Emily Staggs, APRN, DCNP
Emily L. Staggs is a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner and an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with more than 14 years of experience in the dermatology arena. In 2011, Emily graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern State University with her master’s degree in the science of nursing and received the Outstanding Graduate Student award from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. After graduation Emily became nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She then joined a private dermatology practice in Shreveport, Louisiana where she provided quality medical and cosmetic dermatologic care to area residents of all ages. While practicing in Shreveport, Emily successfully completed the requirements and certification exam set forth by the Dermatology Nursing Certification Board to obtain the prestigious title of Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner (DCNP). For two and a half years Emily continued to practice dermatology in Shreveport until she accepted a position with Dr. Lance Henry at Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, PLLC and moved to Arkansas.
As a member of the dermatology team at Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, Emily provides general, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology services to people of all ages. At this time, she is available in the office Monday thru Friday and is accepting new patients and most health insurance plans.
Some fun facts about Emily is that she is married to our Lab Manager and is mom to a darling, little boy. Emily and her husband reside in Fayetteville with their two dogs and one cat. Together they enjoy the outdoors, travel, sports, cooking, reading, and experiencing new places and cultures. They are both very excited about their new home in Northwest Arkansas and are looking forward to exploring all the things their new city has to offer.
In addition to her practice experience, Emily is also a member of several professional organizations, including:
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
- Nurse Practitioner Society of the Dermatology Nurses Association
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing