Shannon Leigh Nicholson, DNP, FNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner

Shannon Nicholson, DNP, FNP-CShannon Nicholson, DNP, FNP-C

joined NSMI as Nurse Practitioner Provider in July 2012. Prior to joining our practice, she worked as a Nurse Practitioner for Leesburg/Sterling Family Practice for four years.

She received both her master and doctorate degrees in Nursing from George Mason University.  She recently completed an Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner concentration through Duke University in 2014.  She completed several years of concentrated orthopaedic residency training before joining NSMI. 

Shannon Nicholson has been practicing in the nursing field for over ten years. She has a wide variety of nursing experience from Emergency, Coronary, ICU, and Family.  Her interest is in prevention of secondary injuries to adolescence and prevention of injuries through proper screening. 

Her doctorate project was the creation of an interactive evidence based physical therapy and nutrition website: .  Shannon Nicholson is currently an affiliate faculty for both George Mason University and Marymount University Nursing students.  Shannon enjoys running and water sports activities.

Biographical Information: Married 1 child