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Advanced Practice Nurses


Brandi Barnes
is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing. 

Brandi earned her bachelors of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas, and her masters of science in nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Fayetteville.  Brandi is certified in adult acute care and also advanced cardiac life support.  Brandi works with Dr. Scott Chism.






 

Courtney Burns is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing. 

Courtney earned her Bachelors of Science degree and her Masters of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in Fayetteville.  Courtney is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care and critical care settings.  Courtney works with Dr. Joel Carver. 

 

 






Nicole Comstock is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing. 

Nicole earned her bachelors of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and her masters of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Nicole is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care and heart failure management. Nicole oversees the Congestive Heart Failure clinic.








Kelly Gilbert
 is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing

Kelly earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Eleanor Mann School of Nursing.  Kelly specializes in cardiovascular and acute care. She is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner and is also certified in advanced cardiac life support. Kelly works with Dr. David Churchill.









Taylor Marshall
is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in electrophysiology and cardiovascular nursing.

Taylor earned her Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.  She is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care nursing.  Taylor works with Dr. Soliman A. Soliman in the electrophysiology clinic.








Brian Mahana is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing.
Brian earned his Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from Lamar University and earned his Masters of Science degree in nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch.











Misti Pattillo is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Misti earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and her master of science degree in nursing from the University of Central Arkansas. Misti works with Dr. Boris Bogomilov.

   

 



     
Jesse Stafford is a physician assistant

Jesse earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR, and earned his master of science degree from Harding University in Searcy, AR.  Jesse is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care and critical care settings.  Jesse works with Dr. Ahmed.









  

 Carol Traphagan is a clinical nurse specialist, board certified in medical/surgical nursing and licensed as an advanced practice nurse.

Carol has over 20 years experience in adult medicine with a background in oncology and cardiac nursing. Carol received her bachelor of nursing science degree and registered nurse practitioner certificate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Carol also earned her master of nursing science degree from UAMS. Carol has been recognized as Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Nurse of the Year for clinical practice and is an inductee of Who's Who in American Nurses. Carol works with Dr. Ted Fish.