Janis Shakr, FNP

Nurse Practitioner located in Brockton, MA

About Janis Shakr, FNP

Janis Shakr, FNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. Since 1999, Janis has been a warm, welcoming face for children and adolescents at Bethel Family Medicine in Brockton, Massachusetts. As the mother of four grown children, she understands the unique needs of kids at all stages of their lives. At each appointment, Janis thoroughly evaluates her patients and listens to their needs in order to provide personalized, effective care. To Janis, developing a lasting, trusting relationship with each patient is essential to truly understanding them.

Janis began her nursing education at Boston Public School of Practical Nursing. She graduated as a licensed practical nurse in 1977 before continuing her training at Labouré Junior College in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She then attended the University of Massachusetts in Boston for her bachelor’s degree in nursing as well as her master’s degree. There, she became a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

For 20 years, Janis worked with high-risk mothers as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Now, she provides care to families and patients of all ages at Bethel Family Medicine. She has a special interest in women’s health care and diabetic education and a distinctive talent for communicating with children.

When she isn’t at Bethel Family Medicine treating patients, Janis mentors future nurse practitioners at Boston College. She enjoys spending time with her family and three small dogs in New Hampshire, and spends her free time quilting and making crafts.

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Janis Shakr, FNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. Since 1999, Janis has been a warm, welcoming face for children and adolescents at Bethel Family Medicine in Brockton, Massachusetts. As the mother of four grown children, she understands the unique needs of kids at all stages of their lives. At each appointment, Janis thoroughly evaluates her patients and listens to their needs in order to provide personalized, effective care. To Janis, developing a lasting, trusting relationship with each patient is essential to truly understanding them.

Janis began her nursing education at Boston Public School of Practical Nursing. She graduated as a licensed practical nurse in 1977 before continuing her training at Labouré Junior College in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She then attended the University of Massachusetts in Boston for her bachelor’s degree in nursing as well as her master’s degree. There, she became a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

For 20 years, Janis worked with high-risk mothers as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Now, she provides care to families and patients of all ages at Bethel Family Medicine. She has a special interest in women’s health care and diabetic education and a distinctive talent for communicating with children.

When she isn’t at Bethel Family Medicine treating patients, Janis mentors future nurse practitioners at Boston College. She enjoys spending time with her family and three small dogs in New Hampshire, and spends her free time quilting and making crafts.


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Most Major Insurance Plans Accepted

Bethel Family Medicine accepts most major insurance plans. Here is a list of just a few of the insurance plans we accept. If you do not see your insurance plan listed, please contact our office to confirm.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Tufts Health Plan
United Health Care