Kristen Teal, FNP-C | Nurse Practitioner Phoenix | Orthopedic Spine Nurse Arizona

Kristen Teal, MSN, APRN, FNP-C


Nurse Practitioner

Medical School

Loyola University Chicago



North Phoenix Clinic

18444 N. 25th Ave., Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ, 85023


Kristen Teal is a certified family nurse practitioner specializing in treatment options for non-operative spine patients alongside Dr. Kirk Puttlitz.

Kristen has over six years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) working in the post-surgical orthopedic unit. Before joining The CORE Institute, she served as RN at Rush Oak Park Hospital in Illinois where she cared for orthopedic patients after surgery.

Kristen obtained her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner focus from Loyola University Chicago. She received her bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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