MEET OUR NURSE PRACTITIONERS
An integral part of our healthcare team
Herretta Pickens MSN, NP-C - Herretta earned her Backelors of Nursing and Master of Nursing from the University of Alabama-Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama. Herretta has a strong background in occupational health, neurosurgery, and pain management. Prior to joining AllSpine Laser & Surgery Center, Herretta gained her experience through 15 years as an ICU nurse, as well as working with a local family practice, and with the Craniospinal Institute of Georgia. She works closely with each of our physicians in the treatment of all spinal conditions. Herretta welcomes new patients and accepts most major insurance plans.
Linda A. Thames, DNP - Linda moved to Atlanta from Savannah, Georgia and worked with a Neurosurgical group for three years. While she was in Savannah she gained experience as a Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioner, working in a trauma one center for 17 years. Linda is also board certified in Pain Management. Linda has earned her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Nursing, and went on to achieve her PhD in Nursing (DNP). Linda works closely with our physicians at AllSpine Laser & Surgery center, treating patients for pain management and all spinal conditions. Linda welcomes new patients and accepts most major insurance plans.