BSN, MSN, CNOR, CRNP
Carla Corte is a native Fairhopian. She was an honors graduate of Fairhope High School in 1989. After graduation, she furthered her education at Auburn University. While at Auburn, she was a member of the nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau and completed her nursing preceptorship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Carla received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Auburn University in 1993. Upon graduation, she moved home to the Eastern Shore and worked at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and Thomas Hospital in the Surgery Departments. During her time as a surgical nurse, she obtained certification as an operating room nurse, CNOR.
Carla joined Dr. Shoemaker’s medical practice in 1998 and in 2006, after the birth of her third child she went back to school to pursue a master’s degree. While at the University of South Alabama, she became a member of The Golden Key National Honor Society. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2007. In 2008, she obtained certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and accepted a position to continue working with Dr. Shoemaker in that capacity. Her areas of interest in the Practice include the General GYN care of women of all ages as well as the surgical procedures and treatment options that are necessary to treat the conditions with GYN patients.
Carla is married to another long time resident of Baldwin County, James Corte. He currently practices Veterinary Medicine at The Fairhope Animal Clinic. They live on the Eastern Shore with their three children. Carla enjoys being involved with her children’s school and the community. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her immediate and extended family. She and her family enjoy Mardi Gras and Auburn Football. Carla enjoys working in the community where she grew up. She likes taking care of the many women who she has known for years and meeting new women and families who move to the area.