Irene Puhr ARNP

Whidbey Island Internal Medicine
Irene Puhr ARNP


Irene Puhr, ARNP, provides primary healthcare to patients from teenagers to the end of life. She works in conjunction with specialists to coordinate all aspects of her patient’s care. Her experience includes more than 35 years as both a critical care and office nurse. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Washington.


Patient Care Philosophy

  • To work in partnership with patients to motivate and empower them to improve their health, prevent illness, and manage chronic disease
  • To provide evidenced-based healthcare to ensure high quality care and best patient outcomes

Scope of Care

  • Performs comprehensive and focused physical exams
  • Manages complex illness and common problems
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests, prescribes medications and therapies
  • Educates and counsels patients and their families regarding healthy lifestyles and health care options.


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Washington, 2014
  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Washington, 2014
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Wayne State University, 1980


  • Board certified by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, 2014

Please note:

This provider is not an employee of WhidbeyHealth. For your medical records, please call Whidbey Island Internal Medicine directly.

Call: 360.678.4440

77 N. Main Street P.O. Box 746 Coupeville, WA 98239