Sue Wheeler, FNP hasn’t always been a nurse practitioner. Prior to entering the healthcare field, she spent 15 years as an investigator for Adult and Child Protective Services. She later received a second bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in family practice at the University of Cincinnati prior to completing her Doctorate of Naturopathy and Holistic Healing from Clayton College in Birmingham, Ala.
Sue has been a family nurse practitioner (FNP) since 2003, and she joined Apple Health and Wellness in 2007. A board-certified FNP, she was the manager of an eight-unit, one-hundred-bed facility at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, one of the top children’s hospitals in the country, prior to moving to Tennessee. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner, family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner and a holistic nurse practitioner. Sue is also a part of the state’s emergency and crisis response team and she recently became a certified medical examiner for the Department of Transportation.
She is a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and the Nurse Practitioners Association of East Tennessee. She also volunteers at the American Red Cross. She has two daughters and five grandchildren and actively participates in Fountain City Presbyterian Church, where she dedicates much of her time to mission efforts which include yearly trips to Belize.
If you have a question for Sue, feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Sue, please contact our office at 865-524-1234 and our team will be happy to assist you.