Emily Huffman, FNP, brings 23 years of nursing experience to the team at Pandya Medical Center in Cumming, Georgia. She has worked in various clinical settings, including family practice, internal medicine, house calls, as well as surgical and nonsurgical weight loss.
Emily is originally from North Georgia, where she began her nursing career in 1997 as an LPN. In 2004, she graduated from the University of North Georgia and practiced as an RN in critical care, emergency room, pediatric, med/surgical, and mother-baby units for 12 years.
After years of working in all areas of inpatient nursing, Emily decided to focus on primary care and preventive health. With this goal in mind, she attended Georgia State University to become a family nurse practitioner intent on developing long term relationships with her patients. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Emily’s passion in healthcare is weight loss and overall wellness. She has experience in obesity medication management, nutrition counseling, and identifying medical conditions that contribute to weight gain. Her goal is to help patients start feeling better within a few days to weeks. Whether they have 5 or 100 pounds to lose, her goal is to have them feel encouraged and supported every step of the way.
When not working, Emily loves to spend time with her family and friends in the great outdoors. She loves the beach, the lake, and the North Georgia mountains. Emily is also passionate about exercise and fitness.