Advanced Practice Providers at Virginia Heart

An Important Part of Your Care Team!

Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistant’s (PA) are Advanced Practice Providers (APP) who provide high-quality healthcare services under the supervision of our physicians. APP’s are licensed medical professionals who can examine, test, treat and prescribe medications for patients. Our APP’s practice both in the hospitals and in our offices.  

Virginia Heart NPs hold a Master's degrees or Doctorate in Nursing Science and are licensed by the Board of Nursing practicing under the guidelines of the Board of Medicine. Our PAs hold a Master’s degree in Science and are licensed by the Board of Medicine. Virginia Heart NPs and PAs work collaboratively with our physicians providing comprehensive cardiology care for our patients while providing education to patients and their families.  

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