Sonja Shannon, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Sonja is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been in the medical profession for over 14 years. She received her education and training in Central and Northern Texas. She has worked in various clinical settings, including cardiovascular settings, pediatric, family practice, pain management, as well as bariatric/wellness/medical spa settings, which is beneficial when helping patients with diverse and assorted backgrounds and medical challenges.
Sonja received her Master’s Degree specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, is well trained and adept in providing clinical and aesthetic care to patients including various injectables and wrinkle fillers. She is a board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has practicing privileges to care for patients nationally. These experiences have led to her specializing in hormone replacement, anti-aging, weight loss, and functional medicine.
Sonja cares deeply about the overall well-being of her patients and also their quality of life. Her professional strength lies in adjusting to every patient’s individual needs and going the extra mile in preparing a customized treatment plan to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.
She is ever smiling and cheerful, generating a lot of positive energy around her patients and peers. Her ultimate reward and appreciation comes in the form of satisfied clients and believes nothing satisfies like satisfaction.
Sonja has held memberships with Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Central Texas Nurse Practitioners’ Association, North Texas Nurse Practitioners and The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Professional Highlights and Certifications:
Family Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (an approved extension of the American Nurses Association)
Epic I and Epic II Certifications by Allergan to inject Botox, Voluma, Juvederm
Merz certification for injecting Xeomin, Radiesse, Belotero Balance, and years of experience injecting Dysport, Restylane, Perlane
Certified by Suneva for Bellafill wrinkle fillers.
Botox and Dermal Filler Certification
EKG Interpretation Certification
Treatment of Hormonal Imbalances Familiarity with disease management
Skilled in conducting physical examinations Successful diagnosis/treatment
BAC screen/drug screen collection ability Computerized charting specialist
Laceration repair and minor procedures Trigger point/joint injections
Preceptor Pain Management experience
Heart of Texas Nurse Practitioner 2010 to Present
North Texas Nurse Practitioner 2013 to Present
Sigma Theta Tau/Honors Society for Nurses 2010 to 2011
American Nurses Student Association 2001 to 2002