Laura Francois is a Family Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with Health First Now. Before arriving at Health First, Francois was an Emergency Room Registered Nurse at Heart of Florida Medical Regional Center in Davenport, FL and then a Nurse Practitioner at Heart of Florida Pediatrics in Haines City, FL and Healthstat in Haines City, FL. Her special skills include suturing, incision, drainage, skin tag removal, pelvic exams, blood draws, and managing chronic and acute diseases.
Francois received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

She is certified in CPR, basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support. Francois is bilingual in English and Haitian Creole.

Board Certification

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Expertise

Blood draws, Chronic and acute disease management, DOT certified, Incision and drainage, Pelvic exams, Skin tag removal, Suturing


University of South Alabama (Master of Science in Nursing), Mobile, AL – University of Florida (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), Gainesville, FL