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Frequently Asked Questions

Type of Provider

"NP" stands for Nurse Practitioner.  Chris Brinkley is our NP in the office.  He had to complete a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, a Masters of Science in Nursing and Post-Graduate Studies in a Family Nurse Practitioner program.  He is trained to provide preventative, diagnostic and treatment to patients at all stages of the life cycle.  He is able to order labs and tests and prescribe medications.  He works closely with Dr. Oliver to provide our patients with the best in healthcare available.