A Case of Mild Factitious Disorder by Proxy. Practical Pain Management, October 2011.
* Refractory Chronic Migraine: Long-term Follow-up using a Refractory Rating Scale. Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management meeting, Las Vegas, September 2011.