Ascend Healthcare, PLLC

Live your best life!

Welcome to Ascend Healthcare

Hello friend! And welcome to Ascend Healthcare. We enjoy providing non-judgmental, evidence-based care to our patients. We find the provider-patient relationship to be enriching, satisfying, and central to a personalized care plan. We strive to utilize preventative measures integrated with current best-practices to ensure our patients live healthy, functional, and happy lives.

At Ascend Healthcare we believe in providing individualized, holistic health care, integrating personalized lab panels and health screenings to create a uniquely adapted plan to maximize patient outcomes targeted to improve both well-being and quality of life. Our goal is to facilitate individualized wellness in a proactive and preventative way to help each of our patients live their fullest and most fulfilling lives possible. We see ourselves as partners with you aimed at achieving your own personal health and wellness goals. What does wellness look like to you?

About Us

Individualized and holistic health care provider

Emily Ruckman, BSN, RN, FNP-C
Board Certified,  Family Medicine, 18 years experience

Emily got her Bachelor’s in nursing degree at the University of Nevada, Reno.  She started her career as an RN working primarily in the ER which later expanded to include gero-pysch and ICU.  She enjoys the critical thinking involved with high acuity patient care.  She obtained her CEN and CCRN while creating improved hospital protocols to transition patients from the ER to the ICU.  For her Master’s in nursing she returned to UNR where she did rotations in Cardiology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Primary Care.  Post-Master’s she was credentialled as a hospitalist where she managed a wide range of inpatient and outpatient conditions.  She left the hospital system to take an opportunity to manage multiple Urgent Cares while continuing to practice in both Family Practice and Urgent Care.  She has opened her own practice to create a space for fully integrative and personalized healthcare.  She enjoys providing non-judgemental, evidence-based care to her patients.  She finds the provider-patient relationships to be enriching, satisfying, and central to a personalized care plan.  Emily strives to utilize preventative measures to ensure her patients live healthy, functional, and happy lives.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, photography, hiking, kayaking, reading, and spending time with her family.

What we do

Services we offer

holistic health care
Health screenings
Nutraceutical Treatment


Everyone deserves to feel their best

Call us with any questions or book an appointment today!

Early morning telehealth appointments and evening appointments can be scheduled by testing 775-233-6664

Friday - Tuesday (including Saturday and Sundays)

9:00am – 5:00pm






Frequently asked questions

We are happy to answer any questions you may have, click on the link below or call 775-233-6664

Yes! We have been providing telehealth services for the last three years and are happy to continue to offer these convenient services to our patients.

Holistic care is a type of health and social care that addresses the whole person. Holistic care is comprehensive and aims to enhance the overall well-being and quality of life of an individual. Holistic care may include a combination of traditional and complementary medicine, depending on the needs and preferences of the patient.

Our physical location is in Silverdale, WA. We are currently licensed to practice in both the state of Washington and the state of Nevada.

We offer lab draws, Biote bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections for orthopedic, cosmetic, and sexual wellness, medically facilitated weight management, nutritional assessment and supplementation, IV therapy for improved health and wellness, clinically based approaches for aging gracefully, ADHD and mental health treatment, trigger point injections, spider vein injections, mesotherapy for fat removal, skin tightening, alopecia treatment, and personalized compounded pharmacy prescriptions.


What people say

"I lost ten pounds in my first week! Getting my hormones balanced and starting semaglutide has been a game changer for me!"
-Selena M.
"I just started a custom health plan. Emily is thorough! It is nice to feel like I am actively pursuing a healthier future and to have a provider that takes my health goals and helps give me tools to achieve them."

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