Hope Wellness

Meet Maria Jefferson-Walker, DNP, APN, FNP-BC

Maria Jefferson-Walker, DNP, APN, FNP-BC is not your typical nurse practitioner. She is the founder and CEO of her Chicago practice, Hope Wellness. HOPE is an acronym for Helping Our People Every Day, and for more than 20 years, Maria has been providing first-rate medical care to people in her community from all nationalities and cultures. She practices the direct primary care model of medicine, which emphasizes a patient-centered approach to health care, rather than paperwork and reimbursement codes.




Direct Primary Care

Nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely each year from preventable diseases and conditions. That’s why it’s so important to develop an ongoing relationship with a knowledgeable primary care nurse practitioner like Maria Jefferson-Walker, DNP, APN, [...]



Aging might be inevitable, but accepting your facial lines and wrinkles doesn’t have to be. Maria Jefferson-Walker, DNPc, APN, FNP-BC, owner of Hope Wellness, is a highly qualified nurse practitioner who offers Botox® [...]



Each day, people all over the world rely on technology to conduct business, attend virtual meetings, and telecommute to the office. Telemedicine uses today’s communications technologies to deliver health care services to you when [...]

I called Dr. Maria when I was coming down with a throat infection and was unable to be seen in office due to being so sick. She accommodated me with a virtual interview to see and diagnose me, within an hour I was getting a prescription and starting to feel better that week. I still see her and she accommodates my busy schedule and always listens to any concerns I have with my health that is occurring. She responds with in a few hours and you never have to deal with a receptionist or waiting to hear back from someone about an appointment as she is your primary line of contact which is great.


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