About Ellen Peterson, APRN, ACNS-BC

Ellen Peterson is a board-certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park and later her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ellen has over 14 years of experience caring for patients with chronic disease. During this time, she seen first-hand just how important one’s lifestyle is in managing disease. She now focuses on helping people improve their overall health through weight management, utilizing a compassionate, patient-centered approach.

Ellen is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, the Obesity Medicine Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

In her free time she loves to travel with her husband now that their two boys are in their teens.

Certifications & Memberships



American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, Obesity Medicine Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine



Languages Spoken



Cardiovascular Disease

Office Locations

Austin Heart - Central Park Building
900 W 38th St.
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (800) 803-6960