Beaufort Memorial Lowcountry Medical Group continues to expand its primary care services, adding a nurse practitioner to the 18-year-old practice. Veronica Smalheiser, formerly a nurse practitioner for the Bridge to Home Transitional Care Program at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, will be working with Lowcountry Medical Group internists Drs. Nicholas Dardes, F. Carl Derrick III and Robert Parrick.
A First Honor Graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina with a Master of Science in Nursing, Smalheiser earned board certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner in 2013. She is also board certified as a Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner through the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Smalheiser began her nursing career in 2007 at University of Florida, where she served as an intensive care nurse and charge nurse in the hospital’s coronary care unit.
She joined BMH in 2010 and went on to earn her certification as a critical care registered nurse. Prior to taking a position with Lowcountry Medical Group, Smalheiser worked for five years in Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department. The last four years, she also was working in the hospital’s radiology/catheterization lab.