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Kelly Fugate, FNP

Kelly Fugate, FNP

Specialty Area


(276) 676-3360

Physician Profile


I aspired to become a nurse practitioner while working as a critical care nurse in the Intensive Care Unit. I saw first-hand how important routine outpatient care and education is to overall health and well-being, and I wanted to make an impact in that arena. My mother influenced my decision in becoming a nurse. I once “nursed” her through an illness, and she commented that perhaps this was my calling. I especially enjoy meeting and talking with my patients while solving their problems with their sleep issues. Sleep is as important as breathing, and it is satisfying to help those patients who have issues. I have been married to my best friend and high school sweetheart for over 10 years. We have two spoiled fur-children that we love dearly. All of our extended family live in this area, and it allows us to have large family gatherings that we really enjoy. While not working, you will catch me helping my husband remodel our 67-year old house, kayaking, hiking, taking a yoga class or enjoying the sunshine.



  • Johnston Memorial Hospital
    16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
    Abingdon, VA 24211
  • Smyth County Community Hospital
    245 Medical Park Drive
    Marion, VA 24354

Physician Groups

  • Mountain States Medical Group - Sleep Diagnostics
    320 E Valley Street
    Abingdon, VA 24210

Credentials & Education