Laurie C. Goerzen, FN.P., M.S.N., B.S.N.


Instructor, Nurse Practitioner - Ambulatory, Department of Dermatology

Brief Description

Laurie Goerzen is a Williamson County native and married with four children. She loves to exercise, read and cook, and has a passion for serving and doing missionary medical work in third world countries.


  • Clinical training with Dr. Matthew Abbate (Internal Medicine), Dr Andy Lee ( Pediatrics), Dr Jeff Lodge and Dr Thomas Thomas (Ob/GYN), Dr Daniel Edmondson & Dr Bradley Bullock (Family Practice), Dr John Moore (Plastic Surgery) and Dr Ronald Hagen (Emergency Medicine).
  • Employed and trained with Dr Ellen Jacobson at Skin MD 2004-2006
  • Allergan Botox and cosmetic filler training 2004
  • Sculptura training -Atlanta Georgia 2004
  • Sclerotherapy Training 2004
  • Served in Bolivia and Uganda with Helping Hands Foreign Mission 2006-2007
  • Employed and trained with Dr John Binhlam at Advanced Skin and Laser Center 2006-2011
  • Lumenis one and Light sheer training course 2011
  • V-Beam PDL training 2017


M.S in Nursing – FNP – University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
B.S. in Nursing - Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee

Clinical interest

Cosmetic Dermatology
General Dermatology
Acne Treatment
Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Honors and Awards
Five Star Excellence Award, Vanderbilt Medical Group, 2013 - 2017
Award of Medical Missionary Service for Helping Hands Foreign Missions - Bolivia, 2007
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing - Belmont University, 2001 - 2003
Clinical Excellence Award – Belmont University, 2001