Family Nurse Practitioner
David has been a family nurse practitioner for more than 10 years. A native of New York, he started his career at New York Presbyterian on the surgical service. After about 2 years, David decided to go to medical school. He was accepted and enrolled at Oceania University of Medicine for one year. Unfortunately, he was unable to financially afford tuition, and had to withdraw.
Early in his career, David practiced in many areas of healthcare. First becoming an emergency medical technician where he volunteered for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. He then became a massage therapist graduating from the Swedish Institute in New York. Years later, wanting a new challenge, David became a nursing assistant, then a registered nurse, and eventually a nurse practitioner.
David lives in Las Vegas, NV, and spends most of his time with his two Beagles, Buddy and Darby. Like so many, he struggles with weight loss having grown up in an old world Italian family. His current obsessions are Chipotle Tabasco sauce and the cartoon “Rick and Morty”.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Laurel Kleinman is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a Masters of Science in Nursing from Graceland University. She began her career as a Registered Medical Assistant and evolved through the nursing profession. In the nursing realm, she has had the privilege to work in such areas as Neurology/Neurosurgery, Pediatric Intensive Care, and Emergency Care.
Throughout her nursing career, she has performed in the capacity of staff, educator, and leadership. She has spent a great majority of her career mentoring medical assistants, certified nursing assistants, and nurses. Beside the satisfaction of caring for her patients, Laurel finds teaching to be extremely rewarding.
In her desire for personal growth, she has also trained in emergency medical and fire protection services. The latter of these as a volunteer, which opened up an opportunity to provide independent instruction and training for all levels of emergency medical technicians, as well as fellow volunteers.
Laurel is passionate about her work and believes that the most effective way to assist others in reaching their goals is through nonjudgmental compassion and understanding. Whether these goals are physical, psychological, emotional, or educational, she recognizes that each individual is just that – an individual – who has his or her own approach for which to reach them. One of her most beloved quotes and personal mantras is that as spoken by Mahatma Gandhi which states, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING SPECIALISTS
2851 N Tenaya Way
Las Vegas NV 89128
Monday ~ Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday ~ Sunday – CLOSED