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At Cook Children's, taking care of kids means including the whole family. We take the time to listen to you and your child, answer questions and help you navigate parenthood.

Our Granbury doctors are specialists in the health care of infants, children and adolescents. Our team includes board certified pediatricians that, together with you, will get your kids on the path to leading happy and healthy lives.

Meet Our Nurse Practitioner

Missie Alexander, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Missie Alexander

Missie graduated from Amarillo College as a registered nurse in 2001. In 2013, she received her master's degree as a family nurse practitioner from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. She is a member of North Texas Nurse Practitioners Metroplex West and Texas Nurse Practitioners organizations.

She comes to Cook Children's from Robbins Pediatrics in Mineral Wells, Texas where she has served as a family nurse practitioner since 2014. She has nursing experience in the emergency room and intensive care unit.

Missie lives in Weatherford with her husband, son and daughter. She enjoys traveling, gardening, baking and spending time with her family.

What is a nurse practitioner?

A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse who is qualified to treat and diagnose illnesses without the direct supervision of a doctor. They can prescribe medication, treat patients and administer physical exams with the focus on prevention, wellness and education. They take time to listen to patients’ concerns and health, and provide individualized, all-encompassing care.