About Michelle Shelby O'Rourke, ACNP

Shelby O’Rourke is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner. She graduated from Lynchburg University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She later received her Master of Science in Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.   After completing NP school she worked as an ACNP in the Cardiac Surgery ICU at VCU and later  at University of Colorado where she specialized in Mechanical Circulatory Support and critical care.  She then transitioned to Austin Texas  in 2019 where she worked as a Clinical Consultant for Abbott Laboratories specializing in Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Assist Devices.  Shelby has more than thirteen years’ experience in Critical Care and Heart Failure.  She is currently working on obtaining her Doctorate degree at the University of Texas.  Shelby enjoys spending time with her Bernese mountain dog, Rufus.

Certifications & Memberships

Board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner




Cardiovascular Disease

Sub Specialty

Cardiovascular Diseases

Office Locations

Austin Heart - Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 N. Lamar
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: (512) 206-3600