Vadsana Smith, APRN-C
Medical School Graceland University, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Vadsana was born in Laos, immigrated to the United States in 1980 and considers Kansas City her home. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Graceland University and later received her Masters of Science in Nursing in Family Practice from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2005. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Vadsana previously worked at St. Joseph Medical Center as a registered nurse on the cardiopulmonary unit and on critical care floors. As a nurse practitioner, she has also worked in various settings, including primary care, physciatry medicine and rehabilitation and clinical research. Vadsana strives to empower her patients with knowledge and with the best "tools" to optimize their health and overall well-being. She is proud to be part of a gastroenterology team that provides high level care. Outside of work, she enjoys time with her husband, their 3 girls and their 2 Boston terriers. She also enjoys spending time with friends, traveling and running.