Mary Brantley Holmes, MSN, WHNP-BC

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is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She comes to the Westwood Group with advanced training in the medical management of hormonal fluctuations that occur throughout a woman's life as well as the medical management of obesity.  Brantley has had over 10 years of active practice experience providing a full range of obstetric and gynecological care in several practices and agencies in the Richmond area.                         

Brantley provides care to adolescent and adult women in a comfortable, unhurried atmosphere where they consult about challenges that hormonal changes bring related to their mood, cycles, and sexual health. Brantley is passionate about providing this same kind of accepting, supportive atmosphere for adolescent and adult women who are seeking medical help for weight loss. These types of medical issues can be complex and often are sensitive. Brantley wants to provide family practice and OBGYN physicians with a resource for patients who might request or benefit from additional time for collaboration around a particular hormonal, sexual or weight-related issue.

Brantley’s style is warm, informal, and encouraging. She is a wife and working mother and she understands many of the challenges and choices confronting her patients. She is very excited about the opportunity to engage with her patients around their concerns and is eager to collaborate with their other health care providers for an optimal treatment outcome.

Brantley is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, North American Menopause Society, Obesity Medicine Association, International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Brantley provides consultation services, health education, behavioral and medical therapy specializing in:

  • Specialties:
  • Life Stages - adolescent to young adult, young adult to middle age, middle age to older adult
  • Medical Weight Management
  • PMS, Perimenopause and Menopausal Management
  • Mood Fluctuations, Anxiety, Depression
  • Sexual Health and Concerns
  • History:
  • Virginia Physicians for Women in 2001-2002
  • Virginia Women’s Center 2002-2004
  • Crossover Healthcare Ministry 2012-2014, 2021 to present
  • Henrico Health Department 2012-2019
  • West End Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019-2021

 

Highlights

  • Board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Certificate of Advanced Education in Obesity Medicine through the Obesity Medicine Association
  • NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) through the North American Menopause Society
  • Works with Hormonal Issues with Adolescent and Adult Women
  • Weight management
  • Mood fluctuations
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000
  • Bachelor of Science from VCU in 1996

Contact & Hours

  • Northside/West End Office
    5821 Staples Mill Road,
    Richmond, VA 23228-5427 (map it)
  • Contact:
    Phone:(804) 264-0966, Ext. 42
    Email: mbholmesnp@​thewestwoodgroup.org
  • Office Hours:
    Mondays and Thursdays 9-3, Tuesdays 8-12, Wednesdays 12-5, Fridays 11-2
  • Insurance:
    In network with Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, Optum/United Healthcare, and Humana. In process of credentialing with Optima .