Karlystra Nicome is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Delaware State University. After graduation, she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia where she worked in specialties such as ICU/CCU/Stepdown, Labor and Delivery, and Perioperative Services. While working as a Registered Nurse, she developed a passion for health promotion and prevention, which encouraged her to further her nursing career. She then attended Georgia State University, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2016. She is currently the Inpatient Nurse Practitioner for Atlanta Diabetes Associates.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Karlystra enjoys spending time with her family and friends, perfecting her Yoga craft ,dancing and reading.
Karlystra believes that when patients take an active role, they are more willing to adhere to a plan of care, fostering better healthcare outcomes, and enhanced patient satisfaction. She hopes to equip her patients with the necessary knowledge and tools to optimally continue their care outside of the hospital setting, avoiding repeat/frequent admissions.