Carla Cole, MSN, APRN-C is an Aesthetics Consultant at Florida Aesthetics and Wellness in Brandon, Florida. She has 23 years of clinical experience in the fields of Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine. She graduated from Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing in 1999 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. In 2005, she graduated with honors with a Masters degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama and is board certified by ANCC as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
As a nurse practitioner, she specialized in cardiovascular medicine for 11 years before pursuing her passion of aesthetic medicine. In 2016 she began her career in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine and has completed extensive training and attended advanced courses in dermal fillers, neuromodulators, laser resurfacing, non-invasive body sculpting and body contouring treatments, PRP/PRF, and radiofrequency microneedling. She is also a certified national medical aesthetics trainer.
She is passionate about patient education and patient advocacy and ensures that everyone receives a personal and caring experience. The focal point of her practice is utilizing a conservative approach towards achievement of the patient’s long term goals. She provides a thorough and comprehensive treatment plan, recognizing that each treatment is individualized based on the patient’s goals. With a skilled eye, comforting touch, and a steady and gentle hand, Carla works with patients to provide natural and balanced results. Her goal is to make a positive impact on each patient she encounters while creating a positive experience and trusting relationship with her patients.
When she is not helping patients, she is the single mother of a son and daughter. Carla volunteers regularly at her children’s school, teaches Sunday School and is an active parishioner at St. John’s Episcopal Church and is involved in several non-profit organizations and participates in numerous community events. She is an artist whose preferred medium is oils on canvas. Carla is an Ironman triathlete and marathon runner who enjoys exercising and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.