Jennifer Griffith, AGNP-BC

Jennifer Griffith, AGNP-BC

Foot & Ankle

Nurse Practitioner

Blue Ridge Region

South Asheville

Jennifer Griffith is a board-certified Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. As a part of the Foot and Ankle team, she works closely with Drs. Butler, Hedrick, and Mangone to provide the highest level of evidence-based care to all Foot and Ankle Access Clinic patients at the EmergeOrtho South Asheville location in Arden.

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She worked as a certified operating room nurse in Level 1 & 2 trauma centers in the Chicagoland area before attending the University of Michigan, graduating with honors from the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing program. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and North Carolina Nurses Association. Jennifer also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

As a former collegiate soccer player who experienced orthopedic injuries requiring specialized care, Jennifer brings a unique background to her role as a healthcare provider. She makes it a priority to listen to her patients and understand things from their perspective, allowing for shared-decision making in the patient-provider relationship.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, golfing, watching Liverpool FC, and exploring the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

• Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

• Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Loyola University Chicago

• Graduate: Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI

Certifications & Licenses
• Registered Nurse, North Carolina Board of Nursing, 2021 – Present

• Registered Nurse, Illinois Board of Nursing, 2015 – Present

• AGPCNP-BC, American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certification, 2023– Present

• Nurse Practitioner, North Carolina Board of Nursing, 2023 – Present

• ACLS/BLS Certified, American Heart Association, 2015

• Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR), 2018

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.