Carolyn Turpin, FNP

Nurse Practitioner located in Fairfax, VA

About Carolyn Turpin, FNP

Carolyn Turpin, FNP, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 30 years of experience. She treats patients at Virginia Family Medicine’s location in Fairfax, Virginia. 

Carolyn graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, where she received a Bachelor of Science in nursing. After graduating, she completed an internship in the neuro-intensive care unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. 

She then went on to George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where she completed a Master of Science as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, and finished her education at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she earned a post-master certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Carolyn is certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Certification. She’s also certified to perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations and is listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry as a licensed medical examiner.

Carolyn has extensive experience in primary care family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and cardiac step-down unit caring for open-heart surgery patients. She also specializes in exercise plans, injury prevention, nutrition, smoking cessation, stress management, and weight loss. She’s a strong proponent of patient education and working with patients to develop healthy lifestyles that prevent health issues.

Outside of work, Carolyn likes to spend time with her husband, daughter, and family. She also enjoys exercising, scrapbooking, making stained glass, quilting, skiing, and working with her church to feed the homeless in Washington, DC. 

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