Lauren Vander Woude, NP, is an exceptional, board-certified family nurse practitioner at North Point Orthopaedics in Munster and Crown Point, Indiana.

Lauren graduated with her bachelor’s from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Louisiana, and has been a registered nurse for over ten years. She began her career at an orthopedic nursing unit and transitioned to practicing as a surgical nurse. Understanding orthopedics to be her primary interest, Lauren returned to school to earn her master’s from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. She’s continued practicing in the orthopaedic specialty as a nurse practitioner and is proud to do so with North Point Orthopaedics.

Lauren is passionate about providing patients with individualized care, education, treatment options, and support to improve their quality of life. She believes that excellent orthopedic care is about treating the condition and helping people achieve their best state of health.

Lauren collaborates 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, Lauren enjoys hiking, camping, and building furniture, alongside spending time with her husband and three children.