Joan S. Bardo, DNP, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Woman of faith, adventurer, bookworm, animal lover, and beach girl.


About Me

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

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I've been a Nurse-Midwife since 1998 and have worked in a variety of practices. I've implemented in-hospital water births in a rural hospital, provided care for immigrants, and helped coordinate prenatal care for high-risk patients. I moved to Knoxville in 2019 for of the incredible opportunity to help develop a midwifery practice in the setting of an reputable academic institution. As a Florida transplant, I enjoy having seasons and appreciate the incredible natural beauty here in East Tennessee. I believe our practice is really something special, and it is truly an honor and privilege to serve women here in the greater Knoxville area.

Clinical Focus:
Well woman gynecology, family planning, perimenopause, menopause care, preconception, prenatal care, labor, delivery, postpartum care

Gynecology, Obstetrics

Education & Credentials


Emory University, Masters of Nursing in Midwifery (MSN); University of Central Florida, Bachelors of Nursing (BSN)

Other Education

University of Florida, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Board Certifications

American Midwifery Certification Board, Tennessee Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing

Organizations & Societies

American College pf Nurse Midwives

I am here to create a safe space where women can be seen and heard, and provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care for every stage of their life.
— Joan S. Bardo

Where I See Patients

University Midwives

1928 Alcoa HwyBuilding B, Suite 205Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-305-4305

Fax: 865-305-4067

University Midwives

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