Office Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm, M-F

The Serenity Team

Tammy Earnest, FNP-C


Tammy Earnest,  FNP-C, is a proud lifelong resident of Ketchikan Alaska and a 2nd generation Health Care Provider.

 Inspired by her Mother-In-Law, Kay Earnest, and while continuing to raise her two sons, Tammy accomplished her first goal of becoming a Registered Nurse (RN) in 2001.  Following this accomplishment, Tammy served her home town for 10 years by providing care to patients in local clinics and in the Emergency Room.

While continuing to work full-time, Tammy proudly earned her Master of Science Degree in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice.   With a personal belief in a holistic approach, and a special interest in teens/young adults, Tammy embarked on a mission to open a private practice to offer the locals of Ketchikan a combination of traditional and non-traditional modalities for the best possible individualized outcome.

Tammy's patient panel is currently closed to new patients.  Please check back with us to announce when she begins to accept new patients.

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Shannon Orr, NCMA, Clinical Assistant


 Shannon is a fellow life long resident of Ketchikan and Nationally Certified Medical Assistant.  She began her career in the healthcare profession after having completed a Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) course in 2006.   She was able to work with patients in several local clinics as well as with patients in a hospital setting.  Having a special interest in preventive medicine, she sought after a certification as a nationally certified medical assistant.  She completed this achievement in 2018 while continuing to work full time and while raising her two sons. 

Tammy met Shannon while working at another local clinic in 2015.  It was here that Tammy discovered they would compliment each other well.  As a result, this duo was trusted with implementing a highly effective Hepatitis C treatment program.  Once Tammy was able to launch her business, a personal invitation was offered to Shannon to join in her dream.

Chelsea Youmans, FNP-C


Chelsea Youmans, FNP-C, joined the Serenity Health & Wellness team in June 2019.  She was born and raised in Kansas City Missouri, but frequently visited Alaska as her father is from Fairbanks, AK.  

After completing her RN, Chelsea worked primarily in the ER and ICU/PCU for 10 years while working towards her degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She obtained with her degree in 2012 where she gained experience working in family practice, ER, Walk-in-Clinic/Urgent Care, Women's Health, Wound Care Clinics and Occupational Health.  

Chelsea is a proud mother of two with a husband working in the Coast Guard.  She and her husband lived and worked in Ketchikan from 2005-2007 where they fell in love with Alaska and have been trying to return ever since.  

Chelsea enjoys seeing patients of all ages, with a special interest in Procedures, Women's Health and Wound Care.

Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, hiking, crafting, refinishing furniture and raising her two children.

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