Ear, Nose, and Throat | Female | 38 years old
Eastern Virginia ENT Specialist
500 Independence Pkwy Ste 100
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Ear, Nose, and Throat
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Kim Scott is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified as an Asthma Educator and an Otorhinolaryngology Nurse. Kim worked as an FNP for an ENT/Allergy/Sinus specialist in Fresno, California before joining Eastern Virginia Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists (EVENTS) October 2008. She received her Bachelor's of Nursing Degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia in 2001 and her Master's Degree as a FNP at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2004. Before becoming a FNP, Kim was a Registered Nurse working in a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. Kim authored, "Quick Reference Guide for Otolaryngology", written especially for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. The book was co-authored by Dr. Richard Debo, Dr. Alan Keyes and Dr. David Leonard who also work at EVENTS. Kim is also an Otolaryngology expert on the board panel for the National American Nurses Credentialing Center. Kim serves her patients out of the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake offices.
Kim's goal is to provide the patient with the best possible care while at the same time remaining attentive to the patient and their needs.
Kim is board certified as an Otorhinolaryngology Nurse.
Kim can perform all ENT procedures in the office setting.
No malpractice history found for Virginia.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Graduated in 2004
Completed in 2004
Graduated in 2001
Completed in 2001
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