Ms. Bustos received her license as a registered nurse in 1995 in NYC. She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in 1998 and practiced in a variety of clinical settings such as inpatient hospitals, ambulatory clinics, and private offices. Most of her career was spent at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC working in the Cardio-Thoracic Stepdown Unit, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, & Clinical Research Unit and received her certification in Medicine-Surgery as a specialty in 2000.
In 2007, Ms. Bustos received her license as a Nurse Practitioner after attending Hunter College, City University of New York, specialized & certified in adult health. She continued to work at The Mount Sinai Hospital in their Clinical Research Unit performing histories and physicals for clinical trials, receiving another certification specializing in Adult Health. She collaborated with principal investigators reviewing protocols and assuring study accuracy along with patient safety. Ms. Bustos also worked in the Employee Health Services Department assessing occupational illnesses and injuries collaborating with worker’s compensation as well as assuring employees’ compliance with annual health assessments and immunizations. She relocated to NC and eagerly joined the practice to continue her career with our pain management team.
“My philosophy is care and compassion for patients suffering from pain and discomfort, utilizing different types of therapeutic techniques & working with the medical team.”