Rita F. Thompson, APRN
Ascension Medical Group

Rita F. Thompson, APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
Languages Spoken


Rita Thompson, NP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine with Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart in Port St. Joe, FL. She listens to understand you and your health concerns, taking the time to get to know you and your family's health history and create a personalized care plan that's right for you. As a NP, Rita can diagnose illness and injury, prescribe medication and provide non-surgical care.

Whether you have new symptoms or just want to talk to a nurse about your health, Rita is here for you. She has a special interest in applying a whole health approach that supports the patient health and well being. Outside the office, Rita enjoys spending time with her husband, three girls, and fur babies on the boat or beach, traveling on family trips or to watch her girls play softball and volunteering at her church's care closet.



  • Chamberlain College of Nursing


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Florida Sacred Heart Gulf


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board - Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)
Professional Statement
To have compassion is to empathize with someone who is suffering and to feel compelled to reduce the suffering. As a nurse I have always had compassion for others and wanted to help reduce their suffering (this is my calling).
- Rita F. Thompson, APRN


Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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