Amy R. Burris, RN, WHNP-BC

Amy believes in being a strong advocate so she strives to develop relationships with patients and their families in order to support them through both good times and any health challenges they face.

Amy is married, has two daughters, and four grandchildren. She is dedicated to her family and her church, loves photographing her grandkids, and enjoys spontaneous trips with her family.


Education and Training

  • Emory University: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate, 1999
  • Western Carolina University: Bachelors of Science in Nursing,
  • Haywood Community College: Associates Degree in Nursing, 1986

Work Experience

  • Asheville Women’s Medical Center, 1999 – present
  • Labor & Delivery Nurse, Memorial Mission Hospital

Professional Organizations

Board certified by the National Certification Corporation, 1999

Leadership Roles

Nurse Manager, Asheville Women’s Medical Center, 2009 – present

Find out more about Amy Burris

Describe yourself in 3 words.

Dedicated, loyal and determined

What was your first job? 

Burger King

Who/what inspires you?  

My Mother….she chooses to be happy EVERYDAY

What do you never leave home without?


What would you do if you had 2 free hours?

Sit on my front porch and watch my grandkids play outside

Why did you choose to specialize in Ob/Gyn?

I loved being a Labor and Delivery nurse.

Do you have any hidden talents?


What is the best advice anyone has given you?  

Make sure you are beautiful on the inside as well as the outside

What was your favorite subject in school?


Do you have a life motto?

“Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart”

What is on your “bucket list”?

Travel to Hawaii

What music are you listening to now?

Southern Gospel

What is your favorite thing to eat?

Good barbeque

Name one personal goal.

To learn to balance my time between my family and work