Services we offer
- *Bariatric Consultations
- *Spine Surgery Consultations
- *Orthopedic Surgery Consultations & Injections
*All Surgeries performed at Blue Valley Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas.
3238 S National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
Springfield Clinic Providers
Ven Lam, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Ven graduated from St. John’s School of nursing at Southwest Baptist University in 2001 with her Associates of Applied Science in Nursing and again in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Ven’s nursing background consists of ten years of cardiac; five years on the step-down floor and the other five in a coronary care unit. She completed a Master’s of Science in Nursing in December of 2011 and worked four years in family practice.
Ven is a member of Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks (APNO) and AANP.
Ven is a proud mother of two amazing boys. Her oldest son recently graduated from Drury University and will start the police academy. Her youngest son is 1.5 years old and she absolutely loves watching him meet his growth milestones! They enjoy traveling, outdoor activities, reading books and spending quality of time with family and friends.
Ven says, “I am very excited to be a provider with Blue Valley Associates. I love being a nurse! My greatest satisfaction is helping people and positively impacting peoples’ lives.”
Laura Clark, FNP-C
Laura obtained her RN from St. John’s School of nursing in 2001. In 2010, she finished her BSN at Southwest Baptist University in Springfield, MO. She obtained her MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, from Missouri State University over 3 years ago. Over the past three years as a FNP, Laura worked with an orthopedic surgeon full-time and to keep her family practice skills up-to- date, she also worked part-time in the ER and urgent care. She has been a RN for 15 years, always centered around surgery. Laura began her career at an outpatient surgery center in the PACU and OR. Following that, she worked in the PACU and OR at an orthopedic surgery center for eight years in nursing.
Laura is married and has been blessed with three children; Mariah is 21, Cole is 17, and Maddie is 14. She enjoys spending time with my family, going to the lake, running and biking. When asked why she chose a career in healthcare she says, “I love what I do! I truly believe my occupation is my ministry and I find great fulfillment in helping better others lives. I am very excited to be a part of Blue Valley and eager to help grow the orthopedic practice in Springfield. We have an amazing group of people and I am grateful to get to work alongside them.”