Paula Dalesky, FNP

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Paula Dalesky, FNP

Personal Biography:

Paula Dalesky received a bachelor’s degree in nursing at Oregon Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in nursing at Gonzaga University. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to joining Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute, Paula worked as a registered nurse at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for more than 15 years. As a native Oregonian, Paula enjoys assisting members of her community in making healthy lifestyle choices to achieve optimal health and wellness.

Paula is married with three children and enjoys running, lifting weights, cooking, camping and attending her children’s many activities. An avid University of Oregon fan, she enjoys cheering on the ducks at football games.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor’s degree: Oregon Institute of Technology
Master’s degree: Gonzaga University



  • Cardiology
    Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of cardiac birth defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and arrhythmias. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are called cardiologists.