Branden A. Bledsoe, ARNP, MSN, NP-C
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine - Member
Branden is a licensed nurse practitioner and native of Houston, Texas. Branden developed an interest for health and medicine at early age and in 2004 followed in his father’s footsteps by seeking a nursing degree. He attended Bellarmine University in Louisville where he earned is bachelor’s degree and subsequently earned his Masters of Science in Nursing in August of 2011.
As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Branden is licensed to perform physical exams, order diagnostic lab and radiographic tests and order prescription medications. Branden offers expertise in managing acute illness such as ear, nose, or throat ailments as well as chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Branden can treat all patients ages. He specializes in metabolic syndrome, sports nutrition, proliferative therapy, platelet rich plasma, digestive health, autoimmune disease, and hormone health.
As a registered nurse, Branden worked at the University of Louisville Hospital in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and after obtaining his Master’s degree, worked as a nurse practitioner at MD2U followed by a position at Body Shapes Medical. He is currently a member of Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honor Society) and the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives.
Branden’s method of care is highly focused on teaching and learning. Branden believes in exploring the underlying root cause of all disease and how this impacts the whole self. His thirst for knowledge, particularly in relation to healing the body with the resources God has provided in nature, is his driving motivation for seeking innovative means to treating the body holistically. He also believes that there are times where the advances in modern medicine are essential to patient care and that is why he adheres to the integrative approach to medicine. It is his mission to bring these philosophies into practice to better treat his patients in order for them to live a happy, healthy long life.
As a Christian, Branden firmly believes in helping those less fortunate. He actively attends Sojourn Community Church and has participated in Sojourn Medical Clinics both as a nurse and nurse practitioner.
Branden has been an exercise and nutrition enthusiast his entire life. Eat and preaches a "real food" approach healthy eating and is an avid cyclist. He enjoys most things outdoors including: hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, and kayaking. He feels that lifestyle has a tremendous impact on one's health and enjoys relaying that with his patients.
Branden is scheduled to sit for the The American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners Diplomat Certification in December. In 2017, he is scheduled for a Sports Medicine Certification through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.