MaryAnn Albaugh, ACNP, CCRN, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with Lutheran Health Physicians

Get to know Acute Care Nurse Practitioner MaryAnn Albaugh, who serves patients in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

MaryAnn Albaugh is an acute care nurse practitioner with over 30 years of experience in her field. She is currently serving patients’ needs at Lutheran Health Physicians in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which she joined in April 2019 after working as an acute care nurse practitioner for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Dallas. 

At Lutheran Health Physicians, the team of experienced, skilled, and compassionate physicians remain dedicated to providing patients with expert, comprehensive medical care. There, MaryAnn examines, diagnoses, and treats patients with heart disorders that can be managed by medication and lifestyle changes.

MaryAnn’s area of expertise is cardiothoracic surgery – the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax —generally treatment of conditions of the heart and lungs.

MaryAnn earned her Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Purdue University in Fort Wayne before earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Towson State University in Towson, Maryland. She later went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where she was focused on trauma, critical care, and emergency care.

MaryAnn is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Nurses Association, the Arizona Nurses Association, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. In 2017, she was honored as an inductee into the International Nurses Association.

MaryAnn attributes her success to the willingness of other medical professionals who took the time to teach her throughout her career. In her spare time, MaryAnn enjoys crafting, reading, quilting, and traveling internationally. 

An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP), like MaryAnn, is a registered nurse who has completed an accredited graduate-level educational program that prepares them as a nurse practitioner. This program includes supervised clinical practice to acquire advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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