DEPARTMENT OF BAPTIST HOSPITAL2896 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze FL , 32563
Lorena Cornwell, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN, is a board-certified advanced nurse practitioner. She provides care for the whole family at Baptist Medical Group Primary Care – Live Oak. She and her dedicated team provide quality and compassionate care. She is currently welcoming new patients.
Emory University, Master of Science, Nursing
University of Florida, Doctor of Nursing Practice
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Family Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Meet your provider
What led you to become a provider or choose your focus of medicine?
I have always wanted to help others. As a nurse, I graduated to the advanced practice / nurse practitioner role because I love building relationships with my patients.
What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
Having a good relationship with my patients.
What is something about you that only your patients would know?
I close my eyes when I listen to the heart.
How would a patient describe you?
Thorough and empathetic. I was taught to listen to the patient. Their stories help me find the diagnosis and prevent problems, more so than the examination.
What is your proudest moment as a provider?
When I worked in cardiology, I had a patient who had a heart transplant. Being part of the process that led to the transplant was a moving, yet sobering, experience. Knowing that I had a small part in putting her in the right hands was one of my greatest accomplishments.
What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
I will listen and if I don’t know the answer, I will work with the patient until we find a solution.
What do you find most encouraging about the work you do?
Currently we see more and more opportunities for personalized medicine.
What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
To help them achieve their highest functional level and promote quality of life.
Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality, personal health care he/she deserves.
Collaboration with other members of the health care team and communication with the patient.