Aboubakare, Carissa, MSN, WHNP-BC

October 3, 2017  |  Allied Health Professionals

Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner


Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP-BC, joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in October of 2017. She grew up in Orange, California, but ventured out east to Providence, Rhode Island to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience at Brown University. She then moved to Cleveland, OH to obtain a Master of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University to become a registered nurse. While working as a registered nurse in Chicago, IL, she completed her Master of Science of Nursing, also through Case Western Reserve University, to become a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She became board certified in 2016, and is licensed in the state of Wisconsin.

Carissa’s practice involves caring for women from adolescence onward. She has experience in both obstetric and gynecologic care. She manages pelvic floor disorders, incontinence, sexual health, routine gynecologic care, and other gynecologic concerns.

Carissa is a member of the Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.

Carissa sees patients in the WISH clinic at Froedtert Hospital, located in our Specialty Clinics Building (formerly known as Froedtert East Clinics), as well as at the Froedtert St. Joseph’s Health Center located in West Bend, WI.

Outside of the workplace, Carissa enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys street photography, trying new restaurants and coffee shops, and exploring new hobbies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Incontinence
  • Sexual Health
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Gynecologic Concerns

Board Certification(s)

  • NCC – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adolescent (13-18 yrs)
  • Adult (18-59 yrs)
  • Senior (59+)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Education / Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience – Brown University,, Providence, RI (2012)
  • Master of Nursing – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (2014)
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (2016)

MCW Start Date

  • 10/2/2017
Welcome Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP

Welcome Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP

10/03/2017  |  Department News, MCW News

Carissa Aboubakare, NP

Carissa Aboubakare, WHNP-BC, has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on October 2, 2017. She grew up in… Read More ›