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Jennifer Schmidt , , CFNP

Jennifer Schmidt CFNP

Jennifer Schmidt, CFNP joined our practice in 2014. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who brings a wealth of pediatric experience. Prior to joining our practice, Jennifer worked in a variety of settings including pediatric neurology, a pediatric clinic that served only uninsured or underserved patients, and a family medicine practice. While she enjoys all aspects of pediatric medicine, Jennifer is passionate about providing medical care to the uninsured population. Jennifer is the co-founder and Medical Director of the ESPWA Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the healthcare of the children in the Cap Haitian area of Haiti. She manages a medical clinic there and leads medical mission teams annually.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1997, her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from George Mason University in collaboration with The George Washington University in 2005. She is board certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Virginia Counsel of Nurse Practitioners. She is licensed to practice medicine by the state of Virginia.

In her time outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her son Anthony, exercising daily, and eating healthy, along with being an animal advocate.

  • Office: Manchester Lakes 
  • Board-certified: Yes - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Accepting New Patients? Yes

5.00 out of 5 based on 6 ratings and
6 user reviews

Patient Reviews

What can I not say about Jennifer she is so amazing to my son. We have been coming to her since my son Landon was born and I wouldn't want him to go to anyone else. She is always interested in my son's health and I feel as though she really cares about him. I recommend her to all my new mom friends because I know she will do the same for them as she does for him. I'm glad my son can have a health care provider who is as kind and is as sweet as her and we will be going to her until he turns 18.
- Gloria W, 9/21/2018

Jennifer is just amazing! She is so great with my daughter. Every appointment we’ve had she’s been so kind and always interacts with my daughter in such a sweet way. You can tell she cares about her patients. As a first time mom I’ve had a million questions and she has been so attentive and reassuring with any concerns I have had. I couldn’t have asked for a better healthcare provider for my daughter. I will definitely recommend her to family and friends!
- Jackie M. , 10/24/2017

Not even sure where to start. I have 3 kids and have been coming to the Manchester Lakes office since me first baby was born 8 1/2 years ago. We've seen all the practitioners there through the years - and i adore them all, but Jennifer Schmidt stands out as the most personable, genuine, warm, loving, gentle and incredibly knowledgeable practitioner I've ever met. My daughter has asthma and recently had a bad asthma attack that could have landed us in the hospital. Jennifer (A.K.A "DR. Jen") treated my daughter in the office which enabled us to stay out of the hospital and put me at ease when I was a nervous wreck! She has this amazing ability to truly connect with the patients and parents. My daughter - who isn't a fan of doctors - adores Jen and has formed an emotional bond with her that Ive never seen with any other DR, and that is so important. There's pure trust there - not just with my kids, but me too. Thanks "DR. Jen" for being so amazing!
- Kelly Kim, 1/6/2016

I don't even know how to start! Im a first time mom and really wanted to BEST for my daughter and when I tell Jennifer is incredible I can't describe it any other way. I started with her at the Lake Ridge office when my daughter was born and just had to follow her to Manchester Lakes when she moved over. I love her positivity and she's always smiling! Very professional and gentle. Im very pleased and blessed with the decision I've made and can't wait to continue on with this journey with her and her team. Highly recommend : )
- Nayla B. , 10/7/2015

My family & I love Jennifer. Shes been seeing my daughter Skylar since she was born. Shes taken good care of her at every appointment and my daughter just loves her. I would recommend her to anyone. We followed her from the lakeridge office to the manchester lakes office. I would never go to anyone else.
- Ciara Warner , 8/6/2015

Jennifer was absolutely amazing! She was extremely engaging with the kids and I like the fact she was able to relate to me as a mom and reassured be about a few concerns I had. I really like that she was genuine and warm. She listened fully and she was not in rush. (I hate that.) That is something I really appreciated about my visit - she took her time and I can tell she enjoys what she does and knows the value in what she does. I highly recommend Jennifer - kind, caring, patient, and knowledgeable. Plus, the kids like her and was asking questions about her days later. We need more health care professionals like Jennifer!
- Kerri-Mae Ashley , 8/13/2014

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