Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Shonda Hawkins is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) specializing in primary care. She is a native of Louisiana and holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston, TX, and Bachelor of Science (BSN) from Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge, LA. She began her nursing career in 2003 as a critical care nurse at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic in New Orleans, LA and relocated to Houston, TX in 2005. She worked in critical care nursing for over 14 years, including 10 years in the Texas Medical Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center prior to transitioning into the NP role in 2018.
As a Nurse Practitioner her clinical experience encompasses adult primary care, weight loss and metabolic disorders, and VA disability examinations. She has also completed clinical rotations in emergency care, women’s health, and home health in the advance practice nursing role. Her clinical interest includes disease prevention, health literacy, and reducing health disparities. Shonda’s philosophy of practice seeks to employ four key elements: high quality care, compassion, health promotion, and quality of life. Her volunteer service in local community health and medical mission work in Haiti has also granted her the opportunity to provide multi-faceted medical care, health promotion, and disease prevention education to a diverse patient demographic.
Shonda holds certifications through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support. She is also a member of the Prevention Medical Review Board, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and has been recognized by America’s Top Nurses as a 2021 Top Nurse Practitioner and Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Shonda is committed to providing patient-centered care to all patients within her scope as an advanced practice clinician.
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Great and friendly Staff. Dr. Rogers is a great and very professional, nice, kind, And very attentive to help her patients. Also a big 5 stars with the staff, Especially Crystal and Julie in the front office. Professional, kind, funny, make you feel very comfortable as soon as you walk in. I havent met the staff in the back, but very nice and professional. Thank you All for everything. Thank you Dr. Rogers💖
Very welcoming environment with hardworking and attentive staff. Elizabeth was the best PA, making sure that each of her patients feels heard and cared for. They do everything they can to help you you walk out of their clinic with the most appropriate and affordable plan of care. I highly recommend!
From the front Desk, To the doctors, This place definitely has it together and takes care of their patients needs.