Loren Coates is a native of Tarpon Springs, FL. She attended Vanderbilt University where she earned a Master of Science in Nursing. Prior to her education at Vanderbilt, Loren earned her bachelor degree from the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
After time in an orthopedic trauma and joint replacement unit in Tampa, Loren moved to Nashville to study and work at Vanderbilt’s University Medical Center. While there, she advanced to a RN3. This achievement required board approval after demonstrating advanced leadership, knowledge, precepting of peers, and implementation of evidence-based practice into care. Loren has experience in general medicine, orthopedics, and transplant care. This education and experience has given her a well-rounded approach to pain management.
Loren is a member of several nurse practitioner associations and strives to constantly learn though education while providing courtesy and honorable care. Loren resides in Hendersonville, TN with her husband. They spend their weekends outdoors enjoying the sun.