C. Rowland, APRN
We are pleased to introduce, Christine Rowland, APRN, on staff at Pediatric Partners of Winter Haven. Christine is an experienced pediatric primary care provider. She graduated from the University of South Florida with both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. “I love taking care of children,” said Christine when asked why she loves pediatrics. Christine admits she is honored to have “…the ability to assist children and guide their parents through their child’s growth and development.” Christine promises she will see her little patients “…in a timely manner and follow their care in a compassionate way.” Determined to develop a long-lasting relationship with her patients, Christine understands the importance of patient-doctor communication in pediatrics. “The most important part of communication is to provide clear and concise directions in a timely manner.” Christine is known for her fun-loving spirit, as her favorite cartoon character is Rescue Rangers. She says her favorite flavor of ice cream is vanilla with chocolate sauce, and that she has a heart for traveling and spending time with her family.
WHAT’S YOUR MEDICAL SPECIALTY?
Pediatric Primary Care.
WHY DID YOU BECOME A DOCTOR?
I had a driving desire to provide care for children and be allowed to make an impact in their life.
PLEASE TELL US IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY WE SHOULD USE YOU AS OUR PHYSICIAN?
I love taking care of children.
WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST SATISFYING ABOUT MEDICAL PRACTICE?
The ability to assist children and their parents’ through their growth and development.
WHAT IS THE GREATEST OBSTACLE OF BEING A DOCTOR?
Providing care when resources can be limited.
WHAT IS YOUR VISION FOR YOUR PRACTICE AT PEDIATRIC PARTNERS?
To grow and expand the pediatric practice in the community.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART ABOUT DOCTOR/PATIENT COMMUNICATION?
To provide clear and concise directions in a timely manner.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER?
WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND WHAT 3 THINGS WOULD YOU WANT WITH YOU?
Bible, water & milk chocolate.
IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER WHAT WOULD YOU CHOOSE?
The ability to fly.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FLAVOR OF ICE CREAM?
Vanilla with chocolate sauce.
NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD?
ONE FOOD YOU WOULD NEVER EAT?
WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME?
Watch my son play.
IF YOU KNEW THAT THIS WAS YOUR LAST DAY ON EARTH, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND IT?
With my family.
WHO INSPIRES YOU?
WHAT MOVIE GENRE(S) DO YOU PREFER?
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
NAME ONE THING ON YOUR BUCKET LIST.
Go snow skiing.