Bethany McKinney ARNP

WhidbeyHealth Primary Care Freeland
Bethany McKinney ARNP


Bethany McKinney, ARNP joined Whidbey Health in 2018 and practices at Whidbey Health Primary Care in Freeland. She graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and has practiced as a Registered Nurse in Seattle and Tacoma for the past 10 years.

Bethany believed that she could make a more positive impact in her patients’ lives as a Nurse Practitioner. She returned to the University of Washington and graduated with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Bethany completed Nurse Practitioner training at Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center, among other community clinics.

As a native of Chicago, IL, Bethany was quickly drawn to the scenery and wildlife of the state of Washington and has called it home for the past 10 years. She is excited to be a part of the Whidbey Island community. Bethany enjoys outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, walking her dog and camping. 

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Emphasize patient comfort
  • Seek to treat the whole person, rather than simply addressing an illness or injury
  • Help patients make informed decisions about their health
  • Act as a patient advocate by listening closely to understand patient needs and concerns
  • Treat patients the way you'd want someone to treat your own family.

Scope of Care

  • Primary care services throughout adolescent and adult years
  • Acute and chronic disease management
  • Minor injury care


  • University of Washington, Doctorate of Nursing Practice, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Washington, 2012
  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Tacoma Community College, 2010


McKinney is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

5486 Harbor Avenue, Freeland WA 98249