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Sarah Ortiz Howard, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Sarah Ortiz Howard, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Photo

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse


General Summary

Sarah has years of experience working in hematology and oncology in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Prior to becoming a nurse, she had a long history of working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Sarah is devoted to being a consistent source of support to each patient and their family and providing individualized care. She strives to care for each patient as if they were her own family or friend. When Sarah is not in clinic, she enjoys exploring Central Texas with her Austinite husband, two young daughters, two dogs, and kitty cat roommate.


  • Master of Science, Nursing
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology
    St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Austin Advanced Practice Nurses Association
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners

Community Service

  • Chicago Marathon, Participant and St. Jude Hero, Chicago, IL (2012)

Medical Practice

  • Austin Cancer Center, Family Nurse Practitioner, Austin, TX (August 2020 – July 2021)
  • RediClinic, Family Nurse Practitioner, Kyle, TX (June 2019 – April 2020)
  • Dell Children's Medical Center, Registered Nurse, Austin, TX (May 2016 – June 2019)
  • Ascension Seton Medical Center, Registered Nurse, Austin, TX (February 2015 – May 2016)
  • Balcones Woods Family Medicine, Registered Nurse, Austin, TX (January 2015 – August 2016)
  • Balcones Woods Family Medicine, Medical Assistant, Austin, TX (April 2013 – December 2014)