Mariposa Family Medicine was started in October 2018 to provide comprehensive family healthcare with the focus on the patient needs. We will work collaboratively with you to address health issues and provide preventative care and education which leads to a better quality of life. Our small clinic size and low provider to patient ratio ensures that you receive our full attention throughout your care ensuring your satisfaction and better outcomes. We believe that establishing a collaborative relationship between patient and staff is the most effective way to help you meet your health goals.
Tani Schare, RN MSN, FNP-C
Board Certified Family Practice
Tani is the owner and founder of Mariposa Family Medicine. Tani started her medical career at a young age (15) driven by her desire to help others. She worked her way up from EMT Basic to a Master ER Tech at UNMH Level 1 ER and was a volunteer FF/EMT with Bernalillo County Fire only to find her path in nursing. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 27 years, gaining years of clinical expertise in Adult and Pediatric Emergency, Cardiac, Medical and Neuro Intensive Cares, Flight Nursing and EMS/ Nursing Education as an instructor/clinical director. She graduated from University of St. Francis with a Master's degree in Nursing in 2015 and is board certified in Family Practice through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council.
Tani has worked for Optum and TeamHealth providing comprehensive primary and urgent care to all ages. She started Mariposa Family Medicine to provide comprehensive care with the focus on quality of care and fostering better patient provider relationships. She is the mother of two boys Max and Sam, and her husband Josh is an electrical engineer. She enjoys spending time with her family, her dog Harley and cat Bender if he tolerates it. She is certified in medical aesthetics and is skilled in Botox and dermal fillers. She is a certified Evexipel Practitioner specializing in hormone optimization for both men and women.