Professional Biographies

Laura McCleskey, NP

Primary Specialty: Family Medicine

Years With Optum: 3

  • Undergrad School: University of New Mexico, Biochemistry
  • Graduate School: Walden University - School of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests:
Increasing care for all populations in all New Mexico
Previous Employment:
Lovelace Westside Hospital- Pediatrics, Registered Nurse
Presbyterian Outpatient Clinical Float Pool, Registered Nurse
Women’s Cancer and Surgical Care, Registered Nurse
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified 
Basic Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
I have lived in Albuquerque since high school and love the people, culture, and environment. I couldn’t think of a better place to raise my daughter.  I have a husband named Randy and we have been together for over 20 years and a 13 year old daughter named Chloe.  I also have 3 boxers named Max, Jasmine, and June.
Working with the Girl Scouts of New Mexico, Hiking, Martial Arts and all things outdoors


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