Paula Robin McAbee, MSN, ACNP, APRN, CCRN is a Nurse Practitioner with Spartanburg Nephrology Associates.  Robin began with SNA as a part-time employee in August 2005 and became a full time employee on January 1, 2011.  She is originally from Gaffney, SC, where she still resides. 

Robin is a 2003 graduate of USC Columbia with a Masters in Nursing/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  Her undergraduate degrees are an Associate in Nursing, Baccalaureate in Nursing, and Baccalaureate in Business with a concentration in Management.   Undergraduate education was from USC Spartanburg (now USC Upstate).

Robin has 12 years experience in critical care as a staff nurse of the Cardiovascular Recovery Unit at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center from 1991-2003.  She also was a faculty member of USC Upstate Baccalaureate Nursing program for 7 years from 2003-2010.  She has had Emergency Department experience as a staff nurse as well as manager.

Robin is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  She holds a Certification as a Critical Care Nurse from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.  She is an ACLS and BLS Instructor.


Robin is an Allied Health Professional of the Medical Staff of:

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center

Mary Black Health System

Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care


Robin maintains active membership with the following:

American Nurses Association (ANA)

SC Nurses Association/Piedmont District Chapter – current Secretary/Treasurer

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)

USC Alumni Association