Collette Utley, DNP, NP-C

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Dermatology Nurse Practitioner (Medical & Cosmetic)

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LocationNashville, Tennessee, United States
ExpertiseDermatology Nurse Practitioner


  • Collette Utley is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and board certified Nurse Practitioner.
  • She is a licensed MD with 21 years of experience.


  • Collette Utley has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Southern Indiana.
  • Post Master’s degree as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Northern KY University.
  • Collette received her Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Southern Indiana
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville


  • Collette Utley is a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner at Gold Skin Care Center, Nashville, TN
  • She worked as a Nurse Practitioner at HCA Healthcare.
  • Before her role as a Nurse Practitioner at HCA Healthcare, Collette also served as the Field Medical Director, Dermatology, for Pfizer at The Medical Affairs Company (TMAC).

Professional Accomplishments

  • Dr. Collette Utley is published on Atopic Dermatitis, Acne Scarring: Use of Lasers in 2020 and Melasma.
  • She delivered poster presentations on Atopic Dermatitis during the DEF DermNPPA-2020 conference and on Molluscum Contagiosum at the Maui Derm NPPA- Fall 2020 conference.
  • She holds the title of National Health Corps scholar and is also a member of the Sigma Theta International Honor Society of Nursing."
  • She serves as a preceptor at Belmont University, mentoring Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant students.


Dr. Collette Utley, a Doctor of Nursing Practice and accomplished Nurse Practitioner in dermatology, collaborates with Dr. Michael Gold at Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, TN. Her expertise spans both medical and cosmetic dermatology, boasting over two decades of Nurse Practitioner experience.

In addition to her clinical role, Collette is an active member of various professional organizations, including the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, Diversity in Dermatology, Middle TN Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and has previously served as a board member. She also holds membership in the TN Nurse Practitioner Association and frequently shares her knowledge as a speaker at nurse practitioner conferences, particularly on the subject of dermatology and Atopic Dermatitis.

Collette's professional journey has included a significant tenure as a Field Medical Director/Medical Science Liaison in dermatology. She has contributed to the Nurse Practitioner Board through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Content Development specialist.

Beyond her professional commitments, Collette is driven by compassion and has participated in numerous medical mission trips to provide care in remote areas of Haiti.

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