Aubree McKnight, MSN, CRNP, has been named coordinator of the Structural Heart Program at Southeast Health in Dothan.
McKnight brings extensive cardiac experience with a background in heart transplantation, advanced heart failure, circulatory assist devices, structural heart and cardiothoracic surgery as a nurse practitioner in Birmingham.
She is a native of Dothan and returned to Southeast Health in 2020 as a nurse practitioner in cardiothoracic surgery. In that role, she worked closely with the Structural Heart Clinic, before assuming the role of coordinator. She started her nursing career in 2010 at Southeast Health in the critical care unit.
McKnight received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Troy University and her master’s in nursing, adult acute care and gerontology nurse practitioner certification and registered first assistant certification from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Southeast Health offers the region’s only comprehensive Structural Heart Program specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions that affect the structure of the interior walls, valves, arteries and veins in the heart. Southeast Health Medical Center is the only hospital in the region offering the transcatheter aortic value replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis and the WATCHMAN procedure for patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem.