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About Laura Aughinbaugh, DNP, WHNP, CNM

Laura Aughinbaugh, DNP, is a certified midwife (CNM) and women's health nurse practitioner (WHNP) who cares for women with disorders associated with pelvic floor dysfunction, including nonsurgical treatments for pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and recurrent urinary tract infections.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Ms. Aughinbaugh worked as an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. She has over sixteen years of nursing experience providing care to patients and their families in clinic, hospital and community settings.

Ms. Aughinbaugh obtained her doctorate degree in nursing practice from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky., where she also earned her master's degree in nursing. She earned her bachelor's in nursing at San Diego State University.

She is a member of the California Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American College of Nurse Midwives, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Outside of work, Ms. Aughinbaugh enjoys cooking, hiking, making donuts, travel, military veteran outreach/support and spending time with her children.

For more information, see Women's Pelvic Medicine Center.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Degree

  • Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, KY

Degree

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Doctoral Degree

  • Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, KY

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-10-01

Board Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board

Conditions and Treatments

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Female Urinary or Fecal Incontinence
  • Urogynecology
  • Urinary Tract Infections
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted