Kimberly Pickel, FNP-BC, AOCNP

Kimberly Pickel became a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2004 and was certified in oncology in 2009. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at East Tennessee State University, and a Master of Science in Nursing at Carson-Newman (College) University. She is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a board-certified family nurse practitioner and the Oncology Nursing Society in chemotherapy certification and as an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner.  She is an active member of the Tennessee Valley Oncology Nursing Society. Kimberly is proud to have her roots in Jefferson County. She volunteers for the Hard Knox Roller Derby team in Knoxville as their Head Non-Skating Official, where she is known as “Lilly Red Corvette.”  While she considers assisting TCS physicians in both hospital and clinic settings extremely important, it is developing relationships with the patients and their families that she finds most meaningful.