18 Feb Houdek, Julia, R., MSN, WHNP-BC, APNP
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Julia joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in February, 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Trinity Christian College in 2006 and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati in 2010. Julia also obtained her certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in 2010.
Julia is part of a multidisciplinary team of providers in the Maternal Fetal Care Center. Working closely with the doctors, nursing staff, ultrasonagraphers, genetic counselors and social workers, she helps to coordinate and provide comprehensive care to women and families who face complex conditions that affect their pregnancies. Conditions commonly seen in the High Risk OB Clinic include hypertension, diabetes, HIV, cardiac disease, sickle cell disease, kidney disease, blood disorders, multiple gestation, and a variety of fetal complications.
At the core of every patient encounter is Julia’s desire to establish and maintain compassionate patient-provider relationships rooted in trust, as these trusting relationships help her patients best participate in their healthcare. Julia values time with her patients so that she can thoroughly address their concerns, answer their questions, and provide support that meets their physical, mental, and emotional needs. She welcomes each opportunity to partner with patients and families facing complex pregnancies.
Julia sees patients in the Maternal Fetal Care Center at Froedtert Hospital.
At a Glance
Areas of Expertise
- Obstetrics and Gynecological Services
- High Risk Obstetrics
- NCC – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Patient Ages Seen
- Adolescent (13-18 yrs)
- Adult (18 + )
Education / Training
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing- Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL (2006)
- Master of Science in Nursing – University of Cincinnati (2010)
MCW Start Date
Julia and her entire team are some of the most helpful medical staff/ professionals I’ve come across. I am so glad I switched my medical care to Froedtert :)