Amanda Koester started her career in the medical field as a nursing assistant. While working full time, she obtained her degree in nursing from Mott Community College. Through her 13 years as a registered nurse, Amanda worked in both surgical units as well as cardiac/ thoracic units. While working as a registered nurse at McLaren Greater Lansing, Amanda returned to school to complete her education in becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. Amanda is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Amanda lives in the Lansing area and enjoys spending time with family and friends.