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  • Fort Pierce | 772-468-9900
  • Vero Beach | 772-257-5785
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Our Providers

Cathy Smith, APRN

Cathy Smith, APRN

Pediatrics

Cathy Smith, a Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Florida where she graduated with honors.  Cathy was awarded the UCF School of Nursing Provost Graduate Fellowship in 2005.  Cathy is highly experienced in the pediatric field and has worked extensively with serving and implementing programs to improve patient care and survival rates of high-risk infants and children. Cathy served for many years as a pediatric APRN at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando where she specialized in the care of infants and children who were born with Congenital Heart Defects. She was certified as a Clinical Research Professional and implemented research projects that improved patient care and outcomes.  Also during this time, she worked actively with the Rotarian Gift of Life Program and Shepherd’s Purse organization to bring children from third world countries and impoverished areas of Europe to have their hearts surgically repaired. In 2013, she received the Rotarian Paul Harris Fellowship award for this work.Cathy is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) as a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in pediatric primary care (CPNP-PC).  Cathy loves working with children and their families to provide the highest quality of care and is excited to have the opportunity to serve our community