Lauren Vander Woude, NP
Lauren Vander Woude, NP is a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Lauren graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and has been a registered nurse since 2008. She began her nursing career on an orthopaedic nursing unit and from there transitioned to practicing as a surgical nurse. She obtained her Masters Degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL and has continued practicing in the orthopaedic specialty as a nurse practitioner with North Point Orthopaedics.
Lauren is passionate about providing patients with individualized care, education, treatment options, and support to best improve their quality of life. She believes that excellent orthopaedic care is not only about treating the condition, but helping people to achieve their best state of health.
Lauren works in collaboration with North Point Orthopaedic physicians, and is qualified to diagnose and treat a wide array of conditions across the entire lifespan.
Outside of the office, hiking, camping, and building furniture are a few of the activities that she enjoys in addition to spending time with her husband and three children.