Vickie Bell Leming, NP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
As a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science in Nursing, Vickie diagnoses and manages patient’s health including common medical conditions and chronic diseases. She works independently and partners with Dr. Leming to care for patients of all ages. Her interests include adolescent and women’s health, adult preventive care and early intervention for health problems before they become overwhelming.
Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Vickie may write prescriptions, order medical tests, provide referrals and perform physical exams and procedures.
Vickie studied at Longwood University for 2 years before transferring to VCU’s Medical College of Virginia nursing school. She worked as staff nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, VA on the surgical floor and in the labor and delivery unit. Other positions included a high risk obstetrical consultant and a middle school nurse for Gloucester County Public Schools. She returned to school and obtained her Masters in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from Old Dominion University in 2007. After graduation she was at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital as part of the Hospitalist team, but her first love is Primary Care. Working with her husband has been a rewarding experience.
Vickie is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and holds honors from Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society and Golden Key Society for academic honors at ODU.
Vickie’s five children, including triplets, were raised in Gloucester. Vickie enjoys family time, gardening and being on the water.
* MSN = Master of Science in Nursing
NP-C = Certified Family Nurse Practitioner