Carla Kelly, FNP-C
Carla Kelly was born and raised in northeast Ohio and relocated to Tucson in 1994. She began her nursing career in Ohio in 1990 and worked in various hospital units. She went on to further her education and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix graduating with honors.
She spent 12 years in Nursing Management with the University of Arizona Health Network in the areas of Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care and Employee Health. Prior to joining Saguaro Physicians, Carla worked as a Registered Nurse at the University of Arizona Medical Center South Campus Emergency Department. It was during her tenure as an Emergency Department nurse where she was touched by the many patients who were in need of basic health care. She returned to the University of Phoenix where she completed a Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degree in 2013, and was honored with receiving the Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Graduate Student award.
Carla has a strong belief in disease prevention through health education and health promotion activities. She has a special interest in Women’s Health and empowering women of all ages through education. Carla looks forward to partnering with patients to achieve the highest level of health and well-being possible through compassionate, professional, and respectful care.