Kayla Phillips


Seeing patients in The Villages, Brownwood and Leesburg

Provider Bio

Kayla is a nurse practitioner that currently works alongside of Dr. Vinod Miryala. She began her nursing career in 2011 as a Licensed Practical Nurse then later became a Registered Nurse from Lake-Sumter State College. She has nursing experience in the outpatient clinic setting, inpatient setting including emergency room, critical care, and the cardiovascular unit.

Kayla has worked for Citrus Cardiology since 2018 where she started as a RN rounding alongside our physicians at UF Health Leesburg and The Villages. She completed her Bachelors degree in 2019 and then her Masters degree in 2021 from South University in Tampa.

Kayla is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Association (ANA), and Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, fishing, and relaxing.

She has a passion for cardiovascular disease prevention, improving quality of life, and overall health for her patients.


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association. 2024
  • Basic Life Support, American Heart Association, 2024


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
    Florida Board of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse
    Florida Board of Nursing


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Nurses Association

Education & Training

  • Master of Science in Nursing
    Family Nurse Practitioner
    South University, 2020-2021
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    South University, 2019-2020
  • Associate of Science in Nursing Registered Nurse
    Lake-Sumter State College, 2015-2016
  • Licensed Practical Nursing
    Lake Technical College, 2010-2011