Gardner, Michelle E., DNP, APRNFamily Medicine

: MANA Family Medicine - Pinnacle Hills: (479) 464-5599

    Dr. Michelle Gardner, a doctor of Nursing Practice, provides compassionate, quality medical care at MANA Family Medicine, Pinnacle Hills. She has practiced as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse for several years in Northwest Arkansas and in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Michelle was a co-recipient of a $25,000 obesity prevention grant from Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. Her work with this grant led to a publication in the Journal of Childhood Obesity. She also worked as a student partner with Building Healthy Futures and Onesight in development of vision screening protocols for Omaha Public Schools.

    Michelle has volunteered with Therapeutic Riding of the Ozarks and taken medical mission trips to Guatemala and to Africa.

    A Nebraska native, Michelle and her husband live in Bentonville and have three young children. When she is not caring for patients, you can find her in the garden, spending time outdoors with her family, scuba diving in Beaver Lake, or cheering on her favorite team. 

    Certifications

    • Certified as a family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensure through the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
    • CPR, First AID, and AED certification through the American Heart Association for health professionals
     

    Education

    • Doctorate of Nursing Practice

      Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

    • Bachelors of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry

      Colorado Christian University, Lakewood Colorado

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Women’s Medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Wellness & Preventive Care