After working in the hospital setting as an RN, Tammie Walz decided to further her career by becoming a nurse practitioner. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. In 1996, after precepting with a SouthCoast physician during her last year of graduate school, she was offered a position at SouthCoast Health. Tammie enjoys helping people and working with the other providers and staff members at SouthCoast. Working at SouthCoast allows her patients the convenience of having easy access to ancillary departments such as lab, imaging and specialists. In her free time, Tammie loves spending time with her grandchild, children and 3 labradors. She also enjoys cooking, reading, traveling gardening and horseback riding.