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Nurse Practitioner Kimberly Marcel Joins Northshore Urological Associates

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

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 [2778] or (844) APPT-NOW [277-8669].

Kimberly Marcel, APRN, FNP-C

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.