Laura Saunders, NP

Nurse Practitioner, a degree for nurses who complete master’s-level training and board certification in order to practice medicine. As nurses, NPs bring a special sort of caring to their work. Alternate degrees include ANP (Adult Nurse Practitioner), FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner), and WHNP (Women's Health Nurse Practitioner).

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Education: University of Alabama

Laura believes that having a trusting, honest relationship with patients is essential to achieving the best outcomes. She takes time to listen and explain things thoroughly and enjoys learning about her patients' lives. She collaborates with each person to create a plan of care, minimizing the stress and uncertainty of seeing a provider. She's passionate about educating people on healthy habits, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, and family planning.

Laura likes to run, hike, and walk her dog to stay healthy. In her spare time, she enjoys getting to know neighbors, grilling, and entertaining friends. She's also involved in her local church. Laura earned her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.