Kimberly Marcel, APRN, FNP-C, has joined
Northshore Urological Associates as a Nurse Practitioner. Adult and pediatric patients, newborn and up,
are now being accepted. To schedule an appointment or get information
on accepted insurance plans, call (985) 230-APPT  or (844) APPT-NOW
Marcel comes to North Oaks with 12 years of surgical and critical care
nursing experience working with patients of all ages. For the past year,
she has worked as a family nurse practitioner in Covington diagnosing
and treating patients of all ages with acute and chronic health conditions.
Marcel earned bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Louisiana State
University in Baton Rouge before going on to earn a second bachelor’s
degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University School of Nursing in
New Orleans. She then obtained a master’s degree in Nursing as a
Family Nurse Practitioner from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.
She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Professionally,
she belongs to the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Nurse Practitioners are nationally certified, state-licensed medical professionals
who can practice independently.
They are known as “physician extenders” educated under the
nursing model, which emphasizes health promotion and education. Nurse
Practitioners are credentialed to manage the overall care of their patients,
diagnose and treat medical conditions, prescribe medications and provide
education to their patients on disease prevention and management.
Marcel joins Urologists
Stephen M. Graham, MD, and
Brad M. Lake, MD, in specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of male and female urinary
tract disorders and the male reproductive system. Northshore Urological
Associates has locations in Hammond and Livingston. Clinic hours of operation
are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.