Tara Ortiz has had a passion for the medical field for the past eleven years. Starting her career as a LPN in 2005 she later returned to nursing school to become a Registered Nurse. She has worked as a Critical Care Registered Nurse for five years at Johnston Willis Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit and Chippenham Hospital’s Coronary Care Unit. She joined PAR as a Nurse Practitioner in 2016 and works at Henrico Doctor’s Hospital-Forest and at our Santa Rosa Office. On her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and is an avid fitness enthusiast.

Undergraduate Education:
Medical Careers Institute, LPN Diploma, 2005
John Tyler Community College, Associate Degree of Applied Science, Nursing, 2011
Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 2014

Graduate Education:
Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Science, Nursing, 2016



American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners