Anita Barnhart

Anita-PortraitBSN, RN

Anita was born in Canada, and moved to Florida in 1992. She attended South University in Tampa, Florida and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Anita came to the practice in 2014 as Dr. Rehnke’s Nurse Manager. She coordinated patient care for pre-op, operating room, and recovery. She also makes sure the Center For Surgical Excellence is operating smoothly by taking care of accreditations and certifications, handling risk management, and ordering supplies and medications.

Anita came to the practice with over fifteen years of experience in the medical field. She started career as a firefighter/paramedic and then went back to school to become a registered nurse.  She then worked at Northside Emergency Room for six years before joining our team. You may meet Anita during your initial consultation, during your pre-op visit, or on the day of surgery. She enjoys working out and has a delicious talent in baking!