Cheryl Ann Thompson, is a board-certified nurse practitioner with Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists in Independence, Mo. She is affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center. Cheryl offers 30 years of nursing experience in hospital and practice settings, and has a breadth of knowledge in overall patient care. Over the course of her career, she has worked with patients of all ages affected by a variety of conditions. She has experience in the ICU, pre- and post-op and the medical surgical unit, among other areas. Her broad background enables her to effectively triage and assess patients, as well as provide education for patients and families. Cheryl is a member of the Greater Kansas City Advanced Practice Nurses Association.