Our Providers

Composed of 41 Nephrologists and 38 Nephrology Advanced Practice Providers.

MEET OUR DOCTORS

Metrolina Nephrology Associates has 41 Board Certified Nephrologists
and 38 Advanced Practice Providers to meet the needs of our patients.

PRANAB S. ACHARYA
PRANAB S. ACHARYAMD

Monroe
1640-C Campus Park Dr.
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-0366 (phone)
704-226-9535 (fax)

Medical School:
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal

Residency:
Staten Island University Hospital

Fellowship:
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY

Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Detection & Prevention, Dialysis, Patient Education & Lifestyle Management

DONALD P. BERLING
DONALD P. BERLINGMD

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)
704-971-8088 (Access Center)

Concord Access Center
425 Copperfield Blvd
Concord, NC 28025
704-707-0090 (phone)
704-795-9273 (fax)

Medical School:

Wright State University School of Medicine

Residency:
University of Michigan

Fellowship:
University of Michigan

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
ASDIN Certified in Vascular Access Procedures

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina and South Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director Metrolina Nephrology Access Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Interventional Nephrology, Vascular Access, Renal Imaging

PAUL S. BLAKE
PAUL S. BLAKEDO

Charlotte
3033 Eastway Dr. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-731-6451 (phone)
704-731-6452 (fax)

Medical School:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:
Akron City Hospital

Fellowship:
Cleveland Clinic

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Chief of Staff Presbyterian Hospital, Chief of Staff Southern Piedmont Region Novant Health, Medical Director DSI Glenwater Dialysis Center, Medical Director DSI Latrobe Dialysis Center, Chairman Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee of Presbyterian Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Renal Failure, Intensive Care Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Malignant/Difficult to control Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease

JOEL E. BRUCE
JOEL E. BRUCEMD

Charlotte
3033 Eastway Dr. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-731-6451 (phone)
704-731-6452 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency:
Wright Patterson USAF Medical Center

Fellowship:
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North and South Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director of Davita Charlotte and North Charlotte Dialysis Centers, Past President Charlotte Medical Society

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Hemodialysis, Renal Transplant, Metabolic Bone Disease, Hypertension

PAUL A. CHEIFETZ
PAUL A. CHEIFETZMD

Gastonia
2544 Court Dr. Suite F
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Medical School:
New York University School of Medicine

Residency:
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship:
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director Gaston Memorial Kidney Dialysis, Medical Director FMC South Gaston Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Renal Failure, CKD, Electrolyte Disorders, Nephrolithiasis, Glomerular Disease

PEALE CHUANG
PEALE CHUANGMD, FASN

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Residency:
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
Transplant Certification by American Society of Transplantation (AST)

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Assistant Medical Director FMC West Charlotte Dialysis Center, Clinical Assistant Professor UNC Chapel Hill

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Transplant Nephrology,  Clinical & Basic Science Research, Medical Education

Publications:
For a list of publications for this provider, please click here

MATTHEW R. ELLIOTT
MATTHEW R. ELLIOTTMD

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia

Residency:
Mayo Clinic of Florida

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Kidney Stones

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

MICHAEL E. ETOMI
MICHAEL E. ETOMIMD, MPH, FASN

Charlotte
3033 Eastway Dr. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-731-6451 (phone)
704-731-6452 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Ife Medical School, Nigeria
University College Hospital, Nigeria

Residency:
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harlem Hospital Center

Fellowship:
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC Baxter Home Training Unit, President-elect of ANPA, Official Nephrologist of NBA Charlotte Bobcats, Past Chairman ANPA Carolinas

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Complicated Hypertension, Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases and Related Care

E. CARL FISHER JR.
E. CARL FISHER JR.MD

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Residency:
Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship:
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Chief of Nephrology at Presbyterian Hospital, Medical Director of Presbyterian Hospital Kidney Dialysis, Medical Director of FMC Matthews Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Management of Hypertension, Peritoneal Dialysis, Dialysis Modalities of continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

CHRIS N. FOTIADIS
CHRIS N. FOTIADISMD

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Medical School:
Northwestern University School of Medicine

Residency:
University of Minnesota

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director CMC Kidney Transplant Program, Clinical Associate Professor UNC Chapel Hill

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Transplant Nephrology

TODD F. GRIFFITH
TODD F. GRIFFITHMD, MHS

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Medical School:
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Residency:
The Johns Hopkins Hopital

Fellowship:
Duke University School of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC East Charlotte Dialysis Center, Clinical Assistant Professor UNC Chapel Hill

Areas of Clinical Interest:
CKD, Secondary Hypertension, Glomerular Disease, Patient Education, Medical Education

NANCY J. GRITTER
NANCY J. GRITTERMD

Charlotte
3033 Eastway Dr. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-731-6451 (phone)
704-731-6452 (fax)

Medical School:
Indiana University Medical School

Residency:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:

Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Lead Internist for the Carolina Panthers, Assistant Medical Director FMC Baxter Dialysis Center, Clinical Professor UNC Chapel Hill, Medical Director of Kidney Dialysis Unit at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville Campus, Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital Authority (Atrium Health Board), Member of the Atrium Health Enterprise Board, Board of Directors

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Hypertension, Critical Care Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury, Electrolyte Disorders, Nephrologic Issues in Pregnancy, Glomerular Diseases, Resident Education, Sports Medicine

TOMAS GUERRERO
TOMAS GUERREROMD

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Concord Access Center
425 Copperfield Blvd
Concord, NC 28025
704-707-0090 (phone)
704-795-9273 (fax)

Charlotte Access Center
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 1101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-971-8088(phone)
704-971-8098 (fax)

Medical School:
Ohio State University

Residency:
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Fellowship:
University Of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina and South Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Interventional Nephrology, Vascular Access, Renal Imaging

ERNEST F. JOHNSON III
ERNEST F. JOHNSON IIIMD
Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)
Salisbury
611 Mocksville Ave, Suite 202
Salisbury, NC 28114
704-642-0823 (phone)
704-642-0884 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Virginia

Residency:
Case Western Reserve University

Fellowship:
Case Western Reserve University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina
Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director of DaVita Rowan Dialysis Unit

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Management, Acute Kidney Injury, Resistant Hypertension, Dialysis

SUZANNE L. KATSANOS
SUZANNE L. KATSANOSMD

Gastonia
2544 Court Dr. Suite F
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Medical School:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Residency:
UNC Hospitals

Fellowship:
UNC Nephrology

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrologic Issues in Pregnancy, Glomerular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis

GUNEET S. KOCHAR
GUNEET S. KOCHARDO

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Boston University School of Medicine/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:
University of Kansas

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Identifies and monitors kidney disease in adults of all ages. Provides family planning and counseling about wellness and disease prevention.

Chirag Lavani
Chirag LavaniMD

Huntersville
9800 Kincey Avenue Suite 150
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-799-4909 (phone)
704-799-7695 (fax)

Medical School:
American University of Antigua

Residency:
University of Maryland

Fellowship:
Medical College of Wisconsin

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Acute Kidney Injury

JACK LOHAVICHAN
JACK LOHAVICHANMD

Charlotte Access Center
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 1101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-971-8088 (phone)
704-971-8098 (fax)

Concord Access Center
425 Copperfield Blvd
Concord, NC 28025
704-707-0090 (phone)
704-795-9273 (fax)

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Residency:
Emory University

Fellowship:
Emory University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
ASDIN Certified in Vascular Access Procedures

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North and South Carolina
Other Appointments Held:
Chairman of Nephrology and Internal Medicine Carolinas Medical Center Mercy, Dialysis Medical Director of Carolinas Medical Center Mercy, Medical Director Davita Fort Mill Dialysis Center, Medical Director FMC Mint Hill Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Interventional Nephrology, Vascular Access, Renal Ultrasound, Anemia of Renal Failure, Staff and Patient Education

ADIT S. MAHALE
ADIT S. MAHALEMD
Charlotte
2711 Randolph Rd. Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Topiwala National Medical College
Transplant Medicine: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Residency:
University of Missouri

Fellowship:
University of Missouri

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
Board Certified by the American Board of Hypertension

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Peritoneal Dialysis, Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease

ANNA E. MARSHALL
ANNA E. MARSHALLDO
Gastonia
2544 Court Dr. Suite F Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Huntersville
9800 Kincey Ave. Suite 150
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-799-4909 (phone)
704-799-7695 (fax)

Medical School:
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

Fellowship:
Medical University of South Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Detection & Prevention, Hemodialysis, Patient Education & Lifestyle Management

GREGORY J. MERTEN
GREGORY J. MERTENMD

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency:
Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC Nations Ford Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Hypertension, Glomerular Disease, Electrolyte Disorders, Dialysis, Acute Renal Failure

LISA NANOVIC
LISA NANOVICDO

Medical School:
Midwestern University

Residency:
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Fellowship:
University of Wisconsin

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:

Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

JEFFREY W. NIELSEN
JEFFREY W. NIELSENMD

Huntersville
9800 Kincey Avenue, Suite 150
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-799-4909 (phone)
704-799-7695 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Florida College of Medicine

Residency:
Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University

Fellowship:
Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:

Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director Lake Norman Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Resistant Hypertension, Anemia of CKD, Eletrolyte Disorders, Dialysis, Critical Care Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury

DOUGLAS A. NIGBOR
DOUGLAS A. NIGBORMD

Gastonia
2544 Court Dr. Suite F
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Medical School:
Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency:
University of Michigan Hospitals

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC Belmont Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Acid-Base Disorders, Hemodialysis, Nocturnal Dialysis, Home Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis

ANDREW S. O'CONNOR
ANDREW S. O'CONNORDO

Monroe
1640-C Campus Park Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-0366 (phone)
704-226-9535 (fax)

Medical School:
The Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:
Tufts University School of Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

Fellowship:
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North and South Carolina, Ohio

Other Appointments Held:
Adjunct Assistant Professor Case Western Reserve University, Medical Director for FMC Anson and Monroe Dialysis Centers

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Secondary Hypertension, Clinical Outcomes Research, Quality Improvement Research, Healthcare Delivery Systems

MEHUL B. PATEL
MEHUL B. PATELMD
Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)

Salisbury
611 Mocksville Ave, Suite 202
Salisbury, NC 28114
704-642-0823 (phone)
704-642-0884 (fax)

Medical School:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency:
New York University School of Medicine

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Difficult to control Hypertension, Critical Care Nephrology, Glomerulonephritis, Sodium Disorders

GAUTAM M. PHADKE
GAUTAM M. PHADKEMD

Monroe
1640-C Campus Park Dr.
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-0366 (phone)
704-226-9535 (fax)

Medical School:
Mahatma Ghandi Missions Medical College

Residency:
University of North Dakota – School of Medicine

Fellowship:
University of Missouri

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic kidney disease, Hypertension, Glomerulonephritis, Kidney transplantation

JONATHAN A. PLANER
JONATHAN A. PLANERMD

Gastonia
2544 Court Dr. Suite F
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Medical School:
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Residency:
Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship:
Wake Forest University

Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:

Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Chairman of the Institutional Review Board at Caromont Regional Medical Center,   Medical Director of Caromont Dialysis Services, Medical Director FMC Kings Mountain Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Acute Renal Failure, Critical Care Nephrology, Hypertension

JOSHUA SADOLF
JOSHUA SADOLFMD

Huntersville
9800 Kincey Avenue Suite 150
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-799-4909 (phone)
704-799-7695 (fax)

Medical School:
St. Matthews University School of Medicine

Residency:
New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Fellowship:
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Interventional Radiology

VIVEK R. SANGHANI
VIVEK R. SANGHANIMD

Charlotte
3158 Freedom Dr. Suite 3101
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Medical School:
East Carolina University – Brody School of Medicine

Residency:
Wake Forest University – Baptist Medical Center

Fellowship:
UNC Hospitals

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Acid-Base Disorders, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis

MONA W. SHABAN
MONA W. SHABANMD

Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)

Salisbury
611 Mocksville Ave. Suite 202
Salisbury NC 28144
704-642-0823 (phone)
704-642-0883 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Texas

Residency:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fellowship:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Glomerular Disease, Home Dialysis Modalities

ROOPA SHAH
ROOPA SHAHMD

Monroe
1640-C Campus Park Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-0366 (phone)
704-226-9535 (fax)

Medical School:
Medical University of South Carolina

Residency:
University of Maryland Medical Center

Fellowship:
Duke University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Detection, Management and Prevention, End Stage Renal Disease Management, Acute Kidney Injury

ANJALI SINGLA
ANJALI SINGLAMD

Charlotte
3033 Eastway Dr. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-731-6451 (phone)
704-731-6452 (fax)

Monroe
1640-C Campus Park Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
704-226-0366 (phone)
704-226-9535 (fax)

Medical School:
Albany Medical College

Residency:
North Shore LIJ – Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship:
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina
Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director of FMC Indian Trail and FMC Aldersgate Dialysis Centers

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Renal Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease Management and Prevention of Progression, Hypertension, Patient Education and Health Literacy

THOMAS R. SMARZ JR.
THOMAS R. SMARZ JR.MD

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency:
Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
ASDIN Certified in Vascular Access Procedures

Licensure:

Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina and South Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director at DaVita East Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Interventional Nephrology, Vascular Access, Chronic Kidney Disease

CHARLES E. STODDARD III
CHARLES E. STODDARD IIIMD
Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)

Medical School:
Medical University of South Carolina

Residency:
Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship:
Wake Forest University

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina
Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director of DaVita Harrisburg Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
End Stage Renal Disease Care and Home Dialysis Modalities, Hypertension, Glomerular Disease, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Acute Renal Failure, Critical Care Nephrology, Transplant Nephrology

NADA TAZI
NADA TAZIMD
Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)
Salisbury
611 Mocksville Ave, Suite 202
Salisbury, NC 28114
704-642-0823 (phone)
704-642-0884(fax)

Medical School:
Lebanese University

Residency:
Case Western Reserve University

Fellowship:
Emory University School of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Critical Care Nephrology, Management of Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertension

DANIEL J. TIERNEY
DANIEL J. TIERNEYMD, PhD

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University

Residency:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC North Charlotte Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Hypertension, Glomerular Disorders, Polycystic Kidney Disease

XUEXIANG WANG
XUEXIANG WANGMD, PhD

Arboretum
7903 Providence Rd. Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-248-5101 (phone)
704-248-5120 (fax)

Medical School:
Wuhan University of Science and Technology

Residency:
Rush University Medical Center

Fellowship:
Duke University School of Medicine

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Detection, Management, and Prevention, End Stage Renal Disease Management, Acute Kidney Injury, and Proteinuric Glomerular Disease

NATHAN A. WOOLWINE
NATHAN A. WOOLWINEMD

Concord
433 Copperfield Blvd.
Concord, NC 28025
704-786-7770 (phone)
704-788-9351 (fax)

Salisbury
611 Mocksville Ave, Suite 202
Salisbury, NC 28114
704-642-0823 (phone)
704-642-0884 (fax)
Medical School:
University of Tennessee Medical School

Residency:
Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship:
Medical University of South Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Other Appointments Held:
Medica Director of FMC Albemarle Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Glomerular Disease, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Home Dialysis Modalities, Hypertension

KIMBERLY M. YATES
KIMBERLY M. YATESMD

Huntersville
9800 Kincey Ave. Suite 150
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-799-4909 (phone)
704-799-7695 (fax)

Medical School:
Cornell University Medical College

Residency:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina
Other Appointments Held:
Medical Director FMC Lincolnton Dialysis Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Resistant Hypertension, Anemia of CKD, Eletrolyte Disorders, Dialysis, Critical Care Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury

YI ZHANG
YI ZHANGMD

Gastonia
2544 Court Drive Suite F
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8302 (phone)
704-864-0228 (fax)

Medical School:
University of Wisconsin Medical School

Residency:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Fellowship:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology

Licensure:
Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Critical Care Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury

Advanced Practitioners

DIANNE AUDETTE
DIANNE AUDETTEMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education: 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
South University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North and South Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified FNP-C by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Patient Education & Quality of Life

MELISSA BEVINS
MELISSA BEVINSPA-C

Education:
West Virginia State University
Mountain State University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Biology
Masters in Physician Assistant

Licensure:
PA
Licensed to practice as a physician assistant in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified PA by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Management & Education, Dialysis Care & Education, Hypertension

COURTNEY BLOCKER
COURTNEY BLOCKERMBA, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CDE

Education:
University of Cincinnati
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Certified Diabetes Educator

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Diabetes Management, Endocrinology

CHRISTINE DAVIS
CHRISTINE DAVISMSN, AGACNP-BC

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Avila University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / AGACNP-BC
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Home Health Care Planning, Chronic Kidney Disease Detection and Prevention, End Stage Renal Disease

Jordan Donnelly
Jordan DonnellyMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of North Carolina Charlotte
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioner

GARRET EVANS
GARRET EVANSMSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Education:
University of South Alabama

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / AGACNP-BC
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

JESSICA FLOYD
JESSICA FLOYDMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of South Carolina
South University – Savannah, GA

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:

HOLLY GARNER
HOLLY GARNERMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Transplant Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Patient Education

PAYAL GOYAL
PAYAL GOYALMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
Lincoln Memorial University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

TINA GRUE
TINA GRUEMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Education & Management, Hypertension, Dialysis

SHANEL HOLBROOK
SHANEL HOLBROOKMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of Colorado at Denver

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

EVELYN 'LIZ' HUTCHENS
EVELYN 'LIZ' HUTCHENSDNP, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
University of South Carolina Upstate
University of Mary, Bismarck Dakota

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Licensure:
DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

KATERINA M. JONES
KATERINA M. JONESDSN, APRN, ANP-C

Education:
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / ANP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified ANP-C by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Management and Education, Clinical Research,  Hemodialysis

TRENIA KEYS
TRENIA KEYSMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
South University, Savannah, GA

Degree:
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP-C by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Home Therapies, Hemodialysis, & Hypertension

AMY KUPSCO
AMY KUPSCOMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
East Carolina University
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Transplant, Hemodialysis

NICOLE LAMBIOTTE
NICOLE LAMBIOTTEMSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Education:
Appalachian State University
Georgetown University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

ANGELA N. LAMKIN
ANGELA N. LAMKINMMSc, PA-C

Education:
The University of Virginia
Emory University

Degree:
Bachelors in Biology
Masters in Medical Sciences

Licensure:
PA
Licensed to practice as a physician assistant in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified PA by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Management & Education, Dialysis Care & Education, Hypertension

 KEVIN LOWE
KEVIN LOWEMSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, CNN-NP

Education:
University of South Carolina; Lander University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / ACNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Nationally board certified as an acute care nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Certified Nephrology Nurse Practitioner by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission

Areas of Clinical Interest:
ESRD, Critical Care Nephrology, Septic shock in dialysis dependent patients, AKI

REBECCA O. MORTON
REBECCA O. MORTONMSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Education:
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, ESRD, Patient Education

Theresa Nacey
Theresa NaceyPA-C
Education:
University of Virginia
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
Masters of Physician Assistant

Licensure:
PA-C
Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
ANDREW J. NORRIS
ANDREW J. NORRISMSN, APRN, AGACNP-C

Education:
Oakland University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science on Nursing

Licensure:
NP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified AANP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Detection & Prevention, End Stage Renal Disease

EMILY PAGE
EMILY PAGEMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
Niagara University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
NP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

ANNA PASOUR
ANNA PASOURMSN, APRN, FNP

Education:
Lenoir Rhyne College
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Dialysis & Home Dialysis Therapies, Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment & Education, Hypertension

VIDHI PATEL
VIDHI PATELMSN, APRN, AGNP-C

Education: 
Chamberlain College of Nursing
George Washington University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN/AGNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified AGNP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
CChronic Kidney Disease Management & Education, Hemodialysis, Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension

MEGAN PHARRIS
MEGAN PHARRISMSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Education:
University of South Carolina
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Early Detection and Prevention of CKD progression, Hemodialysis, & End Stage Renal Disease

LAURA REEVEY
LAURA REEVEYMSN, APRN, AGNP-C

Education: 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
East Carolina University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN
AGNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified AGNP-C by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Prevention & Patient Education

BRITTANI ROBINSON
BRITTANI ROBINSONMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education: 
University of South Carolina Upstate
Clemson University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN
APRN, FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner

KENDALL SCHUYLER
KENDALL SCHUYLERPA-C
Education:
Furman University
Massachusettes College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Biology
Masters in PA studies

Licensure:
PA
Licensed to practice as a physician assistant in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified PA by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Kidney Transplantation, Hemodialysis, Patient Education

CYNTHIA SHIERTS
CYNTHIA SHIERTSMSN, APRN, CCRN, AGACNP-BC

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / AGACNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Detection and Prevention, Hemodialysis, Patient Education and Lifestyle Management

KARUNA SINGH
KARUNA SINGHMSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Education:  University of Wales, Singapore, Chamberlain University, and University of South Alabama

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications: Board Certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care

SONNI SLY
SONNI SLYMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education: 
Gardner Webb University

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board certified FNP-C by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Renal Disease & Patient Education

LEAH SMITH
LEAH SMITHMSN, APRN,FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN / FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center; Certified Nephrology Nurse Practitioner by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission

Other Appointments Held:
Director of Advanced Practitioners at Metrolina Nephrology Associates. Creator & Chair of MNA PEAK Program.  NKF Council of Advanced Practitioners Executive Committee Member.  Renal Physician Associations Clinical Practice Committee & RPA Education Committee Member. American Nephrology Nurses Association: Member of National Conferences Planning Committee & Local Greater Charlotte Chapter Officer.  Speaker at multiple local/regional/national conferences.  Past Board Member & Patient Services/Program Committee of National Kidney Foundation of NC.  Past service on the planning committees for the ANNA Statewide Symposium, NCNA NP Symposium and the RPA National AP Conference, Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission Practice Exam Test Committee and Fellow of the National Kidney Foundation, NKF NC Medical Advisory Board.

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Renal Disease, Hemodialysis, Hypertension, Clinical Research and Education of Patients and Medical Staff

SHANNON STANDISH
SHANNON STANDISHMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
Winston-Salem State University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Nursing Clinical Education

Licensure:
FNP-C
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Internal Medicine and Nephrology

CAITLIN TAYLOR
CAITLIN TAYLORMSN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
Lenoir Rhyne University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN/AGACNP-BC
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease Management & Education

SHELITA TURNER
SHELITA TURNERMSN, APRN, AGANP-C

Education:
Jacksonville University
North Carolina Central University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Nursing Clinical Education

Licensure:
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Kenneth Wickey
Kenneth WickeyPA-C

Education:
Wingate University
State University of New York at Geneseo
Degree:
Bachelors of Arts Psychology
Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Licensure:
PA-C
Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

KELSEY WILKES
KELSEY WILKESDPN, APRN, FNP-C

Education:
Old Dominion University
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Appalachian State University
Gardner-Webb University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Licensure:
NP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

CORINNE WOOD
CORINNE WOODMSN, APRN,FNP-C

Education:
Messiah College
Columbus State University
Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
MSN, APRN,FNP-C

Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center