Professional Biographies

Laura McCleskey, NP

Primary Specialty: Family Medicine

Years With Optum: 3




Education:
  • 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
Certifications:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified 
Basic Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Organization(s):
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
About:
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.
Hobbies:
Working with the Girl Scouts of New Mexico, Hiking, Martial Arts and all things outdoors

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