Holly R. Chitwood, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC

4.81 out of 5


Dr. Chitwood began her career as a staff nurse in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology with Kentucky Children's Hospital in 2006. She earned a bachelor's of science in social work from the University of the Cumberlands in 2001. She completed an associate degree in nursing at Eastern Kentucky University in 2006 and a bachelor's degree in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University in 2014.  She completed a master's degree in nursing in 2015 at Lincoln Memorial University, a post master's certificate at the University of Kentucky in 2017 and a doctorate in nursing in 2021 from the University of Kentucky.  Dr. Chitwood is a board certified family nurse practitioner and an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner and currently practices as an APRN at the Markey Cancer Center, Medical Oncology.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Training & Education


DNP, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
MSN, Lincoln Memorial University, Caylor School of Nursing, Harrogate, Tenn.
BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky.
ADN, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky.
BSW, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Ky.

Certifications and Special Training

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner

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Ratings & Reviews

4.81 out of 5
5 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • Patient Review


    Patient Review

    I absolutely loved my appointment with Dr. Chitwood. She was very helpful and caring to my situation.

    Patient Review

    Holly was very thorough in her assessment and plan.

    Patient Review

    I have always received excellent treatment by everyone and kept well informed

    Patient Review

    No concern for badly swollen feet.