Rachel Fano, NP



Rachel is a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She is board-certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Rachel has been a nurse since 2004. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice through the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where she also received her Master of Science in Nursing and her undergraduate degree. Rachel has a background in Women’s Services, Community Nursing (as a school nurse), Telemetry and the Operating Room.  It was during her last two clinical residency rotations with Dr. Salim that she was able to experience first-hand the ideal she had hoped for in health care, patient-centered care.


 Rachel is passionate about health promotion.  She believes each patient should be an active participant in their health care.  Nutrition, intentional movement and a healthy mind are cornerstones of her practice and lifestyle.

Her favorite activities are boxing, hiking and hot yoga.  She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, son and their dogs. Her Belgian Malinois and Blue Heeler are named after the family’s love of Star Wars. 


Additionally, Rachel is an Assistant Professor of Nursing for a local college.  She began her career after receiving her Associate Degree in Nursing from Alvin Community College.