Meet Michael Abner, an accomplished healthcare professional with a passion for delivering exceptional patient-centered care. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the esteemed University of Tampa, which he obtained in 2010. He embarked on a journey of excellence that led him to remarkable achievements and meaningful contributions.
Michael’s nursing career began at Tampa General Hospital, where he dedicated himself to the Oncology Unit as a Registered Nurse. His unwavering commitment and expertise at Tampa General soon led him to a pivotal role in Palliative Care, where he compassionately supported terminally ill cancer patients and their families. This profound experience ignited his desire to further his education and impact.
In 2017, Michael earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. His clinical proficiency matched his academic prowess, as he successfully passed his initial state board examinations in August of the same year, officially becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
After joining the METRO family, Michael became part of a dynamic and diverse team, fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth. His dedication to staying at the forefront of medical advancements is underscored by his recent certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C).
As an Autonomous APRN, Michael is not only empowered to provide advanced care but also thrives in delivering personalized treatment that addresses the unique needs of each patient. His practice is defined by a deep-seated commitment to holistic well-being and patient empowerment.
Beyond his professional achievements, Michael finds solace in the companionship of his husband and their two cherished dogs, Pablo and Roman. Although he playfully claims they are not spoiled, it’s clear that Pablo and Roman are dearly cherished.