Mrs. Amber Ridner FNP-BC, received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Chemistry from Louisiana State University in 2003. Her teaching certification included Science and Math and she taught 7th grade in South Louisiana. In 2005, she relocated to Tennessee and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from South College in 2010. Amber earned the Most Outstanding Nursing Student Award. In an effort to further serve the needs of the community, she continued her education at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she obtained her Master of Science Degree in Nursing in 2012 with an emphasis in Family Medicine. Amber maintains both state RN and APRN licenses and is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
From 2012 until 2018, Amber practiced in Sevier, Knox, and Anderson counties providing Urgent and Primary Care with University of Tennessee Medical Center. She joined University Urology in 2018.
Now joining Apex Vascular in 2023, Amber aims to provide exceptional vascular care while taking into consideration the whole patient. She is a current member of multiple professional organizations including Society for Vascular Nursing and Society for Vascular Surgery.
Amber resides in Knoxville with her husband and seven children and enjoys making home cooked meals, reading a good novel, traveling to new places, and being active outdoors.