Alex Hinrichsen is a certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who provides comprehensive pain management to adult patients. Alex performs comprehensive pain assessments, minimally invasive pain interventions, and medication management.
Alex obtained his Masters of Nursing at Vanderbilt University. He is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He received his Bachelor of Nursing at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Iowa State University.
He has experience working as a nurse practitioner in hospice and palliative care, providing pain management services to his patients. He has provided consultation and treated patients with complex pain, cancer related pain, and patients with opioid use disorder, offering a multimodal approach, coordinating care, and developing a safe pain management plan.
Alex is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient centered care to all of his patients in pain by partnering to set attainable and realistic pain goals with a focus on research and evidenced based best practices, interprofessional collaboration, and patient centered care. Pain often can be debilitating, affecting every aspect of a patient’s life, and leave the individual feeling isolated and alone.
My goal is to work together to develop an individualized care plan to control and reduce your pain while improving functionality and quality of life.