About Patricia Costales, FNP-C, CBN
Patricia Costales, FNP-C, CBN, is a certified family nurse practitioner & cardiac nurse. Patricia has over 20 years of nursing experience. She was the first certified bariatric nurse in the state of New Mexico.
Patricia earned her license in practical nursing from Albuquerque Public Schools Career Enrichment Center. She earned her associate’s degree in nursing from Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque. She went on to earn her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, and her family nurse practitioners license from the University of Phoenix.
Patricia is a member of the New Mexico Nurse practitioner Council (NMNPC), the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the New Mexico Bariatric Society, and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Patricia’s professional interests include diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension. She is passionate about caring for her patients with these diseases and helping them manage their conditions.