Department of Neurology

YoungPhotoNicole Atwood, AGACNP-BC

Advanced Practice Nurse

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(217) 545-8000 HealthCare Provider Details

Nicole Atwood, AGACNP-BC is an advanced practice nurse for the Department of Neurology at SIU HealthCare. Nicole is a Nurse Practitioner who specialized in Adult Gerontology Acute Care. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Nicole earned her Bachelors of Nursing degree at St. John's College of Nursing in Springfield, Illinois in 2007. She worked for several years in the Emergecny Department and in the Cardiac Recovery/Cardiac Intensive Care Unit caring for those with acute and chronic illnesses. She completed her Masters of Nursing degree with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2013.

Nicole is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Associatoin of Critical Care Nurses, and the American Stroke Association.

Nicole cares for those with Stroke and Cerebrovascular abnormalities such as aneurysm, arteriovernous malformation and fistula. She sees patients in the inpatient setting at both St. John's Hospital and Memorial Medical Center. Those with outpatient needs are seen in suite 2W94 of the St. John's Children's Hospitaland Carol Jo Vecchie Women's Center located at 415 North 9th Street in Springfield.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Nicole, please call the SIU HealthCare Neurology Clinic at 217-545-8000.