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Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners

Sarah Cauldwell Bratt, APN, WHNP, B-C

Sarah Bratt, APN joined Dr. Mark Gapinski’s practice located at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL in 2016. Before starting at Dr. Gapinski’s office she worked as an Advanced Practice Nurse for Advocate Dryer Medical Clinic. Sarah spent 4 years working alongside surgeons specializing in Breast Health and 6 years providing care in the Obstetrics and Gynecology office. Sarah also spent 2 years as Instructor of Nursing at College of DuPage. Prior to receiving her degree as an Advanced Practice Nurse she was employed as a Labor & Delivery Nurse for 7 years at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL.

Sarah received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1993. Upon returning to school she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at Northern Illinois University in 2000. While practicing as a Labor & Delivery Nurse she went on to achieve her Master’s Degree in Nursing at Loyola University Chicago in 2007. Sarah is nationally certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner through National Certification Corporation (NCC).

Sarah’s easy going personality and passion for women’s health shines through in her patient relationships. As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in a small office she knows the importance of upholding long lasting personal bonds with her patients throughout their obstetrical and gynecological care while consistently delivering excellent care.

Sarah grew up in Minnesota and enjoys traveling (domestically and internationally), cooking, and knitting & sewing. Her office mates enjoy when she brings baked goods to the office! When she is not caring for patients she can be found spending time with her husband, 2 sons and their dog, Kylo-Ren.


Kathleen B. Simon, APN, WHNP, B-C

Kathy Simon, APN joined the office of Dr. Mark Gapinski at his practice located at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL in 2019. Prior to joining Dr. Gapinski’s team she had been a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois for 13 years. Before receiving her degree as an Advanced Practice Nurse she was employed at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, IL as a Labor & Delivery Nurse for 20+ years.

Kathy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at The University of Illinois at Chicago. After practicing as a Labor & Delivery Nurse she went on to achieve her Master’s Degree in Nursing at The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006. Kathy is nationally certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and is a member of Nurse Practitioners for Women’s Health (NPWH).

Kathy has consistently demonstrated compassionate and individualized care that is evidence based. She focuses on prevention as the key to life-long health and wellness. As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in a small office Kathy strives to maintain personal bonds with her patients throughout their obstetrical and gynecological care.

Kathy and her husband Mike enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren. They attend St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Geneva, IL where they are actively involved in ministries. They also love to travel!