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Melissa Ruark, MSN, FNP

Provider specializing in non-invasive cardiology services.

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Melissa  Ruark
  • About

    Melissa Ruark works with The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) non-invasive cardiologists to ensure you receive the best heart care possible. Melissa has vast cardiovascular experience in hospital and clinical settings. Before coming to The Heart Center at NGMC, Melissa was a cardiac nurse practitioner at Piedmont Heart Institute.  

    As a key member of your multi-disciplinary care team, Melissa may: 

    • Conduct follow-up exams after you’ve had a heart procedure or regular check-ups between appointments with your cardiologist 
    • Prescribe and manage medications 
    • Order cardiac testing 
    • Diagnose and manage heart disease and other heart conditions  
    • Advise you regarding your specific condition, previous procedures and treatments 

    Medical Training 

    • Walden University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing  
    • Walden University, Master of Science