Linda Van Duys received her Bachelors Degree of Nursing from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She worked in the Open Heart Intensive Care Unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia before moving to Columbia, South Carolina. She worked at Richland Memorial Hospital in both Cardiovascular Recovery Unit and Post Anesthesia Care Unit. She then worked as a clinical instructor of nursing at Midlands Technical College. She received her Masters Degree of Nursing from the University of South Carolina. She is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American College of Nurse Practitioners. She also is certified as a Certified Critical Care Nurse. She has been with the practice since 2002.