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A Conversation With Daniel Corbin, FNP-C

A Conversation with: Daniel Corbin, FNP-C

Role at Avance: Family Nurse Practitioner, Garner

Years at Avance Care: 3 ½

My first job: Working for my dad, who owned a stained glass business.

Why primary care: I LOVE the entire family.

Why I love Avance Care: Avance Care is accessible, 7 days a week, and fully stocked with resources.

If I wasn’t a provider I would be: A layout design artist.

My favorite part of medicine is: New technology and innovations that are constantly changing to improve quality of life. I love constantly learning something new every day. I also enjoy educating my patients on ways that they can improve their health.

If someone wanted to start a conversation with me they should ask me about: My three girls. There’s always plenty to talk about.

How I connect to patients: I try to put myself in their shoes and offer empathy, even if I don’t understand what they’re going through. Find common interests and build on that to develop a trusting relationship.

The one piece of medical advice I tell my patients but have a difficult time incorporating into my own life: Diet and exercise. Don’t we all have trouble with that?… No? Just me? Okay…

If I have a three-day weekend, I can be found: At the pool, someplace downtown Raleigh, or in my bed.

The four people I would invite to my ultimate dinner party: Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Barack Obama, and Justin Bieber.

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