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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 photoCourtney 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. 

 

 





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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.








Taylor Marshall photoTaylor 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 photoBrian 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 asters of Science degree in nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch.







 

Patricia Mendoza is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Patricia earned her Bachelors of Science degree at Oklahoma Wesleyan University and her Masters of Science degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama. She is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care and critical care. Patricia works with Dr. Scott Chism.

   

 






Justin Partin is a board certified advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Justin earned his Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and his Master of Nursing Science degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He is experienced in acute care and critical care settings. He is also certified in advanced cardiac life support. Justin works with Dr. Churchill.

   

 






Misti Pattillo photoMisti 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.

   

 






Dawn Smedley is an advanced practice nurse with a special interest in cardiovascular nursing.

Dawn earned her Masters of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas as an adult clinical nurse specialist.  She is certified in advanced cardiac life support and is experienced in acute care and critical care settings.  Dawn works with Dr. Geetha Ramaswamy. 

     





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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.







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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.