Meet Sierra S. Sanford, FNP-BC

Meet Sierra S. Sanford, FNP-BC, DNP

Sierra Sanford comes to us in August 2023 after completing her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Liberty University, in July 2023. She has a wealth of prior adult internal medicine, acute care, and hospice nursing as well as nurse education faculty experience. Sierra also completed her initial certification in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) from the Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine in February 2023. She looks forward to welcoming primary care patients 12 years of age and older into her KAYA HEALTH practice while also treating the needs of patients who seek BHRT therapy.

Professional Training and Experience

  • ANCC* Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Practiced Nursing since 2018
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Liberty University
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Roanoke College
  • Certified Palliative and Hospice Nurse
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) with Cardiac Surgery Certification (CSC)

Additional Current Certification

  • BHRT* Certified (Academy of Preventive and Innovative Medicine)

About Sierra

Sierra comes to us from our next-door neighbor, Roanoke, where she is a native. Although Sierra has impressive credentials and experience, her greatest accomplishment is being mother to fiery, three-year old Charlotte James, who keeps her very busy and constantly challenged!

Sierra loves the outdoors. Her favorite hobby is traveling and experiencing the wonders of our world.

Sierra’s Practice

When joining Sierra’s practice, please note there are two selections located under the Branch location dropdown menu: BHRT clinic “hormones only” OR Direct Primary Care “KAYA HEALTH”. Please take care to select the appropriate enrollment form based upon your needs.

NOTE: We have a current pause on enrolling primary care patients to Sierra’s practice, however BHRT (hormones only) patients are still being accepted.

ALSO, please note that when enrolling in the hormone-only clinic (BHRT), there is no monthly subscription charge. You will be assessed an initial $80 registration fee, and all other charges are assessed per visit at the office.