Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute provides heart care that is personal, professional, compassionate and comprehensive. Our team of top board-certified cardiologists are renowned and recognized for ground-breaking research, cardiac expertise, industry leadership and compassionate patient visits.


Located in Athens, Braselton, Canton, Cumming, Dawsonville, Duluth, Gainesville, Holly Springs, Lawrenceville, Midtown Atlanta, Sandy Springs-Barfield, and Sandy Springs-Hammond.

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Cindy Hinton, MSN, FNP-C

Cindy Hinton is a dedicated patient-focused critical care nurse practitioner. She continuously advocates for her patients and their families to ensure that they are heard, that their needs are met, and that they receive excellent care. Providing cardiac care in her community gives Cindy a sense of joy and pride. She believes in treating every single patient with respect and provides them with the attention and engagement that she would give her own family members. When not with her patients, Cindy and Mark enjoy entertaining friends at home, and travel, other pastimes include brunch with her daughter and son, and long walks with her puppy King.

Specialty: Cardiology


  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, South University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, Winston-Salem State University
  • Certified American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)