Nurse Practitioner

Traverse General Surgery & Trauma Care has a nurse practitioner on staff who is an integral part of patient care. Toni provides individualized care to our patients, focusing on all health issues and the related effects.  She educates and informs patients on multiple health conditions and surgical care, with an emphasis on wellness, self-care, and assisting with lifestyle choices to promote health. She provides these services through comprehensive pre-operative assessments and physical examinations, post-operative care and management, and discharge planning during hospitalization.

Toni R. Gaultier, ANP

Toni R. Gaultier, ANP, is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.  She has been a nurse practitioner for over 10 years, with 30 years of nursing experience.  Toni is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, American Collect of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau International (the Honor Society of Nursing).

In recent years, Toni has offered her nursing skills as a Midwest Medical Mission Volunteer to the Dominican Republic.  During the one-week missions, she provides valuable primary care to the underserved population.

The greatest reward as a nurse practitioner is “watching the process of recovery and assisting the patient with each step.”

Education & Professional Experience

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 2000
  • ANCC Certification as Adult Nurse Practitioner, Michigan, 2000

Hospital Affiliations

  • Munson Medical Center  – Traverse City, Michigan

Leisurely Pursuits

Sewing, photography, Siberian huskies, and gardening