About Ashley Seitzer
New to Village Pediatrics, Ashley Seitzer is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Ashley has sought to become a nurse practitioner and to work with children her entire life; it is truly her passion. She feels as a provider, her goal is to help improve every child's health and wellbeing, as well as establish a strong relationship with their families. The ability to provide proficient and safe medical care for her patients is Ashley’s number one goal. As an advocate for her patients, she aims to also provide superior quality family teaching and education. Ashley is dedicated to Village Pediatrics’ top priority of providing the highest quality health care possible on a daily basis.
Ashley is also able to connect with patients and family on a personal level; she was born with a special heart defect, TGA, wherein she underwent four heart surgeries with the last one occurring at age fourteen. This experience has allowed her to understand and provide a special amount of empathy for her patients and their families with all aspects of their child's health.
Ashley graduated cum laude with a Bachelor in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing. Following this, she spent the next six years working as an RN in the NICU in Austin, TX and cardiac ICU at Children's Medical Center of Dallas. She then graduated summa cum laude with a Masters in Nursing, specializing in pediatrics, from Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing. As a practitioner, Ashley has specialized in general pediatrics and developmental pediatrics.
Ashley has lived in Plano half of her life. She enjoys traveling, cooking, family time, outdoor activities, watching movies, zumba, and going to the lake. Newly married to her husband Joe Seitzer, an architect. They enjoy spending time together and experiencing new things every day. They are a very active couple and love spending time with family, friends, and their 3 fur-babies. During the summer, you will find Ashley and Joe boating, four wheeling, hiking, and camping. During the cold months in Dallas, they enjoy rock climbing, watching football, volunteering, top golf, and snowboarding. Throughout the year they enjoy visiting their condo in Destin, Florida and spending time with their big family.
"Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take, But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away!" - Anonymous