Amber Hjorth, Ph.D., CRNP

  • Instructor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine


Amber has been working with cardiothoracic patients for the last 10 years in Birmingham, Alabama: first as a bedside nurse and now as a provider. After years of serving cardiovascular surgery patients, she has taken a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of advanced heart failure and is privileged to be part of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant team.

In her time away from work, she enjoys spending time at home with her husband and traveling the world.


  • B.S.N., 2010, Samford University
  • M.S.N., 2013, Samford University
  • Ph.D., 2016, William Carey University
  • M.S.N., 2019, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Residency:

    • Advanced Heart Failure, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2019
  • Certifications:

    • American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2019

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing



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