Meet Our Nurse Practitioners

Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) are very special health care providers who are dedicated to improving children's health. PNPs have advanced education in pediatric nursing and health care, and they serve children and families in an extensive range of practice settings. Working with pediatricians and other health care providers, PNPs have been enhancing the health care of children for over thirty years. Learn more about the Nurse Practitioner profession here...


Stacey Payne-Peters, ARNP-C
(Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Certified)

We’re so excited to have Stacey as the newest member of the Sun Country medical team. You and your children will appreciate her bubbly personality and welcoming smile as she addresses routine or complex medical issues.

A little about me:

More information coming soon!

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esther verderico, RN, MSN, CPNP

Esther received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida.  She later earned her Master of Science in Nursing with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner focus from Emory University, located in Atlanta,  Georgia.  She has gained valuable knowledge and experience in the 22 years she has been practicing.  She has practiced in several states, including Georgia and California.  

A little about me:

I consider myself a fun loving out going person. My husband and I enjoy our two sons and live locally on 30 acres. We enjoy horse back riding, raising chickens, pigs and cows. I also enjoy photography.

The best part of my day is seeing children of all ages and their parents. It gives me an opportunity to help them get healthy and be their best! I look forward to see you at the office!

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Alicia Truitt, ARNP

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morghan Flanigan, ARNP