Kelli Banner, FNP was born and raised in Old Fort, NC where she received her RN degree from Foothills Nursing Consortium at McDowell Technical Community College. She worked as a nursing assistant for McDowell County Hospice during nursing school. After passing the RN-NCLEX in 2006 Kelli went to work at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC in their cardiac/vascular Step Down Unit. During her six year stay at Mission Hospital she was promoted to Unit Supervisor for the thirty bed SDU. Kelli relocated to Chatham, Virginia in 2012 due to a promotion her husband received from his employer. She went to work at DRMC on the cardiac/progressive care unit. During her time at DRMC Kelli decided to further her education, studying for her Masters of Nursing with a primary focus on Family Nurse Practitioner. Kelli received her Masters of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in February 2015. She passed her FNP National Board Certification and began work as a Primary Care Provider at Dr. Trivedi’s office. Kelli has primary care, geriatric care, chronic disease process management and extensive cardiac experience. Kelli is married to Nason Banner and has two children, Tyler and Jordan. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking their two boxers, Jax and Sampson, camping, boating, and riding four-wheelers. Kelli Banner, FNP is currently accepting new patients.